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  1. [+]
    Aboard Ship (Review)
    S.S. Silverspray, by Franklin C. Langdon
    1. S.S. Silverspray by Franklin C. Langdon
    Commonweal, August 8, 1958, pp. 479-480
  2. [+]
    Aldous Huxley as Amphibian (Review)
    Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow, and Other Essays, by Aldous Huxley
    1. Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow, and Other Essays by Aldous Huxley
    Commonweal, October 19, 1956, p. 77
  3. [+]
    American Priests (Review)
    Three Priests, by Joseph Dever
    1. Three Priests by Joseph Dever
    Commonweal, October 24, 1958, pp. 109-112
  4. [+]
    Another Visit (Review)
    Papa You're Crazy, by William Saroyan
    1. Papa You're Crazy by William Saroyan
    Commonweal, July 19, 1957, p. 405
  5. [+]
    Artless Novel (Review)
    Sullivan, by Walter Macken
    1. Sullivan by Walter Macken
    Commonweal, November 29, 1957, p. 236
  6. [+]
    Behan's Book (Review)
    Borstal Boy, by Brendan Behan
    1. Borstal Boy by Brendan Behan
    Commonweal, March 13, 1959, p. 628
  7. [+]
    Between Heaven and Earth (Review)
    The Centaur, by John Updike
    1. The Centaur by John Updike
    Commonweal, March 29, 1963, p. 26
  8. [+]
    Bi-National Novel (Review)
    A Middle Class Education, by Wilfrid Sheed
    1. A Middle Class Education by Wilfrid Sheed
    Commonweal, January 13, 1961, pp. 418-420
  9. [+]
    By Indirection (Review)
    The Bronc People, by William Eastlake
    1. The Bronc People by William Eastlake
    Commonweal, December 26, 1958, pp. 346-348
  10. Catholic Novels & American Culture
    Commentary, July 1963, pp. 34-42
  11. Books
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    Celebration of an Author's Doom (Review)
    The Unspeakable Skipton, by Pamela Hansford Johnson
    1. The Unspeakable Skipton by Pamela Hansford Johnson
    Commonweal, February 20, 1959, p. 549
  12. [+]
    Chapters from the Kerouac Gospel (Review)
    Visions of Gerard, by Jack Kerouac
    1. Visions of Gerard by Jack Kerouac
    Commonweal, September 27, 1963, p. 19
  13. [+]
    Choose and Act (Review)
    The Novice, by Giovanni Arpino
    1. The Novice by Giovanni Arpino
    Commonweal, June 1, 1962, p. 262
  14. [+]
    City Sickness (Review)
    The Messenger, by Charles Wright
    1. The Messenger by Charles Wright
    Commonweal, September 20, 1963, p. 566
  15. [+]
    Claims of a Novel (Review)
    A Distant Trumpet, by Paul Horgan
    1. A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan
    Commonweal, June 24, 1960, p. 332
  16. Books
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    A Clown Through and Through (Review)
    Henderson the Rain King, by Saul Bellow
    1. Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellow
    Commonweal, April 17, 1959, p. 84
  17. Critics' Choices for Christmas
    Commonweal, December 5, 1958, p. 260
  18. Books
    Critics' Choices for Christmas
    Commonweal, December 7, 1962, p. 286
  19. Books
    Critics's Choices for Christmas
    Commonweal, December 6, 1963, p. 319
  20. [+]
    Decline into Maturity (Review)
    After Long Silence, by Robert Gutwillig
    1. After Long Silence by Robert Gutwillig
    Commonweal, June 27, 1958, p. 333
  21. Books
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    The Dignity Imposed by Perception and Reason (Review)
    Give Us This Day, by Sidney Stewart
    1. Give Us This Day by Sidney Stewart
    Commonweal, March 1, 1957, p. 571
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    A Disturbing Look at British Life (Review)
    Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, by Alan Sillitoe
    1. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by Alan Sillitoe
    Commonweal, September 4, 1959, pp. 478-480
  23. End of Baseball?
    Commonweal, October 18, 1957, pp. 70-72
  24. [+]
    Epic of Man (Review)
    The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel, by Nikos Kazantzakis
    1. The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel by Nikos Kazantzakis
    Commonweal, June 12, 1959, pp. 286-288
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    Everything Moves, But Nothing Is Alive (Review)
    On the Road, by Jack Kerouac
    1. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
    Commonweal, September 13, 1957, pp. 595-596
  26. Extra-Literary Criticism
    Commonweal, May 13, 1960, pp. 176-177
  27. [+]
    Familiar Pathos (Review)
    The Path to the Spiders' Nests, by Italo Calvino
    1. The Path to the Spiders' Nests by Italo Calvino
    Commonweal, November 8, 1957, pp. 156-157
  28. Books
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    The Fatal Flowering of a Misdirected Vocation (Review)
    Vessel of Dishonor, by Paul Roche
    1. Vessel of Dishonor by Paul Roche
    Commonweal, December 21, 1962, p. 343
  29. [+]
    Faulkner Smiles (Review)
    The Reivers, by William Faulkner
    1. The Reivers by William Faulkner
    Commonweal, June 22, 1962, p. 331
  30. [+]
    Fool, Rogue, Philosopher (Review)
    The Ginger Man, by J.P. Donleavy
    1. The Ginger Man by J.P. Donleavy
    Commonweal, August 15, 1958, pp. 500-501
  31. [+]
    From Inside Out (Review)
    Four Days, by John Buell
    1. Four Days by John Buell
    Commonweal, March 9, 1962, pp. 623-628
  32. [+]
    The Gods Behind the Idols (Review)
    The Native Moment, by Anthony C. West
    1. The Native Moment by Anthony C. West
    Commonweal, January 29, 1960, pp. 501-502
  33. Books
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    Hamlet as Irish-Catholic (Review)
    The Jealous God, by John Braine
    1. The Jealous God by John Braine
    Commonweal, April 23, 1965, p. 158
  34. Books
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    Herzog in Front of a Mirror, the Reader Behind Him (Review)
    Herzog, by Saul Bellow
    1. Herzog by Saul Bellow
    Commonweal, October 23, 1964, pp. 137-138
  35. [+]
    "High-Irish" (Review)
    The Founding Father, by Richard J. Whalen
    1. The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen
    Commentary, May 1965, pp. 84-87
  36. Books
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    A Horace of the Nineteenth Century (Review)
    Thackeray: The Age of Wisdom, 1847-1863, by Gordon N. Ray
    1. Thackeray: The Age of Wisdom, 1847-1863 by Gordon N. Ray
    Commonweal, January 31, 1958, pp. 465-466
  37. [+]
    If You Don't Weaken (Review)
    The Scarperer, by Brendan Behan
    1. The Scarperer by Brendan Behan
    Commentary, August 1964, p. 70
  38. The Imagination at Bay
    Commonweal, August 14, 1959, pp. 422-423
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    Interlude in the War (Review)
    Balcony in the Forest, by Julien Gracq
    1. Balcony in the Forest by Julien Gracq
    Commonweal, October 2, 1959, p. 24
  40. Books
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    An Irish-American, Middle-Class World (Review)
    The Edge of Sadness, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor
    Commonweal, June 16, 1961, p. 306
  41. It's a Wise Child (1960)
    1 Review
  42. Books
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    J.F. Powers' Long-Awaited First Novel (Review)
    Morte D'Urban, by J.F. Powers
    1. Morte D'Urban by J.F. Powers
    Commonweal, October 12, 1962, p. 77
  43. [+]
    Landolfi's Art (Review)
    Gogol's Wife and Other Stories, by Tommaso Landolfi
    1. Gogol's Wife and Other Stories by Tommaso Landolfi
    Commonweal, January 10, 1964, pp. 438-439
  44. [+]
    Limited Craft (Review)
    Boon Island, by Kenneth Lewis Roberts
    1. Boon Island by Kenneth Lewis Roberts
    Commonweal, February 10, 1956, p. 496
  45. [+]
    Man and Mass Culture (Review)
    Mass Culture, by Bernard Rosenberg and David Manning White
    1. Mass Culture by Bernard Rosenberg and David Manning White
    Commonweal, May 17, 1957, pp. 185-186
  46. [+]
    Manners, Values, and Literature (Review)
    In Search of Heresy, by John W. Aldridge
    1. In Search of Heresy by John W. Aldridge
