Books: Life with Grandfather

GRANDFATHER STORIES—Samuel Hopkins Adams—Random House ($3.50).

Samuel Hopkins Adams is the author of some 50 books ranging from a scandalously sensational novel of the early '20s about President Harding's secret love life and his death to a judicious biography of his late friend Alexander Woollcott. He started writing as an ace reporter for the famed New York Sun of the '90s, then became one of the leading muckrakers of the Teddy Roosevelt era. Later he turned out a whole series of popular romances, one of which, Flaming Youth, trademarked a generation. Finally, from his...

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