Books: Counterpointless

COUNTERPOINT—Josephine Daskam Bacon—John Day ($2.50). Ten years ago the publication of Author Bacon's latest novel held vast interest for novel readers. Here was a lady whose characters were always engaging; no nastiness could be found in Author Bacon's bestsellers, just nice people doing nice things. Now, with the publication of Counterpoint after ten years, a few readers, remembering the old books, will be struck with the way a similar article produces a different reaction. Over this story of Will Stickney, of Naomi Lestrange (whom he marries, with whom he parts after vicissitudes, to whom he returns at the last), of...

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