Press: Left Books

With "the almost incredible circulation of books in the Soviet Union . . . before us as a glorious example," smart Publisher Victor Gollancz set out in London last week to assuage the appetites of literate Leftists regularly and at small cost. Launched with Mr. Gollancz' customary well-bred ballyhoo was the Left Book Club. To join, readers had only to pledge that they would buy once a month a cheap special edition of a radical or near-radical book which Victor Gollancz, Ltd. would send them. As usual, Victor Gollancz' competitors bit their quills, wished...

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