Books: The Fellows Who Traveled

WRITERS ON THE LEFT (460 pp.)—Daniel Aaron—Harcourt, Brace & World ($7.50).

Less than 25 years ago, as all of their elders remember and some of the young never heard, some of the most eminent of U.S. writers and a great gaggle of lesser literary geese were more than half in love with Communism. It is all over now, but the Fund for the Republic believes that as a matter of history and simple wisdom, it is important that the U.S. should be aware of just how, and to what extent, Communism in the 1920s...

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