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Isa Kapp

Isa Kapp

The Pursuit of Rapture The Sensuous Woman. by “J.” Lyle Stuart. 160 pp. $6.00. Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask). by David Reuben. McKay....

City People in Tight Places The Little Disturbances of Man. by Grace Paley. Doubleday. 189 pp. $3.00.   Mrs. Paley’s stories are about city people in tight places and rushed...

Suburban Sorrows The Housebreaker of Shady Hill. by John Cheever. Harper. 185 pp. $3.00.   In these polished, bittersweet stories, John Cheever is writing (as he has done over a...

From Cheese to Disaster Any Number Can Play. by Clifton Fadiman. World. 404 pp. $5.00.   In his recent book of essays, which ranges genially over many subjects from cheeses...

A week after I came to live in the suburbs of Washington, I began to miss the effrontery of New York. In this city of...

Suburbia and Bohemia by Isa Kapp The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit. by Sloan Wilson. Simon and Schuster. 304 pp. $3.50. The Young Lovers. by Julian Halevy....

Gracious Money-Making Always in Vogue. by Edna Woolman Chase and Ilka Chase. Doubleday. 381 pp. $3.00.   If you are only casting a covetous eye at the Scotch tweeds, Paris...

The Great Mother Psychology To Wake in the Morning. by Hilda Sidney Krech. Macmillan. 342 pp. $3.75.   Though there is a lot of triviality and breathless sparkle in this...

The Bronx without Cliches Grand Concourse. by Eliot Wagner. Bobbs-Merrill. 352 pp. $3.75.   If one judged by the once rambunctious voice of the radical movement, or the dry wrenching...

Taste as Virtue Pictures from an Institution. by Randall Jarrell. Knopf. 277 pp. $3.50.   Pictures from an institution is a comedy of manners about that summit of the American...

Not-So-Innocent Abroad Lily. by Vincent Sheean. Random House. 233 pp. $3.50.   Vincent Sheean’s novel Lily is about a wealthy, susceptible, forthright American lady in Europe, responding to the magnetism...

City in Shirtsleeves The City. By Julius Horwitz. World. 219 pp. $3.00.   In Julius Horwitz’s book of essays and stories about New York, the city finally escapes both from...