Books: Current & Various: Jul. 30, 1965

YESTERDAY IS TOMORROW by Malvina Hoffman. 378 pages. Crown. $7.50.

"You have the damned American facility for making sketches," growled Sculptor Auguste Rodin. She also had a facility for making friends, so Malvina Hoffman, daughter of English-born Pianist Richard Hoffman, combined both, carved herself a career as a fashionable sculptor. Rodin, Gutzon Borglum, Ivan Mestrovic were her teachers; Mrs. E. H. Harriman was a patroness; and some of her best friends were subjects: Pianist-Statesman Ignace Paderewski, Dancer Anna Pavlova, Surgeon Harvey Cushing, Paleontologist Teilhard de Chardin. In addition to portraits of the wealthy...

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