Books: Coroner's Advice

ANYONE CAN MAKE A MILLION by Morton Shulman. 276 pages. McGraw-Hill. $4.95.

Contrary to the misleading title of this book, not anyone can make a million. But almost everyone would like to try. For that reason, there is usually a market for get-rich-quick books. Shulman is neither a professional writer nor an investment counselor; he is the ex-coroner of Toronto, whose spare-time market speculations made him a millionaire. He wrote his book in two weeks, and in five months it has sold 108,000 copies. As a how-to-do-it handbook, it forwards the questionable thesis...

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