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  1. [+]
    Across the Border (Review)
    Mexico and Its Heritage, by Ernest Henry Gruening
    1. Mexico and Its Heritage by Ernest Henry Gruening
    The American Mercury, December 1928, p. 508
  2. [+]
    Admonitions from the Motherland (Review)
    The Raven on the Skyscraper, by Veronica King and Paul Henry King
    1. The Raven on the Skyscraper by Veronica King and Paul Henry King
    The Nation, February 10, 1926, pp. 152-153
  3. The Library
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    Adolescence (Review)
    Coming of Age in Samoa, by Margaret Mead
    1. Coming of Age in Samoa by Margaret Mead
    The American Mercury, November 1928, p. 379
  4. [+]
    The Aframerican: New Style (Review)
    The New Negro, by Alain Locke
    1. The New Negro by Alain Locke
    The American Mercury, February 1926, pp. 254-255
  5. The Library
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    The Agonies of Dixie (2 Reviews)
    Liberalism in the South, by Virginius Dabney
    1. Liberalism in the South by Virginius Dabney
    2. Research Barriers in the South by Wilson Gee
    The American Mercury, February 1933, pp. 251-252
  6. [+]
    Aids to Verisimilitude (Review)
    A Thesaurus of Slang, by Howard N. Rose
    1. A Thesaurus of Slang by Howard N. Rose
    The Nation, September 19, 1934, p. 331
  7. The Library
    [+]
    Am American Dreamer (Review)
    Eugene V. Debs: A Man Unafraid, by McAlister Coleman
    1. Eugene V. Debs: A Man Unafraid by McAlister Coleman
    The American Mercury, August 1930, p. 507
  8. [+]
    The Ambrose Bierce Mystery (Review)
    Life of Ambrose Bierce, by Walter Neale
    1. Life of Ambrose Bierce by Walter Neale
    The American Mercury, September 1929, pp. 124-125
  9. America Produces a Novelist
    The Forum, April 1916, pp. 490-496
  10. The Library
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    American Architecture (Review)
    The American Architecture of To-Day, by George H. Edgell
    1. The American Architecture of To-Day by George H. Edgell
    The American Mercury, May 1928, p. 123
  11. The Library
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    The American As Literatus (2 Reviews)
    The Outlook for Literature, by Ashley Horace Thorndike
    1. The Outlook for Literature by Ashley Horace Thorndike
    2. American Literature as an Expression of the National Mind by Russell Blankenship
    The American Mercury, December 1931, pp. 507-508
  12. The American Civil Liberties Union
    The American Mercury, October 1938, pp. 182-193
  13. [+]
    The American Cuisine (Review)
    The Boston Cooking-School Cookbook, by Fannie Merritt Farmer
    1. The Boston Cooking-School Cookbook by Fannie Merritt Farmer
    The American Mercury, December 1930, p. 508
  14. [+]
    An American Dynasty (Review)
    The Adams Family, by James Truslow Adams
    1. The Adams Family by James Truslow Adams
    The Nation, July 16, 1930, p. 70
  15. [+]
    American Folk-Song (Review)
    The American Songbag, by Carl Sandburg
    1. The American Songbag by Carl Sandburg
    The American Mercury, March 1928, p. 383
  16. The American Future
    The American Mercury, February 1937, pp. 129-136
  17. [+]
    An American Idealist (3 Reviews)
    The True Story of Bernarr Macfadden, by Fulton Oursler
    1. The True Story of Bernarr Macfadden by Fulton Oursler
    2. Bernarr Macfadden: A Study in Success by Clement Wood
    3. Chats With the Macfadden Family by Grace Perkins
    The American Mercury, May 1930, p. 124
  18. [+]
    American Journalism (Review)
    "Copy!", by Donald D. Hoover
    1. "Copy!" by Donald D. Hoover
    The American Mercury, October 1931, pp. 254-255
  19. The American Language (1919)
    An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States
    19 Chapters, 500pp - 12 Reviews, 6 Readable
  20. A Shelf of Recent Books
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    The American Language (Review)
    American English, by Gilbert M. Tucker
    1. American English by Gilbert M. Tucker
    The Bookman, June 1921, pp. 353-354
  21. The American Language (1969)
    An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States
  22. The American Language: One-Volume Abridged Edition (1963)
    1 Review
  23. The American Language: Supplement One (1945)
    An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  24. The American Language: Supplement Two (1948)
    8 Reviews, 4 Readable
  25. Books
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    The American Novel (Review)
    The American Novel, by Carl Van Doren
    1. The American Novel by Carl Van Doren
    The Nation, July 6, 1921, p. 18
  26. [+]
    American Politics (Review)
    Government of the People, by D.W. Brogan
    1. Government of the People by D.W. Brogan
    The Nation, October 25, 1933, p. 487
  27. [+]
    An American Saga (Review)
    Paul Bunyan, by James Stevens
    1. Paul Bunyan by James Stevens
    The American Mercury, June 1925, pp. 254-255
  28. [+]
    An American Saga (Review)
    Skyscrapers and the Men Who Build Them, by W.A. Starrett
    1. Skyscrapers and the Men Who Build Them by W.A. Starrett
    The American Mercury, March 1929, pp. 382-383
  29. The American Scene (1982)
  30. [+]
    American Speech (Review)
    A Dictionary of English Pronunciation with American Variants, by Harold E. Palmer, J. V...
    1. A Dictionary of English Pronunciation with American Variants by Harold E. Palmer, J. Victor Martin, and F.G. Blandford, ...
    The American Mercury, May 1927, p. 125
  31. [+]
    American Worthies (Review)
    Who's Who in America, 1928, by Albert Nelson Marquis
    1. Who's Who in America, 1928 by Albert Nelson Marquis
    The American Mercury, December 1928, pp. 509-510
  32. [+]
    American Worthies (3 Reviews)
    Randolph of Roanoke: A Political Fantastic, by Gerald W. Johnson
    1. Randolph of Roanoke: A Political Fantastic by Gerald W. Johnson
    2. Bryan by M.R. Werner
    3. Plain People by E.W. Howe
    The American Mercury, June 1929, p. 255
  33. The Library
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    American Worthies (15 Reviews)
    John Brown: The Making of a Martyr, by Robert Penn Warren
    1. John Brown: The Making of a Martyr by Robert Penn Warren
    2. Thomas Jefferson: The Apostle of Americanism by Gilbert Chinard
    3. The Peerless Leader: William Jennings Bryan by Paxton Hibben
    4. Abraham Lincoln: The Politician and the Man by Raymond Holden
    5. Lincoln and His Wife's Home Town by William H. Townsend
    6. Jefferson Davis: His Rise And Fall by Allen Tate
    7. The Raven by Marquis James
    8. George Harvey by George Fletcher Johnson
    9. Emma Willard: Daughter of Democracy by Alma Lutz
    10. Commodore David Porter, 1780-1843 by Archibald Douglas Turnbull
    11. Up to Now: An Autobiography by Alfred E. Smith
    12. Johns Hopkins: A Silhouette by Helen Hopkins Thom
    13. The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
    14. Hanna by Thomas Beer
    15. George Washington by Shelby Little
    The American Mercury, January 1930, pp. 122-124
  34. Americana, 1926 (1926)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  35. Americana: 1925 (1925)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  36. [+]
    Americans All (Review)
    Prophets, True and False, by Oswald Garrison Villard
    1. Prophets, True and False by Oswald Garrison Villard
    The Nation, July 25, 1928, p. 90
  37. The Library
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    The Anatomy of Philistinism (Review)
    Art in Industry, by Charles R. Richards
    1. Art in Industry by Charles R. Richards
    The American Mercury, March 1930, p. 380
  38. [+]
    Andrew Jackson (Review)
    Andrew Jackson: An Epic in Homespun, by Gerald W. Johnson
    1. Andrew Jackson: An Epic in Homespun by Gerald W. Johnson
    The American Mercury, March 1928, p. 382
  39. [+]
    Anthologies (3 Reviews)
    The Modern Student's Book of English Literature, by Harry Morgan Ayres, Will David Howe...
    1. The Modern Student's Book of English Literature by Harry Morgan Ayres, Will David Howe, and Frederick Morgan Padelford, ...
    2. Sixty Years of American Humor by Joseph L. French
    3. The Best Sermons of 1924 by Joseph Fort Newton
    The American Mercury, December 1924, p. 509
  40. [+]
    Apostle to the Philistines (Review)
    The Common Sense of Music, by Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth
    1. The Common Sense of Music by Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth
    The American Mercury, August 1924, p. 507
  41. Archive: The Future of English
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1999, pp. 86-90
  42. [+]
    "Arrowsmith" (Review)
    Arrowsmith, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    The American Mercury, April 1925, pp. 507-508
  43. [+]
    Art Criticism (4 Reviews)
    Chinese Painting as Reflected in the Thought and Art of Li Lung-Mien, 1070-1106, by Agn...
    1. Chinese Painting as Reflected in the Thought and Art of Li Lung-Mien, 1070-1106 by Agnes E. Meyer
    2. William Glackens by Forbes Watson
    3. Georges Seuret by Walter Pach
    4. A History of Art by Giulio Carotti and Mrs. Arthur Strong
    The American Mercury, March 1924, p. 379
  44. [+]
    The Art of Barabbas (Review)
    The Truth About Publishing, by Stanley Unwin
    1. The Truth About Publishing by Stanley Unwin
    The American Mercury, May 1927, pp. 126-127
  45. [+]
    The Art of Keeping Well (2 Reviews)
    The National Health Series, by The National Health Council
    1. The National Health Series by The National Health Council
    2. How is Your Heart by S. Calvin Smith
    The American Mercury, September 1924, pp. 125-126
  46. [+]
    The Art of the Printer (Review)
    Modern Typography and Layout, by Douglas C. McMurtrie
    1. Modern Typography and Layout by Douglas C. McMurtrie
    The American Mercury, February 1930, pp. 252-253
  47. The Artist (1912)
  48. The Library
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    The Asiatic Tammany (Review)
    Stalin, by Isaac Don Levine
    1. Stalin by Isaac Don Levine
    The American Mercury, August 1931, pp. 506-507
  49. The Library
    [+]
    The Attila of the West (Review)
    Sherman: Fighting Prophet, by Lloyd Lewis
    1. Sherman: Fighting Prophet by Lloyd Lewis
    The American Mercury, March 1933, pp. 379-381
  50. The Library
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    Autopsy (4 Reviews)
    The Story of Civil Liberty in the United States, by Leon Whipple
    1. The Story of Civil Liberty in the United States by Leon Whipple
    2. Professional Patriots by Norman Hapgood, Sidney Howard, and John Hearley
    3. Re-Forging America by Lothrop Stoddard
    4. Understanding America by Langdon Mitchell
    The American Mercury, September 1927, pp. 123-125
  51. [+]
    Babbitt als Philosoph (Review)
    The Economic Wages of Sin, by Lahman Forrest Bower
    1. The Economic Wages of Sin by Lahman Forrest Bower
    The American Mercury, February 1925, pp. 253-255
  52. [+]
    Babbitt as Philosopher (2 Reviews)
    Today and Tomorrow, by Henry Ford and Samuel Crowther
    1. Today and Tomorrow by Henry Ford and Samuel Crowther
    2. The Confessions of a Capitalist by Ernest J.P. Benn
    The American Mercury, September 1926, pp. 125-126
  53. [+]
    Babbitt Redivivus (Review)
    The Man Who Knew Coolidge, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. The Man Who Knew Coolidge by Sinclair Lewis
    The American Mercury, June 1928, pp. 253-254
  54. A Ballade of Protest
    The Bookman, April 1902, p. 140
  55. [+]
    Barbary in Europe (2 Reviews)
    The Man Lenin, by Isaac Don Levine
    1. The Man Lenin by Isaac Don Levine
    2. My Past and Thoughts by Alexander Herzen
    The American Mercury, November 1924, p. 382
  56. [+]
    The Battle for Food (Review)
    Hunger Fighters, by Paul de Kruif
    1. Hunger Fighters by Paul de Kruif
    The Nation, November 14, 1928, p. 523
  57. The Library
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    Beethoveniana (2 Reviews)
    Beethoven the Creator, by Romain Rolland
    1. Beethoven the Creator by Romain Rolland
    2. Beethoven: The Man Who Freed Music by Robert H. Schauffler
    The American Mercury, December 1929, pp. 505-506
  58. The Library
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    The Believing Mind (Review)
    Houdini and Conan Doyle, by Bernard M.L. Ernst and Hereward Carrington
    1. Houdini and Conan Doyle by Bernard M.L. Ernst and Hereward Carrington
    The American Mercury, June 1932, pp. 250-253
  59. [+]
    Bennett and the Herald (Review)
    When James Gordon Bennett Was Caliph of Bagdad, by Albert Stevens Crockett
    1. When James Gordon Bennett Was Caliph of Bagdad by Albert Stevens Crockett
    The American Mercury, October 1926, p. 254
  60. [+]
    A Bible for Bibuli (Review)
    A Book of Wine, by P. Morton Shand
    1. A Book of Wine by P. Morton Shand
    The Nation, August 25, 1926, p. 177
  61. The Library
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    Bierce Emerges From the Shadows (Review)
    Ambrose Bierce: A Biography, by Carey McWilliams
    1. Ambrose Bierce: A Biography by Carey McWilliams
    The American Mercury, February 1930, p. 251
  62. [+]
    Black Boy (Review)
    Rainbow Round My Shoulder, by Howard W. Odum
    1. Rainbow Round My Shoulder by Howard W. Odum
    The American Mercury, September 1928, p. 126
  63. [+]
    Blather from the East (2 Reviews)
    The Essentials of Eastern Philosophy, by Prabhu Dutt Shastri
    1. The Essentials of Eastern Philosophy by Prabhu Dutt Shastri
    2. The Story of Oriental Philosophy by L. Adams Beck
    The American Mercury, October 1928, pp. 254-255
  64. [+]
    A Book for Bibbers (Review)
    Wine and the Wine Lands of the World, by Frank Hedges Butler
    1. Wine and the Wine Lands of the World by Frank Hedges Butler
    The American Mercury, July 1927, p. 381
  65. A Book of Burlesques (1920)
  66. A Book of Prefaces (1917)
    2 Reviews
  67. [+]
    Books About Boozing (4 Reviews)
    The Art of Drinking, by Dexter Mason
    1. The Art of Drinking by Dexter Mason
    2. The Future of Drinking by Gilbert Seldes
    3. A Book of Wines Other Than French by P. Morton Shand
    4. The Noble Experiments: Series III by Norman Anthony
    The American Mercury, October 1930, pp. 252-254
  68. The Library
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    Books About Music (6 Reviews)
