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Louis Berg

Louis Berg

Discriminations: Essays and Afterthoughts—1938-1974. by Dwight Macdonald. Grossman. 480 pp. $15.00. Discriminations is a ragtag collection of Dwight Macdonald’s past feuilletons, essays, book reviews, and polemical writings dating...

Regional Portrait The Provincials: A Personal History of the Jews in the South. by Eli N. Evans. Atheneum. 396 pp. $10.95. Eli Evans is clearly the man to have...

Bon Vivant Arthur Rubinstein: My Young Years. by Arthur Rubinstein. Knopf. 512 pp. $10.00. The mature Arthur Rubinstein presents so admirable a figure as a man and as a...

McCarthy as Buccaneer When Even Angels Wept: A Story without a Hero. by Lately Thomas. Morrow. 654 pp. $12.50. For a book that bases itself on a false premise,...

Life of a President Harry Truman. by Margaret Truman. Morrow. 602 pp. $10.95. Praise of famous men should not be assigned to their devoted children—the subject is too close...

On September 30, 1847, when the founding father of Montgomery, Alabama, cradle city of the Southern Confederacy, had reached his ninetieth year, he was visited...

Personal Memoir Good-bye, Union Square. by Albert Halper. Quadrangle Press. 275 pp. $6.95. Albert Halper’s cool account of his experiences in the literary and radical milieu of the 1930’s...

The Lone Eagle The Wartime Journals of Charles A. Lindbergh. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1038 pp. $12,95. This book runs to over a thousand pages and weighs slightly over...

“The restless spirit of the Jewish wanderer,” said Dr. Jacob Voorsanger, pioneer rabbi of San Francisco, speaking of the '49 Gold Rush, “drove many of...

Brat of the Century A Child of the Century. by Ben Hecht. Simon and Schuster. 654 pp. $5.00.   “I am a rascal,” says your true rascal grinning, and thereby...

Every schoolboy has by now heard of the “reign of terror” which supposedly makes it impossible for anyone who was ever under suspicion of associating...

The publication of Gerald Johnson’s full-length, heavily documented biography of the late Adolph S. Ochs, “the man who built the New York Times,” affords us...