A Letter in a Book

birdie writes “From The Hindu…found in a copy of ‘Prophets and Peoples’ (biographical portraits of representative national (or nationalistic) thinkers, among them John Stuart Mill, Michelet, Mazzini and Dostoevsky) in New York’s Strand Bookstore, it was written in 1961 by the book’s author, a Czechoslovakian Jew, Hans Kohn and found nearly fifty years later by a reader in India.”