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  1. The American Novel of the Truce
    The Saturday Review, August 5, 1944, pp. 19-20
  2. [+]
    "The American Problem" (Review)
    Kingsblood Royal, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis
    The Saturday Review, May 24, 1947, p. 9
  3. The American Treasury, 1455-1955 (1955)
    Prose, Poetry and Song Drawn from Our Life, Laughter and Literature, with Com...
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  4. Books
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    And Only Just Out of College (3 Reviews)
    Whistle Stop, by Maritta M. Wolff
    1. Whistle Stop by Maritta M. Wolff
    2. Low Man on a Totem Pole by H. Allen Smith
    3. New Worlds in Science by Harold Ward
    The New Yorker, May 17, 1941, pp. 72-74
  5. Books
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    Andre Maurois's England, Maurice Hindus' Russia, and the Unnameable Country of Kay Boyle (3 Reviews)
    The Edwardian Era, by Andre Maurois
    1. The Edwardian Era by Andre Maurois
    2. The Great Offensive by Maurice Hindus
    3. Gentlemen, I Address You Privately by Kay Boyle
    The New Yorker, November 4, 1933, pp. 65-66
  6. Any Number Can Play (1957)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  7. [+]
    Back to Normalcy (Review)
    Love Is Enough, by Francis Brett Young
    1. Love Is Enough by Francis Brett Young
    The Nation, June 8, 1927, p. 642
  8. [+]
    Beauty into Wit (Review)
    The Private Life of Helen of Troy, by John Erskine
    1. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    The Nation, February 3, 1926, p. 119
  9. Midwinter Book Section
    The Best People's Best Novelist
    Joseph Hergesheimer
    The Nation, February 15, 1933, pp. 175-176
  10. [+]
    A Biographer's Tricks (Review)
    The Incredible Marquis: Alexander Dumas, by Herbert Gorman
    1. The Incredible Marquis: Alexander Dumas by Herbert Gorman
    The Nation, October 16, 1929, pp. 436-438
  11. [+]
    Biography (Review)
    Balzac in Slippers, by Leon Gozlan
    1. Balzac in Slippers by Leon Gozlan
    The Bookman, September 1929, p. 103
  12. [+]
    Book Forum (Review)
    Homage to Theodore Dreiser, by Robert Penn Warren
    1. Homage to Theodore Dreiser by Robert Penn Warren
    The Saturday Review, September 4, 1971, p. 30
  13. Boredom, Brainstorms, and Bombs
    The Saturday Review, August 31, 1957, pp. 7-9
  14. Books
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    Boston and Maine---Light on Asia (3 Reviews)
    H. M. Pulham, Esquire, by John P. Marquand
    1. H. M. Pulham, Esquire by John P. Marquand
    2. The Battle for Asia by Edgar Snow
    3. Toward Freedom by Jawaharlal Nehru
    The New Yorker, February 22, 1941, pp. 68-70
  15. [+]
    Brandes on Voltare (Review)
    Voltaire, by Georg M.C. Brandes
    1. Voltaire by Georg M.C. Brandes
    The Nation, February 18, 1931, p. 193
  16. [+]
    Brilliant Bread (Review)
    The Road to Heaven, by Thomas Beer
    1. The Road to Heaven by Thomas Beer
    The Nation, June 6, 1928, p. 646
  17. [+]
    Cable and Fine Wire (2 Reviews)
    Strange Fugitive, by Morley Callaghan
    1. Strange Fugitive by Morley Callaghan
    2. The Children by Edith Wharton
    The Nation, October 10, 1928, pp. 370-371
  18. Books
    A Certain Disarming Charm
    The New Yorker, December 21, 1940, p. 69
  19. Books
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    Chiefly War (5 Reviews)
    The Great Crusade, by Gustav Regler
    1. The Great Crusade by Gustav Regler
    2. Landfall by Nevil Shute
    3. Babes in the Darkling Wood by H.G. Wells
    4. Letter of Credit by Jerome Weidman
    5. To the Finland Station by Edmund Wilson
    The New Yorker, September 28, 1940, pp. 57-60
  20. Books
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    Christians (3 Reviews)
    The War Against God, by Carl L. Carmer
    1. The War Against God by Carl L. Carmer
    2. Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
    3. None But the Lonely Heart by Richard Llewellyn
    The New Yorker, October 2, 1943, pp. 74-75
  21. Books
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    Christina Stead Continues (4 Reviews)
    The Man Who Loved Children, by Christina Stead
    1. The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead
    2. From Many Lands by Louis Adamic
    3. Sons of the Fathers by Albert Halper
    4. What Are Masterpieces by Gertrude Stein
    The New Yorker, October 19, 1940, pp. 84-86
  22. Holiday Book Section
    The Continental Book Flood
    The Nation, December 5, 1928, p. 613
  23. [+]
    Conversational Communist (Review)
    The Colonel's Daughter, by Richard Aldington
    1. The Colonel's Daughter by Richard Aldington
    The Nation, September 16, 1931, p. 285
  24. Books
    [+]
    Country Matters (2 Reviews)
    Country Editor, by Henry Beetle Hough
    1. Country Editor by Henry Beetle Hough
    2. Rosscommon by Charles Allen Smart
    The New Yorker, August 10, 1940, p. 56
  25. [+]
    A Creator of Myths (Review)
    The Prince or Somebody, by Louis Golding
    1. The Prince or Somebody by Louis Golding
    The Nation, July 17, 1929, p. 68
  26. Cricket's Choice (1974)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  27. [+]
    The Cult of Emotion (Review)
    The Story of a Novel, by Thomas Wolfe
    1. The Story of a Novel by Thomas Wolfe
    The Nation, May 27, 1936, p. 681
  28. Books
    [+]
    The Current Cinema (Review)
    Men of Europe, by Andre Simone
    1. Men of Europe by Andre Simone
    The New Yorker, September 13, 1941, pp. 56-57
  29. Books
    [+]
    Current Italian Literature: A Survey Course (3 Reviews)
    Bread and Wine, by Ignazio Silone
    1. Bread and Wine by Ignazio Silone
    2. Together and Apart by Margaret Kennedy
    3. Peace Is Where the Tempests Blow by Valentine Kataev
    The New Yorker, April 3, 1937, pp. 73-75
  30. Books
    [+]
    Current Reading (Review)
    War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy
    1. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
    The New Yorker, January 31, 1942, pp. 49-54
  31. Books
    [+]
    "Dacey Hamilton" (2 Reviews)
    Dacey Hamilton, by Dorothy Van Doren
    1. Dacey Hamilton by Dorothy Van Doren
    2. I Love You, I Love You, I Love You by Ludwig Bemelmans
    The New Yorker, September 5, 1942, p. 49
  32. The Decline of Attention
    The Saturday Review, August 6, 1949, pp. 20-23
  33. [+]
    Diminished Giants (Review)
    Peder Victorious, by O.E. Rolvaag
    1. Peder Victorious by O.E. Rolvaag
    The Forum, March 1929
  34. Books
    [+]
    Disappointments (3 Reviews)
    Flotsam, by Erich Maria Remarque
    1. Flotsam by Erich Maria Remarque
    2. The Shadow of the Hawk by Evelyn Scott
    3. Love and Death by Llewelyn Powys
    The New Yorker, April 26, 1941, pp. 82-85
  35. [+]
    Divided Souls (Review)
    Five Masters, by Joseph Wood Krutch
    1. Five Masters by Joseph Wood Krutch
    The Nation, December 3, 1930, p. 617
  36. Books
    [+]
    Doldrums (Review)
    The Captain from Connecticut, by C.S. Forester