    A Musical Critic's Holiday, by Ernest Newman
    1. A Musical Critic's Holiday by Ernest Newman
    2. A Musical Motley by Ernest Newman
    3. String Quartet Playing by M.D. Herter Norton
    4. The Book of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Lawrence Brown, ...
    5. The Negro and His Songs by Howard W. Odum and Guy Benton Johnson
    6. Music of the Past by Wanda Landowska
    The American Mercury, December 1925, p. 506
  69. Books I Have Never Read
    A Symposium
    The Nation, November 8, 1933, pp. 536-537
  70. The Library
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    Books of Verse (60 Reviews)
    Two Lives, by William Ellery Leonard
    1. Two Lives by William Ellery Leonard
    2. Color by Countee Cullen
    3. The Weary Blues by Langston Hughes
    4. Selected Poems by Chaim Nachman Bialik
    5. Pershing Square and Other Philosophy by Helen Runyon Belknap and Andor de Soos
    6. Sparks by E.H. Friberg
    7. Have It by John D. Graham
    8. Lost Hills by Anne Ryan
    9. January Garden by Melville Cane
    10. Each in His Time by Nathan Rosenbaum
    11. Dawn Boy by Eda Lou Walton
    12. Arclight Dusks by John Drury
    13. Romance and Stardust by Ernest Hartsock
    14. Along the Wind by Chard Powers Smith
    15. This Waking Hour by Leon Serabian Herald
    16. More "In American" Poems by John V.A. Weaver
    17. What the Queen Said, and Further Facetious Fragments by Stoddard King
    18. The Collected Works by John Masefield
    19. On the Thorny Road by A. Zimmerman
    20. Collected Poems by Vachel Lindsay
    21. Three Moods by Albert Glanville
    22. America's Light by Theodore C. Atchison
    23. Poems of the Southland by Sarah Banks Weaver
    24. Ballads and Lyrics by Margaret Widdemer
    25. Lava Lane, and Other Poems by Nathalia Crane
    26. The Little White Gate by Florence Hoatson
    27. Homage and Vision by Margaret Crosby Munn
    28. Drowsy Ones by Jay G. Sigmund
    29. Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs, and Trifles by Thomas Hardy
    30. Roan Stallion: Tamar, and Other Poems by Robinson Jeffers
    31. Interludes by Lupton A. Wilkinson
    32. Episodes and Epistles by W.L.
    33. Collected Poems by Archibald H. Rutledge
    34. Golden Pheasant by Kathryn White Ryan
    35. Not Poppy by Virginia Moore
    36. Fiddler's Farewell by Leonora Speyer
    37. New Verse by Robert Bridges
    38. Reno Reveries by Leslie Curtis
    39. Selected Poems by Edgar Lee Masters
    40. Freedom, Truth and Beauty by Edward Doyle
    41. Slow Smoke by Lew Sarett
    42. You Who Have Dreams by Maxwell Anderson
    43. Poems by Irwin Edman
    44. White Fire by Grace Noll Crowell
    45. Dreams and Observations by Alden R. Benson
    46. The Tilted Cup by Mary F. Wickham Porcher
    47. Priapus and the Pool, and Other Poems by Conrad Aiken
    48. Vientos de las Sierras by S. Omar Barker
    49. Tiger Joy by Stephen Vincent Benet
    50. The Unknown Goddess by Humbert Wolfe
    51. When I Grew Up to Middle Age by M. Struthers Burt
    52. The Long Gallery by Anne Goodwin Winslow
    53. The Road to Town by Charles Divine
    54. Modern British Poetry by Louis Untermeyer
    55. West Virginia Verse of Today by Ella May Turner
    56. The Common Book of Poetry
    57. The Le Gallienne Book of American Verse by Richard Le Gallienne
    58. May Days by Genevieve Taggard
    59. The Best Poems of 1925 by Thomas Moult
    60. The Conning Tower Book by Franklin P. Adams
    The American Mercury, June 1926, pp. 251-253
  71. Boss Mob
    The American Conservative, November 3, 2008, p. 16
  72. [+]
    The Boy from Oliver Street (Review)
    Up to Now: An Autobiography, by Alfred E. Smith
    1. Up to Now: An Autobiography by Alfred E. Smith
    The Saturday Review, October 12, 1929, p. 229
  73. [+]
    The Bradford Formula (4 Reviews)
    The American Mind in Action, by Harvey O'Higgins and Edward H. Reede
    1. The American Mind in Action by Harvey O'Higgins and Edward H. Reede
    2. Strenuous Americans by Roy F. Dibble
    3. The Fabulous Forties by Meade Minnigerode
    4. The Soul of Samuel Pepys by Gamaliel Bradford
    The American Mercury, July 1924, pp. 377-379
  74. The Library
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    Bravos in Bed-Sheets (2 Reviews)
    Authentic History of the Ku Klux Klan, 1865-1877, by Susan L. Davis
    1. Authentic History of the Ku Klux Klan, 1865-1877 by Susan L. Davis
    2. The Ku Klux Klan by John Moffatt Mecklin
    The American Mercury, May 1924, pp. 120-121
  75. [+]
    Brief Notes (4 Reviews)
    The Sultan of the Mountains, by Rosita Forbes
    1. The Sultan of the Mountains by Rosita Forbes
    2. Forty Years in Washington by David S. Barry
    3. A Primer of Modern Art by Sheldon Cheney
    4. Apollo by Salomon Reinach
    The American Mercury, August 1924, p. 510
  76. [+]
    Brief Notes (6 Reviews)
    Saint Joan, by George Bernard Shaw
    1. Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw
    2. Re-Creating Human Nature by Charles W. Hayward
    3. Roosevelt, Prophet of Unity by Hermann Hagedorn
    4. Nosography by Knud H. Faber
    5. Evolution: The Way of Man by Vernon L. Kellogg
    6. The Real John Burroughs by William Sloane Kennedy
    The American Mercury, October 1924, p. 255
  77. [+]
    Brief Notices (6 Reviews)
    Beggars of Life, by Jim Tully
    1. Beggars of Life by Jim Tully
    2. How to Keep Well by Andrew F. Currier
    3. David Wilmot, Free-Soiler by Charles Buxton Going
    4. Primitive Religion by Robert H. Lowie
    5. The Nature of Love by Emmanuel Berl
    6. Lions 'n' Tigers 'n' Everything by Courtney Ryley Cooper
    The American Mercury, December 1924, p. 510
  78. [+]
    Brief Notices (3 Reviews)
    Critical Epochs in History, by D.C. Somervell
    1. Critical Epochs in History by D.C. Somervell
    2. Origins of Sociology by Albion W. Small
    3. With Aesop Along the Black Border by Ambrose E. Gonzales
    The American Mercury, November 1924, p. 383
  79. [+]
    Brief Notices (5 Reviews)
    Leaves from a Russian Diary, by Pitirim A. Sorokin
    1. Leaves from a Russian Diary by Pitirim A. Sorokin
    2. Modern Russian History by Aleksandr A. Kornilov
    3. Fragments from My Diary by Maxim Gorky
    4. Leonid Andreyev: A Critical Study by Alexander Kaun
    5. The Romance of New Russia by Magdeleine Marx
    The American Mercury, January 1925, pp. 126-127
  80. [+]
    Brief Notices (9 Reviews)
    A History of the English People in 1815, by Elie Halevy
    1. A History of the English People in 1815 by Elie Halevy
    2. Women and Leisure: A Study of Social Waste by Lorine Pruette
    3. The Evolution of American Political Parties by Edgar Eugene Robinson
    4. The Tragedies of the Medici by Edgcumbe Staley
    5. The United States and the Philippines by Daniel R. Williams
    6. Everywhere: The Memoirs of an Explorer by A. Henry Savage-Landor
    7. Some Victorian Men by Harry Furniss
    8. Weber and Fields by Felix Isman
    9. The Negro in South Carolina During the Reconstruction by Alrutheus Ambush Taylor
    The American Mercury, March 1925, p. 383
  81. [+]
    Brief Notices (4 Reviews)
    State Rights in the Confederacy, by Frank Lawrence Owsley
    1. State Rights in the Confederacy by Frank Lawrence Owsley
    2. What Evolution Is by George Howard Parker
    3. The Medal of Gold by William C. Edgar
    4. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    The American Mercury, January 1926, pp. 126-127
  82. Bringing Roosevelt Up to Date
    The American Mercury, March 1939, pp. 257-264
  83. British Speech Invaded
    The Saturday Review, June 1, 1940, p. 10
  84. [+]
    A Butterfly of Yesterday (Review)
    Clyde Fitch and His Letters, by Montrose J. Moses and Virginia Gerson
    1. Clyde Fitch and His Letters by Montrose J. Moses and Virginia Gerson
    The American Mercury, January 1925, p. 124
  85. [+]
    Cabell (Review)
    Straws and Prayer-Books, by James Branch Cabell
    1. Straws and Prayer-Books by James Branch Cabell
    The American Mercury, December 1924, p. 509
  86. [+]
    Cabelliana (2 Reviews)
    A Bibliography of the Writings of James Branch Cabell, by Guy Holt
    1. A Bibliography of the Writings of James Branch Cabell by Guy Holt
    2. A round-table in Poictesme by Don Marshall Bregenzer and Robert Loveman
    The American Mercury, June 1924, p. 254
  87. The Library
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    The Career of a Divinity (Review)
    Mrs. Eddy: The Biography of Virginal Mind, by Edwin Franden Dakin
    1. Mrs. Eddy: The Biography of Virginal Mind by Edwin Franden Dakin
    The American Mercury, November 1929, pp. 379-380
  88. The Library
    [+]
    The Case for Democracy (4 Reviews)
    After the Deluge, by Leonard Woolf
    1. After the Deluge by Leonard Woolf
    2. Liberty and Restraint by Louis Le Fevre
    3. In Defense of Tomorrow by Robert D. Bowden
    4. The Rediscovery of Jones by Simeon Strunsky
    The American Mercury, March 1932, pp. 379-383
  89. The Case for Dr. Landon
    The American Mercury, October 1936, pp. 129-134
  90. The Library
    [+]
    The Case of Hearst (Review)
    W.R. Hearst: An American Phenomenon, by John K. Winkler
    1. W.R. Hearst: An American Phenomenon by John K. Winkler
    The American Mercury, July 1928, pp. 379-380
  91. [+]
    Caveat Against Science (Review)
    Science: The False Messiah, by Clarence E. Ayres
    1. Science: The False Messiah by Clarence E. Ayres
    The American Mercury, September 1927, pp. 126-127
  92. [+]
    Certain Works of Fiction (6 Reviews)
    Tampico, by Joseph Hergesheimer
    1. Tampico by Joseph Hergesheimer
    2. The Keen Desire by Frank B. Elser
    3. Sweepings by Lester Cohen
    4. Jarnegan by Jim Tully
    5. Iowa Interiors by Ruth Suckow
    6. Short Turns by Barry Benefield
    The American Mercury, November 1926, pp. 381-383
  93. [+]
    Chapters of Medical History (Review)
    The Dawn of Modern Medicine, by Albert H. Buck
    1. The Dawn of Modern Medicine by Albert H. Buck
    The Nation, January 19, 1921, p. 87
  94. The Charlatanry of the Learned (1937)
    3 Reviews, 2 Readable
  95. [+]
    The Charlatans' Paradise (Review)
    Fads and Quackery in Healing, by Morris Fishbein
    1. Fads and Quackery in Healing by Morris Fishbein
    The American Mercury, December 1932, p. 510
  96. The Library
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    Cheating the Mortician (Review)
    Public Health in the United States, by Harry H. Moore
    1. Public Health in the United States by Harry H. Moore
    The American Mercury, March 1924, p. 376
  97. [+]
    The Chicago Outfit (Review)
    Midwest Portraits, by Harry Hansen
    1. Midwest Portraits by Harry Hansen
    The American Mercury, February 1924, p. 253
  98. [+]
    The Chinese As They Really Are (Review)
    Modern Chinese Civilization, by A.-F. Legendre
    1. Modern Chinese Civilization by A.-F. Legendre
    The American Mercury, December 1929, p. 510
  99. A Choice of Days (1980)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  100. [+]
    Christian vs. Christian (Review)
    What is Modernism?, by Leighton Parks
    1. What is Modernism? by Leighton Parks
    The American Mercury, May 1924, p. 124
  101. Christmas Story (1946)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  102. [+]
    Chronicles of Sin (2 Reviews)
