of her day, in an early letter to Lanen(August 13, 1921): “Lucy said manynthings which in my maturer days I cannapplaud. One being that politics wasnnot only no sphere for women but nonsphere for anybody.” For her part.nRose Lane is more relaxed and lessndidactic in her letters than in much ofnher published work. “I wish to GodnRousseau had never been born!” shenwrote in 1932. “The world has gonenwrong ever since. There’s been nonroom for the human being in it, sincenHumanity began taking up so muchnspace.nThompson shared some of her beliefnin the actual human animal, couplednwith suspicion of man in hisntheoretical dimension. Both womennwere self-sufficient personalities andnstrongly opposed to the system of federallynorganized charity that would runnroughshod over self-sufficiency. WhennRose Lane was visited by a throng ofnjournalists in an anti-New Deal flap,nshe took the lot of them down to thenbasement of her Connecticut farmhousenand showed them the hundredsnNEWnFREEDOM AND THE LAWnEXPANDED THIRD EDITIONnBy Bruno LeoninForeword by Arthur Kempn”There are few seminal works as important to thencurrent discussion of the rule of law as that of BrunonLeoni. His insights into the danger to the rule of law inna coUectivist age, no doubt, provided the foundation fornmost contemporary thought that urges the value andnneed for a restoration of the rule of law.”n— Edward B. McLean, Department of Political Science,nWabash CollegenFreedom and the Law is widely regarded as one of thenmost cogent introductions to tne role of law in a freensociety: including the analogy between the marketneconomy and law, and the contrast between legislationnand law. This expanded edition includes four lecturesnpublished here for the first time.n260 + xiv pages. Foreword, index.nHardcover $20.00nPaperback $ 7.50n0-86597-096-3n0-86597-097-1nLibertyPms, 1991nBRUNO LK)N?nFREEDOMnANDnTHELA^nw Tin”nTHE ETHICS OF REDISTRIBUTIONnBy Bertrand de JouvenelnIntroduction by John Grayn”Only Hayek has rivaled Bertrand de Jouvenel in demonstrating whynredistributionism in the democracies inexorably results in the atrophy of personalnresponsibility and the hypertrophy of bureaucracy and the centralized state instead ofnin relief to the hapless minorities it is pledged to serve.”nRobert Nisbet, author of The Quest for Communityn100-1- xviii pages. Foreword and preface to the 1st Edition, introduction, appendix,nindex.nHardcover $12.00 0-86597-084-xnPaperback $ 5.00 0-86597-085-8nUbertyClassics, 1990nPlease send me:nQuantitynOrdered TitlenFreedom andnthe LawnThe Ethics ofnRedistributionnEditionnPricenHardcover $20.00nPaperback $ 7.50nHardcover $12.00nPaperback $ 5.00nSubtotalnAmountnIndiana residents add 5% sales taxnTotalnPrepayment required on all orders not fornresale. We pay book rate postage on prepaidnorders. Please allow approximately 4 weeks forndelivery. All orders from outside the UnitednStates must be prepaid in U.S. dollars.n34/CHRONlCLESnD Enclosed is my check or money ordernmade payable to Liberty Fund, Inc.nD Please send me a copy of your currentncatalogue.nNamenAddress _nCitynState/Zip _nMail to: LIBERTY FUND, INC.nDepartment J107n7440 North Shadeland AvenuenIndianapolis, IN 46250nnnof jars of chicken and vegetables shenhad put up. “Gentlemen,” she remarked,n”this is Social Security.”nIn a 1938 column Thompson madena similar point: “I wish to stand onnwhat I consider to be my constitutionalnright to be insecure. It seems to menthat all this solicitude for human rightsnought to include the voluntary right tonlive dangerously, just for those whonhappen to like it that way.” ButnThompson was no isolationist, and hernswitch of support from Willkie to Rooseveltnin the 1940 campaign (Roosevelt,nlike her, had been in favor of warnlong before the rest of the country)nmust certainly have been a disappointmentnto Lane.nTheirs was a friendship that hadnalready been strained by the differencesnbetween their respective social circles,nby Lane’s increasingly private lifenand Thompson’s commitment to overworknand to the company of her famousnfriends. Their differences in thisnrespect today appear paradigmatic:nThompson chose to immerse herself innthe great changes this country and thenworld went through starting in the 30’snand 40’s, while Lane chose to withdrawnfrom them. Dorothy Thompsonnhas several biographers, while RosenLane was one of the many people whonwent against the grain of postwarnAmerica and has therefore been swallowednup by the intervening years.nKatherine Dalton writes fromnLouisville, Kentucky.nSomething Amisnbyf.O. TatenMemoirsnby Kingsley AmisnNew York:nSummit Books;n346 pp., $25.00nThere is nothing else like the careeningnprose of Sir KingsleynAmis. Somehow his syntax, his diction,nand his tone have a way of collapsing innsync, so that the reader is left lurching innan air pocket of laughter. I have longnthought Amis to be the funniest writernin the English-speaking world, and he isn