Reminiscences of Harry Scherman : oral history, 1955.
Scope and Contents
Childhood in Philadelphia; journalism, advertising, New York City, 1907-16; formation of Little Leather Library Corporation, 1916; inception of Book-of-the-Month Club idea, 1926; selection committee and the book selection process; characteristics and tastes of the committee and of Club subscribers; book-dividend, gift book, and premium systems; structure and administration of Club; most notable and most popular books, 1928-54; art reproductions and records; pressure groups and Club; book club movement in America; reflections on American culture.
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