Books: Much Ado About Adolescence

THEY STILL SAY No—Wells Lewis—Farrar & Rineharf ($2.50).

Readers' first question about They Still Say No will be: How does it compare with the early novels of Sinclair Lewis (the author's father)? Sinclair Lewis' only child by his first wife, Wells Lewis, 21, a senior at Harvard, is a slender, sandy-haired, better-looking but less vigorous, less radical edition of his father.

A well-written story of minor moment, laid at Harvard and in Mexico (where Wells Lewis has spent the last few summers), They Still Say No concerns the sex life of a Harvard undergraduate. Hero is a tall, dapper, literary innocent named Crane...

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