Corners very slightly bumped, gift inscription on end paper. DJ has 1 3/4" tear, minor edgewear. Text is clean and bright.
"In his latest book Nathan A. Scott turns to three writers - the novelists Norman Mailer and Saul Bellow, and the critic Lionel Trilling - whom he considers to be close to the center of what is most deeply animating in American literature of the present time. And he proposes that each now requires to be thought of as enacting, in a large and brilliant way, the role of moralist."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall