Friar, Kimon
June 1952
New Republic;6/16/52, Vol. 126 Issue 24, p22
This article critically appraises the book "New World Writing." It is important news to the public and writers alike when to such a series a new title--"New World Writing," an anthology of current literature of 315 pages with a first printing of 110,000, selling for 50 copy--is added by the publishers and promised twice a year. The manifesto of this project is ringing and heartening, and it rejects "the cynical portrait of the American reader as a juvenile oaf" and points to the phenominal sales in reprint of books of quality.


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