NON-FICTION: Poker Face

TENNIS—Helen Wills—Scribners ($2.50). Champion Wills' game misses monotony by the power and deadly accuracy of her one great stroke. Failing the power, Author Wills' book is deadly in its repetitious monotony. A little editing would have cut from page 15 the description of her first forehand drive described in almost the same one-syllable words on page 5, or from pages 8, 25, 108, the repeated precept of playing only two sets at a time and stopping though keen to go on to the third.

But no editing could delete the copybook banalities: moderate...

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