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  1. [+]
    Aboriginal Account (Review)
    Naked Under Capricorn, by Olaf Ruhen
    1. Naked Under Capricorn by Olaf Ruhen
    The Saturday Review, May 17, 1958, p. 36
  2. [+]
    Adventures of a Soul (Review)
    The Second Crucifixion, by Maurice Samuel
    1. The Second Crucifixion by Maurice Samuel
    The Saturday Review, October 22, 1960, pp. 30-31
  3. [+]
    Adventurous Wanderer (Review)
    World Without a Roof, by Hassoldt Davis
    1. World Without a Roof by Hassoldt Davis
    The Saturday Review, November 2, 1957, p. 19
  4. Alexander the God (1954)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  5. [+]
    Alien Rhythms in Our Prose (Review)
    Music for Mohini, by Bhabani Bhattacharya
    1. Music for Mohini by Bhabani Bhattacharya
    The Saturday Review, June 28, 1952, p. 12
  6. [+]
    Ambling Tour of the World (Review)
    Seven Leagues to Paradise, by Richard Tregaskis
    1. Seven Leagues to Paradise by Richard Tregaskis
    The Saturday Review, November 10, 1951, p. 19
  7. Ancient Greece: The Triumph of a Culture (1964)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  8. The Apocalypse of Our Time, and Other Writings (1977)
    1 Review
  9. [+]
    Assorted Splinters (2 Reviews)
    The Man from the Tunnel, and Other Stories, by Theodora Benson
    1. The Man from the Tunnel, and Other Stories by Theodora Benson
    2. Many Are Called by Edward Newhouse
    The New Republic, December 3, 1951, p. 20
  10. [+]
    Badmen Who Did Good (2 Reviews)
    Pirate: Rascals of the Spanish Main, by A.B.C. Whipple
    1. Pirate: Rascals of the Spanish Main by A.B.C. Whipple
    2. The Age of Piracy by Robert Carse
    The Saturday Review, February 16, 1957, p. 21
  11. The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)
  12. [+]
    Bay of the Great South (Review)
    Monsoon Seas, by Alan J. Villiers
    1. Monsoon Seas by Alan J. Villiers
    The Saturday Review, July 26, 1952, p. 12
  13. The Bear Coughs at the North Pole (1947)
    2 Reviews
  14. [+]
    Beneath China's Communist Crust (Review)
    The Great Peace, by Raja Hutheesing
    1. The Great Peace by Raja Hutheesing
    The Saturday Review, September 26, 1953, p. 16
  15. Blood Royal (1952)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  16. [+]
    Book Among the Byzantines (Review)
    Count Bohemond, by Alfred Duggan
    1. Count Bohemond by Alfred Duggan
    The Saturday Review, February 6, 1965, p. 38
  17. [+]
    Bound to the Fate of Her Father (Review)
    Electra, by Gladys Schmitt
    1. Electra by Gladys Schmitt
    The Saturday Review, October 9, 1965, p. 56
  18. [+]
    A Boy and His Horse and His Harem (Review)
    A Conspiracy of Women, by Aubrey Menen
    1. A Conspiracy of Women by Aubrey Menen
    The Saturday Review, November 27, 1965, p. 51
  19. [+]
    Caribbean Carnival (Review)
    Miguel Street, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. Miguel Street by V.S. Naipaul
    The Saturday Review, July 2, 1960, p. 18
  20. Chiang Kai-Shek (1969)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  21. The Chieftain (1953)
    A Story of the Nez Perce People
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  22. China Awake (1947)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  23. [+]
    A Colossus Was Cast in Hellas (Review)
    The Bronze God of Rhodes, by L. Sprague de Camp
    1. The Bronze God of Rhodes by L. Sprague de Camp
    The Saturday Review, February 6, 1960, p. 18
  24. The Corrupt Society (1975)
    From Ancient Greece to Present-Day America
  25. David and Anna (1947)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  26. [+]
    Death of a God (Review)
    The Return of Lono, by O.A. Bushnell
    1. The Return of Lono by O.A. Bushnell
    The Saturday Review, June 30, 1956, p. 11
  27. The Deluge (1954)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  28. [+]
    Desert Justice (Review)
    Stranger in Galah, by Michael Barrett
    1. Stranger in Galah by Michael Barrett
    The Saturday Review, March 7, 1959, pp. 40-44
  29. [+]
    Distillation of the Sino-Soul (Review)
    Twentieth Century Chinese Poetry, by Kai-yu Hsu
    1. Twentieth Century Chinese Poetry by Kai-yu Hsu
    The Saturday Review, September 7, 1963, p. 33
  30. Doctrine of Death
    The Saturday Review, April 15, 1950, pp. 11-12
  31. [+]
    The Documented History of Chinese Communism (Review)
