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  1. [+]
    Norwegian-American Realism (Review)
    The Dark Dawn, by Martha Ostenso
    1. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    The Saturday Review, October 16, 1926, p. 191
  2. [+]
    Current Books (3 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. Return to Bondage by Barbara Blackburn
    2. The Elder Brother by Anthony Gibbs
    3. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    The Outlook, December 29, 1926, p. 573
  3. [+]
    A Shelf of Recent Books (4 Reviews)
    A Quartet of Novels
    1. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    2. The Last Day by Beatrice Kean Seymour
    3. Revelry by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    4. Joanna Godden Married, and Other Stories by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    The Bookman, January 1927, p. 632
  4. [+]
    Current Fiction (5 Reviews)
    The Dark Dawn, by Martha Ostenso
    1. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    2. A Daughter of Pan by Cornelia Stratton Parker
    3. The Fiddler in Barly by Robert Nathan
    4. Introducing Sally, by "Elizabeth" by Lady Russell
    5. Mr. and Mrs. Haddock in Paris, France by Donald Ogden Stewart
    The New Republic, December 22, 1926, p. 146
  5. [+]
    Books in Brief (7 Reviews)
    The Log of the Grand Turks, by Robert E. Peabody
    1. The Log of the Grand Turks by Robert E. Peabody
    2. Yarns from a Windjammer by Mannin Crane
    3. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    4. The Chariot of Fire by Bernard DeVoto
    5. Introduction to Sally by Elizabeth von Arnim
    6. Jesting Pilate by Aldous Huxley
    7. The Autobiography of a Chinese Dog by Florence W. Ayscough
    The Nation, January 5, 1927, p. 20
  6. [+]
    Short Cuts (13 Reviews)
    Selected Poems of Carl Sandburg, by Rebecca West and Carl Sandburg
    1. Selected Poems of Carl Sandburg by Rebecca West and Carl Sandburg
    2. Evolution and Religion in Education by Henry Fairfield Osborn
    3. A History of English Literature by Emile H. Legouis and Louis Cazamian
    4. The Time of Man by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    5. O Genteel Lady! by Esther Forbes
    6. Dry Martini by John Thomas
    7. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    8. East Wind by Amy Lowell
    9. The Fight of a Book for the World by William Sloane Kennedy
    10. Candaules' Wife, and Other Old Stories by Emily James Putnam
    11. Havelock Ellis: A Biographical and Critical Survey by Isaac Goldberg
    12. The Spokesman's Secretary by Upton Sinclair
    13. Adventures in Editing by Charles Hanson Towne
    The Century Magazine, November 1926, p. 128
  7. [+]
    Check List of New Books (13 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. Max Havelaar by Eduard Dekker
    2. The Spanish Farm Trilogy, 1914 to 1918 by R.H. Mottram
    3. Kit O'Brien by Edgar Lee Masters
    4. Migrations by Evelyn Scott
    5. Intimate Acrobatics by Donald Stites Fairchild
    6. Angel by DuBose Heyward
    7. The Fiddler in Barly by Robert Nathan
    8. The Allinghams by May Sinclair
    9. Lord Raingo by Arnold Bennett
    10. Mattock by James Stevens
    11. Mother Knows Best by Edna Ferber
    12. Pretty Creatures by William A. Gerhardie
    13. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    The American Mercury, September 1927
  8. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (46 Reviews)
    Revelry, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    1. Revelry by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    2. The Emerald of Catherine the Great by Hilaire Belloc
    3. Goodbye, Stranger by Stella Benson
    4. Ninth Avenue by Maxwell Bodenheim
    5. Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield
    6. Mitya's Love by Ivan Bunin
    7. Her Son's Wife by Dorothy Canfield
    8. My Mortal Enemy by Willa Cather
    9. Hardy Rye by Daniel Chase
    10. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    11. The Kays by Margaret Deland
    12. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    13. Introduction to Sally by Elizabeth von Arnim
    14. Galahad by John Erskine
    15. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    16. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    17. Ways of Escape by Noel Forrest
    18. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    19. Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    20. The Young Anarchy by Philip Gibbs
    21. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    22. Broken Necks by Ben Hecht
    23. Sea Whispers by W.W. Jacobs
    24. The Understanding Heart by Peter B. Kyne
    25. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    26. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    27. Light Fingers by Frank Lord
    28. Some Found Adventure by Robert E. McClure
    29. Hildegarde by Kathleen Norris
    30. The Best British Short Stories of 1926 by Edward J. O'Brien
    31. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    32. The Penfold Adventure by Ralph Delahaye Paine
