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  1. $1,000 a Week, and Other Stories (1942)
    1 Review
  2. All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go
    The American Mercury, October 1933, pp. 147-151
  3. An American Dream Girl, and Other Stories (1950)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  4. [+]
    Anatomy of a Political Killin (Review)
    The Mind of an Assassin, by Isaac Don Levine
    1. The Mind of an Assassin by Isaac Don Levine
    The Saturday Review, January 23, 1960, p. 32
  5. [+]
    And Preachin' (Review)
    Just Plain Larnin', by James M. Shields
    1. Just Plain Larnin' by James M. Shields
    Scribners, March 1934, pp. 5-6
  6. Another Washington Circus
    The New Masses, July 2, 1935, p. 33
  7. As to Values and Facts
    An Exchange
    The Partisan Review, May 1942, pp. 203-212
  8. Baseball: A Fan's Notes
    The American Scholar, Summer 1979, pp. 391-394
  9. Benefits of American Life
    The Partisan Review, January 1935, pp. 20-28
  10. Bernard Clare (1946)
    8 Reviews, 4 Readable
  11. [+]
    Between Two Wars (Review)
    The Old Bunch, by Meyer Levin
    1. The Old Bunch by Meyer Levin
    The Saturday Review, March 13, 1937, p. 5
  12. [+]
    Boyhood in the Slums (Review)
    The Autobiography of a Liverpool Irish Slummy, by Patrick O'Mara
    1. The Autobiography of a Liverpool Irish Slummy by Patrick O'Mara
    The New Republic, September 13, 1933, p. 136
  13. A Brand New Life (1968)
    1 Review
  14. The Business of Baseball
    The Nation, April 19, 1958, pp. 340-342
  15. Calico Shoes, and Other Stories (1934)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  16. Can All This Grandeur Perish? (1937)
    And Other Stories
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
  17. [+]
    Cause Celebre (Review)
    The Case of Leon Trotsky, by John Dewey
    1. The Case of Leon Trotsky by John Dewey
    The Saturday Review, October 23, 1937, p. 22
  18. Childhood Is Not Forever (1969)
    1 Review
  19. Christmas Book Recommendations
    The American Spectator, December 1976, pp. 20-23
  20. Comedy Cop
    The New Masses, July 23, 1935, pp. 19-22
  21. Books Reviews
    [+]
    Communism and Radicalism in the USA (Review)
    The American Communist Party, 1919-1957, by Irving Howe, Lewis Coser, and Julius Jacobson
    1. The American Communist Party, 1919-1957 by Irving Howe, Lewis Coser, and Julius Jacobson
    Problems of Communism, July 1958, pp. 47-49
  22. [+]
    A Connecticut Valley (Review)
    The Valley, by Nathan Asch
    1. The Valley by Nathan Asch
    The New Masses, September 10, 1935, p. 28
  23. [+]
    Crack-up in Japan (Review)
    No Longer Human, by Osamu Dazai
    1. No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai
    The New Republic, September 15, 1958, p. 20
  24. the Cultural Front
    The Partisan Review, July 1940, pp. 311-313
  25. The Cultural Front
    The Partisan Review, March 1940, pp. 139-142
  26. The Cultural Front
    The Partisan Review, November 1940, pp. 453-455
  27. The Cultural Front
    Leon Trotsky
    The Partisan Review, September 1940, pp. 388-390
  28. The Death of Nora Ryan (1978)
  29. [+]
    Declassed Citizens (Review)
