NON-FICTION: Guggenheim

Cross at crosswords, querulous at questions, the public is now invited to play a game which is allegedly neither elevating nor depressing. It used to be called "Categories," but was renamed "Guggenheim" to make it more popular or something.* Authorities agree it is a safe game at mixed parties. The chief requirements for play, besides a "Guggenheim" book, are pencils, paper, patiences.

The game is to take a word—for example, "crazy"—and try to name sets of well known lunatics, asylums, slang words meaning "crazy," madhouse apparatus and perhaps a few causes of insanity, each...

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