Jacques Barzun These four hundred pages are packed full of high matters which no one solicitous of the future of American culture can afford to over-look.The New Yorker
It shows concretely how the serious work of proper reading may be accomplished and how much it may yield in the way of instruction and delight.
About the Author
Mortimer J. Adler
was Chairman of the Board of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Director of the Institute for Philosophical Research, and Honorary Trustee of the Aspen Institute. He authored more than fifty books.