    Tammany Hall, by M.R. Werner
    1. Tammany Hall by M.R. Werner
    2. The Gangs of New York by Herbert Asbury
    The American Mercury, July 1928, p. 383
  103. The Library
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    Middletown: A Study in Modern American Culture, by Robert S. Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd
    1. Middletown: A Study in Modern American Culture by Robert S. Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd
    The American Mercury, March 1929, pp. 379-380
  104. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, April 1924, pp. 451-458
  105. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, August 1924, pp. 451-456
  106. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, December 1924, pp. 443-450
  107. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, February 1924, pp. 201-206
  108. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, January 1924, pp. 75-78
  109. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, July 1924, pp. 313-320
  110. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, June 1924, pp. 183-189
  111. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, March 1924, pp. 323-331
  112. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, May 1924, pp. 55-62
  113. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, November 1924, pp. 309-317
  114. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, October 1924, pp. 193-198
  115. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, September 1924, pp. 57-63
  116. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, April 1925, pp. 448-452
  117. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, February 1925, pp. 175-179
  118. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, January 1925, pp. 56-60
  119. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, July 1925, pp. 352-355
  120. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, June 1925, pp. 215-218
  121. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, March 1925, pp. 319-322
  122. Clinical Notes
    The American Mercury, May 1925, pp. 95-97
  123. Clown Show
    The Nation, June 27, 1928, p. 713
  124. The Clown Show
    The Nation, July 2, 1924, p. 8
  125. [+]
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    Beethoven: His Spiritual Development, by J.W.N. Sullivan
    1. Beethoven: His Spiritual Development by J.W.N. Sullivan
    The American Mercury, March 1928, p. 381
  126. [+]
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    Something About Eve, by James Branch Cabell
    1. Something About Eve by James Branch Cabell
    The American Mercury, December 1927, p. 510
  127. Commentary
    The American Mercury, November 1932, pp. 377-383
  128. [+]
    Confessional (Review)
    God, by J. Middleton Murry
    1. God by J. Middleton Murry
    The American Mercury, February 1930, p. 255
  129. The Library
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    The Conrad Wake (3 Reviews)
    Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance, by Ford Madox Ford
    1. Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance by Ford Madox Ford
    2. Tales of Hearsay by Joseph Conrad
    3. The Shorter Tales of Joseph Conrad by Joseph Conrad
    The American Mercury, April 1925, pp. 505-506
  130. A Constitution for the New Deal
    The American Mercury, June 1937, pp. 129-136
  131. Books, Films, Drama
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    Contribution to Martyrology (Review)
    Joseph Conrad and His Circle, by Jessie Conrad
    1. Joseph Conrad and His Circle by Jessie Conrad
    The Nation, October 16, 1935, p. 444
  132. The Library
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    The Third Degree, by Emanuel H. Lavine
    1. The Third Degree by Emanuel H. Lavine
    The American Mercury, January 1931, p. 121
  133. [+]
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    The Little Green Shutter, by Brand Whitlock
    1. The Little Green Shutter by Brand Whitlock
    2. Before and After Prohibition by Millard E. Tydings
    3. The Prohibition Experiment In Finland by John H. Wuorinen
    The American Mercury, November 1931, p. 381
  134. The Library
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    Is It God's Word?, by Joseph Wheless
    1. Is It God's Word? by Joseph Wheless
    The American Mercury, May 1926, pp. 123-124
  135. [+]
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    The Brain from Ape to Man, by Frederick Tilney
    1. The Brain from Ape to Man by Frederick Tilney
    The American Mercury, August 1928, pp. 508-509
  136. [+]
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    The Social Life of Monkeys and Apes, by S. Zuckerman
    1. The Social Life of Monkeys and Apes by S. Zuckerman
    The American Mercury, May 1932, pp. 126-127
  137. The Library
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    Crime and Punishment (3 Reviews)
    The Criminal as a Human Being, by George S. Dougherty
    1. The Criminal as a Human Being by George S. Dougherty
    2. Murder and Its Motives by F. Tennyson Jesse
    3. Crime: Its Cause and Treatment by Clarence Darrow
    The American Mercury, January 1925, p. 122
  138. [+]
    The Criminal (4 Reviews)
    Our Criminal Courts, by Raymond Moley
    1. Our Criminal Courts by Raymond Moley
    2. The Story of Punishment by Harry Elmer Barnes
    3. The Criminal by Henry A. Geisert
    4. You Be the Judge by Marcus A. Kavanagh
    The American Mercury, November 1930, pp. 380-382
  139. [+]
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    U.S.: A Second Study in Democracy, by Heinrich E. Buchholz
    1. U.S.: A Second Study in Democracy by Heinrich E. Buchholz
    The Nation, October 13, 1926, p. 374
  140. The Library
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    The Curse of Government (6 Reviews)
    The Paradoxes of Legal Science, by Benjamin N. Cardozo
    1. The Paradoxes of Legal Science by Benjamin N. Cardozo
    2. The Inquiring Mind by Zechariah Chafee, Jr.
    3. American Inquisitors by Walter Lippmann
    4. The Supreme Court of the United States by Charles Evans Hughes
    5. Don't Tread on Me by Clement Wood, McAlister Coleman, and Arthur Garfield Hays, ...
    6. Drifting Sands of Party Politics by Oscar W. Underwood
    The American Mercury, September 1928, pp. 123-125
  141. The Library
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    The Curse of Prejudice (Review)
    Christians Only: A Study in Prejudice, by Heywood Broun and George Britt
    1. Christians Only: A Study in Prejudice by Heywood Broun and George Britt
    The American Mercury, May 1931, pp. 123-125
  142. Damn!: A Book of Calumny (1918)
  143. [+]
    Darwin's Bulldog (2 Reviews)
    Huxley, Prophet of Science, by Houston Peterson
    1. Huxley, Prophet of Science by Houston Peterson
    2. Huxley by Clarence E. Ayres
    The Nation, March 30, 1932, p. 374
  144. [+]
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    Man: An Indictment, by Anthony M. Ludovici
    1. Man: An Indictment by Anthony M. Ludovici
    The American Mercury, June 1927, p. 253
  145. [+]
    The Desert Epic (2 Reviews)
    Death Comes for the Archbishop, by Willa Cather
    1. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
    2. Wolf Song by Harvey Fergusson
    The American Mercury, December 1927, pp. 508-509
  146. The Diary of H.L. Mencken (1990)
    11 Reviews, 3 Readable
  147. [+]
    Die Polizei (Review)
    The Story of Scotland Yard, by George Dilnot
    1. The Story of Scotland Yard by George Dilnot
    The American Mercury, March 1927, pp. 380-381
  148. The Dole for Bogus Farmers
    The American Mercury, December 1936, pp. 400-407
  149. [+]
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    Up Stream: An American Chronicle, by Ludwig Lewisohn
    1. Up Stream: An American Chronicle by Ludwig Lewisohn
    The Nation, April 12, 1922, pp. 434-435
  150. The Library
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    Dreiser in 840 Pages (Review)
    An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser
    1. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    The American Mercury, March 1926, pp. 379-380
  151. The Dreiser-Mencken Letters (1987)
    The Correspondence of Theodore Dreiser and H. L. Mencken 1907-1945
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  152. [+]
    The Early Lincoln (Review)
    Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858, by Albert J. Beveridge
    1. Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858 by Albert J. Beveridge
    The American Mercury, March 1929, p. 381
  153. [+]
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    Mirage, by Edgar Lee Masters
    1. Mirage by Edgar Lee Masters
    The American Mercury, June 1924, pp. 250-251
  154. The Editor, the Bluenose, and the Prostitute (1988)
    H.L. Mencken's History of the Hatrack Censorship Case
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  155. Editorial
    Voter Independence and the 'Duty to Vote' Myth
    Reason, April 1975, p. 30
  156. [+]
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    Alcohol and Longevity, by Raymond Pearl
    1. Alcohol and Longevity by Raymond Pearl
    The American Mercury, December 1926, p. 508
  157. Books
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    My Thirty Years in Baseball, by John Joseph McGraw
    1. My Thirty Years in Baseball by John Joseph McGraw
    The Nation, July 11, 1923, p. 40
  158. [+]
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    The Mauve Decade, by Thomas Beer
    1. The Mauve Decade by Thomas Beer
    The American Mercury, July 1926, pp. 382-383
  159. [+]
    The English Language (Review)
    Words and Idioms, by Logan Pearsall Smith
    1. Words and Idioms by Logan Pearsall Smith
    The American Mercury, September 1925, pp. 126-127
  160. [+]
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    Christina Alberta's Father, by H.G. Wells
    1. Christina Alberta's Father by H.G. Wells
    The American Mercury, December 1925, pp. 509-510
  161. The Library
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    Escape and Return (Review)
    Dodsworth, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis
    The American Mercury, April 1929, pp. 506-507
  162. Essays by James Huneker (1929)
    26 Chapters, 518pp - 2 Reviews
  163. [+]
    The Eternal Conundrum (Review)
    The Mysterious Universe, by James H. Jeans
    1. The Mysterious Universe by James H. Jeans
    The American Mercury, February 1931, pp. 252-253
  164. Europe After 8:15 (1914)
  165. [+]
    Experiments by Old Hands (2 Reviews)
    Swords and Roses, by Joseph Hergesheimer
    1. Swords and Roses by Joseph Hergesheimer
    2. Hello Towns! by Sherwood Anderson
    The American Mercury, June 1929, pp. 253-254
  166. [+]
    The Family as a Corporation (Review)
    Living With Our Children, by Lillian M. Gilbreth
    1. Living With Our Children by Lillian M. Gilbreth
    The American Mercury, August 1928, p. 510
  167. The Library
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    The Father of Them All (Review)
    Zola and His Time, by Matthew Josephson
    1. Zola and His Time by Matthew Josephson
    The American Mercury, December 1928, pp. 506-507
  168. [+]
    Fiction (3 Reviews)
    R.F.D. No. 3, by Homer Croy
