Books: For Mothers & Others

THE MOTHERS' ANTHOLOGY — Edited by William Lyon Phelps — Doubleday, Doran ($3).

A publisher's natural for Christmas or any other season, this collection includes all the more favorable things that some 125 writers of prose and verse have had to say about mothers. It is jacketed, as inevitably as baldness, with Whistler's sour old dam. Considering its subject and its editor, The Mothers' Anthology will doubtless become a household classic. Most of its readers will probably be mothers, and they will have every reason to enjoy themselves. For non-mothers, the book has interest too. Representing some of the world's greatest writers...

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