People: Chapter & Verse

In Los Angeles, Whodunit Authoress Craig Rice (Home Sweet Homicide) was sued for divorce by her fourth husband, Writer Lawrence Lipton. Said Lipton: "It was murder. I could never get a decent night's sleep."

In Boston, authorities heeded the silent pleading of the late Poet Joyce Kilmer (Trees) by approving a project to plant a tree in the shadeless yard of the Joyce Kilmer School.

Elliott Roosevelt had a week for the scrapbook. His As He Saw It (Duell, Sloan & Pearce; $3) was the subject of one radio program, would shortly be the subject...

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