    1. R.F.D. No. 3 by Homer Croy
    2. The Spring Flight by Lee J. Smits
    3. Backfurrow by G.D. Eaton
    The American Mercury, May 1925, pp. 124-125
  169. [+]
    Fiction (6 Reviews)
    The Silver Stallion, by James B. Cabell
    1. The Silver Stallion by James B. Cabell
    2. Count Bruga by Ben Hecht
    3. Roundabout by Nancy Hoyt
    4. Mantrap by Sinclair Lewis
    5. Teeftallow by T.S. Stribling
    6. Show Business by Thyra Samter Winslow
    The American Mercury, August 1926, pp. 509-510
  170. [+]
    Fiction (6 Reviews)
    A Man of Learning, by Nelson Antrim Crawford
    1. A Man of Learning by Nelson Antrim Crawford
    2. Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway
    3. The Bonney Family by Ruth Suckow
    4. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
    5. Stuffed Peacocks by Emily Clark
    6. An Artist in the Family by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    The American Mercury, May 1928, p. 127
  171. [+]
    Fiction by Adept Hands (3 Reviews)
    Cora, by Ruth Suckow
    1. Cora by Ruth Suckow
    2. The Way of Ecben by James Branch Cabell
    3. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
    The American Mercury, January 1930, pp. 126-127
  172. The Library
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    Fiction Good and Bad (8 Reviews)
    Suspense, by Joseph Conrad
    1. Suspense by Joseph Conrad
    2. Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson
    3. The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    4. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    5. Firecrackers by Carl Van Vechten
    6. The Prairie by Walter J. Muilenburg
    7. The White Oxen, and Other Stories by Kenneth Burke
    8. The Grace of Lambs by Manuel Komroff
    The American Mercury, November 1925, pp. 379-380
  173. The Library
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    Fiction Good and Bad (6 Reviews)
    The Odyssey of a Nice Girl, by Ruth Suckow
    1. The Odyssey of a Nice Girl by Ruth Suckow
    2. Pig Iron by Charles G. Norris
    3. Mary Glenn by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    4. Siren by C. Kay Scott
    5. Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passos
    6. Andrew Bride of Paris by Henry Sydnor Harrison
    The American Mercury, April 1926, pp. 506-508
  174. The Library
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    Fides Ante Intellectum (Review)
    A Scientific Man and the Bible, by Howard A. Kelly
    1. A Scientific Man and the Bible by Howard A. Kelly
    The American Mercury, February 1926, p. 251
  175. [+]
    Fifty Years Ago (Review)
    The Eighteen Seventies, by Harley Granville-Barker
    1. The Eighteen Seventies by Harley Granville-Barker
    The Nation, October 16, 1929, p. 440
  176. [+]
    The Foliage of Man (Review)
    Concerning Beards, by Edwin Valentine Mitchell
    1. Concerning Beards by Edwin Valentine Mitchell
    The American Mercury, April 1931, pp. 509-510
  177. Footnote on Journalism
    The Nation, April 26, 1922, p. 493
  178. [+]
    Footprints on the Sands of Time (3 Reviews)
    The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens, by Lincoln Steffens
    1. The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens by Lincoln Steffens
    2. Dawn by Theodore Dreiser
    3. Noguchi by Gustav Eckstein
    The American Mercury, July 1931, pp. 382-383
  179. [+]
    For Thy Stomach's Sake (5 Reviews)
    Wines: Their Selection, Care and Service, by Julian Street
    1. Wines: Their Selection, Care and Service by Julian Street
    2. Wining and Dining with Rhyme and Reason by D.T. Carlisle and Elizabeth Dunn
    3. Bacchus Behave! by Alma F. Whitaker
    4. American Wines and How to Make Them by Philip M. Wagner
    5. Notes on a Cellar-Book by George Saintsbury
    The Nation, February 14, 1934, p. 193
  180. Foreign Correspondent
    Manila, Philippines
    Reason, August 1973, p. 28
  181. [+]
    Four Critics of Letters (4 Reviews)
    Mammonart, by Upton Sinclair
    1. Mammonart by Upton Sinclair
    2. The Newer Spirit by Victor F. Calverton
    3. Studies from Ten Literatures by Ernest A. Boyd
    4. Art Principles in Literature by Francis P. Donnelly
    The American Mercury, June 1925, pp. 252-253
  182. [+]
    Frank Harris Again (Review)
    My Life and Loves, by Frank Harris
    1. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris
    The American Mercury, October 1925, pp. 254-255
  183. [+]
    Frank I. Cobb (Review)
    Cobb of "The World": A Leader in Liberalism, by John L. Heaton and Frank I. Cobb
    1. Cobb of "The World": A Leader in Liberalism by John L. Heaton and Frank I. Cobb
    The American Mercury, September 1924, p. 127
  184. [+]
    A Frenchman Takes a Look (Review)
    America Comes of Age, by Andre Siegfried
    1. America Comes of Age by Andre Siegfried
    The Nation, May 11, 1927, p. 533
  185. Books, Drama, Films
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    A Friend of Letters (Review)
    Chronicles of Barabbas, 1884-1934, by George H. Doran
    1. Chronicles of Barabbas, 1884-1934 by George H. Doran
    The Nation, June 5, 1935, p. 662
  186. [+]
    The Fruits of Emancipation (4 Reviews)
    Understanding Women, by K.A. Wieth-Knudsen
    1. Understanding Women by K.A. Wieth-Knudsen
    2. Women and Society by Meyrick Booth
    3. The Intelligent Man's Guide to Marriage and Celibacy by Juanita Tanner
    4. Why We Are Men and Women by A.L. Benedict
    The American Mercury, September 1929, pp. 126-127
  187. The Future of English
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1935, pp. 541-548
  188. A Gang of Pecksniffs (1975)
    And Other Comments on Newspaper Publishers, Editors and Reporters
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  189. The Library
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    The Genesis of a Deity (Review)
    The Mythology of All Races, by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore
    1. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore
    The American Mercury, January 1933, pp. 121-122
  190. [+]
    Genesis vs. Sense (2 Reviews)
    Can a Man Be a Christian Today?, by William Louis Poteat
    1. Can a Man Be a Christian Today? by William Louis Poteat
    2. The Earth Speaks to Bryan by Henry Fairfield Osborn
    The American Mercury, November 1925, pp. 381-383
  191. [+]
    A Gentle Revolutionist (Review)
    Havelock Ellis: Philosopher of Love, by Houston Peterson
    1. Havelock Ellis: Philosopher of Love by Houston Peterson
    The American Mercury, September 1928, p. 127
  192. George Bernard Shaw: His Plays (1905)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  193. [+]
    Ghostly Matters (7 Reviews)
    The History of Modern Christianity in the Light of Modern Knowledge, by Anonymous
    1. The History of Modern Christianity in the Light of Modern Knowledge by Anonymous
    2. The Spirit of Catholicism by Karl Adam
    3. Mysteries of the Soul by Richard Muller Freienfels
    4. Leaves from the Notebook of a Tamed Cynic by Reinhold Niebuhr
    5. Labor Speaks for Itself by Jerome Davis
    6. Religion and the Modern World by John Herman Randall, Jr.
    7. Religion in an Age of Science by Edwin A. Burtt
    The American Mercury, October 1929, p. 253
  194. [+]
    The Ghostly Realm (9 Reviews)
    A History of the Modern Church, by J.W.C. Wand
    1. A History of the Modern Church by J.W.C. Wand
    2. The Pew Preaches by William L. Stidger
    3. The Sacred Fire by B.Z. Goldberg
    4. The Devil: An Historical Critical and Medical Study by Maurice Garcon and Jean Vinchon
    5. The Christian Content of the Bible by George Holley Gilbert
    6. Confucianism by Frederick Starr
    7. The Gospel and Its Tributaries by Ernest Findlay Scott
    8. The Autobiography of God by Ernest R. Trattner
    9. The Supreme Book of Mankind by James G.K. McClure
    The American Mercury, June 1930, pp. 254-255
  195. [+]
    A Glance Ahead (Review)
    The Open Conspiracy, and Other Writings, by H.G. Wells
    1. The Open Conspiracy, and Other Writings by H.G. Wells
    The American Mercury, November 1928, pp. 380-381
  196. The Library
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    The Gland School (Review)
    The Crystal Cup, by Gertrude Atherton
    1. The Crystal Cup by Gertrude Atherton
    The American Mercury, October 1925, pp. 249-250
  197. [+]
    The Glory of Louisiana (Review)
    The Kingfish, by Webster Smith
    1. The Kingfish by Webster Smith
    The Nation, May 3, 1933, p. 507
  198. The Library
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    The Gods and Their Agents (6 Reviews)
    Slaves of the Gods, by Katherine Mayo
    1. Slaves of the Gods by Katherine Mayo
    2. The Story of Superstition by Philip F. Waterman
    3. Protestantism in the United States by Archer B. Bass
    4. While Peter Sleeps by E. Boyd Barrett
    5. The Vampire by Montague Summers
    6. Witchcraft in Old and New England by George Lyman Kittredge
    The American Mercury, May 1929, pp. 123-124
  199. [+]
    God's Country: Exterior View (7 Reviews)
    Amazing America, by H.M. Somer
    1. Amazing America by H.M. Somer
    2. Das Land Gottes by Herman George Scheffauer
    3. Ein Fruehling in Amerika by Roda Roda
    4. Amerika von Washington bis Wilson by C.A. Bratter
    5. Auslandsraetsel by Friedrich Dessauer
    6. New York und London by Alfred Kerr
    7. Der Amerikanische Mensche by Annalise Schmidt
    The American Mercury, April 1924, pp. 507-508
  200. [+]
    The Golden Age (Review)
    American Prosperity, by Paul M. Mazur
    1. American Prosperity by Paul M. Mazur
    The American Mercury, June 1928, p. 255
  201. [+]
    A Good Man Gone Wrong (Review)
    Doomed Ship, by Judd Gray
    1. Doomed Ship by Judd Gray
    The American Mercury, February 1929, pp. 254-255
  202. [+]
    A Good Man in a Bad Trade (Review)
    Grover Cleveland: A Study in Character, by Allan Nevins
    1. Grover Cleveland: A Study in Character by Allan Nevins
    The American Mercury, January 1933, pp. 125-127
  203. [+]
    A Great American Surgeon (Review)
    William Stewart Halsted, Surgeon, by W.G. MacCallum
    1. William Stewart Halsted, Surgeon by W.G. MacCallum
    The American Mercury, March 1931, p. 383
  204. The Library
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    The Great Holmes Mystery (2 Reviews)
    Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, by Silas Bent
    1. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes by Silas Bent
    2. Mr. Justice Holmes by Felix Frankfurter
    The American Mercury, May 1932, pp. 123-125
  205. [+]
    The Growth of English (Review)
    A Grammar of the English Language, by Hans Kurath and George O. Curme
    1. A Grammar of the English Language by Hans Kurath and George O. Curme
    The American Mercury, August 1931, p. 508
  206. The Library
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    The Growth of Population (Review)
    The Biology of Population Growth, by Raymond Pearl
    1. The Biology of Population Growth by Raymond Pearl
    The American Mercury, January 1926, p. 121
  207. H.L. Mencken
    The Nation, December 5, 1923, p. 647
  208. H.L. Mencken on American Literature (2002)
    1 Review
  209. H.L. Mencken on Music (1961)
    A Selection of His Writings on Music Together with an Account of H.L. Mencken...