    1. The Captain from Connecticut by C.S. Forester
    The New Yorker, June 14, 1941, p. 77
  37. Books
    [+]
    Dos Passos---Burma and Dieppe (3 Reviews)
    Number One, by John Dos Passos
    1. Number One by John Dos Passos
    2. Retreat with Stilwell by Jack Belden
    3. Dress Rehearsal by Quentin J. Reynolds
    The New Yorker, March 6, 1943, p. 57
  38. Dreiser and the American Dream
    The Nation, October 19, 1932, pp. 364-365
  39. Books
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    Dullish Week (3 Reviews)
    The Garden of Adonis, by Caroline Gordon
    1. The Garden of Adonis by Caroline Gordon
    2. Rumbin Galleries by Booth Tarkington
    3. Apes, Men and Morons by Earnest Albert Hooton
    The New Yorker, October 30, 1937, p. 93
  40. Books
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    E.M. Forster (Review)
    Where Angels Fear to Tread, by E.M. Forster
    1. Where Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. Forster
    The New Yorker, August 14, 1943, pp. 60-61
  41. Books
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    Education of a Diplomat---Mr. Pitt---Miss Faulkner Soaks the Rich (3 Reviews)
    Failure of a Mission, by Sir Nevile Henderson
    1. Failure of a Mission by Sir Nevile Henderson
    2. Mr. Pitt and America's Birthright by J.C. Long
    3. My Hey Day by Princess Tulip Murphy and Virginia Faulkner
    The New Yorker, April 20, 1940, pp. 73-74
  42. Books
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    Eight Pounds of Art---Hoots from Hooton---Shakespeare (3 Reviews)
    A Treasury of Art Masterpieces, by Thomas Craven
    1. A Treasury of Art Masterpieces by Thomas Craven
    2. Twilight of Man by Earnest A. Hooton
    3. Shakespeare by Mark Van Doren
    The New Yorker, September 30, 1939, pp. 58-60
  43. Books
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    Elizabeth Madox Roberts---Ellen Glasgow---An Icelandic Parable (3 Reviews)
    Not by Strange Gods, by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    1. Not by Strange Gods by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    2. In This Our Life by Ellen Glasgow
    3. The Good Shepherd by Gunnar Gunnarsson
    The New Yorker, March 29, 1941, p. 60
  44. [+]
    Ellen Glasgow's South (Review)
    The Sheltered Life, by Ellen Glasgow
    1. The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow
    The New Republic, August 31, 1932, p. 79
  45. [+]
    Emily Bronte (Review)
    The Life and Private History of Emily Jane Bronte, by Romer Wilson
    1. The Life and Private History of Emily Jane Bronte by Romer Wilson
    The Nation, June 27, 1928, p. 723
  46. [+]
    The End of Soames (Review)
    Swan Song, by John Galsworthy
    1. Swan Song by John Galsworthy
    The Nation, August 29, 1928, p. 204
  47. [+]
    Endless Adolescence (Review)
    Tar: A Midwest Childhood, by Sherwood Anderson
    1. Tar: A Midwest Childhood by Sherwood Anderson
    The Nation, February 2, 1927, p. 121
  48. Books
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    Enter Gladys Schmitt---High Strategy (3 Reviews)
    The Gates of Aulis, by Gladys Schmitt
    1. The Gates of Aulis by Gladys Schmitt
    2. Victory in the Pacific by Alexander Kiralfy
    3. The Killer and the Slain by Hugh Walpole
    The New Yorker, May 2, 1942, pp. 56-57
  49. Books
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    Enter Murderers (3 Reviews)
    Murder for Pleasure, by Howard Haycraft
    1. Murder for Pleasure by Howard Haycraft
    2. No Other Road to Freedom by Leland Stowe
    3. Volcanic Isle by Wilfrid Fleisher
    The New Yorker, September 6, 1941, pp. 58-59
  50. Books
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    Ernest Hemingway Crosses the Bridge (2 Reviews)
    For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway
    1. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
    2. A Treasury of the World's Great Letters, from Ancient Days to Our Own Time by M. Lincoln Schuster
    The New Yorker, October 26, 1940, pp. 66-69
  51. Ernest Hemingway: An American Byron
    The Nation, January 18, 1933, pp. 63-64
  52. [+]
    Eros in America (Review)
    A Calendar of Sin, by Evelyn Scott
    1. A Calendar of Sin by Evelyn Scott
    The Nation, November 11, 1931, p. 521
  53. Books
    [+]
    Everyman's Guide to Tokyo (3 Reviews)
    Highway to Tokyo, by Joseph Rosenfarb
    1. Highway to Tokyo by Joseph Rosenfarb
    2. Daylight on Saturday by J.B. Priestley
    3. Battle Hymn of China by Agnes Smedley
    The New Yorker, September 11, 1943, pp. 75-76
  54. [+]
    Experiments in Futurism (Review)
    Transition Stories, by Eugene Jolas and Robert Sage
    1. Transition Stories by Eugene Jolas and Robert Sage
    The Nation, February 27, 1929, p. 259
  55. Books
    [+]
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (Review)
    Tender is the Night, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    1. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    The New Yorker, April 14, 1934, pp. 96-98
  56. Fantasia Mathematica (1958)
    Being a Set of Stories, Together with a Group of Oddments and Diversions, All...
    3 Reviews
  57. [+]
    The Fetish of Duty (Review)
    Night Flight, by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    1. Night Flight by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    The Nation, September 7, 1932, p. 215
  58. [+]
    Feuchtwanger (Review)
    The Ugly Duchess, by Lion Feuchtwanger
    1. The Ugly Duchess by Lion Feuchtwanger
    The Nation, February 1, 1928, p. 126
  59. [+]
    Fiction (Review)
    The Persians Are Coming, by Bruno Frank
    1. The Persians Are Coming by Bruno Frank
    The Bookman, April 1929, p. 192
  60. [+]
    Fiction (Review)
    Chapter the Last, by Knut Hamsun
    1. Chapter the Last by Knut Hamsun
    The Bookman, November 1929, p. 312
  61. [+]
    Fiction (Review)
    The Lady of Laws, by Susanne Trautwein
    1. The Lady of Laws by Susanne Trautwein
    The Bookman, September 1929, p. 97
  62. [+]
    Fiction (3 Reviews)
    A Stranger in Paradise, by J. Anker Larsen
    1. A Stranger in Paradise by J. Anker Larsen
    2. The Maurizius Case by Jacob Wassermann
    3. Tirano Banderas by Ramon Del Valle-Inclan
    The Bookman, February 1930, pp. 672-673
  63. Reviews and Departments
    [+]
    Fiction (Review)
    Coronet, by Manuel Komroff
    1. Coronet by Manuel Komroff
    The Bookman, March 1930, pp. 94-96
  64. [+]
    Fiction from History (3 Reviews)
    Ashes, by Stefan Zeromski
    1. Ashes by Stefan Zeromski
    2. Defeat by Ricarda O. Huch
    3. Trenck: The Love Story of a Favourite by Bruno Frank
    The Nation, December 19, 1928, p. 692
  65. Books
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    Fiction of the Bomb Age (2 Reviews)
    Shelter, by Jane Nicholson
    1. Shelter by Jane Nicholson
    2. Above Suspicion by Helen MacInnes
    The New Yorker, July 12, 1941, p. 57
  66. Fifty Years (1965)
    Being a Retrospective Collection of Novels, Novellas, Tales, Drama, Poetry, R...
