[Wolfe] nodded. “You’re right.” He switched the reading light on and picked up the book he was just starting, Science: The Glorious Entertainment, by Jacques Barzun. [Discussion on automation follows.]
— Rex Stout, A Right to Die, 1964, 126.
See also Excerpts from A Right to Die.
“William James Explains U.S. Middle East Policy” is a quotation from Barzun’s A Stroll with William James.