Education: Good Books fo Swipe

To Humorist Frank Sullivan, lists of the "Greatest Books" are apt to sound phony and pedantic. Few people, he believes, would read Bacon's Novum Organum, for example, unless they had the latest Agatha Christie concealed inside. Last week Sullivan thought he had discovered a more honest list: the books niched so far this year by students at upstate New York's Union College.

Wrote Sullivan in PM: "A man who has swiped [these] books, and has read them, is on the road to . . .a liberal education." Some of the books Union men had...

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