    2 Reviews
  67. [+]
    A Fine American Novel (Review)
    A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway
    1. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
    The Nation, October 30, 1929, p. 497
  68. [+]
    A Finished First Novel (Review)
    The Opening of a Door, by George Davis
    1. The Opening of a Door by George Davis
    The Nation, October 14, 1931, p. 405
  69. Books
    [+]
    Fitzgerald, McFee, and Others (4 Reviews)
    The Last Tycoon, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    1. The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    2. Spenlove in Arcady by William McFee
    3. Broad and Alien Is the World by Ciro Alegria
    4. Doctor Wood, Modern Wizard of the Laboratory by William Seabrook
    The New Yorker, November 15, 1941, pp. 87-88
  70. Five American Adventures (1969)
  71. Books
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    Five, Assorted (5 Reviews)
    Combined Operations, by Hilary St. George Saunders
    1. Combined Operations by Hilary St. George Saunders
    2. An Autobiography by Frank Lloyd Wright
    3. Men in Motion by Henry J. Taylor
    4. The Ministry of Fear by Graham Greene
    5. The Lights Around the Shore by Jerome Weidman
    The New Yorker, May 22, 1943, pp. 54-57
  72. Books
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    The Flowering of Van Wyck Brooks (4 Reviews)
    New England: Indian Summer, 1865-1915, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. New England: Indian Summer, 1865-1915 by Van Wyck Brooks
    2. The Pool of Vishnu by L.H. Myers
    3. Love in the Western World by Denis de Rougemont
    4. Action in Havana by Elinor Rice
    The New Yorker, August 17, 1940, pp. 51-53
  73. [+]
    Follies of the Middle Age (Review)
    They Stooped to Folly, by Ellen Glasgow
    1. They Stooped to Folly by Ellen Glasgow
    The Nation, August 28, 1929, p. 225
  74. [+]
    Form in Fiction (Review)
    The Structure of the Novel, by Edwin Muir
    1. The Structure of the Novel by Edwin Muir
    The Nation, May 8, 1929, p. 566
  75. Books
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    Friar's Progress (2 Reviews)
    The Land of the Great Image, by Maurice Collis and Angel Manrique
    1. The Land of the Great Image by Maurice Collis and Angel Manrique
    2. The Hidden Enemy by Heinz Pol
    The New Yorker, September 4, 1943, pp. 65-68
  76. Books
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    From England---The Garden of Confucius (4 Reviews)
    Fame Is the Spur, by Howard Spring
    1. Fame Is the Spur by Howard Spring
    2. With Love and Irony by Yutang Lin
    3. Dutch Interior by Frank O'Connor
    4. The Tide of Fortune by Stefan Zweig
    The New Yorker, November 16, 1940, pp. 83-84
  77. [+]
    From Ultima Thule (Review)
    The Connoisseur, and Other Stories, by Walter de la Mare
    1. The Connoisseur, and Other Stories by Walter de la Mare
    The Nation, June 2, 1926, p. 614
  78. Books
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    Galileo and Ella Wheeler Wilcox (2 Reviews)
    The Star-Gazer, by Zsolt de Harsanyi
    1. The Star-Gazer by Zsolt de Harsanyi
    2. Period Piece by Jenny Ballou
    The New Yorker, February 3, 1940, pp. 56-57
  79. The Ghost of Napoleon
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1942, pp. 538-547
  80. Books
    [+]
    Governess Wanted (3 Reviews)
    Hollywood: The Movie Colony, The Movie Makers, by Leo C. Rosten
    1. Hollywood: The Movie Colony, The Movie Makers by Leo C. Rosten
    2. Fountainheads of Freedom by Irwin Edman and Herbert W. Schneider
    3. London Pride by Phyllis Bottome
    The New Yorker, November 29, 1941, pp. 81-83
  81. [+]
    A Great National Drama (Review)
    The Wave, by Evelyn Scott
    1. The Wave by Evelyn Scott
    The Nation, July 31, 1929, p. 119
  82. Books
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    Guedalla (Review)
    The Hundred Years, by Philip Guedalla
    1. The Hundred Years by Philip Guedalla
    The New Yorker, January 30, 1937, pp. 56-57
  83. H.G. Wells Sees It Through
    The Passing of a Prophet
    The Saturday Review, August 31, 1946, pp. 3-5
  84. Books
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    Hans Zinsser and R.S. (Review)
    As I Remember Him, by Hans Zinsser
    1. As I Remember Him by Hans Zinsser
    The New Yorker, June 29, 1940, p. 61
  85. [+]
    Hardly Worth While (Review)
    The Sound and the Fury, by William Faulkner
    1. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
    The Nation, January 15, 1930, p. 75
  86. Books
    [+]
    Harold L. and Wendell L. (2 Reviews)
    The Autobiography of a Curmudgeon, by Harold L. Ickes
    1. The Autobiography of a Curmudgeon by Harold L. Ickes
    2. One World by Wendell L. Willkie
    The New Yorker, April 17, 1943, p. 67
  87. Books
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    Have Faith in Quincy, Massachusetts (2 Reviews)
    Roughly Speaking, by Louise Randall Pierson
    1. Roughly Speaking by Louise Randall Pierson
    2. The Luftwaffe: Its Rise and Fall by Hauptmann Hermann
    The New Yorker, June 26, 1943, pp. 59-60
  88. Herman Melville
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1943, pp. 88-90
  89. Books
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    Heroes and Heroines (5 Reviews)