    33. Tomorrow Morning by Anne Parrish
    34. Bounty of Earth by Donald Culross Peattie and Louise Redfield Peattie, ...
    35. High Silver by Anthony Richardson
    36. Cherry Square by Grace S. Richmond
    37. Tish Plays the Game by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    38. Bellarion the Fortunate by Rafael Sabatini
    39. Young Folk, Old Folk by Constance Travers Sweatman
    40. Nigger Heaven by Carl Van Vechten
    41. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    42. Wedlock by Jakob Wassermann
    43. The Man Who Cannot Die by Thames Williamson
    44. The Lesser Breed by Mary Wiltshire
    45. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    46. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    The Bookman, February 1927, pp. 735-736
  9. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (68 Reviews)
    Prize Stories of 1926, by Blanche Colton Williams
    1. Prize Stories of 1926 by Blanche Colton Williams
    2. Revelry by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    3. Fantomas Captured by Marcel Allain
    4. Glory by Leonie Aminoff
    5. Charity's Chosen by Ruby M. Ayres
    6. Behind the Fog by H.H. Bashford
    7. The Hidden Kingdom by Francis Beeding
    8. The City Without Jews by Hugo Bettauer
    9. The Belated Reckoning by Phyllis Bottome
    10. Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield
    11. Her Son's Wife by Dorothy Canfield
    12. The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
    13. A Chequer-Board by Robert Keating Clay
    14. Green Forest by Nathalie Sedgwick Colby
    15. The Black Hunter by James Oliver Curwood
    16. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    17. The Kays by Margaret Deland
    18. The Minister's Daughter by Hildur Dixelius
    19. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    20. Flying Clues by Charles J. Dutton
    21. Introduction to Sally by Elizabeth von Arnim
    22. Galahad by John Erskine
    23. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    24. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    25. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    26. Trail-Makers of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
    27. Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    28. The Young Anarchy by Philip Gibbs
    29. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    30. Little Pitchers by Isa Glenn
    31. Under the Tonto Rim by Zane Grey
    32. Odalisque by L.M. Hussey
    33. Spell Land by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    34. Debits and Credits by Rudyard Kipling
    35. The Understanding Heart by Peter B. Kyne
    36. Liliecrona's Home by Selma Lagerlof
    37. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    38. The River Flows by F.L. Lucas
    39. The Curse of the Reckaviles by Walter S. Masterman
    40. The Wishing Carpet by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
    41. Chevrons by Leonard H. Nason
    42. Hildegarde by Kathleen Norris
    43. The Best Short Stories of 1926 by Edward J. O'Brien
    44. Sir Percy Hits Back by Emmuska Baroness Orczy
    45. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    46. The Giant of Oldborne by John Owen
    47. The Pacer by Viola Paradise
    48. The Rebel Bird by Diana Patrick
    49. Shoot! by Luigi Pirandello
    50. Pandora by Arthur B. Reeve
    51. 28 Humorous Stories Old and New~~Twenty-Eight Humorous Stories Old and New by Ernest Rhys and C.A. Dawson-Scott
    52. Cherry Square by Grace S. Richmond
    53. East Side, West Side by Felix Riesenberg
    54. Bellarion the Fortunate by Rafael Sabatini
    55. One, Two, Three by Paul Selver
    56. The City in the Sea by H. de Vere Stacpoole
    57. Grain by Robert Stead
    58. The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington
    59. Foam by Mary Dixon Thayer
    60. Kingdoms of the World by Margaretta Tuttle
    61. Transfiguration by Sergeev Tzensky
    62. A Woman in Exile by Horace Annesley Vachell
    63. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    64. The Key Above the Door by Maurice Walsh
    65. The Not Impossible She by Arthur Weigall
    66. The Ruin by Edward Sackville West
    67. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    68. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    The Bookman, March 1927, pp. 76-78
  10. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (70 Reviews)
