Books: Jazz Age Editor

THE NIGHT CLUB ERA—Stanley Walker—Stokes ($3).

City editors of big metropolitan dailies have to be well informed. Few have their finger tips on a wider variety of facts about contemporary people and events than Stanley Walker, brisk little city editor of New York's potent Herald Tribune. Not content with doing a first-rate job at a desk that many a colleague has found exhausting, he somehow finds time to turn out book reviews, magazine articles, has now written a book, a timely newspaper-man's-eye-view of Manhattan under Prohibition. Says Star Reporter Alva Johnston, who writes the introduction: "Mr. Walker seeks by a wealth...

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