Books: Writer

IN OUR TIME—Ernest Hemingway—Boni & Liveright ($2).

Here is a writer, a young new U. S. writer, who instinctively differentiates between the hawk of living and the handsaw of existing. He appears to have lived considerably himself, in unusual ways and places. He knows how trout-fishing in Michigan feels; how Yankee jockeys, straight and crooked, ride on European tracks; how half-breed squaws bear their children back of the logging camps; how bulls and toreros slaughter one another in Spain. He knows what it is like to pot German soldiers scaling a garden wall;...

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