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  1. [+]
    A Shelf of Recent Books (6 Reviews)
    Good and Other Fiction
    1. Summer by Romain Rolland
    2. Life Begins To-Morrow by Guido da Verona
    3. Kunala by Arpad Ferenczy
    4. The Monkey-Puzzle by John D. Beresford
    5. The Contracting Circle by E.L. Grant-Watson
    6. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    The Bookman, October 1925, pp. 213-214
  2. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (43 Reviews)
    Dark Laughter, by Sherwood Anderson
    1. Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson
    2. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    3. Black Thunder by B.M. Bower
    4. Drums by James Boyd
    5. The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    6. Musty Corn by Denny Culbert
    7. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    8. A Man Under Authority by Ethel M. Dell
    9. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    10. Caravan by John Galsworthy
    11. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    12. The Vanishing American by Zane Grey
    13. The Surry Family by Helen R. Hull
    14. Appassionata by Fannie Hurst
    15. One Increasing Purpose by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    16. Day Before Yesterday by Fred Jacob
    17. The High Forfeit by Basil King
    18. The Plumed Serpent by D.H. Lawrence
    19. Queer Judson by Joseph C. Lincoln
    20. The Juju-Man by Armstrong Livingston and Thomas H. Griffiths
    21. The Canning Wonder by Arthur Machen
    22. Mote House Mystery by Archibald Marshall and Horace A. Vachell
    23. Fernande by W.B. Maxwell
    24. The Oldest God by Stephen McKenna
    25. Thunder on the Left by Christopher Morley
    26. We Must March by Honore Willsie Morrow
    27. Little Ships by Kathleen Norris
    28. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    29. The Black Joker by Isabel Ostrander
    30. The Power and the Glory by Gilbert Parker
    31. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    32. Firefly by Diana Patrick
    33. The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter
    34. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    35. The Elder Sister by Frank Swinnerton
    36. Women by Booth Tarkington
    37. The Portrait of a Man with Red Hair by Hugh Walpole
    38. Black Valley by Raymond M. Weaver
    39. Christina Alberta's Father by H.G. Wells
    40. Verdi by Franz Werfel
    41. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    42. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    43. The Dark Tower by Francis Brett Young
    The Bookman, March 1926, pp. 84-85
  3. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide To Fiction (45 Reviews)
    The Lord of Terror, by Marcel Allain
    1. The Lord of Terror by Marcel Allain
    2. The Landmark by James Lane Allen
    3. Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson
    4. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    5. Rex by E.F. Benson
    6. Jericho Sands by Mary Borden
    7. Drums by James Boyd
    8. Possession by Louis Bromfield
    9. The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    10. Treading the Winepress by Ralph Connor
    11. Michael Scarlett by James Gould Cozzens
    12. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    13. Coombe St. Mary's by Maud Diver
    14. The Farthing Spinster by Catherine Dodd
    15. Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passos
    16. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    17. Caravan by John Galsworthy
    18. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    19. The Unchanging Quest by Philip Gibbs
    20. One Increasing Purpose by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    21. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    22. Matrix by Melvin P. Levy
    23. Queer Judson by Joseph C. Lincoln
    24. The Great Pandolfo by William J. Locke
    25. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    26. The Region Cloud by Percy Lubbock
    27. Thunder on the Left by Christopher Morley
    28. Little Ships by Kathleen Norris
    29. What a Man Wants by Howard Vincent O'Brien
    30. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    31. The Power and the Glory by Gilbert Parker
    32. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    33. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    34. The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter
    35. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    36. The Odyssey of a Nice Girl by Ruth Suckow
    37. The Elder Sister by Frank Swinnerton
    38. Women by Booth Tarkington
    39. The Portrait of a Man with Red Hair by Hugh Walpole
    40. Cousin Jane by Harry Leon Wilson
    41. Folly by Clement Wood
    42. Bread and Circuses by W.E. Woodward
