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The Harvard History of James M. Curley

Not long after his triumphant return from Danbury Prison to City Hall, the late James Michael Curley was visited, one

Pakistan Palaver

"My task," said General Mohammed Ayub Khan not long ago, "is to keep the army sound and intact and out

Rudolph States Indian Reds' Aims

"The Communist Party of India is successfully striving to give the image of itself as a constitutional party devoted to

Road to the Stars

Once the domain of oracles, astrologers, sooth-sayers, and writers of science fiction, the future is now much with many moderns.

Boston: Walk All Over

There's not much to be done about Boston anymore. But people still try. Louis M. Lyons writes that "Boston has

George Orwell: War of Words

Shortly before he died George Orwell asked that no one write his biography. Though much of his writing, even fiction,

We Are All Murderers

Several years ago, two former lawyers, Charles Spaak and Andre Cayette made a movie called Justice is Done which fiercely

Sarton; 'The Fur Person' Explores Cats and People

If The Fur Person is not like any children's book you have ever read, that may be because it isn't

The Childhood of Maxim Gorky

Autobiography was Maxim Gorky's surest talent, but he did not discover it until he was nearly fifty. By that time