Books: Doctor

THE ARCHES OF THE YEARS—Halliday Sutherland—Morrow ($2.75).

"Once, as quite a young child going out for a walk with my nurse, I shouted: 'Three cheers for the Holy Ghost.' "

This should indicate that Autobiographer Sutherland is no run-of-the-mill medico and the rest of his reminiscences, though often tantalizingly reticent, fulfill this youthful promise. He tells of so many odd things that have happened to him that an insatiable reader is left with the feeling there must have been many more.

After taking his degree at the University of Edinburgh, young Dr. Sutherland went to...

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