    The Little Locksmith, by Katharine Butler Hathaway
    1. The Little Locksmith by Katharine Butler Hathaway
    2. A Treasury of Science by Harlow Shapley, Samuel Rapport, and Helen Wright, ...
    3. The Promise by Pearl S. Buck
    4. The Locusts by Otto Schrag
    5. Here Is Your War by Ernie Pyle
    The New Yorker, October 30, 1943, pp. 77-80
  90. Books
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    Heroes, Germans, and Superfluous Men (3 Reviews)
    American Heroes and Hero-Worship, by Gerald W. Johnson
    1. American Heroes and Hero-Worship by Gerald W. Johnson
    2. The Invasion of Germany by Curt Riess
    3. Memoirs of a Superfluous Man by Albert Jay Nock
    The New Yorker, September 25, 1943, pp. 66-67
  91. Books
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    Horrors, Charm, Fun (3 Reviews)
    The Hamlet, by William Faulkner
    1. The Hamlet by William Faulkner
    2. Mr. Skeffington by Elizabeth von Arnim
    3. Chad Hanna by Walter D. Edmonds
    The New Yorker, April 6, 1940, p. 73
  92. Books
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    Horrors, Homilies, Yarns (3 Reviews)
    Hangover Square, by Patrick Hamilton
    1. Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton
    2. The Firedrake by Elgin Groseclose
    3. My Name Is Frank by Frank Laskier
    The New Yorker, February 14, 1942, p. 67
  93. Books
    [+]
    How It Happened There---The Male of the Species (2 Reviews)
    The Defenders, by Franz Hoellering
    1. The Defenders by Franz Hoellering
    2. If It Prove Fair Weather by Isabel Paterson
    The New Yorker, August 24, 1940, pp. 55-56
  94. Pleasures
    How to Drink Wine Without Going Broke
    The Saturday Review, December 1978, pp. 56-57
  95. I Believe (1939)
    The Personal Philosophies of Certain Eminent Men and Women of Our Times
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  96. [+]
    Immigrants Among the Novels (8 Reviews)
    Ashes, by Stefan Zeromski
    1. Ashes by Stefan Zeromski
    2. The Devil's Bridge by Mark Aleksandrovich Aldanov
    3. The Devil's Shadow by Frank Thiess
    4. Inexhaustible Cup by Ivan Shmelov
    5. The Whisper of a Name by Marie Le Franc
    6. Ida Brandt by Herman Bang
    7. Good Conscience by Olav Duun
    8. The Golden Gospel by Gabriel Scott
    The Bookman, January 1929, pp. 588-590
  97. Books
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    An Indian van Loon---How We Started (4 Reviews)
    Glimpses of World History, by Jawaharlal Nehru
    1. Glimpses of World History by Jawaharlal Nehru
    2. The Unvanquished by Howard Fast
    3. Mud on the Stars by William Bradford Huie
    4. The Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet by Basil Davenport and Stephen Vincent Benet
    The New Yorker, June 13, 1942, pp. 53-54
  98. Books
    [+]
    Inside Germany, China, and J.B. Priestley (3 Reviews)
    Escape, by Ethel Vance
    1. Escape by Ethel Vance
    2. Rain Upon Godshill by J.B. Priestley
    3. The Chinese Are Like That by Carl Crow
    The New Yorker, September 23, 1939, p. 60
  99. Drama
    Ironic Episode
    The Nation, April 17, 1929, p. 492
  100. Books
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    Italy, Islandia, England, Norway (4 Reviews)
    Agent in Italy, by S.K.
    1. Agent in Italy by S.K.
    2. Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright
    3. Kings and Desperate Men by Louis Kronenberger
    4. The Edge of Darkness by William H. Woods
    The New Yorker, April 11, 1942, pp. 71-73
  101. Spring Book Section
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    (James) Branch Cabell (Review)
    Special Delivery: A Packet of Replies, by James Branch Cabell
    1. Special Delivery: A Packet of Replies by James Branch Cabell
    The Nation, April 12, 1933, pp. 409-410
  102. "The Jew and the World"
    Solid and Brilliant
    The Nation, July 4, 1936, p. 25
  103. Books
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    Joe and Joe (2 Reviews)
    Mission to Moscow, by Joseph Edward Davies
    1. Mission to Moscow by Joseph Edward Davies
    2. Genesee Fever by Carl L. Carmer
    The New Yorker, January 3, 1942, p. 47
  104. John Chamberlain: Hostage to Fortune
    The Saturday Review, March 7, 1936, p. 10
  105. Books
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    John Jay Chapman---A Novelette and a Novel (3 Reviews)
    John Jay Chapman and His Letters, by M.A. DeWolfe Howe and John Jay Chapman
    1. John Jay Chapman and His Letters by M.A. DeWolfe Howe and John Jay Chapman
    2. Remembering Laughter by Wallace Stegner
    3. Famine by Liam O'Flaherty
    The New Yorker, October 2, 1937, pp. 63-64
  106. Books
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    Josephus, Columbus, and Others (4 Reviews)
    Josephus and the Emperor, by Lion Feuchtwanger
    1. Josephus and the Emperor by Lion Feuchtwanger
    2. Admiral of the Ocean Sea by Samuel Eliot Morison
    3. The New Day by Jules Romains
    4. I, Too, Have Lived in Arcadia by Marie Belloc Lowndes
    The New Yorker, February 28, 1942, pp. 49-50
  107. Books
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    Journal's End (3 Reviews)
    You Can't Go Home Again, by Thomas Wolfe
    1. You Can't Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe
    2. Costals and the Hippogriff by Henry de Montherlant
    3. The Family by Nina Fedorova
    The New Yorker, September 21, 1940, pp. 62-63
  108. Books
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    Journey to Cathay---Young Man with a Piano (2 Reviews)
    Escape with Me!, by Osbert Sitwell
    1. Escape with Me! by Osbert Sitwell
    2. Piano in the Band by Dale Curran
    The New Yorker, July 20, 1940, p. 54
  109. Books
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    Journeys (2 Reviews)
    The Journey, by Robert Paul Smith
    1. The Journey by Robert Paul Smith
    2. Songs My Mother Never Sang by Harry Ruby
    The New Yorker, August 28, 1943, pp. 56-57
  110. [+]
    Julian Green (Review)
    The Closed Garden, by Julian Green
    1. The Closed Garden by Julian Green
    The Nation, May 23, 1928, p. 592
  111. Books
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    Just Right (Review)
    Trio, by Dorothy Baker
    1. Trio by Dorothy Baker
    The New Yorker, July 10, 1943, p. 58
  112. Books
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    Laski on Leadership (Review)
    The American Presidency, by Harold J. Laski
    1. The American Presidency by Harold J. Laski
    The New Yorker, August 3, 1940, pp. 50-51
  113. Books
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    Last Man Out---Another War Novel---"Van Loon's Lives" (3 Reviews)
    The Last Train from Berlin, by Howard K. Smith
    1. The Last Train from Berlin by Howard K. Smith
    2. Signed with Their Honour by James Aldridge
    3. Van Loon's Lives by Hendrik Willem van Loon
    The New Yorker, September 12, 1942, pp. 53-54
  114. Les Allusions Trouvees
    The Saturday Review, October 23, 1948, pp. 20-21
  115. Books
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    A Letter to Winston Churchill (Review)
    Where Do We Go from Here?, by Harold J. Laski
    1. Where Do We Go from Here? by Harold J. Laski
    The New Yorker, November 9, 1940, pp. 74-75
  116. Books
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    Lieut. Brown Goes to the Mediterranean Theatre (2 Reviews)
