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  1. Al Smith: Hero of the Cities (1969)
    A Political Portrait Drawing on the Papers of Frances Perkins
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  2. [+]
    American Culture Since the Sixties (Review)
    Main Currents in American Thought, by Vernon Louis Parrington
    1. Main Currents in American Thought by Vernon Louis Parrington
    The Nation, December 3, 1930, p. 615
  3. Books in Review
    [+]
    Among the Spoilers (Review)
    Hamilton Fish: The Inner History of the Grant Administration, by Allan Nevins
    1. Hamilton Fish: The Inner History of the Grant Administration by Allan Nevins
    The New Republic, January 20, 1937, p. 362
  4. [+]
    Anti-Artist or Prophet? (Review)
    Marcel Duchamp, by Rober Lebel and Marcel Duchamp
    1. Marcel Duchamp by Rober Lebel and Marcel Duchamp
    The Nation, February 6, 1960, pp. 123-124
  5. Art: A Painter of the Machine Age
    The Nation, February 18, 1931, pp. 196-197
  6. Books in Review
    [+]
    A Banquet of Literature---With Intruders (Review)
    The Goncourt Journals, 1851-1870, by Lewis Galantiere, Edmond de Goncourt, and Jules de...
    1. The Goncourt Journals, 1851-1870 by Lewis Galantiere, Edmond de Goncourt, and Jules de Goncourt, ...
    The New Republic, September 22, 1937, p. 191
  7. The Battle of the Books
    The Nation, June 28, 1952, pp. 619-624
  8. The Big Guns
    The Nation, January 14, 1956, pp. 30-33
  9. Articles
    Big-Bomber Symington
    The Nation, May 26, 1956, pp. 442-446
  10. Billions for Insecurity
    The Nation, January 28, 1956, pp. 69-72
  11. [+]
    Boswell's Boswell (Review)
    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D., 1773, by James Boswell, ...
    1. Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D., 1773 by James Boswell, Frederick A. Pottle, and Charles H. Bennett #2, ...
    The New Republic, November 18, 1936, p. 80
  12. Brass-and-Gold Era
    The Nation, January 21, 1956, pp. 50-52
  13. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    Cave Men of Capitalism (2 Reviews)
    More They Told Barron, by Arthur Pound and Samuel Taylor Moore
    1. More They Told Barron by Arthur Pound and Samuel Taylor Moore
    2. Oh Yeah? by Edward Angly
    The New Republic, December 23, 1931, p. 165
  14. Chicago: A Modernistic Portrait
    The Outlook, January 30, 1929, pp. 163-167
  15. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    Citizen Zola (Review)
    Zola, by Henri Barbusse
    1. Zola by Henri Barbusse
    The New Republic, February 8, 1933, p. 355
  16. Corporative Prose
    The New Republic, June 29, 1938, pp. 207-208
  17. [+]
    The Craft of Politics (4 Reviews)
    Chester A. Arthur: A Quarter-Century of Machine Politics, by George Frederick Howe
    1. Chester A. Arthur: A Quarter-Century of Machine Politics by George Frederick Howe
    2. The Gentleman from New York by Donald Barr Chidsey
    3. Kate Chase: Dominant Daughter by Mary Merwin Phelps
    4. The American Tallyrand: Martin Van Buren by Holmes Alexander
    The New Republic, July 24, 1935, p. 313
  18. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    Crisis: The Communist View (Review)
    The Coming Struggle for Power, by John Strachey
    1. The Coming Struggle for Power by John Strachey
    The New Republic, March 1, 1933, p. 78
  19. [+]
    Croesus and the Bolsheviks (Review)
    The Magnate: William Boyce Thompson and His Time, by Hermann Hagedorn
    1. The Magnate: William Boyce Thompson and His Time by Hermann Hagedorn
    The Saturday Review, August 24, 1935, p. 5
  20. [+]
    Croesus in the Treasury (Review)
    Mellon's Millions: The Biography of a Fortune, by Harvey O'Connor
    1. Mellon's Millions: The Biography of a Fortune by Harvey O'Connor
    The New Republic, September 6, 1933, pp. 107-108
  21. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    The Days of Brooklyn Bridge (Review)
    The Brown Decades, 1865-1895, by Lewis Mumford
    1. The Brown Decades, 1865-1895 by Lewis Mumford
    The New Republic, November 11, 1931, p. 356
  22. [+]
    The Deal---Second Half (Review)
    Roosevelt---and Then?, by Stanley High
    1. Roosevelt---and Then? by Stanley High
    The New Republic, February 2, 1938, p. 372
  23. [+]
    Decade of Heroics (Review)
    The Decade of Illusion, by Maurice Sachs
    1. The Decade of Illusion by Maurice Sachs
    The Saturday Review, July 1, 1933, p. 679
  24. [+]
    Dennis' Desirable Fascism (Review)
    The Coming American Fascism, by Lawrence Dennis
    1. The Coming American Fascism by Lawrence Dennis
    The New Republic, March 4, 1936, p. 117
  25. Articles
    Detroit: City of Tomorrow?
