John Malcolm Brinnin

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In a forthcoming book John Malcolm Brinnin, a poet and professor of English at Boston University, surveys in lively and meticulous detail the history of passenger travel across the Atlantic. The Sway of the Grand Saloon , from which these two selections are taken, will be published later this month by Seymour Lawrence/Delacorte Press. COPYRIGHT © BY JOHN MALCOLM BRINNIN

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October 1971

In the sumptuous history of transatlantic passenger travel it wasn’t all mahogany panelling and ten-course meals. Consider, for instance, war and seasickness