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  1. [+]
    Van Vechten's New York (Review)
    The Blind Bow-Boy, by Carl Van Vechten
    1. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    The Nation, September 5, 1923, p. 244
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    The Blind Bow-Boy (Review)
    The Blind Bow-Boy, by Carl Van Vechten
    1. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    The New Republic, October 31, 1923, p. 260
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    Three Gay Stories (3 Reviews)
    The High Place, by James Branch Cabell
    1. The High Place by James Branch Cabell
    2. Antic Hay by Aldous Huxley
    3. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    The American Mercury, March 1924, p. 380
  4. [+]
    The Editor Recommends--- (7 Reviews)
    A Lost Lady, by Willa Cather
    1. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
    2. Bread by Charles G. Norris
    3. Jean Huguenot by Stephen Vincent Benet
    4. Raw Material by Dorothy Canfield
    5. A Son at the Front by Edith Wharton
    6. Feet of Clay by Margaretta Tuttle
    7. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    The Bookman, October 1923, pp. 200-202
  5. [+]
    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (70 Reviews)
    Thirty-One Stories,
    1. Thirty-One Stories
    2. The Alabaster Box by James Lane Allen
    3. Horses and Men by Sherwood Anderson
    4. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    5. Weeds by Pio Baroja
    6. Big Brother by Rex Beach
    7. The Perfume of the Rainbow, and Other Stories by L. Adams Beck
    8. Riceyman Steps by Arnold Bennett
    9. Lazy Laughter by Woodward Boyd
    10. The Dreams of Chang by Ivan Bunin
    11. The Eagle's Shadow by James Branch Cabell
    12. The Woman of Knockaloe by Hall Caine
    13. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
    14. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    15. Stranger Things by Mildred Cram
    16. The Alaskan by James Oliver Curwood
    17. Tetherstones by Ethel M. Dell
    18. Streets of Night by John Dos Passos
    19. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    20. Sir John Dering by Jeffery Farnol
    21. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    22. One of the Guilty by W.L. George
    23. The Shadowy Third, and Other Stories by Ellen Glasgow
    24. Tappan's Burro by Zane Grey
    25. The Heretic of Soana by Gerhart Hauptmann
    26. The Marriage of Yussuf Khan by Frank Heller
    27. Postscripts by O. Henry
    28. The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
    29. North of 36 by Emerson Hough
    30. Labyrinth by Helen R. Hull
    31. Antic Hay by Aldous Huxley
    32. Never the Twain Shall Meet by Peter B. Kyne
    33. Those Who Return by Maurice Level
    34. A Week by Iury Libedinsky
    35. Doctor Nye of North Ostable by Joseph C. Lincoln
    36. The Lengthened Shadow by William J. Locke
    37. Bashan and I by Thomas Mann
    38. Martha by Ethel E. Mannin
    39. Undertow by Henry K. Marks
    40. Anthony Dare by Archibald Marshall
    41. Fantastica by Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols
    42. The Hope of Happiness by Meredith Nicholson
    43. Bread by Charles G. Norris
    44. Butterfly by Kathleen Norris
    45. Here's to the Gods by Austin Parker
    46. The Dancers by Hubert Parsons
    47. The White Flag by Gene Stratton-Porter
    48. The Hawkeye by Herbert Quick
    49. Craig Kennedy Listens In by Arthur B. Reeve
    50. The Squire by Laura E. Richards
    51. Word of the Earth by Anthony Richardson
    52. Rufus by Grace S. Richmond
    53. Barbry by Henry Milner Rideout
    54. Fortune's Fool by Rafael Sabatini
    55. Arlie Gelston by Roger L. Sergel
    56. Uncanny Stories by May Sinclair
    57. Deirdre by James Stephens
    58. May Eve by E. Temple Thurston
    59. A Line a Day by Juliet Wilbor Tompkins
    60. Feet of Clay by Margaretta Tuttle
    61. Piri and I by Laurence Vail
    62. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    63. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    64. The Other Story and Other Stories by Henry Kitchell Webster
    65. A Son at the Front by Edith Wharton
    66. Graven Image by Margaret Widdemer
    67. Oh, Doctor! by Harry Leon Wilson
    68. The Grand Tour of Alphonse Marichaud by Romer Wilson
    69. The Mine with the Iron Door by Harold Bell Wright
    70. Jennifer Lorn by Elinor Wylie
    The Bookman, January 1924, pp. 562-564