    1 Review
  210. H.L. Mencken: The American Scene (1965)
    A Reader
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  211. H.L. Mencken's Smart Set Criticism (1968)
    3 Reviews
  212. Book Supplement
    Happy Days
    The American Mercury, June 1941, pp. 769-794
  213. Happy Days, 1880-1892 (1940)
    3 Reviews, 2 Readable
  214. [+]
    Harris on Shaw (Review)
    Bernard Shaw, by Frank Harris
    1. Bernard Shaw by Frank Harris
    The American Mercury, February 1932, pp. 253-255
  215. [+]
    Harsh Words (Review)
    An Anthology of Invective and Abuse, by Hugh Kingsmill
    1. An Anthology of Invective and Abuse by Hugh Kingsmill
    The Nation, May 7, 1930, p. 549
  216. Heathen Days, 1890-1936 (1943)
    Mencken's Autobiography
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  217. [+]
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    Calvin Coolidge, by M.E. Hennessy
    1. Calvin Coolidge by M.E. Hennessy
    2. The Price of Freedom by Calvin Coolidge
    The American Mercury, June 1924, pp. 252-253
  218. Heliogabalus (1920)
    A Buffoonery in Three Acts
    1 Review
  219. The Library
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    Heretics (2 Reviews)
    Altgeld of Illinois, by Waldo R. Browne
    1. Altgeld of Illinois by Waldo R. Browne
    2. The Last of the Heretics by Algernon Sidney Crapsey
    The American Mercury, October 1924, pp. 250-251
  220. [+]
    A Hero of the Open Spaces (Review)
    The Saga of Billy the Kid, by Walter Noble Burns
    1. The Saga of Billy the Kid by Walter Noble Burns
    The American Mercury, May 1926, pp. 125-126
  221. Hero or Hack?
    I. Semper Fidelis
    The American Mercury, December 1937, pp. 436-438
  222. [+]
    The Heroic Age (3 Reviews)
    Jefferson and Hamilton, by Claude G. Bowers
    1. Jefferson and Hamilton by Claude G. Bowers
    2. Jefferson and Monticello by Paul Wilstach
    3. Correspondence of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, 1812-1816 by Paul Wilstach, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson
    The American Mercury, March 1926, pp. 381-383
  223. The Library
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    The Higher Learning in America (Review)
    Universities: American, English, German, by Abraham Flexner
    1. Universities: American, English, German by Abraham Flexner
    The American Mercury, February 1931, pp. 250-251
  224. [+]
    The Historian and His Job (Review)
    The New History and the Social Studies, by Harry Elmer Barnes
    1. The New History and the Social Studies by Harry Elmer Barnes
    The American Mercury, September 1925, pp. 124-125
  225. The Library
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    Hitlerismus (5 Reviews)
    My Battle, by Adolf Hitler and E.T.S. Dugdale
    1. My Battle by Adolf Hitler and E.T.S. Dugdale
    2. The Experiment with Democracy in Central Europe by Arnold J. Zurcher
    3. Hitler's Reich: The First Phase by Hamilton Fish Armstrong
    4. Germany Enters the Third Reich by Calvin B. Hoover
    5. The Brown Book of the Hitler Terror and the Burning of the Reichstag
    The American Mercury, December 1933, pp. 506-510
  226. [+]
    A Hollywood Martyr (Review)
    Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox, by Upton Sinclair
    1. Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox by Upton Sinclair
    The American Mercury, June 1933, pp. 252-253
  227. [+]
    The Holy Estate (2 Reviews)
    Marriage and the State, by Mary E. Richmond
    1. Marriage and the State by Mary E. Richmond
    2. What is Wrong With Marriage? by G.V. Hamilton and Kenneth Macgowan
    The American Mercury, May 1929, pp. 125-127
  228. [+]
    The Holy State of Bliss (Review)
    The Companionate Marriage, by Ben B. Lindsey and Wainwright Evans
    1. The Companionate Marriage by Ben B. Lindsey and Wainwright Evans
    The American Mercury, January 1928, pp. 126-127
  229. [+]
    Homo Sapiens (4 Reviews)
    What is Man?, by J. Arthur Thomson
    1. What is Man? by J. Arthur Thomson
    2. The Character of Races by Ellsworth Huntington
    3. Studies in Human Biology by Raymond Pearl
    4. Racial Realities in Europe by Lothrop Stoddard
    The American Mercury, February 1925, p. 252
  230. The Library
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    The Mysterious Madame: Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, by C.E. Bechofer-Roberts
    1. The Mysterious Madame: Helena Petrovna Blavatsky by C.E. Bechofer-Roberts
    The American Mercury, November 1931, pp. 379-380
  231. The Library
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    The Truth About Hoover, by Herbert Corey
    1. The Truth About Hoover by Herbert Corey
    The American Mercury, August 1932, pp. 506-507
  232. [+]
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    Behind the Scenes in Politics, by Anonymous
    1. Behind the Scenes in Politics by Anonymous
    2. Die Kunst Der Massenbeeinflussung in den Vereinigtenstaaten von Amerika by Friedrich Schoenemann
    The American Mercury, October 1924, p. 252
  233. The Library
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    How Americans Live (2 Reviews)
    Village and Open-Country Neighborhoods, by Walter A. Terpenning
    1. Village and Open-Country Neighborhoods by Walter A. Terpenning
    2. The Sociology of City Life by Niles Carpenter
    The American Mercury, January 1932, pp. 123-124
  234. [+]
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    Life in Lesu, by Hortense Powdermaker
    1. Life in Lesu by Hortense Powdermaker
    The American Mercury, August 1933, pp. 506-507
  235. The Library
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    The Great Game of Politics, by Frank R. Kent
    1. The Great Game of Politics by Frank R. Kent
    The American Mercury, February 1924, p. 248
  236. [+]
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    The Love Nest, and Other Stories, by Ring W. Lardner
    1. The Love Nest, and Other Stories by Ring W. Lardner
    The American Mercury, June 1926, pp. 254-255
  237. [+]
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    Arlie Gelston and Her Critics, by Roger L. Sergel
    1. Arlie Gelston and Her Critics by Roger L. Sergel
    The American Mercury, April 1924, pp. 509-510
  238. Ich Kuss Die Hand (1987)
    The Letters of H.L. Mencken to Gretchen Hood
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  239. Illuminators of the Abyss
    The Saturday Review, October 6, 1934, p. 155
  240. [+]
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    All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque
    1. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
    The American Mercury, August 1929, p. 510
  241. The Library
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    Mr. Jefferson, by Albert Jay Nock
    1. Mr. Jefferson by Albert Jay Nock
    The American Mercury, September 1926, pp. 123-124
  242. The Impossible H.L. Mencken (1991)
    A Selection of His Best Newspaper Stories
    7 Reviews, 3 Readable
  243. In Defense of Women (1919)
    6 Chapters, 224pp - 3 Reviews, 2 Readable
  244. In Tennessee
    The Nation, July 1, 1925, p. 21
  245. The Library
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    In the Grove of Athene (2 Reviews)
    Reason and Nature, by Morris R. Cohen
    1. Reason and Nature by Morris R. Cohen
    2. The Revolt Against Dualism by Arthur O. Lovejoy
    The American Mercury, September 1931, p. 123
  246. [+]
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    Human Origins: A Manual of Prehistory, by George Grant MacCurdy
    1. Human Origins: A Manual of Prehistory by George Grant MacCurdy
    2. Prehistoric Man by Jacques J. DeMorgan
    3. The Earth Before History by Edmond Perrier
    The American Mercury, May 1925, pp. 126-127
  247. [+]
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    Children and Puritanism, by Sandford Fleming
    1. Children and Puritanism by Sandford Fleming
    The American Mercury, August 1933, pp. 508-510
  248. [+]
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    Money Writes!, by Upton Sinclair
    1. Money Writes! by Upton Sinclair
    The American Mercury, February 1928, p. 253
  249. James Branch Cabell (1927)
    1 Review
  250. James Huneker
    The Century Magazine, June 1921, pp. 191-197
  251. [+]
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    A Judge Takes the Stand, by Joseph N. Ulman
    1. A Judge Takes the Stand by Joseph N. Ulman
    2. Probation and Criminal Justice by Sheldon Glueck
    The American Mercury, July 1933, pp. 381-384
  252. [+]
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    God's Gold, by John T. Flynn
    1. God's Gold by John T. Flynn
    The American Mercury, December 1932, pp. 507-509
  253. Joseph Conrad
    The Nation, August 20, 1924, p. 179
  254. The Library
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    Joseph Pulitzer: His Life and Letters, by Don C. Seitz and Joseph Pulitzer
    1. Joseph Pulitzer: His Life and Letters by Don C. Seitz and Joseph Pulitzer
    The American Mercury, February 1925, pp. 250-251
  255. [+]
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    The Phantom Public, by Walter Lippmann
    1. The Phantom Public by Walter Lippmann
    2. The Confessions of a Reformer by Frederic C. Howe
    The American Mercury, January 1926, p. 125
  256. [+]
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    Good-Bye to Western Culture, by Norman Douglas
    1. Good-Bye to Western Culture by Norman Douglas
    The American Mercury, November 1930, p. 383
  257. The Library
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    Kultur in the Republic (Review)
    The Rise of American Civilization, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
    1. The Rise of American Civilization by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
    The American Mercury, October 1927, pp. 250-252
  258. [+]
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    A Gallery of Women, by Theodore Dreiser
    1. A Gallery of Women by Theodore Dreiser
    The American Mercury, February 1930, p. 254
  259. [+]
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    Frances Newman's Letters, by Hansell Baugh and Frances Newman
    1. Frances Newman's Letters by Hansell Baugh and Frances Newman
    The American Mercury, March 1930, pp. 382-383
  260. [+]
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    Ann Vickers, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis
    The American Mercury, March 1933, pp. 382-383
  261. [+]
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    Only Saps Work, by Courtenay Terrett
    1. Only Saps Work by Courtenay Terrett
    The American Mercury, October 1930, p. 255
  262. [+]
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    A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, by Eric Partridge
    1. A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English by Eric Partridge
    The Saturday Review, April 10, 1937, p. 6
  263. The Library
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    The Internal Debts of the United States, by Evans Clark and George B. Galloway
    1. The Internal Debts of the United States by Evans Clark and George B. Galloway
    The American Mercury, September 1933, pp. 122-125
  264. [+]
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    Gimme, or How Public Officials Get Rich, by Emanuel H. Lavine
    1. Gimme, or How Public Officials Get Rich by Emanuel H. Lavine
    The American Mercury, August 1931, pp. 509-510
  265. [+]
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    The Conscience of the Newspaper, by Leon Nelson Flint
    1. The Conscience of the Newspaper by Leon Nelson Flint
    The American Mercury, July 1925, pp. 379-381
  266. The Letters of H. L. Mencken (1961)
    6 Reviews, 4 Readable
  267. [+]
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    Men of Art, by Thomas Craven
    1. Men of Art by Thomas Craven
    The Saturday Review, July 25, 1931, p. 13
  268. The Library
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    Life Below the Isthmus (2 Reviews)
    Impressions of South America, by Andre Siegfried
    1. Impressions of South America by Andre Siegfried
    2. Men of Maracaibo by Jonathan Norton Leonard
    The American Mercury, July 1933, pp. 379-380
  269. The Library
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    Life in the Marxian Utopia (4 Reviews)
    These Russians, by William C. White
    1. These Russians by William C. White
    2. Twice Born in Russia by Natalia Petrova
    3. The Economic Life of Soviet Russia by Calvin B. Hoover
    4. The Russian Experiment by Arthur Feiler
    The American Mercury, April 1931, pp. 506-507
  270. Books and the Arts
    [+]
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    Three Worlds, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Three Worlds by Carl Van Doren
    The Nation, September 19, 1936, p. 337
  271. [+]
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    Joseph Conrad: Life and Letters, by Gerard Jean-Aubry and Joseph Conrad
    1. Joseph Conrad: Life and Letters by Gerard Jean-Aubry and Joseph Conrad
    The Nation, October 12, 1927, pp. 384-385
  272. [+]
    The Life of the Poor (Review)
    Jews Without Money, by Michael Gold
    1. Jews Without Money by Michael Gold
    The American Mercury, March 1930, p. 381
  273. [+]
    Light and Leading (Review)
    American Estimates, by Henry Seidel Canby
    1. American Estimates by Henry Seidel Canby
    The Saturday Review, April 6, 1929, p. 849
  274. [+]
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    The Messiah Jesus and John the Baptist, by Robert Eisler
    1. The Messiah Jesus and John the Baptist by Robert Eisler
    The American Mercury, January 1932, pp. 125-127
  275. [+]
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    Tar: A Midwest Childhood, by Sherwood Anderson
    1. Tar: A Midwest Childhood by Sherwood Anderson
    2. More Miles by Harry Kemp
    The American Mercury, March 1927, pp. 382-383
  276. [+]
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    The American Caravan, by Alfred Kreymborg, Lewis Mumford, and Paul Rosenfeld, ...
    1. The American Caravan by Alfred Kreymborg, Lewis Mumford, and Paul Rosenfeld, ...
    The American Mercury, November 1927, p. 382
  277. [+]
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    Hygiene of Sex, by Max von Gruber
    1. Hygiene of Sex by Max von Gruber
    The American Mercury, May 1926, p. 127
  278. A Little Book in C Major (1916)
    1 Review
  279. The Library
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    The Little Red Schoolhouse (Review)
    The Goslings, by Upton Sinclair
    1. The Goslings by Upton Sinclair
    The American Mercury, April 1924, p. 504
  280. Ludendorff
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 1917, pp. 823-831
  281. [+]
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    The Wisdom of the Body, by Walter B. Cannon
    1. The Wisdom of the Body by Walter B. Cannon
    The American Mercury, July 1932, pp. 382-383
  282. The Mailed Fist and its Prophet
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 1914, pp. 598-607
  283. Making a President (1932)
    A Footnote to the Saga of Democracy
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  284. [+]
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    Myths After Lincoln, by Lloyd Lewis
    1. Myths After Lincoln by Lloyd Lewis
    The American Mercury, July 1929, pp. 380-381
  285. The Library
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    Man and the Universe (2 Reviews)
    A Preface to Morals, by Walter Lippmann
    1. A Preface to Morals by Walter Lippmann
    2. Mid-Channel: An American Chronicle by Ludwig Lewisohn
    The American Mercury, July 1929, p. 379
  286. [+]
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    The Human Body, by Logan Clendening
    1. The Human Body by Logan Clendening
    The Nation, October 19, 1927, p. 427
  287. The Library
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    Man of God: American Style (Review)
    Elmer Gantry, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis
    The American Mercury, April 1927, pp. 506-507
  288. The Library
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    Mankind in the Mass (3 Reviews)
    Fundamentals of Social Psychology, by Emory S. Bogardus
    1. Fundamentals of Social Psychology by Emory S. Bogardus
    2. Psychology by Everett Dean Martin
    3. The Basis of Social Theory by Albert G.A. Balz and William S.A. Pott
    The American Mercury, August 1924, p. 506
  289. [+]
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    Mark Twain's Autobiography, by Mark Twain
    1. Mark Twain's Autobiography by Mark Twain
    The American Mercury, December 1924, p. 507
  290. [+]
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    Andree's Story: The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, by S.A. Andree, Nils Strindber...