    43. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    44. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    45. Black Harvest by I.A.R. Wylie
    The Bookman, February 1926, pp. 709-710
  4. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (62 Reviews)
    Georgian Stories, 1925,
    1. Georgian Stories, 1925
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    4. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    5. The Goose Woman, and Other Stories by Rex Beach
    6. The Chicken-Wagon Family by Barry Benefield
    7. The Monkey-Puzzle by John D. Beresford
    8. Replenishing Jessica by Maxwell Bodenheim
    9. This Old Man by Gertrude Bone
    10. Drums by James Boyd
    11. Samuel Drummond by Thomas Boyd
    12. The Great Van Suttart Mystery by George Agnew Chamberlain
    13. In His Own Image by Frederick Rolfe
    14. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    15. The Love Complex by Thomas Dixon
    16. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    17. So Big by Edna Ferber
    18. Kunala by Arpad Ferenczy
    19. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    20. Hard Wood by Arthur O. Friel
    21. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    22. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    23. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    24. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    25. Wanderings by Robert Herrick
    26. The Sons of the Sheik by E.M. Hull
    27. One Increasing Purpose by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    28. An Octave by Jeffery E. Marston
    29. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    30. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    31. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    32. Doodab by Harold A. Loeb
    33. Greenery Street by Denis Mackail
    34. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    35. Tales of Intrigue and Revenge by Stephen McKenna
    36. Ellen Adair by Frederick Niven
    37. The Neglected Clue by Isabel Ostrander
    38. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    39. Confident Morning by Arthur Stanwood Pier
    40. The Little Dark Man, and Other Russian Sketches by Ernest Poole
    41. Ebony and Ivory by Llewelyn Powys
    42. The Relic by Eca de Queiroz
    43. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    44. The Pleasure Buyers by Arthur Somers Roche
    45. Summer by Romain Rolland
    46. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    47. The Strolling Saint by Raphael Sabatini
    48. Miss Minerva Broadcasts Billy by Emma Speed Sampson
    49. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    50. Thus Far by J.C. Snaith
    51. The Red Cord by Thomas Grant Springer
    52. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    53. The Laughing Buddha by James Livingstone Stewart
    54. The Mistress of Husaby by Sigrid Undset
    55. Life Begins To-Morrow by Guido da Verona
    56. The Contracting Circle by E.L. Grant-Watson
    57. Kept by Alec Waugh
    58. Face Cards by Carolyn Wells
    59. The Rational Hind by Ben Ames Williams
    60. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    61. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    62. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    The Bookman, October 1925, pp. 202-204
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    The Bookman Guide to Fiction (66 Reviews)
    The World's Best Short Stories of 1925,
    1. The World's Best Short Stories of 1925
    2. The Swinging Caravan by Achmed Abdullah
    3. Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson
    4. Sashka Jigouleff by Leonid Andreyev
    5. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    6. The Crystal Cup by Gertrude Atherton
    7. Chains by Henri Barbusse
    8. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    9. Drums by James Boyd
    10. Quest by Katharine Newlin Burt
    11. Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy by Karel Capek
    12. The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    13. Young Experience by Robert Stuart Christie
    14. God Head by Leonard Cline
    15. Treading the Winepress by Ralph Connor
    16. Suspense by Joseph Conrad
    17. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    18. Friends of Mr. Sweeney by Elmer H. Davis
    19. Old Youth by Coningsby Dawson
    20. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    21. The Smiths by Janet A. Fairbank
    22. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford
    23. Caravan by John Galsworthy
    24. The Great World by A Gentleman With A Duster
    25. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    26. Cling of the Clay by Milton Hayes
    27. Ariel Custer by Grace Livingston Hill
    28. The Eternal Circle by Jay William Hudson
    29. One Increasing Purpose by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    30. Gertrude Haviland's Divorce by Inez Haynes Irwin
