Books: Latin Prose

THE GREEN CONTINENT—An Anthology Selected and Edited by German Arciniegas—Knopf ($3.50).

In this Good-Neighborly decade the U.S. has been abundantly supplied with books about Latin America by U.S. writers. But The Green Continent is the first attempt to give U.S. readers a "comprehensive picture of the lands and people below the Rio Grande" by Latin-American writers. As such it is a notable—and readable —contribution to Pan-American understanding. It is an anthology edited by, a Colombian sociologist (for two years a visiting professor in the U.S.) of 33 selections from Latin-American history and fiction of the past 100 years. It tells about Latin...

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