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  1. The Library
    [+]
    Alexander Woollcott (Review)
    Alexander Woollcott: His Life and His World, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    1. Alexander Woollcott: His Life and His World by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    The American Mercury, August 1945, pp. 242-244
  2. The Library
    [+]
    The American Character (Review)
    The American Character, by D.W. Brogan
    1. The American Character by D.W. Brogan
    The American Mercury, December 1944, pp. 754-756
  3. Arithmetic
    The American Mercury, July 1946, p. 103
  4. Aspiration
    The American Mercury, June 1945, p. 731
  5. Auction Sale
    The American Mercury, November 1948, p. 547
  6. Baccalaureate Sermon
    The American Mercury, September 1949, p. 376
  7. Be Still, Little Dream
    The American Mercury, March 1947, p. 353
  8. Benefit for the Seamen
    Dramatic Satire
    The North American Review, Winter 1939, pp. 234-243
  9. The Library
    [+]
    Bertrand Russell (Review)
    Freedom Versus Organization, 1814-1914, by Bertrand Russell
    1. Freedom Versus Organization, 1814-1914 by Bertrand Russell
    The American Mercury, February 1935, pp. 244-246
  10. [+]
    Bertrand Russell's Innocence (Review)
    In Praise of Idleness, and Other Essays, by Bertrand Russell
    1. In Praise of Idleness, and Other Essays by Bertrand Russell
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), December 1935, pp. 11-14
  11. [+]
    The Big Stick-Up (Review)
    Privileged Characters, by M.R. Werner
    1. Privileged Characters by M.R. Werner
    The New Republic, April 24, 1935, p. 320
  12. Biography
    The American Mercury, September 1947, p. 282
  13. [+]
    Birth of a Country (Review)
    Quiet Street, by Zelda Popkin
    1. Quiet Street by Zelda Popkin
    The Saturday Review, July 7, 1951, p. 17
  14. [+]
    Blocs and Humbugs (Review)
    The Great Game of Politics, by Frank R. Kent
    1. The Great Game of Politics by Frank R. Kent
    The Forum, December 1924, p. 860
  15. The Library
    [+]
    The Bloody International (2 Reviews)
    Merchants of Death, by H.C. Engelbrecht and F.C. Hanighen
    1. Merchants of Death by H.C. Engelbrecht and F.C. Hanighen
    2. Iron, Blood and Profits by George Seldes
    The American Mercury, July 1934, pp. 369-372
  16. The Library
    [+]
    Blubbering from the Graveyard (Review)
    American Individualism and the Challenge to Liberty, by Herbert Hoover
    1. American Individualism and the Challenge to Liberty by Herbert Hoover
    The American Mercury, December 1934, pp. 500-501
  17. Boston Twilight
    The American Mercury, December 1925, pp. 439-444
  18. The Library
    [+]
    Brave Men (Review)
    Brave Men, by Ernie Pyle
    1. Brave Men by Ernie Pyle
    The American Mercury, February 1945, pp. 244-245
  19. Charles Peirce
    The American Mercury, July 1928, pp. 334-337
  20. [+]
    Cheap Stuff (Review)
    What So Proudly We Hailed, by Emile Gauvreau
    1. What So Proudly We Hailed by Emile Gauvreau
    The Nation, July 3, 1935, p. 22
  21. Clinical Notes
    Call for Religious Biographers
    The American Mercury, August 1943, p. 207
  22. Clinical Notes
    Literary Asides
    The American Mercury, July 1943, p. 82
  23. Clinical Notes
    Where is the Clergy?