    Trumps,
    1. Trumps
    2. Revelry by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    3. The Green Dolphin by Sara Ware Bassett
    4. Dreams and Delights by L. Adams Beck
    5. Saint Michael's Gold by H. Bedford-Jones
    6. Bison of Clay by Max Begouen
    7. The Prince's Love Affair by A.H. Bennett
    8. Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield
    9. The Magic Flute by Sara Cone Bryant
    10. The Dancing Floor by John Buchan
    11. West of the Moon by Anna Robeson Burr
    12. Her Son's Wife by Dorothy Canfield
    13. The Wolf, the Cat and the Nightingale by Stanley Hart Cauffman
    14. No Ugly Ducklings by George Agnew Chamberlain
    15. In Days That Are Dead by Hugh Charles Clifford
    16. The Black Hunter by James Oliver Curwood
    17. Palimpsest by H.D.
    18. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    19. The Kays by Margaret Deland
    20. The Chariot of Fire by Bernard DeVoto
    21. The Sardonic Smile by Ludwig Diehl
    22. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    23. The Thibaults by Roger Martin Du Gard
    24. Introduction to Sally by Elizabeth von Arnim
    25. Galahad by John Erskine
    26. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    27. After Noon by Susan Ertz
    28. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    29. Power by Lion Feuchtwanger
    30. The Cubical City by Janet Flanner
    31. A Man Could Stand Up by Ford Madox Ford
    32. Ways of Escape by Noel Forrest
    33. Martin Hanner by Kathleen Freeman
    34. Preface to a Life by Zona Gale
    35. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    36. Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    37. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    38. The Two Virginities by Herbert S. Gorman
    39. The Widow of Ephesus by Mary Granger
    40. Confession by Cosmo Hamilton
    41. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
    42. Tampico by Joseph Hergesheimer
    43. Coming Through the Rye by Grace Livingston Hill
    44. Joanna Godden Married, and Other Stories by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    45. Debits and Credits by Rudyard Kipling
    46. The Understanding Heart by Peter B. Kyne
    47. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    48. Perella by William J. Locke
    49. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    50. Blencarrow by Isabel Mackay
    51. Orange Street by S.P.B. Mais
    52. Gabrielle by William Babington Maxwell
    53. Some Found Adventure by Robert E. McClure
    54. The Fiddler in Barly by Robert Nathan
    55. The Hard-Boiled Virgin by Frances Newman
    56. Hildegarde by Kathleen Norris
    57. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    58. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    59. Bellarion the Fortunate by Rafael Sabatini
    60. The Last Day by Beatrice Kean Seymour
    61. The Coast of Enchantment by Burton E. Stevenson
    62. Our Wiser Sons by Ralph Straus
    63. Tides by Ada Hilt Street and Julian Street
    64. The Dead Ride Hard by Louis Joseph Vance
    65. Nigger Heaven by Carl Van Vechten
    66. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    67. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    68. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    69. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    70. The Orphan Angel by Elinor Wylie
    The Bookman, January 1927, pp. 622-624
  11. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (71 Reviews)
    Comrade Jill, by Herbert Adams
    1. Comrade Jill by Herbert Adams
    2. Revelry by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    3. This Day's Madness by Adelaide Champneys
    4. Dawn by Irving Bacheller
    5. Alpha by Emery Balint
    6. The Mouls House Mystery by Charles Barry
    7. The Manchu Cloud by James W. Bennett
    8. Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield
    9. The Delectable Mountains by M. Struthers Burt
    10. Her Son's Wife by Dorothy Canfield
    11. Shadows Waiting by Eleanor Carroll Chilton
    12. Ladies and Gentlemen by Irvin S. Cobb
    13. The Field of Mustard by A.E. Coppard
    14. Doomsday by Warwick Deeping
    15. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    16. Jill by E.M. Delafield
    17. The Black Knight by Ethel M. Dell
    18. Clad in Purple Mist by Catherine I. Dodd
    19. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    20. The Peach's Progress by May Edginton
    21. Galahad by John Erskine
    22. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    23. The Wind of Complication by Susan Ertz
    24. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    25. Golden Tales of Anatole France by Anatole France
    26. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    27. The Voice of Dashin by Martin L.A. Gompertz
    28. Children of the Morning by Walter Lionel George
    29. Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    30. The Up-Grade by George Gibbs
    31. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    32. The Trail of the White Knight by Bruce Graeme
    33. Midsummer Music by Stephen Graham
    34. Under the Tonto Rim by Zane Grey