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (79 Reviews)
    Grey Towers, by Anonymous
    1. Grey Towers by Anonymous
    2. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    3. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    4. The Scudders by Irving Bacheller
    5. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    6. Jean Huguenot by Stephen Vincent Benet
    7. The Parowan Bonanza by B.M. Bower
    8. Midwinter by John Buchan
    9. Raw Material by Dorothy Canfield
    10. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
    11. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    12. The Lunatic at Large Again by J. Storer Clouston
    13. Castle Conquer by Padraic Colum
    14. The Luck of the Kid by Ridgwell Cullum
    15. The Lonely Furrow by Maud Diver
    16. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    17. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    18. The Trail of the Elk by Mikkjel Fonhus
    19. The Enchanted Garden by Henry James Forman
    20. Holiday by Waldo Frank
    21. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    22. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    23. Invisible Wings by Mary Geary Grant
    24. Wanderer of the Wasteland by Zane Grey
    25. Pirate Tales from the Law by Arthur M. Harris
    26. The Florentine Dagger by Ben Hecht
    27. Tomorrow About This Time by Grace Livingston Hill
    28. The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
    29. North of 36 by Emerson Hough
    30. Within These Walls by Rupert Hughes
    31. The Temptress by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
    32. Blindfold by Orrick Johns
    33. Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable
    34. Heart's Blood by Ethel M. Kelley
    35. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
    36. Under a Thousand Eyes by Florence Bingham Livingston
    37. The Sentry and Other Stories by Nicolai Lyeskov
    38. The Bachelor Girl by Victor Margueritte
    39. The Land of Forgotten Men by Edison Marshall
    40. The Winding Stair by A.E.W. Mason
    41. The Day's Journey by W.B. Maxwell
    42. Oliver October by George Barr McCutcheon
    43. Mr. and Mrs. Sen by Louise Jordan Miln
    44. The Seven Hills by Meade Minnigerode
    45. Deep Channel by Margaret Prescott Montague
    46. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    47. Sweet Pepper by Geoffrey Moss
    48. Bread by Charles G. Norris
    49. The Mystery Road by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    50. The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
    51. The Late Mattia Pascal by Luigi Pirandello
    52. The White Flag by Gene Stratton-Porter
    53. The Corrector of Destinies by Melville Davisson Post
    54. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    55. Ironheart by William MacLeod Raine
    56. The Madonna of the Slate, and Other Short Stories by Laban Lacy Rice
    57. The Ungrown-Ups by "Rita"
    58. Fortune's Fool by Rafael Sabatini
    59. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    60. Grey Wethers by V. Sackville-West
    61. Race by A.L. Samms
    62. Whatever Gods by Maurice Samuel
    63. Escapade by Evelyn Scott
    64. Brass Commandments by Charles Alden Seltzer
    65. Children of the Wind by M.P. Shiel
    66. The Back Seat by G.B. Stern
    67. Ponjola by Cynthia Stockley
    68. Mr. Podd by Freeman Tilden
    69. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    70. Adventuring by Tristram Tupper
    71. Feet of Clay by Margaretta Tuttle
    72. Efficiency in Hades by Robert B. Vale
    73. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    74. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    75. Men Like Gods by H.G. Wells
    76. A Son at the Front by Edith Wharton
    77. The Exile of the Lariat by Honore Willsie
    78. The Mine with the Iron Door by Harold Bell Wright
    79. A Mediterranean Mystery by Fred E. Wynne
    The Bookman, October 1923, pp. 194-196
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (111 Reviews)
    Silver Moon, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
    1. Silver Moon by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
    2. Fenceless Meadows by Bill Adams
    3. With the Gilt Off by A. St. John Adcock
    4. Goha the Fool by Albert Ades and Albert Josipovici
    5. In Greenbrook by Merritt P. Allen
    6. Black'erchief Dick by Margery Allingham
    7. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    8. That Which Is Passed by G. Murray Atkin
