Books: Twenty Years

Celebrating both its 20th anniversary and the return to his desk after three years with OWI of lean, energetic, discerning Founder-President Harold Guinzburg, Manhattan's distinguished Viking Press memorably advertised:

"Books do not make wars, nor do books win them; yet there has never been a war in history in which books figured so importantly. It was a book (Mein Kampf), written just a little more than twenty years ago, which set forth the gospel of pan-Germanism and the German faith in aggression. Books were martyred by those who thought that ideas could be destroyed by burning the paper upon which they had...

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