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  1. [+]
    Soil and Soul (Review)
    Barren Ground, by Ellen Glasgow
    1. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    The Saturday Review, July 18, 1925, p. 907
  2. [+]
    Barren Ground (Review)
    Barren Ground, by Ellen Glasgow
    1. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    The New Republic, April 29, 1925, p. 271
  3. [+]
    The Last Cry of Romance (Review)
    Barren Ground, by Ellen Glasgow
    1. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    The Nation, May 6, 1925, p. 521
  4. [+]
    New Fiction (4 Reviews)
    The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    2. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    3. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    4. Sea Horses by Francis Brett Young
    The American Mercury, July 1925, pp. 382-383
  5. [+]
    Old-fashioned values (4 Reviews)
    The Mother's Recompense, by Edith Wharton
    1. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    2. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton
    3. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    4. Her Son's Wife by Dorothy Canfield
    The New Statesman, July 11, 1986, p. 32
  6. The Book Table
    [+]
    Six Important Novels (6 Reviews)
    Drums, by James Boyd
    1. Drums by James Boyd
    2. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    3. The Rector of Wyck by May Sinclair
    4. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    5. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    6. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    The Outlook, May 13, 1925, pp. 68-69
  7. [+]
    Pick of the Paperbacks (10 Reviews)
    The Hedgehog and the Fox, by Isaiah Berlin
    1. The Hedgehog and the Fox by Isaiah Berlin
    2. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    3. Freedom and the Tragic Life by V.I. Ivanov
    4. The Anchor Review, Number Two by Melvin J. Lasky and Vladimir Nabokov
    5. Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley
    6. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    7. The Harbor by Ernest Poole
    8. Company K by William March
    9. Four Plays by George Bernard Shaw by Bernard Shaw
    10. Great English Short Stories by Christopher Isherwood
    The Saturday Review, May 25, 1957, p. 19
  8. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (46 Reviews)
    Victory, by C. Leonie C.B. Aminoff
    1. Victory by C. Leonie C.B. Aminoff
    2. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    3. Mayfair by Michael Arlen
    4. Father Abraham by Irving Bacheller
    5. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    6. Prairie Fires by Lorna Doone Beers
    7. Drums by Thomas Boyd
    8. Bigger and Blacker by Octavus Roy Cohen
    9. Fishmonger's Fiddle by A.E. Coppard
    10. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    11. The Loring Mystery by Jeffery Farnol
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    14. The Annexation Society by J.S. Fletcher
    15. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    16. The Polyglots by William Gerhardie
    17. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    18. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    19. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    20. Day of Atonement by Louis Golding
    21. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    22. Choice by Charles Guernon
    23. Not Under the Law by Grace Livingston Hill
    24. Destiny by Rupert Hughes
    25. The Old Woman of the Movies, and Other Stories by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
    26. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    27. Fame by Micheline Keating
    28. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    29. St. Mawr by D.H. Lawrence
    30. The Harp by Ethelreda Lewis
    31. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    32. Afterwards by Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
    33. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    34. God's Stepchildren by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    35. Stolen Idols by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    36. The Guermantes Way by Marcel Proust
    37. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    38. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    39. Seducers in Ecuador by V. Sackville-West
    40. Franklin Winslow Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    41. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    42. Brave Earth by Alfred T. Sheppard
    43. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    44. Mr. Bisbee's Princess, and Other Stories by Julian Street
    45. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    46. Seibert of the Island by Gordon Young
    The Bookman, August 1925, pp. 692-693
  9. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (47 Reviews)
    Bring! Bring! and Other Stories, by Conrad Aiken
    1. Bring! Bring! and Other Stories by Conrad Aiken
    2. Pontifex Maximus by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
    3. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    4. Father Abraham by Irving Bacheller
    5. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    6. The Way of Stars by L. Adams Beck
    7. Anna's by C. Nina Boyle
    8. Mrs. Mason's Daughters by Mathilde Eiker
    9. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    10. Jungle-Born by John Seymour Eyton
    11. The Loring Mystery by Jeffery Farnol
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    14. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    15. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    16. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    17. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    18. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    19. That Nice Young Couple by Francis Hackett
    20. Paid in Full by Ian Hay
    21. Ethan Quest: His Saga by Harry Hervey
    22. Cruel Fellowship by Cyril Hume
    23. Numerous Treasure by Robert Keable
    24. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    25. The Enchanted Hill by Peter B. Kyne
    26. Serena Blandish; or, The Difficulty of Getting Married by Enid Bagnold
    27. What of It? by Ring Lardner
    28. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    29. Rugged Water by Joseph C. Lincoln
    30. The Caraways by George Looms
    31. Orphan Island by Rose Macaulay
    32. The Mystery of Redmarsh Farm by Archibald Marshall
    33. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    34. God's Stepchildren by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    35. His Wife-in-Law by Marie Conway Oemler
    36. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    37. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    38. The Golden Door by Evelyn Scott
    39. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    40. Married Alive by Ralph Straus
    41. Power by Arthur Stringer
    42. A Cuckoo in the Nest by Ben Travers
    43. The Cobweb by Margaretta Tuttle
    44. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    45. Helen by Edward Lucas White
    46. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    47. Sea Horses by Francis Brett Young
    The Bookman, July 1925, pp. 583-584
  10. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (49 Reviews)
    The Green Hat, by Michael Arlen
    1. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    2. Mayfair by Michael Arlen
    3. The Crystal Cup by Gertrude Atherton
    4. The Divine Lady by E. Barrington
    5. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    6. Drums by Thomas Boyd
    7. Week-End by Charles Brackett
    8. Lorenzo the Magnificent by Dane Coolidge
    9. Old Youth by Coningsby Dawson
    10. Love by Elizabeth Von Arnim
    11. The Loring Mystery by Jeffery Farnol
    12. So Big by Edna Ferber
    13. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    14. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy
    15. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    16. Peter Vacuum by Anthony Gibbs
    17. The Reckless Lady by Philip Gibbs
    18. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    19. The Thundering Herd by Zane Grey
    20. Benoni by Knut Hamsun
    21. Monsieur Ripois and Nemesis by Louis Hemon
    22. Not Under the Law by Grace Livingston Hill
    23. The Sons of the Sheik by E.M. Hull
    24. A Good Man by George F. Hummel
    25. The Best Love Stories of 1924 by Muriel Miller Humphrey
    26. The George and the Crown by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    27. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    28. The Carillon of Scarpa by Flora Klickmann
    29. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    30. Rosalie by Charles Major
    31. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
    32. Inner Circle by Ethel Colburn Mayne
    33. Lewis and Irene by Paul Morand
    34. Madonna and the Student by Isabel Neilson
    35. His Wife-in-Law by Marie Conway Oemler
    36. Stolen Idols by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    37. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    38. The Peasants by Ladislas Stanisaw Reymont
    39. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    40. The Carolinian by Rafael Sabatini
    41. The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
    42. Unveiled by Beatrice Kean Seymour
    43. Thunderstorm by G.B. Stern
    44. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    45. Firecrackers by Carl Van Vechten
    46. The Mother's Recompense by Edith Wharton
    47. The Kenworthys by Margaret Wilson
    48. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
    49. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    The Bookman, September 1925, pp. 71-72
  11. [+]
    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
  12. [+]
    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
  13. [+]
    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