    31. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    32. Peter the Czar by Klabund
    33. The Road to Fortune by Frederic Arnold Kummer
    34. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    35. Queer Judson by Joseph C. Lincoln
    36. The Great Pandolfo by William J. Locke
    37. Shelter by Charles Fielding Marsh
    38. Men Marooned by George Marsh
    39. Romeo in Moon Village by George Barr McCutcheon
    40. The Clio by L.H. Myers
    41. Little Ships by Kathleen Norris
    42. Gabriel Samara, Peacemaker by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    43. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    44. The Power and the Glory by Gilbert Parker
    45. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    46. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    47. The Outcast by Luigi Pirandello
    48. The Hunter's Moon by Ernest Poole
    49. The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter
    50. Gas-Drive In by E.J. Rath
    51. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    52. Fraulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler
    53. The Heart of Katie O'Doone by Leroy Scott
    54. Bred in the Bone, and Other Stories by Elsie Singmaster
    55. The Girl Who Cast Out Fear by Dorothy Speare
    56. Three Farms by Cynthia Stockley
    57. Women by Booth Tarkington
    58. Dancers in the Wind by Allan Updegraff
    59. Firecrackers by Carl Van Vechten
    60. The Portrait of a Man with Red Hair by Hugh Walpole
    61. Cousin Jane by Harry Leon Wilson
    62. Sam in the Suburbs by P.G. Wodehouse
    63. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    64. Yellow Fingers by Gene Wright
    65. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    66. Days of '49 by Gordon Young
    The Bookman, January 1926, pp. 598-600
  6. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (70 Reviews)
    Democracy, by Henry Adams
    1. Democracy by Henry Adams
    2. Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson
    3. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    4. Mayfair by Michael Arlen
    5. At the Sign of the Goat and Compasses by Martin Armstrong
    6. The Crystal Cup by Gertrude Atherton
    7. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    8. Bread and Jam by Nalbro Bartley
    9. Mr. Petre by Hilaire Belloc
    10. Colin II by E.F. Benson
    11. Romance---the Loveliest Thing by Dorothy Black
    12. Oh, the Brave Music! by Richard Blaker
    13. The Depths of Prosperity by Phyllis Bottome and Dorothy Thompson
    14. Drums by James Boyd
    15. Possession by Louis Bromfield
    16. John Macnab by John Buchan
    17. The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    18. Three Women of Annam by Cl. Chivas-Baron
    19. The Grand Ecart by Jean Cocteau
    20. Suspense by Joseph Conrad
    21. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    22. Highland Annals by Olive Tilford Dargan
    23. Runaway by Floyd Dell
    24. The Smiths by Janet A. Fairbank
    25. The Secret of the Barbican, and Other Stories by J.S. Fletcher
    26. The Under Dogs by Hulbert Footner
    27. Caravan by John Galsworthy
    28. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    29. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    30. The Spirit of Revolt by Philip Gibbs
    31. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    32. Sea Lavender by Sydney Floyd Gowing
    33. The Pencilled Frown by James Gray
    34. Monday Morning by Patrick Hamilton
    35. The Thousand and Second Night by Frank Heller
    36. Porgy by DuBose Heyward
    37. The Sons of the Sheik by E.M. Hull
    38. The Naked Man by Vere Hutchinson
    39. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    40. The Grace of Lambs by Manuel Komroff
    41. Soames Green by Margaret Rivers Larminie
    42. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    43. The Great Pandolfo by William J. Locke
    44. The Half-Loaf by Agnes Mure Mackenzie
    45. Coral by Compton Mackenzie
    46. Eclipse by S.P.B. Mais
    47. The Reluctant Duchess by Alice Duer Miller
    48. The Prairie by Walter J. Muilenburg
    49. Little Ships by Kathleen Norris
    50. Wild Harvest by John M. Oskison
    51. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    52. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    53. The Fourth Norwood by Robert E. Pinkerton
    54. The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter
    55. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    56. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    57. The Strolling Saint by Raphael Sabatini
    58. Herbs and Apples by Helen Hooven Santmyer
    59. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    60. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    61. The Virtuous Husband by Freeman Tilden
    62. Mischief by Ben Travers
    63. Firecrackers by Carl Van Vechten