    The American Mercury, November 1943, p. 601
  24. Clinical Notes
    Conservative Opinion
    The American Mercury, October 1943, p. 469
  25. Clinical Notes
    Culture and Politics
    The American Mercury, January 1944, pp. 96-97
  26. Clinical Notes
    On a Certain Condescension
    The American Mercury, March 1944, p. 318
  27. The Library
    [+]
    The Coming American Revolution (Review)
    The Coming American Revolution, by George Henry Soule
    1. The Coming American Revolution by George Henry Soule
    The American Mercury, October 1934, pp. 246-248
  28. Cradle Song
    The American Mercury, April 1949, p. 434
  29. [+]
    Culture at Cut Rates (Review)
    Party of One, by Clifton Fadiman
    1. Party of One by Clifton Fadiman
    The New Republic, August 15, 1955, pp. 18-19
  30. The Library
    [+]
    Curley and the Boston Irish (Review)
    The Purple Shamrock, by Joseph F. Dinneen
    1. The Purple Shamrock by Joseph F. Dinneen
    The American Mercury, November 1949, pp. 619-627
  31. Doubt and Reassurance
    The American Mercury, July 1944, p. 101
  32. [+]
    Dr. Bernard Fay's Scenario (Review)
    The Two Franklins, by Bernard Fay
    1. The Two Franklins by Bernard Fay
    The American Mercury, February 1934, p. 249
  33. Drama
    The North American Review, Winter 1938, pp. 372-379
  34. Drama
    The North American Review, Spring 1939, pp. 153-160
  35. Drama
    The North American Review, Summer 1939, pp. 365-372
  36. Drama
    The North American Review, Autumn 1939, pp. 188-189
  37. Drama
    The North American Review, Winter 1939, pp. 401-406
  38. [+]
    The Dream of a Free Press (Review)
    Freedom of the Press, by George Seldes
    1. Freedom of the Press by George Seldes
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), October 1935, p. 13
  39. [+]
    "Dripping with Delight" (Review)
    Internal Revenue, by Christopher Morley
    1. Internal Revenue by Christopher Morley
    The American Mercury, March 1934, pp. 374-377
  40. Editorial Conference
    (A Dramatic Satire)
    The North American Review, Autumn 1939, pp. 33-40
  41. Emily Dickinson Advises Her Biographers
    The American Mercury, September 1945, p. 352
  42. The End of an Epoch
    The American Mercury, August 1934, pp. 458-459
  43. Even-Song
    The American Mercury, April 1946, p. 479
  44. Evening
    The American Mercury, April 1945, p. 487
  45. Evening Prayer of a Little Girl
    The American Mercury, April 1947, p. 501
  46. [+]
    Ex Nihilo Nihil (Review)
    A Journal of These Days, by Albert Jay Nock
    1. A Journal of These Days by Albert Jay Nock
    The American Mercury, June 1934, pp. 249-250
  47. The Library
    [+]
    An Extraordinary Novel (Review)
    The Postman Always Rings Twice, by James M. Cain
    1. The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
    The American Mercury, April 1934, pp. 501-502
  48. Faces
    The American Mercury, November 1944, p. 582
  49. The Library
    A Fiction Without Women
    The American Mercury, November 1934, pp. 375-377
  50. [+]
    The First of the Adamses (Review)
    Honest John Adams, by Gilbert Chinard
    1. Honest John Adams by Gilbert Chinard
    The American Mercury, January 1934, pp. 122-123
  51. For a Small Choir
    The American Mercury, January 1947, p. 80
  52. George Jean Nathan: Superlative Dandy
    The New Republic, January 4, 1964, pp. 17-19
  53. The Library
    [+]
    George Santayana (Review)
    The Middle Span, by George Santayana
    1. The Middle Span by George Santayana
    The American Mercury, July 1945, pp. 116-119
  54. [+]
    A Good Book on Music (Review)
    The Victor Book of the Symphony, by Charles O'Connell
    1. The Victor Book of the Symphony by Charles O'Connell
    The American Mercury, March 1935, pp. 376-377
  55. At the Grave of Edgar Allan Poe
    The American Mercury, January 1946, p. 54
  56. [+]
    Grover Cleveland (Review)
    The Letters of Grover Cleveland, 1850-1908, by Allan Nevins and Grover Cleveland
    1. The Letters of Grover Cleveland, 1850-1908 by Allan Nevins and Grover Cleveland
    The American Mercury, March 1934, p. 374
  57. [+]
    H.L. Mencken---Joyous Journalist (Review)
    H.L. Mencken: Disturber of the Peace, by William Manchester
    1. H.L. Mencken: Disturber of the Peace by William Manchester
    The Saturday Review, January 6, 1951, p. 14
  58. H.L. Mencken: A Portrait from Memory (1956)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  59. The Library
    [+]
    Havelock Ellis (Review)
    My Confessional, by Havelock Ellis
    1. My Confessional by Havelock Ellis
    The American Mercury, January 1935, pp. 118-119
  60. [+]
    He Belongs with the Giants (Review)
    Sherwood Anderson, by Irving Howe
    1. Sherwood Anderson by Irving Howe
    The Saturday Review, April 28, 1951, p. 17
  61. [+]
    Heroes in a Storm (Review)
    They Did Not Fear, by P.E. Singer
    1. They Did Not Fear by P.E. Singer
    The Saturday Review, September 27, 1952, p. 19
