A Letter From The Publisher: Sep. 26, 1969

SIR: In your review of the recent books on George Bernard Shaw [Sept. 5], there is the usual abundance of puns, japes and witticisms which one expects to find in TIME. But I find it lamentable for one reason: the usual anonymity. Sincerely, Benjamin R. Katz."

TIME often receives letters wondering who is responsible for a particular story. TIME articles are traditionally anonymous, because they often involve the collaboration of correspondents, researchers, and a writer (or on occasion, even an editor or two). But TIME is very much the work of individuals—with styles, ideas...

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