    The Outlook, February 13, 1929, pp. 243-246
  26. [+]
    Distinguished Essays (Review)
    The Common Reader, by Virginia Woolf
    1. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf
    The Saturday Review, July 4, 1925, p. 872
  27. Drama, Music, Films
    Modern Music for the Films
    The New Republic, April 1, 1931, p. 183
  28. Dreiser, Reluctant, in the Films
    The New Republic, August 19, 1931, p. 22
  29. [+]
    The Dreyfus Case (2 Reviews)
    Les Carnets de Schwartzkoppen, by B. Schwertfeger
    1. Les Carnets de Schwartzkoppen by B. Schwertfeger
    2. Traitor! Traitor! by Johnston D. Kerkhoff
    The New Republic, November 19, 1930, p. 25
  30. [+]
    Drunkard of Genius (Review)
    James Boswell, by C.E. Vulliamy
    1. James Boswell by C.E. Vulliamy
    The New Republic, August 30, 1933, p. 80
  31. Edison: A Biography (1959)
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  32. Empire of the Air (1944)
    Juan Trippe and the Struggle for World Airways
    3 Reviews
  33. [+]
    Essays on Modern Masters (Review)
    Axel's Castle, by Edmund Wilson
    1. Axel's Castle by Edmund Wilson
    The Saturday Review, March 7, 1931, p. 642
  34. The Fantasy of Limited War
    The Nation, August 31, 1957, pp. 89-91
  35. Films: A German Drama
    The New Republic, September 30, 1931, p. 182
  36. [+]
    Foreign Fiction (Review)
    The Best Continental Stories of 1923-1924, by Richard Eaton
    1. The Best Continental Stories of 1923-1924 by Richard Eaton
    The Saturday Review, January 10, 1925, p. 443
  37. [+]
    France's Cold Civil War (Review)
    Captain Dreyfus: The Story of Mass Hysteria, by Nicholas Halasz
    1. Captain Dreyfus: The Story of Mass Hysteria by Nicholas Halasz
    The Nation, August 20, 1955, p. 160
  38. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    The Frontier and Literature (Review)
    The Rediscovery of the Frontier, by Percy H. Boynton
    1. The Rediscovery of the Frontier by Percy H. Boynton
    The New Republic, September 2, 1931, p. 77
  39. Galimathias (1923)
    1 Review
  40. [+]
    Geneva's Great Citizen Rousseau (Review)
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Moralist, by Charles William Hendel
    1. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Moralist by Charles William Hendel
    The Saturday Review, August 18, 1934, p. 59
  41. [+]
    The Goldfish Pool (Review)
    Security Speculation: Its Economic Effects, by John T. Flynn
    1. Security Speculation: Its Economic Effects by John T. Flynn
    The New Republic, August 29, 1934, p. 80
  42. Books
    [+]
    The Good Agitator (Review)
    Homegrown Liberal: The Autobiography of Charles W. Ervin, by Jean Gould and Charles W. ...