    The Triumph of Willie Pond, by Caroline Slade
    1. The Triumph of Willie Pond by Caroline Slade
    The Saturday Review, April 27, 1940, p. 14
  30. Do Writers Need an "AAA"?
    The Saturday Review, November 16, 1946, pp. 9-10
  31. [+]
    Donn Byrne, Writer (Review)
    Donn Byrne: Bard of Armagh, by Thurston Macauley
    1. Donn Byrne: Bard of Armagh by Thurston Macauley
    The Saturday Review, February 8, 1930, p. 717
  32. The Library
    [+]
    Dos Passos and the Critics (Review)
    The Adventures of a Young Man, by John Dos Passos
    1. The Adventures of a Young Man by John Dos Passos
    The American Mercury, August 1939, pp. 489-493
  33. The Dunne Family (1976)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  34. Eight Short, Short Stories and Sketches (1981)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  35. Ellen Rogers (1941)
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  36. The End of a Literary Decade
    The American Mercury, December 1939, pp. 408-414
  37. The Face of Time (1953)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  38. The Fall of Joe Louis
    The Nation, June 27, 1936, pp. 834-835
  39. The Fastest Runner on Sixty-first Street
    A Story
    Commentary, June 1950, pp. 538-544
  40. The Fate of a Hero
    Story
    The North American Review, Spring 1938, pp. 111-124
  41. The Fate of Writing in America (1946)
    1 Review
  42. Father and Son (1940)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  43. For White Men Only
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), June 1935, pp. 9-10
  44. [+]
    Formula for a Best Seller (Review)
    A House Divided, by Pearl S. Buck
    1. A House Divided by Pearl S. Buck
    The New Masses, March 19, 1935, p. 23
  45. [+]
    Four Case Histories (Review)
    Sterile Sun, by Caroline Slade
    1. Sterile Sun by Caroline Slade
    The Nation, June 17, 1936, p. 783
  46. [+]
    Four Novels: All Feeble (4 Reviews)
    So Red the Rose, by Stark Young
    1. So Red the Rose by Stark Young
    2. Holy Deadlock by A.P. Herbert
    3. Tom Tiddler's Ground by Edward Shanks
    4. Slim by William Wister Haines
    The American Mercury, December 1934, pp. 508-510
  47. French Girls are Vicious, and Other Stories (1955)
    3 Reviews
  48. The Frightened Philistines
    The New Republic, December 4, 1944, pp. 764-769
  49. From Bunk to Buncombe
    The New Republic, April 29, 1957, pp. 22-24
  50. G.B.S. Interviews the Pope
    The Nation, October 3, 1936, p. 387
  51. Gas-House McGinty (1933)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  52. The Girl Everybody Knew (1928)
    1 Review
  53. Guillotine Party
    The Partisan Review, October 1935, pp. 44-50
  54. Guillotine Party, and Other Stories (1935)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  55. [+]
    A Harvest of O'Faolain (Review)
    The Finest Stories of Sean O'Faolain, by Sean O'Faolain
    1. The Finest Stories of Sean O'Faolain by Sean O'Faolain
    The New Republic, June 17, 1957, p. 19
  56. Helen, I Love You!
    The American Mercury, July 1932, pp. 267-271
  57. [+]
    How Should We Rate Dos Passos? (Review)
    The Great Days, by John Dos Passos
    1. The Great Days by John Dos Passos
    The New Republic, April 28, 1958, pp. 17-18
  58. Review and Comment
    In Search of the Image
    The New Masses, December 4, 1934, p. 21
  59. Invisible Swords (1971)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  60. Books in Review
    [+]
    Ireland in Its Novels (3 Reviews)
    Easter Week, by Brian O'Neill
    1. Easter Week by Brian O'Neill
    2. Time to Kill by Rearden Conner
    3. Bird Alone by Sean O'Faolain
    The New Republic, October 14, 1936, p. 285
  61. [+]
    Issues and Writers (Review)
    Job's House, by Caroline Slade
    1. Job's House by Caroline Slade
    The Saturday Review, April 12, 1941, p. 11