    1. Andree's Story: The Complete Record of His Polar Flight by S.A. Andree, Nils Strindberg, and Knut Frankel
    The American Mercury, February 1931, pp. 254-255
  291. [+]
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    The Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics, by Paul Kammerer
    1. The Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics by Paul Kammerer
    2. Sigmund Freud: His Personality, His Teaching and His School by Fritz Wittels
    3. Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego by Sigmund Freud
    4. Beyond the Pleasure Principle by Sigmund Freud
    The American Mercury, November 1924, p. 380
  292. [+]
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    The Life Story of Orison Swett Marden, by Margaret Connolly
    1. The Life Story of Orison Swett Marden by Margaret Connolly
    The American Mercury, February 1926, pp. 252-253
  293. [+]
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    Charles W. Eliot: President of Harvard University, 1869-1909, by Henry James
    1. Charles W. Eliot: President of Harvard University, 1869-1909 by Henry James
    The Nation, December 3, 1930, p. 617
  294. The Library
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    Public Health Administration and the Natural History of Disease in Bal, by William Trav...
    1. Public Health Administration and the Natural History of Disease in Bal by William Travis Howard
    The American Mercury, March 1925, pp. 378-379
  295. Meditation in E Minor
    The New Republic, September 8, 1920, pp. 38-39
  296. Meditation in E Minor
    The New Republic, November 22, 1954, p. 81
  297. [+]
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    The Tragic Era, by Claude G. Bowers
    1. The Tragic Era by Claude G. Bowers
    The American Mercury, November 1929, p. 381
  298. [+]
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    Life and Death in Sing Sing, by Lewis Edward Lawes
    1. Life and Death in Sing Sing by Lewis Edward Lawes
    2. Chicago May: Her Story by May Churchill Sharpe
    The American Mercury, January 1929, pp. 124-126
  299. [+]
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    Oklahoma City's Younger Leaders, by Rex Francis Harlow
    1. Oklahoma City's Younger Leaders by Rex Francis Harlow
    The American Mercury, November 1931, pp. 382-383
  300. Men Versus the Man (1910)
    A Correspondence Between Robert Rives la Monte, Socialist, and H.L. Mencken, ...
    1 Review
  301. The Library
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    The Men Who Govern Us (2 Reviews)
    The Mirrors of 1932, by Anonymous
    1. The Mirrors of 1932 by Anonymous
    2. Washington Merry-Go-Round by Anonymous
    The American Mercury, October 1931, pp. 251-252
  302. Mencken and Sara: A Life in Letters (1987)
    The Private Correspondence of H.L. Mencken and Sara Haardt
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  303. A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  304. Mencken on the Military
    The American Mercury, January 1952, pp. 21-25
  305. Menckeniana: A Schimpflexicon (1928)
    2 Reviews
  306. Minority Report (1956)
    H.L. Mencken's Notebooks
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  307. The Library
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    Chicago, by Charles E. Merriam
    1. Chicago by Charles E. Merriam
    The American Mercury, August 1929, pp. 506-507
  308. [+]
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    The Poet Assassinated, by Guillaume Apollinaire
    1. The Poet Assassinated by Guillaume Apollinaire
    The American Mercury, March 1924, pp. 377-378
  309. The Library
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    Emerson: The Enraptured Yankee, by Regis Michaud
    1. Emerson: The Enraptured Yankee by Regis Michaud
    The American Mercury, October 1930, p. 251
  310. [+]
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    The Wet Parade, by Upton Sinclair
    1. The Wet Parade by Upton Sinclair
    The Nation, September 23, 1931, p. 310
  311. The Motive of the Critic
    The New Republic, October 26, 1921, pp. 249-250
  312. [+]
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    A Million and One Nights, by Terry Ramsaye
    1. A Million and One Nights by Terry Ramsaye
    The American Mercury, February 1927, pp. 252-253
  313. [+]
    Mr. Hoover Under the Muckrake (Review)
    The Great Mistake, by John Knox
    1. The Great Mistake by John Knox
    The American Mercury, January 1931, pp. 122-125
  314. The Library
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    Mr. Justice Holmes (Review)
    The Dissenting Opinions of Mr. Justice Holmes, by Alfred Lief and Oliver Wendell Holmes
    1. The Dissenting Opinions of Mr. Justice Holmes by Alfred Lief and Oliver Wendell Holmes
    The American Mercury, May 1930, pp. 122-123
  315. Mr. Mencken Replies
    The Bookman, June 1922, p. 367
  316. The Library
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    Music: A Science and an Art, by John Redfield
    1. Music: A Science and an Art by John Redfield
    2. Antheil and the Treatise on Harmony by Ezra Pound
    The American Mercury, August 1928, pp. 506-507
  317. My Current Reading
    The Saturday Review, May 22, 1948, p. 14
  318. My Dear Walpole
    An Open Letter
    The Bookman, December 1925, p. 438
  319. My Life as Author and Editor (1992)
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  320. [+]
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    Edgar Allan Poe: A Study in Genius, by Joseph Wood Krutch
    1. Edgar Allan Poe: A Study in Genius by Joseph Wood Krutch
    The Nation, March 17, 1926, p. 289
  321. [+]
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    The Psychology of Character, by A.A. Roback
    1. The Psychology of Character by A.A. Roback
    The American Mercury, April 1928, p. 510
  322. [+]
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    The Encyclopaedia Britannica, by J.L. Garvin and Franklin H. Hooper
    1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica by J.L. Garvin and Franklin H. Hooper
    The American Mercury, January 1930, p. 125
  323. The New Deal Mentality
    The American Mercury, May 1936, pp. 1-11
  324. A New Dictionary of Quotations (1942)
    On Historical Principles from Ancient and Modern Sources
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  325. [+]
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    Barrett Wendell and His Letters, by M.A. DeWolfe Howe and Barrett Wendell
    1. Barrett Wendell and His Letters by M.A. DeWolfe Howe and Barrett Wendell
    The American Mercury, April 1925, pp. 509-510
  326. [+]
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    The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    2. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    3. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    4. Sea Horses by Francis Brett Young
    The American Mercury, July 1925, pp. 382-383
  327. [+]
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    Recent Changes in American Constitutional Theory, by John W. Burgess
    1. Recent Changes in American Constitutional Theory by John W. Burgess
    The American Mercury, January 1924, p. 121
  328. The Library
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    The New Humanism (Review)
    For Lancelot Andrewes, by T.S. Eliot
    1. For Lancelot Andrewes by T.S. Eliot
    The American Mercury, September 1929, p. 123
  329. The New Mencken Letters (1977)
    7 Reviews, 4 Readable
  330. [+]
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    Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition, Unabridged,
    1. Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition, Unabridged
    The Nation, October 17, 1934, p. 450
  331. Newspaper Days, 1899-1906 (1941)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  332. The Library
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    The Newspaper Man (2 Reviews)
    The Principles of Journalism, by Casper S. Yost
    1. The Principles of Journalism by Casper S. Yost
    2. The Ethics of Journalism by Nelson Antrim Crawford
    The American Mercury, June 1924, pp. 248-249
  333. Newspaper Morals
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 1914, pp. 289-296
  334. [+]
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    The Great Pacific War, by Hector C. Bywater
    1. The Great Pacific War by Hector C. Bywater
    The American Mercury, December 1925, pp. 507-508
  335. [+]
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    Losing Liberty Judicially, by Thomas James Norton
    1. Losing Liberty Judicially by Thomas James Norton
    The American Mercury, January 1929, p. 127
  336. The Library
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    Nine American Statesmen (10 Reviews)
    Woodrow Wilson: Life and Letters, Vol. II, by Ray Stannard Baker and Woodrow Wilson
    1. Woodrow Wilson: Life and Letters, Vol. II by Ray Stannard Baker and Woodrow Wilson
    2. Crowded Years by William G. McAdoo and W.E. Woodward
    3. Franklin D. Roosevelt by Ernest Kidder Lindley
    4. The Strange Career of Mr. Hoover Under Two Flags by John Hamill
    5. Power and Glory by Walter Davenport
    6. Gaynor by Louis H. Pink
    7. Abraham Lincoln by Emanuel Hertz
    8. Franklin Pierce: Young Hickory of the Granite Hills by Roy Franklin Nichols
    9. Roosevelt in the Rough by Jack Willis and Horace Smith
    10. Theodore Roosevelt: A Biography by Henry F. Pringle
    The American Mercury, February 1932, pp. 250-252
  337. [+]
    Nonsense as Science (Review)
    Wild Talents, by Charles Fort
    1. Wild Talents by Charles Fort
    The American Mercury, August 1932, pp. 508-510
  338. [+]
    Nonsense Out of the East (Review)
    Hindu Mysticism, by S.N. Dasgupta
    1. Hindu Mysticism by S.N. Dasgupta
    The American Mercury, October 1927, p. 253
  339. The Library
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    The People's Choice, by Herbert Agar
    1. The People's Choice by Herbert Agar
    The American Mercury, October 1933, pp. 249-251
  340. [+]
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    Who's Who in America, 1926, by Albert Nelson Marquis
    1. Who's Who in America, 1926 by Albert Nelson Marquis
    The American Mercury, December 1926, pp. 509-510
  341. The Library
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    Notes on an Insoluble Problem (2 Reviews)
    Twenty Thousand Years in Sing Sing, by Lewis Edward Lawes
    1. Twenty Thousand Years in Sing Sing by Lewis Edward Lawes
    2. Crime, Criminals and Criminal Justice by Nathaniel F. Cantor
    The American Mercury, July 1932, pp. 379-381
  342. Notes on Democracy (1926)
    7 Reviews, 4 Readable
  343. [+]
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    The Life of Richard Wagner, Vol. I: 1813-1848, by Ernest Newman
    1. The Life of Richard Wagner, Vol. I: 1813-1848 by Ernest Newman
    2. Wagner by W.J. Turner
    The American Mercury, November 1933, pp. 381-383
  344. The Library
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    Berlin, by Joseph Hergesheimer
    1. Berlin by Joseph Hergesheimer
    2. Sheridan: A Military Narrative by Joseph Hergesheimer
    3. Biography and Bibliographies by Joseph Hergesheimer
    The American Mercury, October 1932, pp. 251-253
  345. [+]
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    God's Stepchildren, by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    1. God's Stepchildren by Sarah Gertrude Millin
    2. That Nice Young Couple by Francis Hackett
    3. Harvest in Poland by Geoffrey Dennis
    4. Replenishing Jessica by Maxwell Bodenheim
    The American Mercury, August 1925, pp. 507-509
  346. The Library
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    Old Dr. Scott's Bile Beans (8 Reviews)
    Introduction to Technocracy, by Howard Scott
    1. Introduction to Technocracy by Howard Scott
    2. The ABC of Technocracy by Frank Arkright
    3. Towards Technocracy by Graham A. Laing
    4. Technocracy by Allen Raymond
    5. What is Technocracy? by Allen Raymond
    6. Life in a Technocracy by Harold Loeb
    7. Technocracy: An Interpretation by Stuart Chase
    8. The New Deal by Anonymous
    The American Mercury, April 1933, pp. 505-506
  347. [+]
    Old Ludwig (Review)
    Beethoven, by Paul Bekker
    1. Beethoven by Paul Bekker
    The American Mercury, April 1926, pp. 509-510
  348. The Library
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    The Unconscious Beethoven, by Ernest Newman
    1. The Unconscious Beethoven by Ernest Newman
    The American Mercury, June 1927, pp. 251-252
  349. [+]
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    God Without Thunder, by John Crowe Ransom
    1. God Without Thunder by John Crowe Ransom
    The American Mercury, January 1931, pp. 126-127
  350. Holliday Book Supplement
    On Living in the United States
    The Nation, December 7, 1921, pp. 655-656
  351. On Politics: A Carnival of Buncombe (1956)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  352. [+]
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    Remembered Yesterdays, by Robert Underwood Johnson
    1. Remembered Yesterdays by Robert Underwood Johnson
    The American Mercury, February 1924, pp. 249-250
  353. [+]
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    Symbiotism and the Origin of Species, by Ivan E. Wallin
    1. Symbiotism and the Origin of Species by Ivan E. Wallin
    The American Mercury, April 1927, pp. 508-509
  354. The Library
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    The Origins of Variations (Review)
    Malignancy and Evolution, by Morley Roberts
    1. Malignancy and Evolution by Morley Roberts
    The American Mercury, July 1926, pp. 379-380
  355. The Library
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    Osler (Review)
    The Life of Sir William Osler, by Harvey Cushing
    1. The Life of Sir William Osler by Harvey Cushing
    The American Mercury, August 1925, pp. 505-506
  356. [+]
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    1. Anatole France Himself: A Boswellian Record by Jean Jacques Brousson
    2. Brigham Young by M.R. Werner
    3. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet by John Donald Wade
    4. John L. Sullivan: An Intimate Narrative by Roy F. Dibble
    5. Bare Souls by Gamaliel Bradford
    6. Seventy Years of Life and Labor by Samuel Gompers
    7. The Life of Thomas Hardy by Ernest Brennecke, Jr.
    The American Mercury, August 1925, p. 510
  357. Our Borrowed Vocabulary
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  358. The Library
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    The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, by William Little, H.W....
