Books Are Too Long

Cowley, Malcolm
March 1943
New Republic;3/29/43, Vol. 108 Issue 13, p417
Presents information about the ever-increasing length of books. Reasons behind the increasing length of books; Advantages of publishing lengthy books; Suggestion of the author to writers and publishers of writing and publishing shorter books due to shortage of paper; Discussion of the book "Generation of Vipers," by Philip Wylie which focuses on American middle-class customs that has ever been made outside the totalitarian countries.


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