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    Fine Print (6 Reviews)
    The Voice of the People, by Ellen Glasgow
    1. The Voice of the People by Ellen Glasgow
    2. Dry Martini by John Thomas
    3. Professors Like Vodka by Harold Loeb
    4. The Logic of Life by Francois Jacob
    5. Home From the War by Robert Jay Lifton
    6. A Home for the Heart by Bruno Bettelheim
    The New Republic, April 20, 1974, p. 31
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    Check List of New Books (9 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. The West Virginian by Harry E. Danford
    2. The Loom of the Fool by Austin Macleod
    3. The Man They Hanged by Robert W. Chambers
    4. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    5. Dry Martini by John Thomas
    6. She Shall Have Music by Alyse Gregory
    7. The Golden Dancer by Cyril Hume
    8. The Casuarina Tree by W. Somerset Maugham
    9. Mendel Marantz by David Freedman
    The American Mercury, November 1926
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    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
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    The New Books (24 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. The Door with Seven Locks by Edgar Wallace
    2. Sabbatical Year by George Shively
    3. Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
    4. The Women of the Family by Margaret Culkin Banning
    5. A Daughter of Pan by Cornelia Stratton Parker
    6. The Flame of Courage by George Gibbs
    7. Waul and Dyke, Inc by Ethel Cook Eliot
    8. Into the Void by Florence Converse
    9. Dry Martini by John Thomas
    10. Jumping Meridians by Linton Wells and Nels Leroy Jorgensen
    11. Adventure Isle by George Allan England
    12. Ann's Crime by R.T.M. Scott
    13. Prydehurst by Hammel Johnson
    14. The Spite of Heaven by Oliver Onions
    15. The Veil of Glamour by Clive Arden
    16. The White Wolf by Max Brand
    17. The Avenger by John Goodwin
    18. The Detective's Holiday by Charles Barry
    19. Word of Honour by H.C. McNeile
    20. Tentacles by Martha Kinross
    21. By Candlelight by Gertrude Knevels
    22. River of Strangers by Frank Parker Day
    23. The Green Lacquer Pavilion by Helen Beauclerk
    24. Spring Sorrel by Mrs. Douglas Pulleyne
    The Saturday Review, October 16, 1926, p. 213
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (93 Reviews)
    The Veil of Glamour, by Clive Arden
    1. The Veil of Glamour by Clive Arden
    2. The Blue Window by Temple Bailey
    3. The Women of the Family by Margaret Culkin Banning
    4. Walls of Glass by Larry Barretto
    5. The Exquisite Perdita by E. Barrington
    6. The Detective's Holiday by Charles Barry
    7. Her Mother's Daughter by Nalbro Bartley
    8. Padlocked by Rex Beach
    9. The Green Lacquer Pavilion by Helen Beauclerk
    10. Petenera's Daughter by Henry Bellamann
    11. Short Turns by Barry Benefield
    12. Lord Raingo by Arnold Bennett
    13. Almost Pagan by J.D. Beresford
    14. The Chinese Parrot by Earl Derr Biggers
    15. Sinister House by Charles G. Booth
    16. Mistress Nell Gwyn by Marjorie Bowen
    17. That Last Infirmity by Charles Brackett
    18. Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield
    19. Tobey's First Case by Clara Louise Burnham
    20. Hangman's House by Donn Byrne
    21. The Silver Stallion by James B. Cabell
    22. The Man They Hanged by Robert W. Chambers
    23. The Lunatic in Charge by J. Storer Clouston
    24. Oklahoma by Courtney Ryley Cooper
    25. The Comedians by Louis Couperus
    26. The Beloved Rajah by A. Elsie Rundall Craig
    27. Dread Dwelling by Richmal Crompton
    28. The Black Hunter by James Oliver Curwood
    29. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    30. My Son John by E.B. Dewing
    31. Less Than Kin by Charles Caldwell Dobie
    32. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    33. Our Doctors by Maurice Duplay
    34. Styrbiorn the Strong by E.R. Eddison
    35. Introduction to Sally by Elizabeth von Arnim
    36. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    37. After Noon by Susan Ertz
    38. Summer Bachelors by Warner Fabian
    39. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    40. Daniel Quayne by J.S. Fletcher
    41. O Genteel Lady! by Esther Forbes
    42. I Want to Be a Lady by Maximilian Foster
    43. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy
    44. Trail-Makers of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
    45. The West Wind by Crosbie Garstin
    46. Portia Marries by Jeannette Phillips Gibbs
    47. She Shall Have Music by Alyse Gregory
    48. Hilda Ware by L. Allen Harker
    49. The Triumphant Rider by Frances Forbes-Robertson Harrod
    50. Leif the Lucky by Clara Sharpe Hough
    51. Mannequin by Fannie Hurst
    52. The Blood of Kings by Reginald Wright Kauffman
    53. The Understanding Heart by Peter B. Kyne
    54. Tin Wedding by Margaret Leech
    55. Mantrap by Sinclair Lewis
    56. The Big Mogul by Joseph C. Lincoln
    57. Perella by William J. Locke
    58. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    59. The Tenderfoots by Francis Lynde
    60. Crewe Train by Rose Macaulay
    61. The Fortunes of Hugo by Denis Mackail
    62. The Casuarina Tree by W. Somerset Maugham
    63. The Entertaining Angel by Samuel Merwin
    64. The Dancer and the Friar by Eugene Metour
    65. Wayfarer by Kathleen Millay
    66. Cordelia Chantrell by Meade Minnigerode
    67. The Devil's Guard by Talbot Mundy
    68. Chevrons by Leonard H. Nason
    69. The Black Flemings by Kathleen Norris
    70. Prodigals of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    71. To-Morrow's Tangle by Margaret Pedler
    72. Jig-Saw by Eden Phillpotts
    73. White Water by Robert E. Pinkerton
    74. John of Oregon by Daniel A. Poling
    75. The Unquenchable Flame by Arthur J. Rees
    76. The Secret that Was Kept by Elizabeth Robins
    77. Bellarion the Fortunate by Rafael Sabatini
    78. The Master of the Microbe by Robert W. Service
    79. A Manifest Destiny by Arthur D. Howden Smith
    80. The Bad Samaritan by Justin Sturm
    81. Dry Martini by John Thomas
    82. The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson
    83. Jarnegan by Jim Tully
    84. The Left Lady by Margaret Turnbull
    85. Toro of the Little People by Leo Walmsley
    86. Harmer John by Hugh Walpole
    87. A Touch of Earth by Lella Warren
    88. The Corbin Necklace by Henry Kitchell Webster
    89. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    90. Gallant Lady by Margaret Widdemer
    91. The Painted Room by Margaret Wilson
    92. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    93. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    The Bookman, November 1926, pp. 345-348