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Helen Hill


The War and the Future

Economic Consequences of the Second World War, By Lewis L. Lorwin. Random House. $3.00. The World's Iron Age, By William Henry Chamberlin. The Macmillan Company. $3.00. This Age of Fable. By Gustav Stolper. Rey-nal and Hitchcock. $3.00. Ideas for th [...]

Planning the War for Peace

The army had a plan for M-Day. It still has it. The M-Day plan embodied years of study of the best disposition that could be made of American capacity for armament production upon the outbreak of war. But war didn't break out; it edged up. Today we a [...]

The Parts and the Whole

American Regionalism: A Cultural-Historical Approach to National Interpretation. By Howard W. Odum and Harry Estill Moore. New York: Henry Holt and Company. $5.00. The Attack on Leviathan: Regionalism and Nationalism in the United States. By Donald [...]

Questions for Democrats

Dictators and Democracies. By Calvin B. Hoover. New York: The Macmillan Company. $1.50. Nationalism and Culture. By Rudolf Rocker. New York: Covici Friede. $3.50. The Good Society. By Walter Lippmann. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. $3.00. [...]

1929 = 100?

Middletown in Transition: A Study in Cultural Conflicts. By Robert S. Lynd and Helen, Merrell Lynd. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. $5.00. American City: A Rank and File History. By Charles Rumford Walker. New York: Farrar and Rinehart. $2.50 [...]

Back to the Front

The Berlin Diaries. Edited by Dr. Helmut Klotz. New York: William Morrow and Company. $2.75. The Hour of Decision. By Oswald Spengler. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $2.50. Germany Prepares for War. By Ewald Banse. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. [...]

Germany on the March

Radetsky March. By Joseph Roth. New York: The Viking Press. $2.50. Hitler's Reich. By Hamilton Fish Armstrong. New York: The Macmillan Company. $1.00. Germany Enters the Third Reich. By Calvin B. Hoover. New York: The Macmillan Company. $3.00. The M [...]

A Half Century of Progress

America Through Women's fiyes. Edited by Mary R. Beard. New York: The Macmillan Company. $3.50. Women in the Twentieth Century. By Sophonisba P. Breckinridge. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company. $4.00. Mrs. beard's selection of women's writings [...]

What Is Property?

The Modern Corporation and Private Property. By Adolf A. Berle, Jr., and Gardiner C. Means. New York: The Macmillan Company. $3.75. The Coming Struggle for Power. By John Strachey. New York: Covici-Friede. $3.00. Democracy in Crisis. By Harold J. La [...]

Pause Before Resurrection

Experience and Art: Some Aspects of the Aesthetics of Literature. By Joseph Wood Krutch. New York. Harrison Smith and Robert K. Haas. $2.50. It was inevitable that some such book as Joseph Wood Krutch's "Experience and Art" should shortl [...]

Germany in Confusion

The Birth of the German Republic. By Arthur Rosenberg. Translated by Ian Morrow. New York: Oxford University Press. $5.00. The Germans. By George N. Sinister. New York: Lincoln MacVeigh: The Dial Press. $3.00. Hitler. By Emil Lengyel. New York: Linc [...]


The other day, along with some six million other Americans, I was looking for a job. I had, in fact, slightly the edge on a good many hundred thousands of the others because I had been asked to come in by the man who was offering the job. It was a re [...]

Roosevelt’s New Party

The dictatorships of Russia, Italy, and Germany have given a new definition to the political party. In all of those countries the Party is the instrument by which the dictator executes the plan for high-speed social reconstruction in the name of whic [...]

Judging the Supreme Court

The Struggle for Judicial Supremacy. By Robert H. Jackson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $3.00. Our Constitution: Tool or Testament? By Beryl Harold Levy. Introduction by Robert H. Jackson. New York: Alfred A, Knopf. $3.00. At a series of critica [...]