Books: Success Story

THIS IS ON ME—Katharine Brush—Farrar & Rlnehart ($2.75).

In January 1930 Katharine Brush (Young Man of Manhattan, Red-Headed Woman) and her second husband, Broker Hubert Charles Winans, moved into a fabulous Manhattan duplex apartment, with a 30-by-40-ft., two-story-high living room (which lacked nothing, said Caricaturist Covarrubias, except six or seven Cadillacs), a nine-foot painting of Author Brush. As his swan song, Architect Joseph Urban added an even more fabulous workroom—a round, soundproof, redwood-paneled tour de force resembling a swanky silo. There Katharine Brush settled down at a 15-foot semicircular desk to turn out...

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