  62. Books, by Charles Angoff
    [+]
    Heywood Broun (Review)
    It Seems to Me, 1925-1935, by Heywood Broun
    1. It Seems to Me, 1925-1935 by Heywood Broun
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), October 1935, p. 13
  63. The Higher Learning Goes to War
    The American Mercury, June 1927, pp. 177-191
  64. Books
    [+]
    A History of American Liberalism (Review)
    Crusaders for American Liberalism, by Louis Filler
    1. Crusaders for American Liberalism by Louis Filler
    The North American Review, Winter 1939, p. 407
  65. Books, by Charles Angoff
    [+]
    An Honest Story Teller (Review)
    Flowering Judas, and Other Stories, by Katherine Anne Porter
    1. Flowering Judas, and Other Stories by Katherine Anne Porter
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), November 1935, p. 11
  66. Books
    [+]
    How New Is New? (Review)
    Segments of Southern Thought, by Edd Winfield Parks
    1. Segments of Southern Thought by Edd Winfield Parks
    The North American Review, Spring 1939, pp. 180-181
  67. II. An Old Family Picture
    The American Mercury, November 1943, p. 571
  68. II. Till You Came
    The American Mercury, May 1943, p. 606
  69. III. Litany
    The American Mercury, April 1943, p. 474
  70. Books
    [+]
    In the Great Tradition (Review)
    The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck
    1. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
    The North American Review, Summer 1939, pp. 387-389
  71. In the Morning Light (1953)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  72. In the Small Hours of the Morning
    The American Mercury, May 1946, p. 586
  73. [+]
    The Indian in American Literature (Review)
    The Indian in American Literature, by Albert Keiser
    1. The Indian in American Literature by Albert Keiser
    The American Mercury, April 1934, p. 503
  74. Books and Comment
    The Inside View of Mencken's Mercury
    The New Republic, September 13, 1954, pp. 18-21
  75. The Library
    [+]
    The Intellectuals Discover America (Review)
    The Aspirin Age, 1919-1941, by Isabel Leighton
    1. The Aspirin Age, 1919-1941 by Isabel Leighton
    The American Mercury, December 1949, pp. 748-753
  76. It Don't Add Up
    A Story
    The North American Review, Summer 1939, pp. 312-317
  77. Journey to the Dawn (1951)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  78. Last Words of a College President
    The American Mercury, August 1948, p. 163
  79. [+]
    The Lee Family (Review)
    The Lees of Virginia, by Burton J. Hendrick
    1. The Lees of Virginia by Burton J. Hendrick
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), November 1935, p. 11
  80. Letters and the Arts
    The Living Age, April 1, 1940, pp. 185-187
  81. Letters and the Arts
    The Living Age, February 1, 1940, pp. 590-592
  82. Letters and the Arts
    The Living Age, January 1, 1940, pp. 490-492
  83. Letters and the Arts
    The Living Age, March 1, 1940, pp. 89-91
  84. Letters and the Arts
    The Living Age, May 1, 1940, pp. 285-287
  85. The Library
    From a Literary Notebook
    The American Mercury, September 1950, pp. 367-370
  86. [+]
    The Library: An Oriental Views America (Review)
    On the Wisdom of America, by Yutang Lin
    1. On the Wisdom of America by Yutang Lin
    The American Mercury, August 1950, pp. 241-244
  87. The Library: Ernest Hemingway
    The American Mercury, November 1950, pp. 619-625
  88. [+]
    The Library: John Hersey's Ghetto (2 Reviews)
    The Root and the Bough, by Leo W. Schwarz
    1. The Root and the Bough by Leo W. Schwarz
    2. The Wall by John Hersey
    The American Mercury, May 1950, pp. 623-630
  89. [+]
    The Library: On American Historical Writing (Review)
    The American Mind, by Henry Steele Commager
    1. The American Mind by Henry Steele Commager
    The American Mercury, June 1950, pp. 750-755
  90. [+]
    The Library: W. Somerset Maugham (Review)
    A Writer's Notebook, by W. Somerset Maugham
    1. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    The American Mercury, January 1950, pp. 111-116
  91. [+]
    Life of a Zero (Review)
    James Lane Allen and the Genteel Tradition, by Grant C. Knight
    1. James Lane Allen and the Genteel Tradition by Grant C. Knight
    The Nation, August 21, 1935, p. 220
  92. [+]
    Literary History at Its Worst (Review)
    The First Century of American Literature, 1770-1870, by Fred L. Pattee
    1. The First Century of American Literature, 1770-1870 by Fred L. Pattee
    The Nation, July 31, 1935, p. 136
  93. A Literary History of the American People (1931)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  94. The Library
    The Little Magazines
    The American Mercury, September 1946, pp. 370-374
  95. [+]
    Little Tombstones (Review)
    Time: The Present, by Tess Slesinger
    1. Time: The Present by Tess Slesinger
    The Nation, June 19, 1935, p. 716
  96. Local Item
    The American Mercury, December 1947, p. 730
  97. Lowdown
