Better than King James The Bible and the Common Reader. by Mary Ellen Chase. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1944. 315 pp. $2.50. The object of this book is...

And the offering of Judah and Jerusalem shall be a delight unto the Lord, as in days of old, as in ancient years. With this ending...

Last of the Red-Hot Mammas Some of These Days. by Sophie Tucker. Garden City, Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1945. 309 pp. $2.50. For the title of her autobiography, Sophie...

It is traditional to begin a new magazine with brave declarations. If we do not, we trust we shall be forgiven. We begin at a moment...

Racialism in Reverse The Moral Conquest of Germany. by Emil Ludwig. Garden City, Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1945. 183 pp. $2.00. The first ninety-six pages of this book ought...

Can Jewish life in this country attain that vitality of function, that variety of content, that integrity and distinctiveness of pattern, and that degree of...

Hitler has been off the scene less than a year, yet already it is difficult to believe that this flagrant little paranoid could have dominated...

The current drive for human rights began to gather strength in the early days of World War II. It was allied with the drive for...

London The Labor Party’s victory was overwhelming. It has a clear majority of more than 150 seats over all other parties combined, while the Conservatives and...

The Creation of an Identity The Tables of the Law. by Thomas Mann. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. 63 pp. $2.50. Joseph was the last of the Fathers,...

The Question Dodged Felix Mendelssohn: Letters. by G. Selden-Goth. New York, Pantheon Books Inc., 1945. 373 pp. $2.50. Felix Mendelssohn’s music in recent years has assumed an importance far...

The Balance Sheet In the summer of 1945, history was closing old chapters with explosive finality and opening new ones with a flourish. Benito Mussolini was lynched,...