  62. It Has Come to Pass (1959)
    1 Review
  63. [+]
    James Farrell on James Farrell (Review)
    Father and Son, by James T. Farrell
    1. Father and Son by James T. Farrell
    The New Republic, October 28, 1940, p. 595
  64. Judgment Day (1935)
    7 Reviews, 4 Readable
  65. Judith, and Other Stories (1973)
    2 Reviews
  66. The Language of Hollywood
    The Saturday Review, August 5, 1944, pp. 29-32
  67. The Last Writers' Congress
    An Interim Report on Its Results
    The Saturday Review, June 5, 1937, p. 10
  68. The League of Frightened Philistines (1945)
    And Other Papers
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  69. Letters
    Commentary, March 1979, pp. 4-22
  70. The Life Adventurous, and Other Stories (1947)
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
  71. Literature and Morality (1947)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  72. Lonely for the Future (1966)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  73. Books and the Arts
    Lonigan, Lonergan, and New York's Finest
    The Nation, March 18, 1944, p. 338
  74. The Library
    [+]
    Louis XVI and Napoleon (2 Reviews)
    The Life and Death of Louis XVI, by Saul K. Padover
    1. The Life and Death of Louis XVI by Saul K. Padover
    2. Napoleon in Review by George Gordon Andrews
    The American Mercury, September 1939, pp. 112-117
  75. [+]
    Lynch Patterns (Review)
    Uncle Tom's Children, by Richard Wright
    1. Uncle Tom's Children by Richard Wright
    The Partisan Review, May 1938, p. 57
  76. Memories of the Hot-Stove League
    The Saturday Review, June 10, 1950, p. 18
  77. [+]
    Middle-Class American Tragedy (Review)
    They Shall Inherit the Earth, by Morley Callaghan
    1. They Shall Inherit the Earth by Morley Callaghan
    The New Masses, November 5, 1935, p. 27
  78. Morning With the Family
    The Partisan Review, October 1936, pp. 17-19
  79. Mr. Farrell Writes a Letter
    The Saturday Review, March 23, 1940, p. 10
  80. Mr. Lunkhead the Banker
    The Nation, May 20, 1936, p. 642
  81. Mrs. O'Flaherty and Lizz
    The Partisan Review, December 1937, pp. 25-31
  82. My Days of Anger (1943)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  83. [+]
    The National Game (Review)
    Baseball: The Fan's Game, by Gordon S. "Mickey" Cochrane
    1. Baseball: The Fan's Game by Gordon S. "Mickey" Cochrane
    The Saturday Review, May 27, 1939, p. 16
  84. [+]
    Neither to Advance (Review)
    The Martyr, by Liam O'Flaherty
    1. The Martyr by Liam O'Flaherty
    The New Republic, August 16, 1933, p. 27
  85. A New Literary Controversy
    The New Republic, May 13, 1946, pp. 702-703
  86. Book Reviews
    [+]
    The New Mencken Letters (Review)
    The New Mencken Letters, by Carl Bode and H.L. Mencken
    1. The New Mencken Letters by Carl Bode and H.L. Mencken
    The American Spectator, November 1977, p. 35
  87. New Roads: Discussion
    Politics, May 1946, p. 170
  88. New Year's Eve, 1929 (1967)
    1 Review
  89. No Star is Lost (1938)
    7 Reviews, 3 Readable
  90. A Note on Literary Criticism (1936)
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  91. A Note on Literary Criticism
    The Nation, March 4, 1936, pp. 276-277
  92. A Note on Literary Criticism, II
    The Nation, March 11, 1936, pp. 314-315
  93. Notes for a New Literary Controversy
    The New Republic, April 29, 1946, pp. 616-617
  94. A Novelist Begins
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 1938, pp. 330-334
  95. On Irish Themes (1982)
  96. On the "Brooks-Macleish Thesis"
    The Partisan Review, January 1942, pp. 43-45
  97. [+]
    On the Wrong Side of Town (Review)
    A Walk On the Wild Side, by Nelson Algren
    1. A Walk On the Wild Side by Nelson Algren
    The New Republic, May 21, 1956, p. 18
  98. The Only Son
