Books: Summer's Reading

Last spring Thomas Lamont and William Rose Benet filled the pages of The Saturday Review of Literature trying to define a capitalist. Last month, as an off shoot of that quarrel, Mr. Lamont contributed What a Capitalist Reads, a list of 14 books he had read during the summer, following his doctor's order to "take things more easily." The most topical, with Mr. Lamont's critical observations:

— John P. Marquand's So Little Time "did me more good than all the liver ex tract and iron in the world."

— Walter Lippmann's U.S. Foreign...

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