    35. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
    36. Congai by Harry Hervey
    37. The House of Secrets by Sydney Horler
    38. Winterwise by Zephine Humphrey
    39. The Pope of the Sea by Vicente Blasco-Ibanez
    40. The Longest Shadow by Jeffery E. Jeffery
    41. The Affair in Duplex 9B by William Johnston
    42. Dance Magic by Clarence Budington Kelland
    43. Mystery De Luxe by Rufus King
    44. The Understanding Heart by Peter B. Kyne
    45. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    46. Lord of Himself by Percy Marks
    47. Sylvia of the Minute by Helen R. Martin
    48. Ulick and Soracha by George Moore
    49. The Happy Tree by Rosalind Murray
    50. Chevrons by Leonard H. Nason
    51. The Hard-Boiled Virgin by Frances Newman
    52. Wild Honey by Frederick Niven
    53. Hildegarde by Kathleen Norris
    54. Mr. Gilhooley by Liam O'Flaherty
    55. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    56. Jennifer by John Palmer
    57. Tomorrow Morning by Anne Parrish
    58. Rivers to Cross by Roland Pertwee
    59. The Miniature by Eden Phillpotts
    60. Cherry Square by Grace S. Richmond
    61. Skin-Deep by Naomi Royde-Smith
    62. Corsican Justice by J.G. Sarasin
    63. The Beadle by Pauline Smith
    64. The Dark Gentleman by G.B. Stern
    65. The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington
    66. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    67. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    68. The Drury Club Case by Sidney Williams
    69. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    70. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    71. Dew and Mildew by Percival Christopher Wren
    The Bookman, April 1927, pp. 210-212
  12. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (71 Reviews)
    Revelry, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    1. Revelry by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    2. This Day's Madness by Adelaide Champneys
    3. Joykin by Michael Arabian
    4. Pa: The Head of the Family by Margaret Eliza Ashmun
    5. The Ghost Book by Cynthia Asquith
    6. Andy Brandt's Ark by Edna Bryner
    7. The Pendulum by Annie S. Swan
    8. The Delectable Mountains by M. Struthers Burt
    9. The Silver Cord by George Agnew Chamberlain
    10. Falling Seeds by Elisabeth Cobb Chapman
    11. Sweepings by Lester Cohen
    12. The Outer Gate by Octavus Roy Cohen
    13. Speak to the Earth by Sarah Comstock
    14. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    15. Doomsday by Warwick Deeping
    16. I'll Have a Fine Funeral by Pierre de la Maziere
    17. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    18. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    19. Galahad by John Erskine
    20. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    21. Flower Phantoms by Ronald Fraser
    22. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    23. Vivian by H.L. Gates
    24. The Golden Centipede by Louise Gerard
    25. Labels by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    26. The Young Anarchy by Philip Gibbs
    27. The Romantic Comedians by Ellen Glasgow
    28. Lucky Numbers by Montague Glass
    29. Under the Tonto Rim by Zane Grey
    30. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
    31. Ironical Tales by Laurence Housman
    32. The Islanders by Helen R. Hull
    33. Young in the "Nineties" by Una Hunt
    34. Song of Life by Fannie Hurst
    35. The Victory Murders by Foster Johns
    36. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    37. Lord of Himself by Percy Marks
    38. Among Those Present by Lois Montross
    39. Forever Free by Honore Willsie Morrow
    40. A Wreath of Cloud by Arthur Waley and Lady Murasaki
    41. Chevrons by Leonard H. Nason
    42. The Hard-Boiled Virgin by Frances Newman
    43. Crazy Pavements by Beverley Nichols
    44. Break o' Day by Con O'Leary
    45. The Dark Dawn by Martha Ostenso
    46. Zero by H. Collinson Owen
    47. Tomorrow Morning by Anne Parrish
    48. The Marriage Bed by Ernest Pascal
    49. The Marquis de Bolibar by Leo Perutz
    50. Black April by Julia Peterkin
    51. The Magic Garden by Gene Stratton-Porter
    52. Adam in Moonshine by J.B. Priestley
    53. Cherry Square by Grace S. Richmond
    54. Deep Enough by Malcolm Ross
    55. The Old Countess by Anne Douglas Sedgwick (Mrs. Basil de Selincourt)
    56. Half-Gods by Murray Sheehan
    57. The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington
    58. One Crystal and a Mother by Ellen Du Pois Taylor
    59. The Admiral and Others by Peggy Temple
    60. Wild Orchard by Dan Totheroh
    61. Sarati the Terrible by Jean Vignaud
    62. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    63. Never Give All by Maude Radford Warren
    64. Passing the Love of Women by Joseph White
    65. Latterday Symphony by Romer Wilson
    66. Divots by P.G. Wodehouse
    67. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    68. Driftwood Spars by Percival Christopher Wren
    69. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    70. The Orphan Angel by Elinor Wylie
    71. Love Is Enough by Francis Brett Young
    The Bookman, May 1927, pp. 334-336