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THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND 26. ! Cut Books and Authors HQ. WELLS bu tbe follow. . lag to ur o( Mi new ; book. Th Salvaging of Civilisation." which the ff.nian Company haa just pub lished: I want to UU 70a of the Me that now thtpct and dominates my pub-lie Itfe-the Idea of a world poJ locally united of a world securely and permanently at peaca. 'And I want to say what I have lo say. as far a reaards tha main argument or It, accurately and without any flourish: I want to put before you for your judgment the view that this overstrain and breekmg down and stoppage of th great uprueh of ety-IUmUom that haa cone on for the paat three centuries la du to tha una forces, and la tha logical out. mm. e thn unM forcea that led to that uprwh. to that treenendoue ex- panalon of human aatorieage wo power and life; and that breaking Inovltabla. thing unless we. meet R by a very great effort of a particular Kind. , - - Jacob Waasennan, author of " Th World's Elusion.", haa written his autobiography, giving it the. title " Ueln W als Deutscher und Stories Editors Buy and Why," complied by Jean Wick. In which magazine editors explain their Ideala and needs, and present what. they consider their beat stories, is' one of tha books held up by labor troubles. . '" jeaae Lynch Williams has been choen to succeed Rex Beach as President of tha Authors. , Artist and Dramatists League of Ametlca. Twenty of Eleanor II. Porter's short stories bare recently been translated Into braille for the use of soldiers blinded In the war. Gertrude Atherton's ' M 81ster-ln-Law " was publlahed In both doth and paper bindings Ays months ago as a teat to find out the practicability of Issuing; novels In paper covers. The book was advertised extensively and each advertisement called attention to the paper as wall as the cloth edit km, giving prices. Up to the present time the proportion of sales la one copy of tha paper to fifty' fouf copies of the cloth, with the pa per-bound edition selling almost exclusively In the East. With a few exceptions, booksellers did not try to push the sale of the paper-bound book; they furnished It urdy eo demand. A - co-operative society for the prtstlng and publishing; of books has been formed by some of the young English writer. They hare named tkemarlvea The Golden Corkers! frees. have already Issued twa books, and expect to puMU J. D. IWreeford's new Wok. Rgms and Wonders. Tha aim of the ftoriety erature. He Is member of the Spanish Royal Academy, and ac claimed by many of the critics as the greatest stylist 8paln has produced since the " Golden Age " of the six teenth century- Gilbert Frankau. author of " Seeds of Enchantment," has been writing articles for the London Sunday Her ald, most of them diatribes against HV O. Wells, Shaw, W. L. George and particularly .the Fabian Social ists. , These he says In their superior wisdom believe Chat a vast bureaucracy to enforce the old exploded teneta of State Socialism la the remedy for all evlla Tbey believe in State railways. State gold mines," State banks, Ktate cotton nulla. State tobacco factories. State bakeries. -In- fact, one to forced to the' reluctant conclusion that the only .trades which these people do not think the State Is fit to control are the publishing of book and newspaper. ! . Among the Spiins; publications of E. P. Dutton A Co. will be another volume in Montrose J. Moses's Representative American " Plays. Three volumes will comprise the series, the first of which was published by the Duttons two or three years ago. The forthcoming book is the third volume and will contain the . important .modern plays. The second, to be published later, will deal with the middle period In the dramatic production of the country. When completed Mr. Moses's choice of plays' will represent the develop ment of native drama In the United States to the present time. Mrs. A. M. Stirling Is writing the life of her brother, William de Morgan. Thornton Butterworth will publish It Wordsworth's French Daughter " la the name of a book to be published soon by the lYinceton University frees. The author Is George Mclean Harper, Professor of English at Princeton. He furnlahes proofs that Wordsworth acknowledged the daughter who wss bora to him by a French woman, Maria Ann Vallon, during his residence la France In 1702. After research la the archives of Paris, Orleans and IMola, Professor Harper haa found the certlficatea of her birth end marriage, in both of which her father's name occurs There Is a report la Europe that a aew novel by Turxanleff has been found. It is called " A Life for Art. sad. according to tha story. Voald aot be published earlier I eaaae It dealt with TurgoatefTe rela- Uaae with the famous stager, Yler aot-Garria. who srecined that It should aot appear uatd tea years after ber eVeth. prise for the present year to Elizabeth Madox Roberts for a group of poems entitled "Under the Tree." Six of the poems have appeared In the' April University Record, and others will appear In Poetry and The Atlantic Monthly. C. K. Scott, whose " Blind Mice." a novel of American life, has just bf-en published, haa made nine trips to Africa. He Is particularly familiar with, Portuguese West Africa and knows several Bantu dialects. For years his chief Interest was In biology and he studied to be a phy sician. He gave this profession up for .a. Ufa. of. wandering, ,Hehaa been a student at the University of Indon, the University of Be the Sorbonne, Paris. Ranching In Brazil , was onoJ)f.s experiments,, and mining has been another occupation. His second novel Is finished and a third is well on the way. He Is Evelyn Scott's husband. James Branch Cabell's Figures of Earth." now In Its third edition, is shortly to be published in England. Victor Hugo, his relations with his wife, his wife's relations with Selnte- Beuve and. his own life-long friend ship with Juliette Drouet form the substance of a book called " A Poet's Loves,"- Just published in the Euro pean Library- The material Is drawn from the unputNianeu manuscript oi Hugo, which have been Inaccessible until recently. The author, Louis Barthou, la a member of the French M I Academy and an ex-lTemier of the republic. Professor Edward Alsworth Ross's Tha RuaaUn Bolshevik Revolu tion " will be published thia month. Mr. I toes Is Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin, lecturer oa Immigration problems and other topics, and has written numeroua books on social, economic and politi cal phenomena. Edwin Grant Dunklin. In " The Direction of Human Evolution." has this to say concerning the future of It Is possible, but not probable, that the .entire humaa epertoe may WrwM eallart la advance of other hUtxv aalmalar but. even If thia ohooM kappea, front what other aovrro rowid a oeportoe aahnaJ ortooT Xe othor aaiinoJ apprvarnoe mi pa lntllert4l roparity. opna which epf4 th ratleaal orsaniaa-Unoi ef eortety aad th caainnot ef alt anlero. However lmrfori. wvaHnaal. aad aall-oorfal anankl4 may k. wo may faol t ifiJ that la th loac at ef fatare ovoleUoa a kr groaUy owporW aainml will appear eoa thU ptaaot. If a ewnovW oporWe k to epweer. It avaat ooaae frooi kamaa .a. Seed NO TaeC Theae ara Conaee Valley nil hMd-rrown I wrappera. la eodar-wood. corwrrvd, boiae the aad ar iiuuity. ance Imported Mkasbr naa derful bv moaey don't fool r-. 1 1 lol ITS-ITS Rand Havaaa, II (SOS IS I wiah, r. a not V2jx A. m I c

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 22 May 1921, Sun,
  3. Page 50

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