    To All Hands, by John Mason Brown
    1. To All Hands by John Mason Brown
    2. Long, Long Ago by Alexander Woollcott
    The New Yorker, November 13, 1943, p. 97
  117. The Lifetime Reading Plan (1960)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  118. Books
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    Lionel Trilling and the Party of Imagination (Review)
    The Liberal Imagination, by Lionel Trilling
    1. The Liberal Imagination by Lionel Trilling
    The New Yorker, April 22, 1950, pp. 106-109
  119. Liquid Assets
    Wine as an Investment
    The Saturday Review, July 7, 1979, pp. 38-39
  120. [+]
    Literature and Industrialism (Review)
    The Great Tradition, by Granville Hicks
    1. The Great Tradition by Granville Hicks
    The Nation, October 18, 1933, p. 449
  121. [+]
    Little Edwardians (Review)
    The Edwardians, by Vita Sackville-West
    1. The Edwardians by Vita Sackville-West
    The Nation, October 15, 1930, p. 413
  122. Books
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    A Little Theorizing (Review)
    Oliver Wiswell, by Kenneth Roberts
    1. Oliver Wiswell by Kenneth Roberts
    The New Yorker, November 23, 1940, pp. 75-76
  123. Books
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    The Madhouse---The Fall of France (4 Reviews)
    Washington Is Like That, by Willard M. Kiplinger
    1. Washington Is Like That by Willard M. Kiplinger
    2. The Edge of the Sword by Vladimir Pozner
    3. How to Cook a Wolf by M.F.K. Fisher
    4. Tales from Bective Bridge by Mary Lavin
    The New Yorker, May 30, 1942, pp. 52-53
  124. Books
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    The Magician (Review)
    W.B. Yeats, 1865-1939, by Joseph M. Hone
    1. W.B. Yeats, 1865-1939 by Joseph M. Hone
    The New Yorker, February 6, 1943, pp. 53-54
  125. Books
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    Mainly Winston Churchill (4 Reviews)
    Blood, Sweat, and Tears, by Winston Churchill and Randolph Churchill
    1. Blood, Sweat, and Tears by Winston Churchill and Randolph Churchill
    2. The Soong Sisters by Emily Hahn
    3. All Aboard for Ararat by H.G. Wells
    4. The Lungfish and the Unicorn by Willy Ley
    The New Yorker, April 19, 1941, pp. 72-73
  126. Books
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    Make Way for Marcus Goodrich (2 Reviews)
    Delilah, by Marcus Goodrich
    1. Delilah by Marcus Goodrich
    2. Hold Autumn in Your Hand by George Sessions Perry
    The New Yorker, February 1, 1941, p. 49
  127. Books
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    Make Way for Mr. Clark---The O'Neill Family Afloat and Ashore (3 Reviews)
    The Ox-Bow Incident, by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
    1. The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
    2. Father and Son by James T. Farrell
    3. Audubon's America by Donald Culross Peattie and Audubon
    The New Yorker, October 12, 1940, p. 84
  128. [+]
    A Man of His Time (Review)
    Zola and His Time, by Matthew Josephson
    1. Zola and His Time by Matthew Josephson
    The Nation, December 5, 1928, p. 635
  129. Books
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    Manifest Destiny (2 Reviews)
    The Year of Decision: 1846, by Bernard De Voto
    1. The Year of Decision: 1846 by Bernard De Voto
    2. The Forest and the Fort by Hervey Allen
    The New Yorker, March 27, 1943, pp. 61-62
  130. Books
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    Mann on Goethe (2 Reviews)
    The Beloved Returns, by Thomas Mann
    1. The Beloved Returns by Thomas Mann
    2. The Fire and the Wood by R.C. Hutchinson
    The New Yorker, August 31, 1940, p. 44
  131. [+]
    Many Stories (5 Reviews)
    The Best Short Stories of 1927, by Edward J. O'Brien
    1. The Best Short Stories of 1927 by Edward J. O'Brien
    2. Samples by Lillie Ryttenberg and Beatrice Lang
    3. The Man Who Saw Through Heaven and Other Stories by Wilbur Daniel Steele
    4. Yellow Gentians and Blue by Zona Gale
    5. The Best British Short Stories of 1927 by Edward J. O'Brien
    The Nation, December 28, 1927, p. 738
  132. Books
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    Maritta Wolff Again---Various Thoroughfares (4 Reviews)
    Night Shift, by Maritta Wolff
    1. Night Shift by Maritta Wolff
    2. Thorofare by Christopher Morley
    3. We Took to the Woods by Louise Dickinson Rich
    4. Our Hearts Were Young and Gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough
    The New Yorker, November 21, 1942, pp. 76-79
  133. Books
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    Mark Twain from the Grave---A Saint and a Falcon (3 Reviews)
    Mark Twain in Eruption, by Bernard DeVoto and Mark Twain
    1. Mark Twain in Eruption by Bernard DeVoto and Mark Twain
    2. Embezzled Heaven by Franz Werfel
    3. The Pilgrim Hawk by Glenway Wescott
    The New Yorker, November 30, 1940, pp. 70-72
  134. The Mathematical Magpie (1962)
    3 Reviews
  135. [+]
    The Men of Property (Review)
    Maid in Waiting, by John Galsworthy
    1. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy
    The Nation, December 2, 1931, p. 612
  136. Books
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    Messrs. Hilton, Powys, Collier (3 Reviews)
    Random Harvest, by James Hilton
    1. Random Harvest by James Hilton
    2. Owen Glendower by John Cowper Powys
    3. Presenting Moonshine by John Collier
    The New Yorker, January 25, 1941, pp. 60-61
  137. Books
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    Messrs. Marquand and Seager (2 Reviews)
    So Little Time, by John P. Marquand
    1. So Little Time by John P. Marquand
    2. Equinox by Allan Seager
    The New Yorker, August 21, 1943, pp. 56-57
  138. Books
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    Minstrel Boy---Japs (2 Reviews)
    Bound for Glory, by Woody Guthrie
    1. Bound for Glory by Woody Guthrie
    2. In Peace Japan Breeds War by Gustav Eckstein
    The New Yorker, March 20, 1943, p. 60
  139. Books
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    Miscellany (4 Reviews)
    The Roots of American Culture, and Other Essays, by Constance Rourke and Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The Roots of American Culture, and Other Essays by Constance Rourke and Van Wyck Brooks
    2. The Drums of Morning by Philip Van Doren Stern
    3. Virginia Woolf by David Daiches
    4. I Escaped from Hong Kong by Jan Henrik Marsman
    The New Yorker, August 8, 1942, p. 46
  140. Books
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    Miss Cather (Review)
    Sapphira and the Slave Girl, by Willa Cather
    1. Sapphira and the Slave Girl by Willa Cather
    The New Yorker, December 7, 1940, p. 103
  141. Books and Films
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    Misted Memories (Review)
    Obscure Destinies, by Willa Cather
    1. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather
    The Nation, August 3, 1932, p. 107
  142. Books
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    Mlle. Curie Sees the World (2 Reviews)
    Journey Among Warriors, by Eve Curie
    1. Journey Among Warriors by Eve Curie
    2. Stranger on the Highway by H.R. Hays
    The New Yorker, May 8, 1943, p. 65
  143. [+]
    A Modern Confession (Review)
    No More Parades, by Ford Madox Ford
