Books: Laid Away in Wisteria

ROOSEVELT, THE STORY OF A FRIENDSHIP—Owen Wister—Macmillan ($4)- Theodore Roosevelt was not only a college man but a Harvard man, not only a Harvard man but a member of Porcellian Club. All these things, too, was Author Owen Wister. Friends from college days. Wister and Roosevelt saw each other frequently when grown up, often corresponded at length. In Roosevelt's presidency, Wister was a frequent guest at the White House. Once he and his wife stayed there four days. Says he: "It fills me with a certain pride to reflect that I was the...

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