IT is difficult, initially, to imagine Donald Barthelme as the author of a book for children. It is true that he is best known for a novel called Snow White, but his Snow White has the same sort of relationship to the heroine of the Grimm brothers' [...]
Fizzles and Ends and Odds. By Samuel Beckett. Grove Press. Both $6.95 hardback, $1.95 paper.
THE appearance of two new books by Samuel Beckett ought to be cause for pleasurable anticipation. But the feeling among many readers must be more like drea [...]