Books: Alltlme Best-Sellers

GOLDEN MULTITUDES (357 pp.)—Frank Luther Moft—Macmillan ($5).

Golden Multitudes is a history of American pipe dreams : a record of nearly three centuries of U.S. bestsellers. It is doubtful if there has ever been assembled any where such a comprehensive list of such complete irrationality, so many ridiculous scenes and characters, so much solemn nonsense and so much moralizing, posturing and ham acting, as in Frank Luther Mott's account of the books which the U.S. public has purchased by the millions.

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