    9. Miss Bracegirdle, and Others by Stacy Aumonier
    10. The Romance of a Rogue by Ruby M. Ayres
    11. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    12. Splashing Into Society by Iris Barry
    13. Tyrrel of the Cow Country by Robert Ames Bennet
    14. Jo Ellen by Alexander Black
    15. The Wallet of Kai Lung by Ernest Bramah
    16. The Sun Field by Heywood Broun
    17. Ain't Angie Awful! by Gelett Burgess
    18. Jibby Jones by Ellis Parker Butler
    19. Changeling, and Other Stories by Donn Byrne
    20. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
    21. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    22. Lip Malvy's Wife by George Agnew Chamberlain
    23. The Middle Passage by Daniel Chase
    24. Jim Hanvey, Detective by Octavus Roy Cohen
    25. The Gaspards of Pine Croft. by Ralph Connor
    26. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    27. The Alaskan by James Oliver Curwood
    28. The Lake Mystery by Marvin Dana
    29. The Loving Are the Daring by Holman Day
    30. A Reversion to Type by E.M. Delafield
    31. Tetherstones by Ethel M. Dell
    32. Janet March by Floyd Dell
    33. The Lonely Furrow by Maud Diver
    34. Smoke of the .45 by Harry Sinclair Drago
    35. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    36. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    37. Sir John Dering by Jeffery Farnol
    38. Quest by Rosita Forbes
    39. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    40. The Cinder Buggy by Garet Garrett
    41. Compromise by Jay Gelzer
    42. A Wreath of Stars by Louise Gerard
    43. Fires of Ambition by George Gibbs
    44. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    45. Lorraine by Dorothy Foster Gilman
    46. The Musing Wanderer by Anton Gross
    47. A Lighter of Flames by William S. Hart
    48. The Dark Frigate by Charles Boardman Hawes
    49. Connie Morgan in the Cattle Country by James B. Hendryx
    50. The Thing at Their Heels by Harrington Hext
    51. The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
    52. North of 36 by Emerson Hough
    53. Wife of the Centaur by Cyril Hume
    54. The Temptress by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
    55. The Cimbrians by Johannes V. Jensen
    56. Croatan by Mary Johnston
    57. Horatio's Story by Gordon Congdon King
    58. Never the Twain Shall Meet by Peter B. Kyne
    59. Kangaroo by D.H. Lawrence
    60. Behind the Bronze Door by William Le Queux
    61. Don Juan by Ludwig Lewisohn
    62. The Family at Gilje by Jonas Lie
    63. Doctor Nye of North Ostable by Joseph C. Lincoln
    64. The Lengthened Shadow by William J. Locke
    65. The Dove's Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield
    66. Oliver October by George Barr McCutcheon
    67. Silk by Samuel Merwin
    68. The Jordans by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    69. Open All Night by Paul Morand
    70. The Puppet Master by Robert Nathan
    71. Treasure Trail by Frederick Niven
    72. Bread by Charles G. Norris
    73. Butterfly by Kathleen Norris
    74. The Sable Cloud by Harriet V.C. Ogden
    75. The White Flag by Gene Stratton-Porter
    76. The Hawkeye by Herbert Quick
    77. Different Gods by Violet Quirk
    78. Once in a Red Moon by Joel Townsley Rogers
    79. The Second Generation by Anthony M. Rud
    80. Fortune's Fool by Rafael Sabatini
    81. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    82. The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
    83. The Witching of Elspie by Duncan Campbell Scott
    84. The Hopeful Journey by Beatrice Kean Seymour
    85. Ashes of Vengeance by H.B. Somerville
    86. On Autumn Trails by Emma-Lindsay Squier
    87. The Garden of God by H. De Vere Stacpoole
    88. Young Felix by Frank Swinnerton
    89. Anya Kovalchuk by Clarence Wilbur Taber
    90. The Amateur Inn by Albert Payson Terhune
    91. Barnabe and His Whale by Rene Thevenin
    92. Cane by Jean Toomer
    93. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    94. Tut, Tut! Mr. Tutt by Arthur Cheney Train
    95. Sylvia of the Stubbles by Jewell Bothwell Tull
    96. Feet of Clay by Margaretta Tuttle
    97. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    98. Mastro-Don Gesualdo by Giovanni Verga
    99. The Magic Midland by Harold Waldo
    100. The Valley of Ghosts by Edgar Wallace
    101. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    102. Love Days by Henrie Waste