    Commonweal, July 27, 1956, p. 423
  47. [+]
    A Meditation on Power (Review)
    Imperial Caesar, by Rex Warner
    1. Imperial Caesar by Rex Warner
    Commonweal, September 9, 1960, p. 476
  48. Books
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    A Mind Alert to the Motions of Necessity (Review)
    The Daughters of Necessity, by Peter S. Feibleman
    1. The Daughters of Necessity by Peter S. Feibleman
    Commonweal, September 18, 1959, p. 522
  49. [+]
    Myth into Novel (Review)
    Till We Have Faces, by C.S. Lewis
    1. Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
    Commonweal, February 8, 1957, pp. 494-496
  50. [+]
    Naked Realism (Review)
    Go Naked in the World, by Tom T. Chamales
    1. Go Naked in the World by Tom T. Chamales
    Commonweal, November 27, 1959, pp. 270-272
  51. Books
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    Need for Courage, Knowledge and Humility (Review)
    Go In Beauty, by William Eastlake
    1. Go In Beauty by William Eastlake
    Commonweal, January 4, 1957, p. 363
  52. [+]
    New Light on a Troubling Author (Review)
    The French Face of Edgar Poe, by Patrick F. Quinn
    1. The French Face of Edgar Poe by Patrick F. Quinn
    Commonweal, December 6, 1957, p. 265
  53. [+]
    Novelist of the Normal (Review)
    The Letters of Thomas Wolfe, by Elizabeth Nowell and Thomas Wolfe
    1. The Letters of Thomas Wolfe by Elizabeth Nowell and Thomas Wolfe
    Commonweal, November 23, 1956, pp. 209-210
  54. Nowhere Man (1967)
    1 Review
  55. Books
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    Of Deliverance Gained Through Active Despair (Review)
    The Heel of Spring, by Frank Rooney
    1. The Heel of Spring by Frank Rooney
    Commonweal, May 4, 1956, p. 126
  56. [+]
    Of Three Men (Review)
    The Contenders, by John Wain
    1. The Contenders by John Wain
    Commonweal, May 16, 1958, p. 189
  57. [+]
    On Madmen (Review)
    Looking for the General, by Warren Miller
    1. Looking for the General by Warren Miller
    Commonweal, March 13, 1964, p. 726
  58. [+]
    One Man's Story (Review)
    Confessions of a Spent Youth, by Vance N. Bourjaily
    1. Confessions of a Spent Youth by Vance N. Bourjaily
    Commonweal, March 17, 1961, pp. 641-644
  59. Books
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    One of the Greats of Yiddish Literature (Review)
    The Book of Fire, by I.L. Peretz
    1. The Book of Fire by I.L. Peretz
    Commonweal, October 21, 1960, p. 98
  60. [+]
    Ordered Argot (Review)
    Rock, by David Wagoner
    1. Rock by David Wagoner
    Commonweal, August 22, 1958, p. 523
  61. Past Eve and Adam's (1963)
    2 Reviews
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    The People Beyond (Review)
    Ayorama, by Raymond de Coccola and Paul King
    1. Ayorama by Raymond de Coccola and Paul King
    Commonweal, April 13, 1956, pp. 58-60
  63. [+]
    The Private Person (Review)
    Engaged in Writing, by Stephen Spender
    1. Engaged in Writing by Stephen Spender
    Commonweal, October 10, 1958, pp. 55-56
  64. Books
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    Professed Christians in the Role of Pharisees (Review)
    The Good Conscience, by Carlos Fuentes
    1. The Good Conscience by Carlos Fuentes
    Commonweal, January 19, 1962, p. 439
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    A Profoundly Sad World (Review)
    Two Women, by Alberto Moravia
    1. Two Women by Alberto Moravia
    Commonweal, June 20, 1958, p. 308
  66. The Revolving Bookstand
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    The Quarrel With Time in American Fiction (6 Reviews)
    Advertisements for Myself, by Norman Mailer
    1. Advertisements for Myself by Norman Mailer
    2. Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
    3. The Spider's House by Paul Bowles
    4. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    5. Color of Darkness by James Purdy
    6. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1960, pp. 552-559
  67. [+]
    Rapid and Terse (Review)
    A Man Survives, by Vladimir Maximov
    1. A Man Survives by Vladimir Maximov
    Commonweal, October 4, 1963, p. 56
  68. [+]
    Reappraisal (Review)
    American Classics Reconsidered, by Harold C. Gardiner
    1. American Classics Reconsidered by Harold C. Gardiner
    Commonweal, June 13, 1958, p. 285
  69. [+]
    Watching SML Die (Review)
    The Final Beast, by Frederick Buechner
