Books: Big Man & Little People

THE DIARY AND SUNDRY OBSERVATIONS OF THOMAS A. EDISON (247 pp.)—Edited by Dagobert D. Runes—Philosophical Library ($4.75).

"Awakened at 5:15 a.m. . . . tried to take another dip into oblivion . . . awakened at 7 a.m. . . . went to sleep again . . . Awakened at 8:15 a.m. [with] itching ... head, lots of white dry dandruff . . . must read about it in the Encyclopedia . . . Smoking too much makes me nervous . . . Arose at 9 o'clock ... I think freckles ... are due to some salt of iron [in] low state...

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