    1. Homegrown Liberal: The Autobiography of Charles W. Ervin by Jean Gould and Charles W. Ervin
    The Nation, February 5, 1955, p. 122
  43. Books in Review
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    Grant: Captive President (Review)
    Ulysses S. Grant: Politician, by William B. Hesseltine
    1. Ulysses S. Grant: Politician by William B. Hesseltine
    The New Republic, January 1, 1936, p. 231
  44. [+]
    Grim Interlude (Review)
    Journeys Between Wars, by John Dos Passos
    1. Journeys Between Wars by John Dos Passos
    The New Republic, April 27, 1938, p. 365
  45. [+]
    At the Head of the Ruling Class (Review)
    The Lords of Creation, by Frederick L. Allen
    1. The Lords of Creation by Frederick L. Allen
    The New Republic, December 18, 1935, p. 178
  46. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    The Hero as Capitalist (Review)
    God's Gold, by John T. Flynn
    1. God's Gold by John T. Flynn
    The New Republic, October 12, 1932, p. 238
  47. How to Make a Coup d'Etat
    The New Republic, April 13, 1932, pp. 231-232
  48. [+]
    The Hydrogen Balance (Review)
    Atomic Weapons and East-West Relations, by P.M.S Blackett
    1. Atomic Weapons and East-West Relations by P.M.S Blackett
    The Nation, January 26, 1957, p. 82
  49. Infidel in the Temple (1967)
    A Memoir of the Nineteen-Thirties
    6 Reviews
  50. [+]
    Intellectual Comedy (Review)
    Variety, by Paul Valery
    1. Variety by Paul Valery
    The Saturday Review, April 16, 1927, p. 725
  51. International Painting Match
    The New Republic, March 2, 1932, p. 73
  52. Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1931)
    6 Reviews, 4 Readable
  53. [+]
    Lafcadio Hearn (Review)
    Blue Ghost, by Jean Temple
    1. Blue Ghost by Jean Temple
    The Nation, March 11, 1931, p. 277
  54. Life Among the Surrealists (1962)
    A Memoir
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  55. General Articles
    The Literary Life in Russia
    The New Republic, June 6, 1934, pp. 90-92
  56. [+]
    The Mad Paracelsus (Review)
    Dr. Transit, by I.S.
    1. Dr. Transit by I.S.
    The Saturday Review, October 3, 1925, p. 171
  57. [+]
    Making of a Demagogue (Review)
    My Battle, by Adolf Hitler and E.T.S. Dugdale
    1. My Battle by Adolf Hitler and E.T.S. Dugdale
    The Saturday Review, October 28, 1933, p. 213
  58. [+]
    Martyr of Progress (Review)
    Condorcet and the Rise of Liberalism in France, by J. Salwyn Schapiro
    1. Condorcet and the Rise of Liberalism in France by J. Salwyn Schapiro
    The New Republic, January 23, 1935, p. 312
  59. [+]
    A Marxist Epic (Review)
    Nineteen-Nineteen, by John Dos Passos
    1. Nineteen-Nineteen by John Dos Passos
    The Saturday Review, March 19, 1932, p. 600
  60. Mass Civilization and the Individual
    The Outlook, June 5, 1929, pp. 205-207
  61. [+]
    Memoirs of a Doctor-Poet (Review)
    The Autobiography of William Carlos Williams, by William Carlos Williams
    1. The Autobiography of William Carlos Williams by William Carlos Williams
    The Saturday Review, October 20, 1951, p. 10
  62. Memoirs of Egotism (1950)
    3 Reviews, 2 Readable
  63. [+]
    Military Model for America (Review)
    The Soldier and the State, by Samuel P. Huntington
    1. The Soldier and the State by Samuel P. Huntington
    The Nation, April 6, 1957, p. 299
  64. [+]
    A Modern's Joan of Arc (Review)
    Joan of Arc, by Joseph Delteil
    1. Joan of Arc by Joseph Delteil
    The Saturday Review, June 19, 1926, p. 869
  65. The Money Lords (1973)
    The Great Finance Capitalists, 1925-1950
    1 Review
  66. Nazi Culture (1933)
    The Brown Darkness Over Germany
    2 Reviews
  67. [+]
    A Neo-Romantic Poet (Review)
    Panama, or The Adventures of My Seven Uncles, by Blaise Cendrars
    1. Panama, or The Adventures of My Seven Uncles by Blaise Cendrars
    The Nation, December 2, 1931, p. 616
  68. General Articles
    The "New Era": Its Rise and Fall
    The New Republic, November 4, 1931, pp. 315-318
  69. The "New Era": Its Rise and Fall: II
    The New Republic, November 18, 1931, pp. 10-13