    1. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles by William Little, H.W. Fowler, and Jessie S. Coulson, ...
    The American Mercury, June 1933, p. 251
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    1. Men of Art by Thomas Craven
    The American Mercury, July 1931, p. 379
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    1. England's Crisis by Andre Siegfried
    The American Mercury, July 1931, pp. 380-381
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    1. The Wines of France by H. Warner Allen
    2. A Practical Guide to French Wines by William Bird
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  362. Past and Present
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    1. The Beliefs of 700 Ministers by George Herbert Betts
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  365. Peace on Earth
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    The American Mercury, July 1925, p. 378
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    1. Humanism and America by Norman Foerster
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    1. The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
    The American Mercury, September 1930, p. 123
  369. A Personal Word (1921)
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    1. The Philosophy of "As If" by Hans Vaihinger
    The American Mercury, October 1924, pp. 253-254
  371. The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche (1908)
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    1. Rotary by Frank H. Lamb
    The American Mercury, July 1927, pp. 379-380
  373. Pistols for Two (1917)
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    1. The Book of Earth by Alfred Noyes
    2. The New Spoon River by Edgar Lee Masters
    3. A Lover of the Land, and Other Poems by Frederick Niven
    4. The Last Judgment by George E. Curran
    5. Drei Balladen by Alfons Paquet
    6. Poems by Oliver Wells
    7. Basic Aims by Charles Blamfield
    8. The Sunny Side of Life by James Harvey Spencer
    9. Funeralities by Peggy Bacon
    10. Cosmen---Exiles by John G. Jury
    11. Will-o'-the-Wisp by Dorothy Dow
    12. Poems by Charles Wells Russell
    13. Rickety Rimes of Riq by Richard Tupper Atwater
    14. Sonata, and Other Poems by John Erskine
    15. Dionysus in Doubt by Edwin Arlington Robinson
    16. Wasted by Kathryn Peck
    17. Lyrics to the Olympian Deities by Jamus Jay
    18. A Poetry Recital by James Stephens
    19. A Harp in the Winds by Daniel MacIntyre Henderson
    20. Truth and Music by Allan Dowling
    21. Rangeland Melodies by E. Richard Shipp
    22. Collected Poems of H.D. by Hilda Doolittle
    23. Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson by Conrad Aiken and Emily Dickinson
    24. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Martha Dickinson Bianchi and Emily Dickinson
    25. Song of the Broad-Axe by Walt Whitman
    26. Later Poems by William Butler Yeats
    27. A Golden Treasury of Irish Verse by Lennox Robinson
    28. The Best Poems of 1924 by Thomas Moult
    29. An Anthology of Pure Poetry by George Moore
    The American Mercury, October 1925, pp. 251-253
  375. [+]
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    1. The Molineux Case by Samuel Klaus
    The American Mercury, November 1929, pp. 382-383
  376. [+]
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    Lose with a Smile, by Ring W. Lardner
    1. Lose with a Smile by Ring W. Lardner
    The American Mercury, June 1933, pp. 254-256
  377. [+]
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    1. Carry Nation by Herbert Asbury
    The American Mercury, December 1929, p. 509
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    1. The Case of Mr. Crump by Ludwig Lewisohn
    The American Mercury, March 1927, p. 379
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    1. A Biography of Everett Wentworth Hill by Rex Francis Harlow
    The American Mercury, December 1930, pp. 509-510
  380. The Library
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    1. Meet General Grant by W.E. Woodward
    The American Mercury, February 1929, pp. 251-252
  381. The Library
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    1. The History of Witchcraft and Demonology by Montague Summers
    The American Mercury, May 1927, pp. 123-124
  382. [+]
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    1. An Approach to the Psychology of Religion by J. Cyril Flower
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    The American Mercury, May 1928, pp. 124-125
  383. Prejudices, Second Series (1920)
    3 Reviews, 2 Readable
  384. Prejudices, Sixth Series (1927)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  385. Prejudices: A Selection (1958)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  386. Prejudices: Fifth Series (1926)
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  387. Prejudices: First Series (1919)
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  388. Prejudices: Fourth Series (1924)
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  389. Prejudices: The Complete Series (2010)
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  390. Prejudices: Third Series (1922)
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    1. Lucy Stone by Alice Stone Blackwell
    The American Mercury, December 1930, pp. 506-507
  392. [+]
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    1. The Standard of American Speech and Other Papers by Fred Newton Scott
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    The American Mercury, October 1926, p. 255
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    1. What People Want to Read About by Douglas Waples and Ralph W. Tyler
    The American Mercury, October 1931, p. 253
  394. [+]
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    1. The Story of Detroit by George B. Catlin
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    The American Mercury, April 1924, pp. 505-506
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    1. Rejuvenation and the Prolongation of Human Efficiency by Paul Kammerer
    2. Rejuvenation by George F. Corners and A.S. Blumgarten
    3. The Re-Creating of the Individual by Beatrice M. Hinkle
    4. A Plea for Monogamy by Wilfrid Lay
    5. The Philosophy of Civilization by R.H. Towner
    6. Contraception by Marie Carmichael Stopes
    The American Mercury, February 1924, p. 251
  396. [+]
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    1. The New Criminology by Max G. Schlapp and Edward H. Smith
    The American Mercury, July 1928, pp. 381-382
  397. [+]
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    Psychology: A Simplification, by Loyd Ring Coleman and Saxe Comrains
    1. Psychology: A Simplification by Loyd Ring Coleman and Saxe Comrains
    The American Mercury, July 1927, pp. 382-383
  398. [+]
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    1. What Is There Left to Believe? by Herbert Parrish
    2. The Catholic Faith by Paul Elmer More
    3. Has Science Discovered God? by Edward H. Cotton
    4. Jesus Through the Centuries by Shirley Jackson Case
    5. The Great Amphibium by Joseph Needham
    6. Within by Thomas L. Masson
    7. The Growth of the Idea of God by Shailer Mathews
    8. Social Substance of Religion by Gerald Heard
    9. A Rabbi Takes Stock by Solomon Goldman
    10. As a Jew Sees Jesus by Ernest R. Trattner
    11. Since Calvary by Lewis Browne
    12. Science Rediscovers God by Ronald Campbell Macfie
    13. Evolution and Theology by Ernest C. Messenger
    14. The World of the New Testament by T.R. Glover
    15. The Kingdom of God in the New Testament by Ernest F. Scott
    16. The Devil in Legend and Literature by Maximilian Rudwin
    17. The Story of the Devil by Arturo Graf
    The American Mercury, April 1932, pp. 506-510
  399. The Library
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    1. Environment and Race by Thomas Griffith Taylor
    The American Mercury, December 1927, p. 507
  400. [+]
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    1. Race by William McFee
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    3. Women and Wives by Harvey Fergusson
    4. A Hind Let Loose by C.E. Montague
    5. Country People by Ruth Suckow
    The American Mercury, July 1924, pp. 380-381
  401. The Reds and Civil Rights
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  402. [+]
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    1. Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage by Emily Post
    The American Mercury, February 1928, p. 255
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    1. The Twilight of Christianity by Harry Elmer Barnes
    The Nation, December 11, 1929, p. 722
  404. A Religious Orgy in Tennessee (2006)
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    1. The Best News Stories of 1923 by Joseph Anthony
    The American Mercury, August 1924, pp. 508-509
  406. Reprints
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    The American Mercury, September 1925, pp. 122-123
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    1. Life and Letters of Henry William Thomas, Mixologist by Henry William Thomas
    The American Mercury, February 1927, pp. 254-255
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    The American Mercury, October 1927, pp. 254-255
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    1. The Natural History of Revolution by Lyford P. Edwards
    The American Mercury, November 1927, pp. 379-381
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    1. The Nature of the Physical World by Sir Arthur S. Eddington
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    The American Mercury, April 1929, pp. 509-510
  413. The Rights of a Columnist
    The Nation, May 30, 1928, pp. 607-608
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    1. How to Write Short Stories by Ring W. Lardner
    The American Mercury, July 1924, p. 376
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    1. Our Government by James M. Cain
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    1. Russia in Transition: A Business Man's Appraisal by Elisha M. Friedman
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    The American Mercury, February 1933, pp. 253-255
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    1. My Musical Life by Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
    The American Mercury, January 1924, p. 120
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    1. My Life by Leon Trotsky
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    1. Problems of Protestantism by Lewis Gaston Leary
    The American Mercury, May 1933, pp. 126-128
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    1. Seven Iron Men by Paul de Kruif
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    1. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years by Carl Sandburg
    The American Mercury, July 1926, p. 381
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    1. The Critique of Humanism by C. Hartley Grattan
    The American Mercury, August 1930, p. 508
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    1. My Thirty Years' War by Margaret C. Anderson
    The American Mercury, July 1930, pp. 379-380
  425. The Library
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    1. The Religion of Scientists by C.L. Drawbridge
    The American Mercury, September 1932, pp. 123-126
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    1. An Introduction to General Biology by S.J. Holmes
    The American Mercury, February 1927, p. 251
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    1. Where Is Science Going? by Max Planck
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  429. A Second Mencken Chrestomathy (1995)
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  430. Selected Prejudices (1928)
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  431. The Sex Uproar
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    1. George Bernard Shaw: Man of the Century by Archibald Henderson
    The American Mercury, April 1933, pp. 507-510
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    1. The Jesuit Enigma by E. Boyd Barrett
    The American Mercury, January 1928, pp. 123-124
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  435. A Short View of Gamalielese
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    1. Breaking the Silence by Thomas St. John Gaffney
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    1. An International Language by Otto Jespersen
    The American Mercury, November 1928, p. 382
  438. [+]
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    1. Men Against Death by Paul de Kruif
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    The American Mercury, January 1933, pp. 123-124
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    1. The Tragedy of Russia by Will Durant
    The American Mercury, October 1933, pp. 252-255
  440. [+]
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    1. Henry the Eighth by Francis Hackett
    The American Mercury, August 1929, p. 508
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    1. Modern American Prose by Carl Van Doren
    The Nation, August 8, 1934, p. 165
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    1. The Advancing South by Edwin Mims
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  446. Southern Album (1936)
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    1. Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro by Newbell Niles Puckett
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    1. The Virginia Edition of the Works of Ellen Glasgow by Ellen Glasgow
    The American Mercury, August 1933, pp. 504-505
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    1. Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway
    The American Mercury, December 1932, p. 506
  450. [+]
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    1. The Revolt of the Masses by Jose Ortega y Gasset
    The Nation, September 21, 1932, p. 260
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    The American Mercury, January 1926, p. 122
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    1. Rope and Faggot by Walter Francis White
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  455. Star-Spangled Men
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  456. The State of American Writing, 1948
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    1. Democracy and Leadership by Irving Babbitt
    The American Mercury, September 1924, pp. 123-124
  458. Statements of Belief II
    The Bookman, October 1928, p. 206
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    1. Robert Louis Stevenson: A Critical Biography by John A. Steuart
    The American Mercury, January 1925, p. 125
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    1. The White Robe by James Branch Cabell
    The American Mercury, April 1929, p. 508
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    1. Abraham Lincoln as a Man of Letters by Luther Emerson Robinson
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  463. The Sun-Papers of Baltimore, 1837-1937 (1937)
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    1. Six Days of the Week by Henry Van Dyke
    The American Mercury, March 1925, p. 382
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    1. Suicide by Ruth Shonle Cavan
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    1. Who's Who in America, 1936-1937 by Albert Nelson Marquis
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    1. North Carolina by Samuel Huntington Hobbs, Jr.