    1. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford
    The Nation, March 10, 1926, p. 260
  144. [+]
    A Modern Novelist (Review)
    A Modern Hero, by Louis Bromfield
    1. A Modern Hero by Louis Bromfield
    The Nation, July 13, 1932, p. 40
  145. [+]
    Morand and Mauriac (2 Reviews)
    Destinies, by Francois Mauriac
    1. Destinies by Francois Mauriac
    2. Black Magic by Paul Morand
    The New Republic, August 21, 1929, p. 26
  146. [+]
    Morbidity in Fiction (Review)
    As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner
    1. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
    The Nation, November 5, 1930, p. 500
  147. [+]
    More Farewells to War (2 Reviews)
    Good-Bye to All That, by Robert Graves
    1. Good-Bye to All That by Robert Graves
    2. All Our Yesterdays by H.M. Tomlinson
    The Nation, February 12, 1930, p. 186
  148. Books
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    More Posthumous Wolfe---Hard Rock, Thin Air, a Rope (2 Reviews)
    The Hills Beyond, by Thomas Wolfe
    1. The Hills Beyond by Thomas Wolfe
    2. High Conquest by James Ramsey Ullman
    The New Yorker, October 18, 1941, p. 73
  149. [+]
    Mr. Hale Versus Spengler (Review)
    Challenge to Defeat, by William Harlan Hale
    1. Challenge to Defeat by William Harlan Hale
    The Nation, June 8, 1932, p. 656
  150. Books
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    Mr. Maugham's Mixture (3 Reviews)
    The Mixture as Before, by W. Somerset Maugham
    1. The Mixture as Before by W. Somerset Maugham
    2. The Imperial Soviets by Henry C. Wolfe
    3. Through the House Door by Helen Hull
    The New Yorker, July 13, 1940, pp. 60-61
  151. Books
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    Mr. Nathan and Time (Review)
    Portrait of Jennie, by Robert Nathan
    1. Portrait of Jennie by Robert Nathan
    The New Yorker, January 20, 1940, p. 62
  152. [+]
    Mr. Paul and Mr. Howells (Review)
    The Governor of Massachusetts, by Elliot Paul
    1. The Governor of Massachusetts by Elliot Paul
    The Nation, September 24, 1930, p. 326
  153. Books
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    Mr. Peattie Again (2 Reviews)
    A Book of Hours, by Donald Culross Peattie
    1. A Book of Hours by Donald Culross Peattie
    2. Lightship by Archie Binns
    The New Yorker, April 17, 1937, pp. 75-77
  154. [+]
    Mrs. Wylie's Prose (Review)
    Mr. Hodge and Mr. Hazard, by Elinor Wylie
    1. Mr. Hodge and Mr. Hazard by Elinor Wylie
    The Nation, April 18, 1928, p. 454
  155. Must Encyclopedia Writing Be Stodgy?
    The Saturday Review, July 13, 1974, pp. 22-26
  156. [+]
    A New Genre (Review)
    Mark Only, by Theodore F. Powys
    1. Mark Only by Theodore F. Powys
    The Nation, November 12, 1924, p. 524
  157. [+]
    The New Historical Novel (Review)
    The Devil, by Alfred Neumann
    1. The Devil by Alfred Neumann
    The Nation, September 19, 1928, p. 273
  158. [+]
    The New Ireland (2 Reviews)
    The Blessing of Pan, by Lord Dunsany
    1. The Blessing of Pan by Lord Dunsany
    2. Etched in Moonlight by James Stephens
    The Nation, February 29, 1928, pp. 244-245
  159. Books
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    A New Novel from Charles Morgan---W.C. Williams (2 Reviews)
    The Voyage, by Charles Morgan
    1. The Voyage by Charles Morgan
    2. In the Money by William Carlos Williams
    The New Yorker, November 2, 1940, p. 68
  160. Books
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    No Great Shakes at New Haven (Review)
    Willard Gibbs: American Genius, by Muriel Rukeyser
    1. Willard Gibbs: American Genius by Muriel Rukeyser
    The New Yorker, November 7, 1942, pp. 79-80
  161. Books
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    No Half-way House (3 Reviews)
    Make This the Last War, by Michael Straight
    1. Make This the Last War by Michael Straight
    2. The Looking-Glass by William March
    3. Italy from Within by Richard G. Massock
    The New Yorker, January 9, 1943, pp. 43-44
  162. Books
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    No Trip for a Woman---Kentucky Ballad (2 Reviews)
    I Married Adventure, by Osa Johnson
    1. I Married Adventure by Osa Johnson
    2. Trees of Heaven by Jesse Stuart
    The New Yorker, May 18, 1940, pp. 76-78
  163. [+]
    Non-Euclidean Criticism (Review)
    Poetry and Mathematics, by Scott Buchanan
    1. Poetry and Mathematics by Scott Buchanan
    The Nation, May 28, 1930, p. 629
  164. [+]
    The Novel Tomorrow (Review)
    The American Novel Today, by Regis Michaud
    1. The American Novel Today by Regis Michaud
    The Nation, January 18, 1928, pp. 72-73
  165. [+]
    Novels by Two Brothers (2 Reviews)
    Ducdame, by John Cowper Powys
    1. Ducdame by John Cowper Powys
    2. Mr. Tasker's Gods by Theodore F. Powys
    The Nation, June 24, 1925, p. 720
  166. Books
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    The Human Comedy, by William Saroyan
    1. The Human Comedy by William Saroyan
    2. Jake Home by Ruth McKenney
    3. The Voice of the Trumpet by Robert D.Q. Henriques
    4. Men from Nowhere by Jean Malaquais
    5. Tilda by Mark Van Doren
    The New Yorker, February 27, 1943, pp. 55-56
  167. Books
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    Off with Their Heads!, by Peggy Bacon
    1. Off with Their Heads! by Peggy Bacon
    2. Prize Stories of 1934 by Harry Hansen
    3. You Can't Sleep Here by Edward Newhouse
    4. The Science of Life by H.G. Wells, Julian Huxley, and G.P. Wells
    The New Yorker, November 24, 1934, pp. 87-88
  168. Books
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    A Subtreasury of American Humor, by E.B. White and Katharine S. White
    1. A Subtreasury of American Humor by E.B. White and Katharine S. White
    2. The Opinions of Oliver Allston by Van Wyck Brooks
    3. The Copperheads by William Blake
    4. The Empty Room by Charles Morgan
    5. Tomorrow Will Come by E.M. Almedingen
    6. Saratoga Trunk by Edna Ferber
    The New Yorker, November 8, 1941, pp. 76-77
  169. Books
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    Sea of Cortez, by John Steinbeck and Edward F. Ricketts
    1. Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck and Edward F. Ricketts
    The New Yorker, December 6, 1941, p. 107
  170. Of Nothing and the Wolfe
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), October 1935, p. 4
  171. [+]
    Old and New (Review)
    Ashe of Rings, and Other Writings, by Mary Butts
    1. Ashe of Rings, and Other Writings by Mary Butts
    The Nation, June 23, 1926, p. 701
  172. On Contemporary American Fiction
    The Nation, December 7, 1927, p. 642
  173. Books
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    An Over-All View, and Some Others (4 Reviews)
    The Making of Tomorrow, by Raoul de Roussy de Sales
    1. The Making of Tomorrow by Raoul de Roussy de Sales
    2. Razzle-Dazzle by William Saroyan
    3. The Children by Nina Fedorova
    4. Never Come Morning by Nelson Algren
    The New Yorker, April 18, 1942, p. 62
  174. Books
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    Pageant of England, 1840-1940, by Arthur Bryant
    1. Pageant of England, 1840-1940 by Arthur Bryant
    2. Crusader in Crinoline by R. Forrest Wilson
    3. The Redemption of Democracy by Hermann Rauschning
