Appreciates and is very taken with Mr. Jordan's interview in the Cleveland newspaper. Wants her work to be liked by people who deal with the real world more than the soft class of book critics. The Cleveland bookseller was the sole person who got to read Claude [One of Ours] in proof. He surprised Knopf by requesting 250 copies, as his previous orders had never risen above 100. Elsie must have been pushing the book when she was in Cleveland! Still bedridden with "friend," and is bored. Back is improved, though. W.
Promises a letter when at typewriter on 5 Bank Street. Best wishes. Willa Sibert Cather