    103. Luther Nichols by Mary S. Watts
    104. More Lives Than One by Carolyn Wells
    105. A Son at the Front by Edith Wharton
    106. J. Hardin and Son by Brand Whitlock
    107. The Lady from the Air by C.N. Williamson and Alice Muriel Livingston Williamson, ...
    108. The Exile of the Lariat by Honore Willsie
    109. Oh, Doctor! by Harry Leon Wilson
    110. The Able McLaughlins by Margaret Wilson
    111. The Mine with the Iron Door by Harold Bell Wright
    The Bookman, December 1923, pp. 452-455
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (129 Reviews)
    The Fang in the Forest, by Charles Alexander
    1. The Fang in the Forest by Charles Alexander
    2. The Man from Painted Post by Joseph B. Ames
    3. Ambition by Leonie Aminoff
    4. Sinners in Heaven by Clive Arden
    5. The Red-Blood by Harold Hunter Armstrong
    6. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton
    7. Harvest of Javelins by Bertram Atkey
    8. The Dim Lantern by Temple Bailey
    9. Colin by E.F. Benson
    10. Love's Pilgrim by J.D. Beresford
    11. Jane - Our Stranger by Mary Borden
    12. Stinging Nettles by Marjorie Bowen
    13. The Big Heart by John G. Brandon
    14. Monte Felis by Mary Salkend-Robinson Jayne
    15. Voices by George J. Brenn
    16. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    17. The Girl from Hollywood by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    18. His Mortgaged Wife by Bonnie Busch
    19. One of Ours by Willa Cather
    20. The Trail of the Golden Horn by H.A. Cody
    21. Dark Days and Black Knights by Octavus Roy Cohen
    22. Quest by Miles Lanier Colean
    23. Zarah the Cruel by Joan Conquest
    24. Piccadilly by Kathleen Coyle
    25. West of the Water Tower by Homer Croy
    26. Van Tassel and Big Bill by Henry H. Curran
    27. The Alaskan by James Oliver Curwood
    28. Tetherstones by Ethel M. Dell
    29. The Lonely Furrow by Maud Diver
    30. Tantalus by Dorothy Easton
    31. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
    32. The River Trail by Laurie York Erskine
    33. Flaming Youth by Warner Fabian
    34. The Soul of Kol Nikon by Eleanor Farjeon
    35. The Markenmore Mystery by J.S. Fletcher
    36. Rippling Ruby by J.S. Fletcher
    37. The Singing Bone by R. Austin Freeman
    38. Thrilling Escapes by Joseph Lewis French
    39. Cat o' Mountain by Arthur O. Friel
    40. Faint Perfume by Zona Gale
    41. Captures by John Galsworthy
    42. Friday to Monday by William Garrett
    43. The Middle of the Road by Philip Gibbs
    44. The Great Moment by Elinor Glyn
    45. The Girl in the Fog by Joseph Gollomb
    46. Timber Wolf by Jackson Gregory
    47. Northern Neighbors by Wilfred T. Grenfell
    48. Another Scandal by Cosmo Hamilton
    49. The Valley of Arcana by Arthur Preston Hankins
    50. Vagaries of Tod and Peter by L. Allen Harker
    51. Patuffa by Beatrice Harraden
    52. Ah-Ling of Peking by Miriam Harriman
    53. The House of Helen by Corra Harris
    54. The Black Parrot by Harry Hervey
    55. The Silken Scarf by L.C. Hobart
    56. The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
    57. North of 36 by Emerson Hough
    58. The Desert Healer by E.M. Hull
    59. Janse Douw's Descendants by Ida F. Humphreys
    60. Lummox by Fannie Hurst
