Books: I Spy

WINTER IN TAOS—Mabel Dodge Luhan —Harcourt, Brace ($2.75).

Eighteen years ago Mabel Ganson Evans Dodge Sterne Luhan, Buffalo socialite and intelligentsiac hostess, tired of Europe,

Manhattan and divorce, bought a ranch house outside of Taos, N. Mex. There she has been, off & on, ever since, and there, while her stolid Indian husband, Antonio Lujan, farms the fields or goes about his slow tribal business, she has written an occasional book—her reminiscences of her late fly-in-the-parlor neighbor, D. H. Lawrence (Lorenzo in Taos), the first volume of a much-advertised autobiography (Intimate Memories). As an...

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