  70. [+]
    New Proletarians (Review)
    The Crisis of the Middle Class, by Lewis Corey
    1. The Crisis of the Middle Class by Lewis Corey
    The New Republic, January 29, 1936, p. 345
  71. A Nonfiction Film
    The New Republic, September 16, 1931, p. 128
  72. General Articles
    Norman Thomas
    The New Republic, August 10, 1932, pp. 332-334
  73. Not Murals
    The New Republic, May 25, 1932, p. 46
  74. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    On Liberty (2 Reviews)
    Liberty, by Everett Dean Martin
    1. Liberty by Everett Dean Martin
    2. This Land of Liberty by Ernest Sutherland Bates
    The New Republic, September 10, 1930, p. 104
  75. The Other Nation
    The New Republic, May 17, 1933, p. 14
  76. "The Passion of Sacco-Vanzetti"
    The New Republic, April 20, 1932, pp. 275-276
  77. The Personal Papers of Anton Chekhov (1948)
    3 Reviews
  78. The Politicos, 1865-1896 (1938)
    8 Reviews, 5 Readable
  79. [+]
    Portrait of an Intellectual (Review)
    The Confessions of Zeno, by Italo Svevo
    1. The Confessions of Zeno by Italo Svevo
    The Nation, August 13, 1930, p. 183
  80. Portrait of the Artist as American (1930)
    9 Reviews, 6 Readable
  81. The Position of the Progressive
    III: The Road of Indignation
    The New Republic, February 18, 1931, pp. 13-14
  82. The President Makers (1940)
    The Culture of Politics and Leadership in an Age of Enlightenment, 1896-1919
    9 Reviews, 2 Readable
  83. Review and Comment
    [+]
    A Progressive View of the Supreme Court (Review)
    The Court Disposes, by Isidor Feinstein
    1. The Court Disposes by Isidor Feinstein
    The New Masses, June 8, 1937, p. 22
  84. Red Skies Over the Water Front
    Two labor factions at war in the U.S. maritime industry
    Collier's Weekly, October 5, 1946, p. 17
  85. General Articles
    "Relief"
    The New Republic, May 10, 1933, pp. 354-355
  86. [+]
    The Week's Reading (Review)
    Herman Melville, by Lewis Mumford
    1. Herman Melville by Lewis Mumford
    The Outlook, March 20, 1929, p. 467
  87. Review Books
    [+]
    Revolution: The First Phase (Review)
    The History of the Russian Revolution, by Leon Trotsky
    1. The History of the Russian Revolution by Leon Trotsky
    The New Republic, March 16, 1932, pp. 131-132
  88. Rimbaud: the Flight from Literature
    The New Republic, October 14, 1931, pp. 230-232
  89. The Robber Barons (1934)
    The Great American Capitalists, 1861-1901
    9 Reviews, 6 Readable
  90. Books in Review
    [+]
    Russia and Some Utopians (4 Reviews)
    Assignment in Utopia, by Eugene Lyons
    1. Assignment in Utopia by Eugene Lyons
    2. Russia Twenty Years After by Victor Serge
    3. The End of Socialism in Russia by Max Eastman
    4. Return from the USSR by Andre Gide
    The New Republic, December 1, 1937, pp. 105-107
  91. [+]
    Russian-American Chimera (Review)
    The Two Frontiers, by John Gould Fletcher
    1. The Two Frontiers by John Gould Fletcher
    The Nation, April 16, 1930, p. 462
  92. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    The Sense of the Past (Review)
    The Sense of Glory, by Herbert Read
    1. The Sense of Glory by Herbert Read
    The New Republic, April 16, 1930, p. 250
  93. Should American History Be Rewritten? A Debate
    No
    The Saturday Review, February 6, 1954, pp. 9-10
  94. Sidney Hillman: Statesman of American Labor (1952)
    7 Reviews, 4 Readable
  95. General Articles
    Spain Waits
    The New Republic, May 30, 1934, pp. 62-64
  96. [+]
    St. Guillotine (Review)
    Saint-Just: Apostle of the Terror, by Geoffrey Bruun
    1. Saint-Just: Apostle of the Terror by Geoffrey Bruun
    The New Republic, March 22, 1933, p. 164
  97. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    The Steel King (Review)
    The Life of Andrew Carnegie, by Burton J. Hendrick
    1. The Life of Andrew Carnegie by Burton J. Hendrick
    The New Republic, December 28, 1932, p. 193
  98. The Stendhal Revival
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 1946, pp. 120-123
  99. Stendhal Takes the Stand