    64. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    65. The Kenworthys by Margaret Wilson
    66. The Misty Flats by Helen Woodbury
    67. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    68. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    69. The Venetian Glass Nephew by Elinor Wylie
    70. William by Emily H. Young
    The Bookman, November 1925, pp. 327-329
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (91 Reviews)
    The Harper Prize Short Stories,
    1. The Harper Prize Short Stories
    2. More Aces
    3. Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson
    4. Concerning Him by Anonymous
    5. The Wind
    6. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    7. The Office by Nathan Asch
    8. The Crystal Cup by Gertrude Atherton
    9. Thirteen by F. Britten Austin
    10. The Holly Hedge, and Other Christmas Stories by Temple Bailey
    11. The Spell of Sarnia by Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
    12. Peter in Process by Olaf Baker
    13. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    14. The Marriage Guest by Konrad Bercovici
    15. Bindon Parva by George A. Birmingham
    16. The Emigrants by Johan Bojer
    17. Meadowlark Basin by B.M. Bower
    18. Drums by James Boyd
    19. Swift Adventure by Jane Cardinal
    20. The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    21. Steel Decks by James B. Connolly
    22. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    23. Belshazzar by William Stearns Davis
    24. Wings of Desire by Maurice Dekobra
    25. Collected Short Stories by A. Conan Doyle
    26. The Selmans by V.R. Emanuel
    27. The Smiths by Janet A. Fairbank
    28. The Shadow of the Wolf by R. Austin Freeman
    29. Caravan by John Galsworthy
    30. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    31. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    32. Mad Marriage by George Gibbs
    33. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    34. Y'Understand by Montague Glass
    35. Settlers of the Marsh by Frederick Philip Grove
    36. Andrew Bride of Paris by Henry Sydnor Harrison
    37. The Island of the Great Mother by Gerhart Hauptmann
    38. In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway
    39. Little Tiger by Anthony Hope
    40. One Increasing Purpose by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    41. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    42. The Ladies of Lyndon by Margaret Kennedy
    43. Balcony Stories by Grace E. King
    44. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    45. Queer Judson by Joseph C. Lincoln
    46. The Great Pandolfo by William J. Locke
    47. Mellowing Money by Francis Lynde
    48. My Tower in Desmond by S.R. Lysaght
    49. At the Sign of the Sun by Virginia MacFadyen
    50. A Bush That Burned by Marjorie Barkley McClure
    51. Romeo in Moon Village by George Barr McCutcheon
    52. December the Fourteenth by Dmitri Merezhkovsky
    53. East of Eden by Lynn Montross
    54. Closed All Night by Paul Morand
    55. We Must March by Honore Willsie Morrow
    56. And They Lived Happily Ever After! by Meredith Nicholson
    57. Little Ships by Kathleen Norris
    58. Collected Stories and Tales by Fitz-James O'Brien and Edward J. O'brien
    59. Married Life by Edith O'Shaughnessy
    60. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    61. The Hidden Years by John Oxenham
    62. Broken Waters by Frank L. Packard
    63. The Power and the Glory by Gilbert Parker
    64. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    65. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    66. The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter
    67. Craig Kennedy on the Farm by Arthur B. Reeve
    68. P.A.L. by Felix Riesenberg
    69. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    70. The Love Rack by Cecil Roberts
    71. Doctor Transit by Isidor Schneider
    72. The Strolling Saint by Raphael Sabatini
    73. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    74. The Happy Failure by Solita Solano
    75. The Charwoman's Daughter by James Stephens
    76. The Madonna of the Barricades by John St. Loe Strachey
    77. Volcano by Ralph Straus
    78. The Elder Sister by Frank Swinnerton
    79. The Runaway Bag by Albert Payson Terhune
    80. Half-Told Tales by Henry Van Dyke
    81. Firecrackers by Carl Van Vechten
    82. Shanklin by Webb Waldron
    83. The Portrait of a Man with Red Hair by Hugh Walpole
    84. Faber, or The Lost Years by Jacob Wassermann
    85. The Daughter of the House by Carolyn Wells
    86. Christina Alberta's Father by H.G. Wells
    87. Skookum Chuck by Stewart Edward White
    88. The Kenworthys by Margaret Wilson
    89. Thursday's Child by Mary Wiltshire
    90. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    91. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    The Bookman, December 1925, pp. 482-485