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1939, pp. 65-75
  99. The Open Road. A Story
    The American Mercury, June 1935, pp. 212-218
  100. [+]
    Out of the Frying Pan (Review)
    This Is My Story, by Louis Francis Budenz
    1. This Is My Story by Louis Francis Budenz
    The Nation, March 29, 1947, pp. 368-369
  101. Poet of the People (1951)
    An Evaluation of James Whitcomb Riley
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  102. The Pope Needs America, II
    The Nation, October 24, 1936, pp. 476-477
  103. The Pope Needs America
    The Nation, October 17, 1936, pp. 440-441
  104. Prejudices: A Selection (1958)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  105. [+]
    The Radical in the Gray Flannel Suit (Review)
    Nine Lives for Labor, by Richard D. Kelly
    1. Nine Lives for Labor by Richard D. Kelly
    The New Republic, January 7, 1957, p. 19
  106. [+]
    Rational Pastime (Review)
    Soft Ball, So What?, by Lowell Thomas and Ted Shane
    1. Soft Ball, So What? by Lowell Thomas and Ted Shane
    The Saturday Review, June 1, 1940, p. 11
  107. [+]
    Realistic Fiction and Meyer Levin (Review)
    Citizens, by Meyer Levin
    1. Citizens by Meyer Levin
    The Saturday Review, March 30, 1940, p. 11
  108. [+]
    The Record of the Writers' Congress (Review)
    The Writer in a Changing World, by Henry Hart
    1. The Writer in a Changing World by Henry Hart
    The Saturday Review, December 25, 1937, p. 19
  109. Reflections at Fifty, and Other Essays (1955)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  110. [+]
    Rescued at Last (Review)
    Ulysses, by James Joyce
    1. Ulysses by James Joyce
    Scribners, February 1934, pp. 16-100
  111. [+]
    Return to the Jungle (Review)
    The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair
    1. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
    The New Republic, November 4, 1946, pp. 601-602
  112. [+]
    The Screen: Summer Summary (Review)
    Dreiser, by W.A. Swanberg
    1. Dreiser by W.A. Swanberg
    Commonweal, September 3, 1965, p. 640
  113. [+]
    The Man of Order (Review)
    The Saint and Mary Kate, by Frank O'Connor
    1. The Saint and Mary Kate by Frank O'Connor
    The New Republic, October 26, 1932, p. 301
  114. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    The Bridge at Remagen, by Ken Hechler
    1. The Bridge at Remagen by Ken Hechler
    The New Republic, December 9, 1957, pp. 30-32
  115. [+]
    Children's Books---Fall, 1932 (Review)
    From Flushing to Calvary, by Edward Dahlberg
    1. From Flushing to Calvary by Edward Dahlberg
    Scribners, December 1932, p. 15
  116. The Road Between (1949)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  117. Sam Holman (1983)
    1 Review
  118. [+]
    Saul Bergman's Sons (Review)
    Sons of the Fathers, by Albert Halper
    1. Sons of the Fathers by Albert Halper
    The Saturday Review, November 2, 1940, p. 12
  119. The Short Stories of James T. Farrell (1937)
    2 Reviews
  120. The Silence of History (1963)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  121. The Situation in American Writing
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1939, pp. 30-32
  122. [+]
    Soda Parlor in Brooklyn (Review)
    Low Company, by Daniel Fuchs
    1. Low Company by Daniel Fuchs
    The Nation, February 27, 1937, p. 244
  123. [+]
    Soviet Story-Teller (Review)
    On the Volga, and Other Stories, by Panteleimon Romanov
    1. On the Volga, and Other Stories by Panteleimon Romanov
    The Nation, September 12, 1934, p. 308
  124. [+]
    The Spirit of Hull House (Review)
    The Second Twenty Years at Hull-House, by Jane Addams
    1. The Second Twenty Years at Hull-House by Jane Addams
    The Saturday Review, June 6, 1931, p. 879
  125. [+]
    Stony Broke (Review)
    Down and Out in Paris and London, by George Orwell