    61. The Eighth Wonder and Other Stories by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    62. The Temptress by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
    63. Lew Tyler's Wives by Wallace Irwin
    64. The Waddington Cipher by William Johnston
    65. Laugh and Grow Rich by Jack Kahane
    66. The End of the House of Alard by Sheila Kaye-Smith
    67. Weeds by Edith Summers Kelley
    68. The Sacrificial Goat by Ernita Lascelles
    69. Lem Allen by William Pinkney Lawson
    70. Doctor Nye of North Ostable by Joseph C. Lincoln
    71. The Lengthened Shadow by William J. Locke
    72. Mr. Arnold by Francis Lynde
    73. The Three Imposters by Arthur Machen
    74. The Dove's Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield
    75. Not in Our Stars by Michael Maurice
    76. Nine of Hearts by Ethel Colburn Mayne
    77. The Black Gang by H.C. McNeile
    78. I Ride in My Coach by Hughes Mearns
    79. Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
    80. The Conquered by Naomi Mitchison
    81. The Love Child by Bertha Pearl Moore
    82. Gladys by J. Morgan-de-Groot
    83. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley
    84. Bread by Charles G. Norris
    85. Butterfly by Kathleen Norris
    86. The Baron of Diamond Tail by G.W. Ogden
    87. The Mystery Road by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    88. Robert Gregory: The History of a Little Soul by John Owen
    89. Come Home by Stella G.S. Perry
    90. Money, Love and Kate by Eleanor H. Porter
    91. The White Flag by Gene Stratton-Porter
    92. Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty
    93. The Hawkeye by Herbert Quick
    94. Island of Destiny by Arthur J. Rees
    95. New Bodies for Old by Maurice Renard
    96. Rufus by Grace S. Richmond
    97. Nameless River by Vingie E. Roe
    98. Of Clear Intent by Henry C. Rowland
    99. Tar and Feathers by Victor Rubin
    100. The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini
    101. The Viking Heart by Laura Goodman Salverson
    102. The Woman Tamer by Stanley Shaw
    103. The Treasure of the Bucoleon by Arthur D. Howden Smith
    104. The Little Tigress by Wallace Smith
    105. Araminta by J.C. Snaith
    106. The Yellow Seven by Edmund Snell
    107. The Gay Year by Dorothy Speare
    108. Spirit-of-Iron by Harwood Steele
    109. The Marathon Mystery by Burton E. Stevenson
    110. Modern Swedish Masterpieces by Charles Wharton Stork
    111. Marching On by Ray Strachey
    112. Cross-Sections by Julian Street
    113. Fombombo by T.S. Stribling
    114. Cupid and Mr. Pepys by Netta Syrett
    115. Mr. Podd by Freeman Tilden
    116. His Children's Children by Arthur Train
    117. Yard by Horace Annesley Vachell
    118. Octavia by Seymour Van Santvoord
    119. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    120. The Cathedral by Hugh Walpole
    121. Jeremy and Hamlet by Hugh Walpole
    122. The House of Youth by Maude Radford Warren
    123. Uncle James' Shoes by Doris Webster and Samuel Webster
    124. Spooky Hollow by Carolyn Wells
    125. Wheels Within Wheels by Carolyn Wells
    126. Men Like Gods by H.G. Wells
    127. Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
    128. Bunk by William E. Woodward
    129. The Mine with the Iron Door by Harold Bell Wright
    The Bookman, November 1923, pp. 312-316