Books: Stories by the Doc

MAKE LIGHT OF IT (342 pp.]—William Carlos Williams — Random House ($3.50).

One of the standard mistakes a young writer can make is to hole up in the country, or in a neat little university town, with the notion that he will find more time to write. After an autobiographical novel or two, he often finds he has plenty of time, but nothing much he cares to write about. This mistake is one that 67-year-old William Carlos Williams, poet and pediatrician, has never made. Delivering babies and wrestling with rashes in

Rutherford, N.J. for the past 40 years has kept jumpy, impressionable Doc...

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