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), April 1933, p. 3
  98. Lowell of Harvard
    The American Mercury, August 1933, pp. 383-394
  99. The Library
    [+]
    The Lower Depths of Journalism (Review)
    The New Dealers, by John F. Carter
    1. The New Dealers by John F. Carter
    The American Mercury, June 1934, pp. 246-248
  100. Master Critic
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), March 1934, p. 2
  101. Memorandum for Eternity
    The American Mercury, July 1948, p. 41
  102. Mencken
    Prejudices and Prophecies
    The Saturday Review, August 10, 1963, p. 44
  103. Mencken Twilight
    The North American Review, Winter 1938, pp. 216-232
  104. The Library
    [+]
    Modern American Prose (Review)
    Modern American Prose, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Modern American Prose by Carl Van Doren
    The American Mercury, September 1934, pp. 118-119
  105. Modern Stories from Many Lands (1963)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  106. [+]
    More Blah for the Poor Student (Review)
    A Study of the Short Story, by Henry Seidel Canby
    1. A Study of the Short Story by Henry Seidel Canby
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), October 1935, pp. 13-16
  107. Nazi Jew-Baiting In America---I
    The Nation, May 1, 1935, pp. 501-503
  108. Nazi Jew-Baiting in America---II
    The Nation, May 8, 1935, pp. 531-534
  109. The Library
    [+]
    The New Deal Disemboweled (Review)
    The Economic Consequences of the New Deal, by Benjamin Stolberg and Warren Jay Vinton
    1. The Economic Consequences of the New Deal by Benjamin Stolberg and Warren Jay Vinton
    The American Mercury, March 1935, p. 375
  110. [+]
    A New Force in American Politics (Review)
    Rome Stoops to Conquer, by E. Boyd Barrett
    1. Rome Stoops to Conquer by E. Boyd Barrett
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), November 1935, pp. 11-15
  111. [+]
    Not Even Journalism (Review)
    Our Times: Over Here, 1914-1918, by Mark Sullivan
    1. Our Times: Over Here, 1914-1918 by Mark Sullivan
    The American Mercury, February 1934, p. 249
  112. The Library
    [+]
    Notes On Current American Prose Writers (Review)
    The Treasure Chest, by J. Donald Adams
    1. The Treasure Chest by J. Donald Adams
    The American Mercury, February 1946, pp. 244-247
  113. [+]
    Novel on Intermarriage (Review)
    Here in My Home, by Robert Gessner
    1. Here in My Home by Robert Gessner
    The American Mercury, December 1941, pp. 756-757
  114. [+]
    Of the Generations (Review)
    The Pedlocks, by Stephen Longstreet
    1. The Pedlocks by Stephen Longstreet
    The Saturday Review, June 30, 1951, p. 26
  115. The Library
    [+]
    On American Literary History (Review)
    Literary History of the United States, by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas ...
    1. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    The American Mercury, June 1949, pp. 752-757
  116. On Reading an Authorized Life of a Saint
    The American Mercury, January 1949, p. 116
  117. The One Certainty
    The American Mercury, October 1944, p. 435
  118. [+]
    People of the Roads (Review)
    Wandering Star, by Sholem Aleichem
    1. Wandering Star by Sholem Aleichem
    The Saturday Review, August 16, 1952, p. 16
  119. Philosophy
    The American Mercury, April 1944, p. 480
  120. The Library
    [+]
    The Pilgrim Fathers and Democracy (Review)
    Saints and Strangers, by George F. Willison
    1. Saints and Strangers by George F. Willison
    The American Mercury, October 1945, pp. 499-503
  121. Preacher
    The American Mercury, June 1948, pp. 703-705
  122. Books
    [+]
    A Promise and a Legend (Review)
    The Web and the Rock, by Thomas Wolfe
    1. The Web and the Rock by Thomas Wolfe
    The North American Review, Autumn 1939, pp. 198-200
  123. Prophecy
    The American Mercury, May 1944, p. 627
  124. The Railroads at Bay
    The American Mercury, January 1928, pp. 87-98
  125. [+]
    Fiction (Review)
    Door of Hope, by Joseph S. Diamond
    1. Door of Hope by Joseph S. Diamond
    The Saturday Review, July 7, 1951, p. 30
  126. [+]
    On Time and Space (Review)
    The Juggler, by Michael Blankfort
    1. The Juggler by Michael Blankfort
    The Saturday Review, May 24, 1952, p. 44
  127. [+]
    Road to National Insanity (Review)
    Road to War: America, 1914-1917, by Walter Millis
    1. Road to War: America, 1914-1917 by Walter Millis
    The Nation, May 8, 1935, pp. 550-551
  128. [+]
    The Roots of Ill-Will among Men (Review)
    The Nature of Prejudice, by Gordon W. Allport
    1. The Nature of Prejudice by Gordon W. Allport
    The New Republic, January 3, 1955, pp. 20-21
  129. The Library
    [+]
    Russell Davenport's "My Country" (Review)
    My Country, by Russell W. Davenport
    1. My Country by Russell W. Davenport
    The American Mercury, January 1945, pp. 120-121
  130. The Library
    [+]
    The Russian Colossus (4 Reviews)
