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Morris Freedman

Morris Freedman

Banshee Shakespeare Complete Plays. by Eugene O’Neill. Edited by Travis Bogard. Library of America. Volume I: 1913-1920. 1,104 pp. $35.00. Volume II: 1920-1931. 1,092 pp. $35.00. Volume III:...

Indecent Exposure The Journals of John Cheever. by Robert Gottlieb. Knopf. 399 pp. $25.00. A seasoned admirer of the fiction of John Cheever is likely to go through these...

As I approach retirement as a professor, I keep remembering an afternoon I spent with Marjorie Nicolson, “Miss Nicky,” as she used to be called...

Albuquerque, originally settled in 1708, lies on the Rio Grande River in New Mexico, some sixty miles south of Santa Fe. Running through the city...

For twenty-five years the affairs of “The Goldbergs,” a fictional Bronx family, occupied the more or less regular attention of a sizable portion of the...

In the forefront of the new comedians that have come up with television, the comedians in business suits, stands Sam Levenson, whom Morris Freedman describes...

The New-Old Babbitt Sincerely, Willis Wayde. by John P. Marquand. Little, Brown. 511 pp. $3.95.   Marquand has become established as our leading chronicler of contemporary business, whatever reservations one...

Whether or not there is a boom in Jewish education, as some say, certainly there has never been anything like the demand today by parents...

Getting Rich on Notions 100 Stories of Business Success: Case Histories of American Enterprise. by the Editors of Fortune. Simon and Schuster. 174 pp. $2.95.   This little volume presents...

To the continuing series in these pages on the patterns American Jews are evolving in their community living and religious expression, Israel Knox last month...

The Catskill vacation refuge offering a strictly kosher cuisine combined with lavish night club entertainment and sports program has become an institution on the American...

Grossinger’s, someone has said, is more than a resort hotel, it is a way of life. Be that as it may, it has by now...