Books: Design for Living

REVELRY BY NIGHT—J. Lawrence Barnard—Doubleday Doran ($2).

Park Cushing and his crowd in Mapleton on the South Shore of Long Island lived as though they were afraid of some intrusion, even of some innovation. They got uneasy when something unusual happened at one of their parties—as, for example, when Park's pretty wife Lynne, doing a dance with a pair of pots for a bra, lost her pots. That was a bit off the pattern. But it was all right for Peter Bailey to strew the living room with toilet paper. That was a tradition. It...

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