    The American Mercury, August 1930, pp. 509-510
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    1. Political Behavior by Frank R. Kent
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    1. My First Thirty Years by Gertude Beasley
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    1. My American Friends by L.P. Jacks
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    1. Literary Blasphemies by Ernest Augustus Boyd
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    1. The High Place by James Branch Cabell
    2. Antic Hay by Aldous Huxley
    3. The Blind Bow-Boy by Carl Van Vechten
    The American Mercury, March 1924, p. 380
  478. The Library
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    Three Lively Lives (3 Reviews)
    Through Many Windows, by Helen Rosen Woodward
    1. Through Many Windows by Helen Rosen Woodward
    2. Brawnyman by James Stevens
    3. Up from Methodism by Herbert Asbury
    The American Mercury, November 1926, p. 380
  479. [+]
    Three Novels (3 Reviews)
    Nigger Heaven, by Carl Van Vechten
    1. Nigger Heaven by Carl Van Vechten
    2. Show Boat by Edna Ferber
    3. Two or Three Graces by Aldous Huxley
    The American Mercury, September 1926, p. 127
  480. [+]
    Three Volumes of Fiction (3 Reviews)
    Horses and Men, by Sherwood Anderson
    1. Horses and Men by Sherwood Anderson
    2. The Rover by Joseph Conrad
    3. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
    The American Mercury, February 1924, p. 252
  481. Three Years of Dr. Roosevelt
    The American Mercury, March 1936, pp. 257-264
  482. [+]
    Thwacks from the Motherland (Review)
    The Babbitt Warren, by C.E.M. Joad
    1. The Babbitt Warren by C.E.M. Joad
    The Nation, April 20, 1927, p. 434
  483. [+]
    Training for Press Agents (Review)
    Crystallizing Public Opinion, by Edward L. Bernays
    1. Crystallizing Public Opinion by Edward L. Bernays
    The American Mercury, May 1924, p. 123
  484. [+]
    The Travail of Man (Review)
    Man's Rough Road, by A.G. Keller
    1. Man's Rough Road by A.G. Keller
    The American Mercury, October 1932, pp. 254-255
  485. [+]
    The Treasures of the Vernacular (Review)
    A Dictionary of American Slang, by Maurice H. Weseen
    1. A Dictionary of American Slang by Maurice H. Weseen
    The Nation, November 28, 1934, p. 628
  486. Treatise On Right and Wrong (1932)
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  487. Treatise on the Gods (1930)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  488. The Triumph of the Have-Not
    The American Mercury, January 1938, pp. 16-22
  489. The Library
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    Tusitala (4 Reviews)
    The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson, by Rosaline Masson
    1. The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson by Rosaline Masson
    2. An Intimate Portrait of R.L.S. by Lloyd Osbourne
    3. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson
    4. Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers by Robert Louis Stevenson
    The American Mercury, November 1924, pp. 378-379
  490. The Library
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    Twilight in England (2 Reviews)
    England: Its Character and Genius, by Wilhelm Dibelius
    1. England: Its Character and Genius by Wilhelm Dibelius
    2. America Conquers Britain by Ludwell Denny
    The American Mercury, June 1930, pp. 251-252
  491. The Library
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    The Twilight of Freedom (Review)
    Liberty, by Everett Dean Martin
    1. Liberty by Everett Dean Martin
    The American Mercury, November 1930, p. 379
  492. The Library
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    Two Enterprising Ladies (2 Reviews)
    My Life, by Isadora Duncan
    1. My Life by Isadora Duncan
    2. In the Service of the King by Aimee Semple McPherson
    The American Mercury, April 1928, pp. 506-507
  493. The Library
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    Two Gay Rebels (2 Reviews)
    The Collected Works of Samuel Butler, by Henry Festing Jones, A.T. Bartholomew, and Sam...
    1. The Collected Works of Samuel Butler by Henry Festing Jones, A.T. Bartholomew, and Samuel Butler, ...
    2. The Storisende Edition of the Works of James Branch Cabell by James Branch Cabell
    The American Mercury, June 1928, pp. 251-252
  494. The Library
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    Two Journalists (2 Reviews)
    Memoirs of an Editor, by Edward P. Mitchell
    1. Memoirs of an Editor by Edward P. Mitchell
    2. Eugene Field's Creative Years by Charles Henry Dennis
    The American Mercury, December 1924, pp. 505-506
  495. The Library
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    Two Southern Novels (2 Reviews)
    They Stooped to Folly, by Ellen Glasgow
    1. They Stooped to Folly by Ellen Glasgow
    2. Cora Potts by Ward Greene
    The American Mercury, October 1929, pp. 251-252
  496. [+]
    Two Views of Russia (2 Reviews)
    My Disillusionment in Russia, by Emma Goldman
    1. My Disillusionment in Russia by Emma Goldman
    2. The First Time in History by Anna Louise Strong
    The American Mercury, May 1924, p. 122
  497. [+]
    Two Views of the English (2 Reviews)
    The Englishman, by W. Macneile Dixon
    1. The Englishman by W. Macneile Dixon
    2. The English by G.J. Renier
    The American Mercury, December 1931, pp. 509-510
  498. [+]
    The Uplift: Export Department (Review)
    Race and National Solidarity, by Charles Conant Josey
    1. Race and National Solidarity by Charles Conant Josey
    The American Mercury, January 1924, p. 122
  499. The Uplifters Try It Again
    The Freeman, October 2000, pp. 10-12
  500. The Library
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    Uprising in the Confederacy (Review)
    I'll Take My Stand, by Louis Decimus Rubin, Jr.
    1. I'll Take My Stand by Louis Decimus Rubin, Jr.
    The American Mercury, March 1931, pp. 379-380
  501. [+]
    A Useful Textbook (Review)
    Recettes Pratiques de Mort Violente, by J. Bruller
    1. Recettes Pratiques de Mort Violente by J. Bruller
    The American Mercury, January 1928, p. 125
  502. Utopia by Sterilization
    The American Mercury, August 1937, pp. 399-408
  503. The Library
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    Utopia in Little (Review)
    Arctic Village, by Robert Marshall
    1. Arctic Village by Robert Marshall
    The American Mercury, May 1933, pp. 124-125
  504. Ventures Into Verse (1903)
  505. The Vintage Mencken (1955)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  506. Vocabulary Glorification
    The Saturday Review, August 3, 1940, p. 11
  507. [+]
    The Vulgate (Review)
    The English Language in America, by George Philip Krapp
    1. The English Language in America by George Philip Krapp
    The Nation, November 25, 1925, p. 599
  508. [+]
    The War Upon the Unseen (Review)
    Microbe Hunters, by Paul de Kruif
    1. Microbe Hunters by Paul de Kruif
    The Nation, March 3, 1926, p. 235
  509. "Was Europe a Success?"
    The Nation, October 3, 1934, p. 374
  510. The Library
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    The Ways of the Wicked (Review)
    The Elements of Crime, by Boris Brasol
    1. The Elements of Crime by Boris Brasol
    The American Mercury, March 1928, pp. 379-380
  511. [+]
    Wells at His Best (Review)
    The Science of Life, by H.G. Wells, Julian Huxley, and G.P. Wells
    1. The Science of Life by H.G. Wells, Julian Huxley, and G.P. Wells
    The American Mercury, March 1931, pp. 381-382
  512. The Library
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    Wells Completes His Magnus Opus (Review)
    The Work, Wealth, and Happiness of Mankind, by H.G. Wells
    1. The Work, Wealth, and Happiness of Mankind by H.G. Wells
    The American Mercury, April 1932, p. 505
  513. Books, Drama, Films
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    Wells Nearing Three Score (Review)
    Experiment in Autobiography, by H.G. Wells
    1. Experiment in Autobiography by H.G. Wells
    The Nation, November 14, 1934, p. 567
  514. The Library
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    Wells Redivivus (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The American Mercury, December 1926, pp. 506-507
  515. The Library
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    What Constitutes a State? (Review)
    The Modern State, by R.M. MacIver
    1. The Modern State by R.M. MacIver
    The American Mercury, August 1927, pp. 507-510
  516. What I Believe
    Living Philosophies, XII
    The Forum, September 1930, pp. 133-139
  517. The Library
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    What Is Civilization? (8 Reviews)
    Civilization, by Clive Bell
    1. Civilization by Clive Bell
    2. The Building of Cultures by Roland B. Dixon
    3. Where Is Civilization Going? by Scott Nearing
    4. Anthropology and Modern Life by Franz Boas
    5. In the Beginning by G. Elliot Smith
    6. Pots and Pans by Herbert Spencer Harrison
    7. First Player by Ivor Brown
    8. How We Go Round by Evelyn Sharp
    The American Mercury, January 1929, pp. 122-123
  518. The Library
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    What Is It All About? (3 Reviews)
    The Modern Temper, by Joseph Wood Krutch
    1. The Modern Temper by Joseph Wood Krutch
    2. Science and Good Behavior by H.M. Parshley
    3. The Aims of Education, and Other Essays by Alfred North Whitehead
    The American Mercury, June 1929, pp. 251-252
  519. [+]
    What is Style? (Review)
    The Genius of Style, by William C. Brownell
    1. The Genius of Style by William C. Brownell
    The American Mercury, March 1925, p. 381
  520. What Is This Talk About Utopia?
    The Nation, June 13, 1928, p. 662
  521. [+]
    What Is To Be Done About It? (2 Reviews)
    The Crime of Punishment, by Margaret Wilson
    1. The Crime of Punishment by Margaret Wilson
    2. Conflicting Penal Theories in Statutory Criminal Law by Mabel A. Elliott
    The American Mercury, September 1931, pp. 124-127
  522. What's Wrong with The Nation?
    The Nation, November 21, 1928, p. 542
  523. When We Americans Dine
    A La Maryland
    The Nation, December 26, 1923, p. 731
  524. [+]
    A Wholesaler in Jerusalem (Review)
    Forty Years in Newspaperdom, by Milton A. McRae
    1. Forty Years in Newspaperdom by Milton A. McRae
    The American Mercury, January 1925, p. 123
  525. William Jennings Bryan
    The American Mercury, October 1951, pp. 70-74
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    Wisdom Up to Date (Review)
    The Encyclopedia Americana, by A.H. McDannald
    1. The Encyclopedia Americana by A.H. McDannald
    The American Mercury, June 1932, pp. 254-255
  527. [+]
    Wizards and High Priests (Review)
    A Dictionary of Secret and Other Societies, by Arthur Preuss
    1. A Dictionary of Secret and Other Societies by Arthur Preuss
    The Nation, September 17, 1924, p. 290
  528. The Library
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    Woes of a 100% American (Review)
    The New Barbarians, by Wilbur C. Abbott
    1. The New Barbarians by Wilbur C. Abbott
    The American Mercury, May 1925, pp. 122-123
  529. [+]
    The World of Creatures (Review)
    The Standard Natural History From Amoega to Man, by W.P. Pycraft
    1. The Standard Natural History From Amoega to Man by W.P. Pycraft
    The American Mercury, September 1932, p. 127
  530. The Worst American State
    Part III
    The American Mercury, November 1931, pp. 355-371
  531. The Worst American State
    Part II
    The American Mercury, October 1931, pp. 175-188
  532. The Worst American State
    Part I
    The American Mercury, September 1931, pp. 1-16
  533. [+]
    The Yankees of the East (Review)
    Japan in Recent Times, 1912-1926, by A. Morgan Young
    1. Japan in Recent Times, 1912-1926 by A. Morgan Young
    The American Mercury, October 1929, pp. 254-255
  534. [+]
    Yazoo's Favorite (Review)
    An Old-Fashioned Senator, by Harris Dickson
    1. An Old-Fashioned Senator by Harris Dickson
    The Nation, October 14, 1925, pp. 426-427
  535. A Year of Legal Liquor
    The Nation, December 12, 1934, p. 666
  536. [+]
    Zola cum Gorky (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 American Mercury, September 1933, pp. 126-127
  537. [+]
    A 100% American in Muscovy (Review)
    Present-Day Russia, by Ivy Lee
    1. Present-Day Russia by Ivy Lee
    The American Mercury, May 1928, p. 126
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