    The New Yorker, March 8, 1941, pp. 64-66
  175. Party of One (1955)
    The Selected Writings of Clifton Fadiman
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  176. Books
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    The Apostle, by Sholem Asch
    1. The Apostle by Sholem Asch
    The New Yorker, September 18, 1943, pp. 78-80
  177. Books
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    The Peaceful Solomons (2 Reviews)
    Headhunting in the Solomon Islands, by Caroline Mytinger
    1. Headhunting in the Solomon Islands by Caroline Mytinger
    2. The Making of Tomorrow by Raoul de Roussy de Sales
    The New Yorker, December 26, 1942, pp. 48-50
  178. The People and Places Book (1974)
  179. Pickwick Lives Forever
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1949, pp. 23-29
  180. [+]
    Pitiless Satire (Review)
    Round-Up, by Ring W. Lardner
    1. Round-Up by Ring W. Lardner
    The Nation, May 1, 1929, p. 536
  181. [+]
    Poetry Quarterly (Review)
    The Physiology of Taste, by Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
    1. The Physiology of Taste by Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
    The Saturday Review, December 18, 1971, p. 42
  182. Portrait of a Misanthrope
    The Saturday Review, October 12, 1946, pp. 11-12
  183. Books
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    The Battle Is the Pay-Off, by Ralph Ingersoll
    1. The Battle Is the Pay-Off by Ralph Ingersoll
    2. Lessons of My Life by Robert G. Vansittart
    3. Romanticism and the Modern Ego by Jacques Barzun
    4. Journey in the Dark by Martin Flavin
    The New Yorker, October 23, 1943, p. 77
  184. [+]
    Pre-War Ford (Review)
    The Good Soldier, by Ford Madox Ford
    1. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
    The Nation, April 20, 1927, p. 451
  185. [+]
    The Problem of Dialect (Review)
    The Happy Mountain, by Maristan Chapman
    1. The Happy Mountain by Maristan Chapman
    The Nation, September 12, 1928, p. 248
  186. [+]
    The Process of John Erskine (Review)
    Galahad, by John Erskine
    1. Galahad by John Erskine
    The Nation, January 12, 1927, p. 42
  187. [+]
    Propaganda Value (Review)
    Right Off the Map, by C.E. Montague
    1. Right Off the Map by C.E. Montague
    The Nation, November 9, 1927, p. 515
  188. [+]
    Pseudo-Historical Fiction (Review)
    The Rebels, by Alfred Neumann
    1. The Rebels by Alfred Neumann
    The Nation, September 11, 1929, p. 276
  189. [+]
    Pure Novel (Review)
    The Counterfeiters, by Andre Gide
    1. The Counterfeiters by Andre Gide
    The Nation, October 26, 1927, p. 454
  190. [+]
    The Quality of Grace (Review)
    The Bridge of San Luis Rey, by Thornton Wilder
    1. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
    The Nation, December 14, 1927, p. 687
  191. Reading I've Liked (1941)
    A Personal Selection Drawn from Two Decades of Reading and Reviewing Presente...
    52 Chapters, 974pp - 3 Reviews
  192. [+]
    Realism and Mannerism (Review)
    How Like a God, by Rex Stout
    1. How Like a God by Rex Stout
    The Nation, September 25, 1929, p. 329
  193. Books
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    U.S. Foreign Policy: Shield of the Republic, by Walter Lippmann
    1. U.S. Foreign Policy: Shield of the Republic by Walter Lippmann
    The New Yorker, June 12, 1943, p. 65
  194. Books
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    Logical Nonsense, by Philip C. Blackburn and Lionel White
    1. Logical Nonsense by Philip C. Blackburn and Lionel White
    2. My Next Bride by Kay Boyle
    3. Women Must Work by Richard Aldington
    The New Yorker, November 10, 1934, pp. 109-110
  195. Books
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    Reports from Ecuador and the Inferno (2 Reviews)
    The Donkey Inside, by Ludwig Bemelmans
    1. The Donkey Inside by Ludwig Bemelmans
    2. Out of the Night by Jan Valtin
    The New Yorker, January 18, 1941, pp. 65-66
  196. Books
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    Gideon Planish, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. Gideon Planish by Sinclair Lewis
    2. Double, Double, Toil and Trouble by Lion Feuchtwanger
    3. The Fifth Seal by Mark A. Aldanov
    The New Yorker, April 24, 1943, pp. 64-66
  197. Books
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    Reveille in Boston---Warning (2 Reviews)
    Paul Revere and the World He Lived In, by Esther Forbes
    1. Paul Revere and the World He Lived In by Esther Forbes
    2. Prelude to Victory by James B. Reston
    The New Yorker, June 27, 1942, p. 54
  198. [+]
    Reversion to Childhood (Review)
    The Aloe, by Katherine Mansfield
    1. The Aloe by Katherine Mansfield
    The Nation, September 3, 1930, p. 249
  199. [+]
    Fiction (Review)
    Brothers and Sisters, by I. Compton-Burnett
    1. Brothers and Sisters by I. Compton-Burnett
    The Bookman, April/May 1930, p. 212
  200. [+]
    Fiction (Review)
    Adam's Rest, by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    1. Adam's Rest by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    The Bookman, September 1930, p. 69
  201. [+]
    Your Literary I.Q. (Review)
    H.L. Mencken, by Douglas C. Stenerson
    1. H.L. Mencken by Douglas C. Stenerson
    The Saturday Review, October 30, 1971, pp. 54-55
  202. The Reviewing Business
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1941, pp. 472-479
  203. Ring Lardner and the Triangle of Hate
    The Nation, March 22, 1933, pp. 315-317
  204. [+]
    Roads to Illusion (Review)
    Mape: The World of Illusion, by Andre Maurois
    1. Mape: The World of Illusion by Andre Maurois
    The Nation, August 25, 1926, p. 178
  205. Books
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    Romains IX (2 Reviews)
    Aftermath, by Jules Romains
    1. Aftermath by Jules Romains
    2. An Actor's Daughter by Aline Bernstein
    The New Yorker, February 8, 1941, p. 57
  206. [+]
    A Romancer's Columbus (Review)
    Christopher Columbus: Don Quixote of the Seas, by Jacob Wassermann
    1. Christopher Columbus: Don Quixote of the Seas by Jacob Wassermann
    The Nation, March 12, 1930, p. 298
  207. Roots of the School Dilemma
    Today's Lost Generation
    The Saturday Review, September 12, 1959, pp. 13-15
  208. Books
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    Russians and Danes (2 Reviews)
    Darkness and Dawn, by Alexei Tolstoy
    1. Darkness and Dawn by Alexei Tolstoy
    2. Arctic Adventure by Peter Freuchen
    The New Yorker, March 28, 1936, p. 68
  209. Books
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    Say, Is This the U.S.A.? (4 Reviews)
    Quincie Bolliver, by Mary King O'Donnell
    1. Quincie Bolliver by Mary King O'Donnell
    2. The Boys in the Back Room by Edmund Wilson
    3. Father of the Blues by W.C. Handy and Arna Bontemps
    4. Say, Is This the U.S.A.? by Erskine Caldwell and Margaret Bourke-White
    The New Yorker, July 5, 1941, pp. 49-50
  210. Books
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    Science and Artfulness (2 Reviews)
    Adventures of a Biologist, by J.B.S. Haldane
    1. Adventures of a Biologist by J.B.S. Haldane
    2. Night in Bombay by Louis Bromfield
    The New Yorker, May 11, 1940, pp. 79-80
  211. Books
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    Seabrook the Semi-Sinister---Another Family Saga (2 Reviews)
