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The Theatre: Wistful Charmer

Clarence by BOOTH TARKINGTON Going to Manhattan's Roundabout Theater in the decade of its existence has always had the anticipatory excitement of going on an...

Books: Yay, Penrod

THE SHOW PIECE (212 pp.]—Booth Tarkington—Doubleday ($2). Booth Tarkington was trying to finish this novel when he died last May, aged 76. He had about a...

FICTION: Clarification

CLAIRE AMBLER—Booth Tarkington— Doubleday, Doran ($2.50). The Story. It is an illogical but not totally unfortunate circumstance that, with the aid of...

Books: Mr. Tarkington's Ladies

Several suburban affairs of the heart The Stories. The scene was the Woman's Saturday Club. Mrs. Cromwell had just read an essay: Women as Revealed in Some...

Books: Julian Street

He Is at One with Booth Tarkington Julian (Leonard) Street left Manhattan and went to live in Princeton, where his young son attends college. He does not miss...

Books: Take a Blank Sheet

I WANTED TO WRITE (471 pp.)—Ken-nefh Roberts—Doubleday ($3.50). Since Kenneth Roberts has been writing for 40 years (and cranking out bestsellers for a good...

Books: Again, Tarkington

YOUNG MRS. GREELEY—Booth Tarkington—Doubleday, Doran ($2). "Henry used the trolley cars to go to the factory leaving the sedan for Aurelia. Almost every...

Books: Hoosier's Maine*

MIRTHFUL HAVEN—Booth Tarkington—Doubleday, Doran ($2). Booth Tarkington has never been a socially weighty writer, but his early books had a kind of restless...

Books: Smalltown Actress

PRESENTING LILY MARS—Booth Tarkington—Doubleday, Doran ($2.50). Author Tarkington's memory, straying fondly over his own early love for the stage, has...

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