Best Sellers: Surreptitious Sonneteer

SOUVENIRS AND PROPHECIES by HOLLY STEVENS 288 pages. Knopf. $12.50.

"He would tell me, with the deadpan rattle of a secret agent... what Wallace Stevens said ... before disappearing forever into the disguise of a Hartford Insurance executive." ¬óJohn Updike, Museums and Women

Until now, John Updike's speculation...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!