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Note to Book Publishers: Do not be surprised at Tannenbaum’s musing. He knows what many of you disregard, i.e. hundreds of Jewish men’s and women’s clubs review books weekly and follow the book page of the Bulletin religiously.

Rachel Tannenbaum waited patiently for Morris to come home from the office. When she was perplexed, her husband was her one source of knowledge and advice.

While she waited, she scrutinized magazines, scanned the book supplements, and turned pages in newspapers. The longer she looked the more annoyed she became. Only the arrival of Morris kept her from exploding.

“What book of Jewish interest do you suggest I review at my club meeting,” she inquired before Morris could take off his coat. “I have looked through every magazine in the house without a bit of success.” “Just a moment, my dear,” responded the Tannenbaum household source of information, and into his study went Morris. He returned in a minute with several week-end editions of the Bulletin opened to the book page. “‘Land of Promise,’ by Leo Lania seems like an interesting book. Glance through the review by Robert Roat.”

“The book reviews are here,” he said, “but I wonder why more publishers do not advertise on this page?

Note to Book Publishers: Do not be surprised at Tannenbaum’s musing. He knows what many of you disregard, i.e. hundreds of Jewish men’s and women’s clubs review books weekly and follow the book page of the Bulletin religiously.

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