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Contains section, 'Some Aspects of Sex', which comprises two brief untitled poems by American poet, Ogden Nash (1902-1971). A footnote indicates that the poems had been sourced from the New Yorker. (content appears in topical monthly column, 'Contributed Comments')
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'What are our personal reactions to books? This is answered by another question. What are our personal reactions to life? Books are the printed pages of life, real and fantastic, the past, the present, and the future, bound together, placed between covers, and made accessible to all; and as we react to life, so we react to books. As we react to books, so we react to our housing of them.'
'David Low was born in Dunedin, N. Z., 1891. He joined the Sydney Bulletin in 1911 and went to London under engagement to The Star in 1919. He has been with the Evening Standard since 1927. Low illustrated H. G. Wells' latest book, The Autocracy of Mr Parham.'