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Lillian Blumberg McCall

Lillian Blumberg McCall

Edna Ferber’s America One Basket By Edna Ferber Double-day. 581 pp. $3.95.   Every writer has favorite words or phrases whose repeated use becomes tic-like with him. For Proust...

American Typologies A Surfeit of Honey By Russell Lynes Harper. 140 pp. $3.00.   We adore self-appointed scolds who tell us what shallow characters we are. Here is Mr....

Duke & Duchess of Hearts by Lillian B. McCall The Heart has its Reasons—the Memoirs of the Duchess of Windsor. David McKay. 372 pp. $5.00. The Duchess has...

Middlebrow Tuning Fork by Lillian Blumberg McCall A Wife Is Many Women. By Doris Fleischman Bernays. Crown. 209 pp. $5.00. In this book, Which is only superficially about...

How can we best understand Freud? The recent appearance of Dr. Ernest Jones’s biography of Sigmund Freud, and now the publication of Freud’s letters to...

Mr. Psychoanalysis A History of Psychoanalysis in America. by Clarence P. Oberndorf. Grune and Stratton. 280 pp. $5.   Contemporary psychoanalytic prose is a wasteland in which the parched reader...