Books: New Wine in Old Tanks

BERLIN—Joseph Hergesheimer—Knopf.

On the jacket of his travelog, in which he tells of his recent peregrinations from Berlin to Budapest and back, Author Hergesheimer is pictured standing with a Berlin policeman pointing down the street. From Author Hergesheimer's expression if, is clear that there is another beer hall a little farther on. Almost exclusively from beer halls, famed restaurants and night clubs, does he survey the contemporary Central European scene. A characteristic vista: "I had dinner, alone, at the Restaurant Atelier, and sat for a...

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