1902. A collection of writings by Halsey, a journalist, who joined the staff of the New York Times as foreign editor and writer of book reviews. He was literary editor of the Times, and assumed charge of the Times Saturday review of books and art when that department was formed. Contents Part I. Phases of the Inundation: The Enormous Output; Causes; Pecuniary Rewards; The Great Unknown; Yellow Journalism in Literature; Courts of Appeal; Impossible Academies; Modern Editing; The Mechanical Side of Books; Librarians and their Influence; The Pathos of a Master's Fate; The Burning Question; Part II. Deep Waters and Main Channels: Books that Live on Through the Years; Writers and Something More; Biographies that are Histories; Fashions in Collecting; Profits in Rare Books; Parkman and Some of his Sources; Scott's Surviving Popularity; Memoirs and Memoir Writers; Burns as an Edinburgh Lion; Pepys, the Little and the Great; Chesterfield the Forgotten and the Remembered; Lord Herbert of Cherbury; and Gibbon's Solitary Grandeur.
Воспроизведено в оригинальной авторской орфографии издания 1902 года (издательство "New York, Doubleday, Page and co.").