From the May 1946 magazine.

The Pleasures of Reading

Wasteland, by Jo Sinclair (Harper and Brothers, $2.50)

This is another novel about psychoanalysis, and this is a first novel, which has won the Harper Prize. A psychoanalytic process is one of the hardest things to put into fiction form. And yet this author has succeeded where more brilliant and skillful writers have failed.

Miss Sinclair is utterly simple and unselfconscious. You feel that she, too, knows what it is to have been mentally sick and misunderstood by the world--to have been a wretched misfit, loveless and insecure. And you feel that through analysis she has gained insight into her problems and is now in a position to be kind to others, helpful and understanding.

-- Felicia G.

Manhattan, New York

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