Books: From Shaw

From Shaw—Without Love

EVERYBODY'S POLITICAL WHAT'S WHAT—George Bernard Shaw— Dodd, Mead ($3).

At 88, George Bernard Shaw's favorite reading is "an American magazine called Thrilling Detective Stories." It puts him to sleep. He works in a workshop that revolves to keep him in the sun all day long. He chops wood for relaxation. He is as ruthless with societies of his admirers as Stalin with the opposition, and buys the postage stamps for his enormous correspondence in £5 lots. He orders them from the village postmistress on a three ha'penny postcard. She sells the postcards...

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