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3 August: The unusual underground

The book from the article, well after tonight's broadcast. (Signet Publishing.)

The book from the article, well after tonight’s broadcast. (Signet Publishing.)

“[A] humorous, pathetic and extremely interesting excursion into ways of life as strange to most gainfully employed citizens as those of Papuan head-hunters.” So wrote Orville Prescott in The New York Times of Edmund G. Love’s Subways are for Sleeping, a book he expanded from a staggering Harpers articlein March 1956, just months before perhaps the last of the great old-time radio dramatic anthologies brought it to the air.

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