Managerial Revolution Review 1941
OURVEY ot important nonflctlon ^ relation to analysts of world nf- ,*Jklrs was presented by William Van "Ewcrt, and a quick summary of best 8ellliifr,,flctlon was presented by Mrs. Lafayette Banes when the book section section of Bakersfleld branch, American Association of University Women, iriBt last night. Tho opening Bession of the season was called by Mrs. W. W. Walton, chairman, at the homo of Mrs. Claudo Poavy, 2420 Kighleenth street. Other hostesses were Mesdames Horace Wheat, Dan- itl Rocho and Miss Josephine Wiley. Mr. Ewcrt, houd of tho social science science dopart-.nent of Bakersfleld .Tuni<W .Tuni<W College, presented as his main discussion tho crentral thesis of the book, "The Managerial Revolution," sketching the rise of tho managerial c\ass that may merge from business mid government fields to further lessening of political Influence from voters. Mr. Kwort said Bernham, author of the book, asserts tho managerial revolution, recently manifested, has been going on for a lo'ng period of time, marks tho end of one era and foreshadows possibly the government of tho future, that may be In the , bunds of specialists with lessening Interest at the ballot box. Mr. Ewcrt also commented on Shirer's Berlin Diary and recommended recommended in preference Ambassador Dudd.s' Diary, as well as "You Can't Do Business With Miller," by Douglas Douglas Miller, on expose of Germany's barter system laden with political time to John Maynard's work, "How to Pay for the War," and "Dollars in Latin America" by Feuerlein. JliiUersfield It ranch Librarian Mrs. Banes, In her review sketched the series of best sellers and recommended recommended chiefly "This Above All," by Krlc Knight, and pointed out that on the best sellers' list are several volumes volumes of last year. Mrs. Banes reviewed in greater de **• H. the and both of Stanford December tho feed for an of ot from all to "The Don Flows Home to the | Sea," by Mikhail Sholokov. termed | a one of the great books of the past ' several years, and rated "The Sun [ Is My Undoing," by Marguerite Cain ; teen, .is "an historical novel to end all historical novels, longer than the With the Wind'." It provides mrluclnimallc nml ext.'ting reading. ! the she said. She praised the Hugh Walpolc hook, "Blind Man's House," ! IHirtlculai ly for Its skillful appraisal! of character. Among oilier titles she sored mentioned was Elizabeth Bowen's ' son. "I.onk at All Those Roses," a con- trawl between external beauty ami internal ugllnepK. The reviewers held the close attention nf their audience.