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Carlos Baker


Pound in Venice, 1965

Autumn 1974 | Essays

He was old when we met him first, the grizzled veteran of a thousand wars, literary and other, and standing then on the brink of his eightieth birthday. They said that he would celebrate the occasion quietly in Paris, taking the train from Mestre in a day or two. 

Nine Novels: Public and Private War

Paces in a Dusty Picture. By Gerald Kersh. Whittlesey House. $2.00. Interim. By R. C. Hutchinson. Farrar and Rinehart. $2.00. Age of Thunder. By Frederic Prokosch. Harper. $2.50. The Power House. By Alex Comfort. Viking. $3.00. The Ballad and the S [...]