    Lenin: A Biography, by Ralph Fox
    1. Lenin: A Biography by Ralph Fox
    2. Duranty Reports Russia by Walter Duranty and Gustavus Tuckerman, Jr.
    3. Woman in Soviet Russia by Fannina W. Halle
    4. My Russian Neighbors by Alexander Wicksteed
    The American Mercury, May 1934, pp. 118-123
  131. School Teacher
    The American Mercury, February 1948, p. 201
  132. The Scientific Method vs. the New Deal
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), December 1934, p. 3
  133. Short Sermon
    The American Mercury, April 1950, p. 484
  134. Short Story
    The American Mercury, October 1947, p. 480
  135. Books, by Charles Angoff
    [+]
    Sinclair Lewis's Latest Novel (Review)
    It Can't Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), December 1935, p. 11
  136. Something About My Father, and Other People (1956)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  137. Song for a Morning Dance
    The American Mercury, May 1948, p. 549
  138. Song for a Winter Dance
    The American Mercury, December 1946, p. 688
  139. Song for an Outdoor Dance
    The American Mercury, June 1947, p. 747
  140. Streets
    The American Mercury, August 1944, p. 162
  141. Summer Storm (1963)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  142. The Sun at Noon (1955)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  143. Sunday Morning
    The American Mercury, August 1946, p. 247
  144. Theodore Parker
    The American Mercury, January 1927, pp. 81-88
  145. Three Notes on American Literature
    The North American Review, Spring 1939, pp. 38-41
  146. Three Obituaries
    The American Mercury, July 1947, p. 45
  147. [+]
    Universal in Appeal (Review)
    A Treasury of Jewish Humor, by Nathan Ausubel
    1. A Treasury of Jewish Humor by Nathan Ausubel
    The Saturday Review, August 25, 1951, p. 12
  148. The Library
    [+]
    Van Wyck Brooks (Review)
    Three Essays on America, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. Three Essays on America by Van Wyck Brooks
    The American Mercury, August 1934, pp. 501-502
  149. Wallace's Communist-Front Party
    The American Mercury, October 1948, pp. 413-421
  150. Walt Whitman Contemplates His Biographers
    The American Mercury, March 1945, p. 340
  151. When Truth Goes to War
    The American Mercury, March 1928, pp. 355-364
  152. [+]
    William Saroyan (Review)
    The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze, and Other Stories, by William Saroyan
    1. The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze, and Other Stories by William Saroyan
    The American Mercury, December 1934, pp. 502-503
  153. To a Woman Approaching Middle Age
    The American Mercury, November 1945, p. 628
  154. [+]
    World Champion of Critics (Review)
    What I Like in Poetry, by William Lyon Phelps
    1. What I Like in Poetry by William Lyon Phelps
    The American Mercury, January 1934, p. 124
  155. The World of George Jean Nathan (1952)
    Essays, Reviews and Commentary
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  156. [+]
    The World of Sholem Aleichem (Review)
    The Great Fair, by Sholem Aleichem
    1. The Great Fair by Sholem Aleichem
    The New Republic, May 16, 1955, p. 43
  157. The World Over in 1939 (1940)
    The Living Age 1940 Annual
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  158. The World Over: 1938 (1939)
    A Chronological and Interpretive Survey of the Year of Tension
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  159. The Worst American State
    Part III
    The American Mercury, November 1931, pp. 355-371
  160. The Worst American State
    Part II
    The American Mercury, October 1931, pp. 175-188
  161. The Worst American State
    Part I
    The American Mercury, September 1931, pp. 1-16
  162. No Items Found