The New Generation of Classic Short Stories

Vol. 14, No. 3

Be Bold, Be Bold, But Not Too Bold

by Helen Oyeyemi

February 17, 1936

St. John Fox
c/o Astor Press
490 West 58th Street
New York City

Dear Mr. Fox,

I read Dr. Lustucru with great interest. It really wasn’t bad. In fact I congratulate you on it. Whilst not expecting a reply I feel compelled to ask why none of your books contain a photograph of their author. Are you particularly ugly, particularly shy, or is it simply that you transcend physical existence?

Best regards,
Mary Foxe
85 East 65th Street, Apartment 11
New York City

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