Books: Scold in Spats

MY TURN by John O'Hara. 214 pages. Random House. $4.95.

Here's O'Hara again, back only five months after publication of The Lockwood Concern. This time he's trying to make a little champagne out of pure fizz. My Turn is a collection of O'Hara columns that were featured and syndicated by Newsday, the Long Island newspaper (TIME, October 8, 1965). O'Hara's career did not last very long; some client newspapers dropped him, and Newsday itself did not renew his contract after 53 weeks.

In a tart final column, O'Hara claims that the newspapers canceled because...

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