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Richard Schickel

Richard Schickel

Soft Advice, Hard Problems The Public Happiness. by August Heckscher. Atheneum. 344 pp. $5.75. If everyone where as humane, sweet-tempered, rational, and liberal-minded as August Heckscher there would have...

More Groves of Academe A Friend in Power. by Carlos Baker. Scribner’s. 312 pp. $3.95.   It is almost too good a coincidence to be true. Americans seem suddenly beset...