BOOK OF THE FORTNIGHT

This remarkable venture improves the best features of scores of book purchasing plans. More books are sent to fewer readers more often with less obligation. You do nothing. Absolutely nothing. No applications to fill out, no forms to return. If you do not wish to keep the books which you receive, give them away or throw them out. Under no circumstances are you obliged to read any of them. This ultimate plan is made possible by the generosity of a select group of authors who pay handsomely to have their works printed. Publishers are invited to participate with choice “surprise” stocks (trade term for works they are surprised to find still in stock).

Book of the Fortnight offerings are reviewed in this column (although not all books here reviewed can be included in the plan). If you wish to become a member of the Fortnight Club, keep subscribing to this paper, and keep wishing. Perhaps your name will be chosen at the next centennial meeting of our board of directors. But remember, do not apply; you do absolutely nothing!

Our first offerings include:

Strange Stranger, by Ella Mae van Buiten. A novel for heart burn. Glee Hopewell finds herself strangely drawn to this strangely forbidding stranger. Must she learn the secret of Agent 33? (Answer classified.)

Counseling Counselors, by an Anonymous Analyst. The author was the prominent director of a famous Viennese clinic, who has recently been institutionalized. He writes from a first-hand knowledge of the field. In-service psychoanalysis is recommended through a new input-output tape recorder proposed by the author.

The Committee Man, by the Committee on the Advancement of Ecclesiastical Committee Work. This book represents the fruit of five years of committee ...

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