    1. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
    The New Republic, October 11, 1933, p. 256
  126. [+]
    The Story of a Simple Man (Review)
    John Fury, by Jack Dunphy
    1. John Fury by Jack Dunphy
    The Saturday Review, November 9, 1946, p. 31
  127. [+]
    Story of a Union (Review)
    Union Guy, by Clayton W. Fountain
    1. Union Guy by Clayton W. Fountain
    The Partisan Review, May 1949, pp. 549-550
  128. [+]
    A Story of the Gutter (Review)
    Children of the Poor, by Anonymous
    1. Children of the Poor by Anonymous
    The New Republic, April 25, 1934, p. 316
  129. Strictly Personal
    The Saturday Review, June 23, 1945, pp. 18-19
  130. Strictly Personal
    Theodore Dreiser: In Memoriam
    The Saturday Review, January 12, 1946, pp. 16-17
  131. Strictly Personal
    The Saturday Review, December 20, 1947, p. 21
  132. Studs Lonigan
    The Partisan Review, February 1934, pp. 16-23
  133. Studs Lonigan: A Trilogy (1935)
    11 Reviews, 6 Readable
  134. Sunday
    The American Mercury, December 1933, pp. 476-482
  135. Television
    Please Pass the Catsup
    The New Republic, April 9, 1956, pp. 30-32
  136. Theater: A Spoonful of History
    The New Masses, December 17, 1935, p. 44
  137. The Theater: Let Freedom Ring
    The New Masses, November 19, 1935, pp. 27-28
  138. Theatre Chronicle
    The Partisan Review, April 1936, p. 24
  139. Theatre Chronicle
    The Partisan Review, February 1936, pp. 28-29
  140. Theatre Chronicle
    The Partisan Review, June 1936, pp. 25-26
  141. Theatre Chronicle
    The Partisan Review, March 1936, p. 25
  142. Theatre Chronicle
    The Partisan Review, May 1936, p. 25
  143. This Man and This Woman (1951)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  144. [+]
    Three of a Kind (3 Reviews)
    Another Such Victory, by Clifton Cuthbert
    1. Another Such Victory by Clifton Cuthbert
    2. This is Your Day by Edward Newhouse
    3. Between the Hammer and the Anvil by Edwin Seaver
    The Nation, March 13, 1937, p. 300
  145. Books in Review
    [+]
    Tolstoy: Husband and Writer (Review)
    Tolstoy and His Wife, by Tikhon I. Polner
    1. Tolstoy and His Wife by Tikhon I. Polner
    The New Republic, September 3, 1945, pp. 290-291
  146. Tommy Gallagher's Crusade (1939)
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  147. Two Sisters
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), September 1935, pp. 5-6
  148. Books and Comment
    [+]
    A Veblen of the Novel (Review)
    On the Line, by Harvey Swados
    1. On the Line by Harvey Swados
    The New Republic, October 14, 1957, p. 17
  149. Waif to Woman
    Coronet Magazine, January 1957, pp. 64-83
  150. What is a Proletarian Novel?
    The Partisan Review, April 1935, pp. 13-15
  151. What Time Collects (1964)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  152. When Boyhood Dreams Come True (1946)
    Further Short Stories
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
  153. To Whom It May Concern, and Other Stories (1944)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  154. [+]
    Working Man's Woes (Review)
    Spit and the Stars, by Robert Mende
    1. Spit and the Stars by Robert Mende
    The Saturday Review, March 26, 1949, p. 13
  155. [+]
    A Working-Class Novel (Review)
    The Disinherited, by Jack Conroy
    1. The Disinherited by Jack Conroy
    The Nation, December 20, 1933, p. 714
  156. The World I Grew up In
    Commonweal, February 25, 1966, pp. 606-610
  157. A World I Never Made (1936)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  158. Yet Other Waters (1952)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  159. Young Lonigan (1932)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  160. The Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan (1934)
    7 Reviews, 4 Readable
  161. No Items Found