The Press: The Style of the '60s

For a few frantic years in the '60s, London—swinging and otherwise—became the center of the world of fads and styles. Now the inevitable outburst of reviews of the passing decade has begun, and among the first is a book, Goodbye Baby & Amen (Coward-McCann; $15), by British Entertainment Writer Peter Evans and Photographer David Bailey. Obviously, Goodbye is no serious history book. But neither is it just a picture book with filler text.

Bailey's highly subjective shutter shows Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski in a bare-chested embrace, looking like an older, less innocent...

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