    No Hiding Place, by Jeremy Seabrook
    1. No Hiding Place by Jeremy Seabrook
    2. The Valley of Decision by Marcia Davenport
    The New Yorker, October 31, 1942, pp. 66-67
  212. [+]
    The Season's New Fiction (6 Reviews)
    Good-Bye, Wisconsin, by Glenway Wescott
    1. Good-Bye, Wisconsin by Glenway Wescott
    2. Day of Fortune by Norman Matson
    3. Bright Metal by T.S. Stribling
    4. A Voyage to Pagany by William Carlos Williams
    5. The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg by Louis Bromfield
    6. Spider Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    The Bookman, October 1928, pp. 220-223
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    The Phenomenon of Sherwood Anderson, by N. Bryllion Fagin
    1. The Phenomenon of Sherwood Anderson by N. Bryllion Fagin
    2. Sherwood Anderson by Cleveland B. Chase
    3. A New Testament by Sherwood Anderson
    The Nation, February 15, 1928, p. 189
  214. Sherwood Anderson: The Search for Salvation
    The Nation, November 9, 1932, pp. 454-455
  215. Books
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    Ship's Company (2 Reviews)
    The Ship, by C.S. Forester
    1. The Ship by C.S. Forester
    2. Winter's Tales by Isak Dinesen
    The New Yorker, May 15, 1943, pp. 67-69
  216. [+]
    Short Stories (4 Reviews)
    Norway's Best Stories, by Anders Orbeck
    1. Norway's Best Stories by Anders Orbeck
    2. Sweden's Best Stories by Charles W. Stork
    3. Action, and Other Stories by Charles Edward Montague
    4. Bloody Ground by Fiswoode Tarleton
    The Nation, April 17, 1929, pp. 480-481
  217. The Short Stories of Henry James (1945)
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  218. [+]
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    Twenty Best Short Stories in Ray Long's Twenty Years as an Editor, by Ray Long and Rich...
    1. Twenty Best Short Stories in Ray Long's Twenty Years as an Editor by Ray Long and Richard R. Smith
    2. Blueberry Pie, and Other Stories by Thyra Samter Winslow
    3. Nixey's Harlequin by A.E. Coppard
    4. The Intercessor, and Other Stories by May Sinclair
    5. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling
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  219. Books
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    1. Where Stands a Winged Sentry by Margaret Kennedy
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    3. The Democratic Spirit by Bernard Smith
    The New Yorker, September 20, 1941, pp. 86-88
  220. [+]
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    Money for Love, by Josephine Herbst
    1. Money for Love by Josephine Herbst
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  221. Books
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    The Days of Ofelia, by Gertrude Diamant
    1. The Days of Ofelia by Gertrude Diamant
    2. Men of Chaos by Hermann Rauschning
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  222. Books
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    1. Africa Dances by Geoffrey Gorer
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  223. Books
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    1. Western Star by Stephen Vincent Benet
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  224. [+]
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    Beyond Desire, by Sherwood Anderson
    1. Beyond Desire by Sherwood Anderson
    The Nation, November 2, 1932, p. 432
  225. [+]
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    The Grandmothers, by Glenway Wescott
    1. The Grandmothers by Glenway Wescott
    The Nation, October 12, 1927, p. 396
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    Storming Heaven, by Ralph Fox
    1. Storming Heaven by Ralph Fox
    The Nation, November 7, 1928, pp. 498-499
  227. [+]
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    Magnolia Street, by Louis Golding
    1. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding
    The Nation, April 13, 1932, p. 434
  228. [+]
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    A Mirror to France, by Ford Madox Ford
    1. A Mirror to France by Ford Madox Ford
    The Nation, September 8, 1926, p. 225
  229. [+]
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    Mr. Weston's Good Wine, by Theodore F. Powys
    1. Mr. Weston's Good Wine by Theodore F. Powys
    The Nation, May 2, 1928, p. 517
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    The Fountain, by Charles Morgan
    1. The Fountain by Charles Morgan
    The Nation, July 20, 1932, p. 60
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    1. The Romanesque Lyric by Philip Schuyler Allen
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    1. Is Germany Incurable? by Richard M. Brickner
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    3. Citizen Tom Paine by Howard Fast
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    1. The Road Back by Erich Maria Remarque
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    The New American Caravan, by Alfred Kreymborg, Lewis Mumford, and Paul Rosenfeld, ...
    1. The New American Caravan by Alfred Kreymborg, Lewis Mumford, and Paul Rosenfeld, ...
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    1. Since Yesterday by Frederick Lewis Allen
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    1. The Transposed Heads by Thomas Mann
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    The New Yorker, June 7, 1941, pp. 62-63
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    Mario and the Magician, by Thomas Mann
    1. Mario and the Magician by Thomas Mann
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    Mrs. Miniver, by Jan Struther
    1. Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther
    2. To the Indies by C.S. Forester
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    Polish Profile, by Princess Virgilia Sapieha
    1. Polish Profile by Princess Virgilia Sapieha
    2. If You Don't Weaken by Oscar Ameringer
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    The Song of Bernadette, by Franz Werfel
    1. The Song of Bernadette by Franz Werfel
    2. A Little Lower Than the Angels by Virginia E. Sorensen
    3. The Company She Keeps by Mary McCarthy
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    After the Death of Don Juan, by Sylvia Townsend Warner
    1. After the Death of Don Juan by Sylvia Townsend Warner
    2. The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White
    3. Dr. Norton's Wife by Mildred Walker
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    1. People Under Hitler by Wallace R. Deuel
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    The New Yorker, February 7, 1942, pp. 51-52
  243. Thunder from the Nazis
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    1. Attack Can Win in '43 by Max Werner
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    The Worm Ouroboros, by E.R. Eddison
    1. The Worm Ouroboros by E.R. Eddison
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    1. Turkey by Emil Lengyel
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    4. Mutiny in January by Carl Van Doren
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  259. The Whole Duty of the Young Novelist
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