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Milton Hindus

Milton Hindus

Harmonies Testimony: The United States (1885-1890), by Charles Reznikoff. New Directions-San Francisco Review. 115 pp. $3.75. Ideally, the identity of the artist and his personal loyalties and attachments should...

Discussing the Jews The Jew in a Gentile World: An Anthology of Writings about Jews by Non-Jews. by Arnold A. Rogow, with an Introduction by C. P. SNOW...

A Visionary Planner Nachman Syrkin: Socialist Zionist—A Biographical Memoir and Selected Essays. by Marie Syrkin. Herzl Press. 332pp. $5.00. Nachman Syrkin was the founder of that political movement which...

Negroes in Suburbia Peaceable Lane. by Keith Wheeler. Simon and Schuster. 345 pp. $4.50. First Family. by Christopher Davis. Coward-McCann, Inc. 253 pp. $3.95.   Some problems admit of no real solutions. That...

Dreiser’s Prejudices Letters of Theodore Dreiser: A Selection in Three Volumes. by Robert H. Elias. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1067 pp. $18.00.   Some may see in these meticulously edited...

Jewish History in Pictures The Jews in the United States: A Pictorial History—1654 to the Present. by Morris U. Schappes. Citadel Press. 319 pp. $7.50.   Twenty-five years ago and...

An American Writer by Milton Hindus The Letters of Thomas Wolfe. Edited by Elizabeth Nowell. Scribner’s. 797 pp. $10.00. Characteristically, this book of Wolfe’s letters is a behemoth....

Does Zangwill Still Live? The King of Schnorrers. by Israel Zangwill. Shoe String Press. 156 pp. $4.00.   The hero of this picaresque tale dealing with the English Jewry of...

I recently read The Great Gatsby for the first time, and it struck me that in all the praise of the book I had heard...