Books: Up in Maggie's Room

LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS—H. R. Hayes —Reynal & Hitchcock ($2.50).

"There's something horrible in the world," said Spinster Margaret to her bosom friend, Spinster Emily, as they sat together in their snug, rich home in the suburb of Wedgewood. "It's these dreadful new ideas. They want to destroy everyone who has a little something, a little education, a little breeding." Then she stroked Emily's hair. "Pretty grey hair," she said, "we're getting old together." After a moment she added: "Have you ever noticed how older men prefer young girls?" "Sensible men don't,"...