    The New Masses, November 25, 1947, pp. 15-16
  100. Stendhal, or The Pursuit of Happiness (1946)
    26 Chapters, 505pp - 3 Reviews, 2 Readable
  101. Stendhal: Appointment with Posterity
    The Saturday Review, October 28, 1950, p. 25
  102. "Street Scene"
    The New Republic, September 9, 1931, p. 100
  103. The Superrealists
    The New Republic, February 3, 1932, p. 321
  104. The Symbolism of the Sit-Down
    The New Masses, April 20, 1937, pp. 15-16
  105. Books in Review
    [+]
    Taft in His Times (Review)
    The Life and Times of William Howard Taft, by Henry F. Pringle
    1. The Life and Times of William Howard Taft by Henry F. Pringle
    The New Republic, November 29, 1939, p. 174
  106. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    The Technique of Voltaire (2 Reviews)
    Voltaire, by Georg M.C. Brandes
    1. Voltaire by Georg M.C. Brandes
    2. Voltaire by C.E. Vulliamy
    The New Republic, December 31, 1930, p. 196
  107. [+]
    This American Democracy (Review)
    Intelligence in Politics, by Max Ascoli
    1. Intelligence in Politics by Max Ascoli
    The New Republic, March 3, 1937, p. 117
  108. [+]
    The Time of Joe McCarthy (2 Reviews)
    When Even Angels Wept, by Lately Thomas
    1. When Even Angels Wept by Lately Thomas
    2. The American Inquisition, 1945-1960 by Cedric Belfrage
    The Nation, March 9, 1974, pp. 312-313
  109. The Transfiguration of Herman Melville
    The Outlook, September 19, 1928, pp. 809-811
  110. Books in Review
    [+]
    Ulysses of the GOP (Review)
    Elihu Root, by Philip C. Jessup
    1. Elihu Root by Philip C. Jessup
    The New Republic, January 11, 1939, p. 291
  111. Union House, Union Bar (1956)
    The History of the Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders Internationa...
    2 Reviews
  112. Articles
    The Vandals Are Here
    Art Is Not for Burning
    The Nation, September 26, 1953, pp. 244-248
  113. Very Grand Hotel
    The New Republic, April 27, 1932, p. 301
  114. Victor Hugo (1942)
    A Realistic Biography of the Great Romantic
    7 Reviews, 3 Readable
  115. Spring Book Section
    [+]
    Virginia Woolf and the Modern Novel (5 Reviews)
    The Voyage Out, by Virginia Woolf
    1. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf
    2. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
    3. Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf
    4. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
    5. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
    The New Republic, April 15, 1931, pp. 239-240
  116. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    The Voice of the No Man (Review)
    The Nemesis of American Business, and Other Essays, by Stuart Chase
    1. The Nemesis of American Business, and Other Essays by Stuart Chase
    The New Republic, June 3, 1931, p. 76
  117. [+]
    The War for Modern Art (Review)
    My Thirty Years' War, by Margaret C. Anderson
    1. My Thirty Years' War by Margaret C. Anderson
    The Nation, June 18, 1930, p. 707
  118. [+]
    Waterfront Outlaws (Review)
    Crime on the Labor Front, by Malcolm M. Johnson
    1. Crime on the Labor Front by Malcolm M. Johnson
    The Saturday Review, April 7, 1951, p. 17
  119. What Is Americanism?
    The Partisan Review, April 1936, p. 8
  120. The Whitney Museum
    The New Republic, December 2, 1931, p. 72
  121. [+]
    Whose Jefferson? (Review)
    Jefferson in Power, by Claude G. Bowers
    1. Jefferson in Power by Claude G. Bowers
    The Nation, September 19, 1936, p. 338
  122. Books in Review
    [+]
    A Yankee in Never-Never Land (Review)
    A Puritan in Babylon, by William Allen White
    1. A Puritan in Babylon by William Allen White
    The New Republic, December 14, 1938, p. 177
  123. [+]
    Years of the Lean Kine (Review)
    World Diary, 1929-1934, by Quincy Howe
    1. World Diary, 1929-1934 by Quincy Howe
    The New Republic, February 6, 1935, p. 365
  124. Zola and His Time (1928)
    The History of His Martial Career in Letters
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  125. No Items Found