Books: Virtues of Annihilation

TOMORROW (372 pp.]—PhilipWylie—Rinehart ($3.50).

The news of this book is that splenetic Philip Wylie has 1) stopped harping on Momism and sexual frigidity as the great enemies of the U.S., and 2) is now banging away at U.S. apathy in the face of the thermonuclear bomb. The heroes and heroines of Tomorrow are much the same as those in his previous polemics (e.g., Generation of Vipers, Night Unto Night). But where formerly they cried for a decrease in sexual pretense, they are now clamoring for an increase in Civil Defense.

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