    1. The Final Beast by Frederick Buechner
    Commonweal, April 2, 1965, p. 58
  70. [+]
    Sight Is the Eye of the Mind (Review)
    Bad Characters, by Jean Stafford
    1. Bad Characters by Jean Stafford
    Commonweal, February 19, 1965, p. 673
  71. [+]
    The Stage (Review)
    At Play in the Fields of the Lord, by Peter Matthiessen
    1. At Play in the Fields of the Lord by Peter Matthiessen
    Commonweal, January 7, 1966, p. 413
  72. [+]
    Verse (Review)
    Center of the Storm, by John T. Scopes and James Presley
    1. Center of the Storm by John T. Scopes and James Presley
    Commonweal, March 31, 1967, p. 60
  73. Books
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    Rising Voices of a Newer Generation (Review)
    New Directions 16, by James Laughlin
    1. New Directions 16 by James Laughlin
    Commonweal, August 30, 1957, p. 548
  74. Books
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    The Severe and Light-hearted World of Saroyan (Review)
    Mama, I Love You, by William Saroyan
    1. Mama, I Love You by William Saroyan
    Commonweal, June 22, 1956, p. 302
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    The Sleep-Waker (Review)
    Malcolm, by James Purdy
    1. Malcolm by James Purdy
    Commonweal, October 16, 1959, p. 80
  76. Books
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    Sociologist, Poet and Critics (Review)
    The Astonished Muse, by Reuel Denney
    1. The Astonished Muse by Reuel Denney
    Commonweal, January 10, 1958, p. 388
  77. Books
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    Spirit of a Decade (Review)
    The Crucial Decade: America, 1945-1955, by Eric F. Goldman
    1. The Crucial Decade: America, 1945-1955 by Eric F. Goldman
    Commonweal, September 21, 1956, pp. 613-614
  78. [+]
    Story of a Saint (Review)
    Saint Francis, by Nikos Kazantzakis
    1. Saint Francis by Nikos Kazantzakis
    Commonweal, August 24, 1962, p. 477
  79. [+]
    Story of Enmity (Review)
    The Leopard, by Victor Stafford Reid
    1. The Leopard by Victor Stafford Reid
    Commonweal, April 25, 1958, pp. 110-112
  80. A Taste of Sweetness
    A Story
    Commentary, August 1959, pp. 145-147
  81. [+]
    Theory as Novel (Review)
    From the Terrace, by John O'Hara
    1. From the Terrace by John O'Hara
    Commonweal, December 19, 1958, p. 321
  82. Books
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    The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil (Review)
    The Innocent, by Madison Jones
    1. The Innocent by Madison Jones
    Commonweal, March 22, 1957, pp. 642-643
  83. The Trimmer's Lenten Reverie
    Commonweal, April 1, 1960, p. 14
  84. [+]
    Two Burdens (Review)
    The Seraglio, by James Merrill
    1. The Seraglio by James Merrill
    Commonweal, April 19, 1957, pp. 70-72
  85. [+]
    Unbeat, Non-Square (Review)
    The Uncomfortable Inn, by Dachine Rainer
    1. The Uncomfortable Inn by Dachine Rainer
    Commonweal, December 30, 1960, p. 367
  86. [+]
    Under Hitler's Rule (Review)
    The Birthday King, by Gabriel Fielding
    1. The Birthday King by Gabriel Fielding
    Commonweal, May 3, 1963, pp. 172-173
  87. [+]
    Unpopular Virtues (Review)
    Hear Us O Lord from Heaven Thy Dwelling Place, by Malcolm Lowry
    1. Hear Us O Lord from Heaven Thy Dwelling Place by Malcolm Lowry
    Commonweal, October 20, 1961, pp. 102-104
  88. The Vulgarity of O'Neill
    Commonweal, January 14, 1966, pp. 443-445
  89. [+]
    When Lives Were Defined (Review)
    Day of Infamy, by Walter Lord
    1. Day of Infamy by Walter Lord
    Commonweal, July 5, 1957, p. 355
  90. [+]
    Wise and Naive (Review)
    Street of Riches, by Gabrielle Roy
    1. Street of Riches by Gabrielle Roy
    Commonweal, October 25, 1957, pp. 107-108
  91. [+]
    Without Pretense (Review)
    The Old Boys, by William Trevor
    1. The Old Boys by William Trevor
    Commonweal, September 18, 1964, pp. 645-646
  92. [+]
    A World Enclosed in Crystal (Review)
    L'Amour Profane, by Alfred Kern
    1. L'Amour Profane by Alfred Kern
    Commonweal, December 1, 1961, p. 261
  93. [+]
    The World of Foundations (Review)
    False Coin, by Harvey Swados
    1. False Coin by Harvey Swados
    Commonweal, March 25, 1960, p. 700
  94. [+]
    World of Optimists (Review)
    The Lisbon Earthquake, by T.D. Kendrick
    1. The Lisbon Earthquake by T.D. Kendrick
    Commonweal, June 14, 1957, pp. 285-288
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