    Chinese Communism and the Rise of Mao, by Benjamin I. Schwartz
    1. Chinese Communism and the Rise of Mao by Benjamin I. Schwartz
    The New Republic, November 5, 1951, p. 18
  32. Dostoyevsky: A Human Portrait (1961)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  33. [+]
    The Dusty Roads of China (Review)
    Two Kinds of Time, by Graham Peck
    1. Two Kinds of Time by Graham Peck
    The Saturday Review, December 23, 1950, p. 13
  34. [+]
    The Fans Churn the Humid Air (Review)
    Angel of Gaiety, by Joseph George Hitrec
    1. Angel of Gaiety by Joseph George Hitrec
    The Saturday Review, March 10, 1951, p. 14
  35. [+]
    Fantasies & Ruin (Review)
    Annapurna, by Maurice Herzog
    1. Annapurna by Maurice Herzog
    The Saturday Review, January 24, 1953, p. 32
  36. Fathers of the Western Church (1952)
    1 Review
  37. [+]
    At the Foot of Mt. Ida (Review)
    The Sun of Death, by Pandelis Prevelakis
    1. The Sun of Death by Pandelis Prevelakis
    The Saturday Review, January 30, 1965, p. 28
  38. Forever China (1945)
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  39. The Fortress (1967)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  40. [+]
    Franco's Side of the Civil War (Review)
    One Million Dead, by Jose Maria Gironella
    1. One Million Dead by Jose Maria Gironella
    The Saturday Review, November 30, 1963, p. 33
  41. [+]
    From Other Lands, a New Wave of Fiction (Review)
    Oedipus in Africa
    1. Dark Pilgrim by Frans Venter
    The Saturday Review, June 11, 1960, p. 21
  42. [+]
    Gateway to Nowhere (Review)
    Hongkong, by Christopher Rand
    1. Hongkong by Christopher Rand
    The Saturday Review, October 4, 1952, p. 26
  43. [+]
    Gentle by Galilee (Review)
    The Secret of the Kingdom, by Mika Waltari
    1. The Secret of the Kingdom by Mika Waltari
    The Saturday Review, March 18, 1961, p. 20
  44. The Gold of Troy (1959)
    The Story of Heinrich Schliemann
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  45. The Great Garbo (1976)
    1 Review
  46. The Great God Pan (1952)
    A Biography of the Tramp Played by Charles Chaplin
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  47. The Great Man (1974)
    A Portrait of Winston Churchill
    2 Reviews
  48. [+]
    He Remembered Babylon (Review)
    Besieger of Cities, by Alfred Duggan
    1. Besieger of Cities by Alfred Duggan
    The Saturday Review, January 11, 1964, p. 62
  49. [+]
    The Homesick Shepherd (Review)
    Possession, by Kamala Markandaya
    1. Possession by Kamala Markandaya
    The Saturday Review, May 25, 1963, p. 34
  50. The Horizon Book of Ancient Rome (1966)
    1 Review
  51. A House in Peking (1956)
    A Novel of 18th Century China
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  52. [+]
    An Immemorial Pose (Review)
    Gentleman of China, by Robert Standish
    1. Gentleman of China by Robert Standish
    The Saturday Review, March 14, 1953, p. 28
  53. [+]
    Inland Sea Pirates (Review)
    Journey by Junk, by Willard Price
    1. Journey by Junk by Willard Price
    The Saturday Review, October 31, 1953, p. 27
  54. [+]
    International Bookshelf: Tales from the Antipodes (Review)
    The East
    1. A Treasury of Modern Asian Stories by William Clifford and Daniel L. Milton
    The Saturday Review, September 9, 1961, p. 23
  55. The Irreplaceable Gandhi
    The Saturday Review, October 4, 1969, pp. 26-27
  56. [+]
    Islands in Turmoil (Review)
    Indonesia: Land of Challenge, by Margueritte Harmon Bro
    1. Indonesia: Land of Challenge by Margueritte Harmon Bro
    The Saturday Review, October 9, 1954, p. 14
  57. Journey to Persia (1952)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  58. Journey to Red China (1948)
    1 Review
  59. The Key of Remembrance (1963)
    A Study of Chaucer's Poetics
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  60. [+]
    A Knight in Athens (Review)
    Lord Geoffrey's Fancy, by Alfred Duggan
    1. Lord Geoffrey's Fancy by Alfred Duggan
    The Saturday Review, February 9, 1963, p. 39
  61. [+]
    Lament for China (Review)
    The Years That Were Fat, by George N. Kates
    1. The Years That Were Fat by George N. Kates
    The Saturday Review, March 8, 1952, p. 20
  62. [+]
    Land of Fu Manchu (Review)
    The Time of the Dragons, by Alice Ekert-Rotholz
    1. The Time of the Dragons by Alice Ekert-Rotholz
    The Saturday Review, August 16, 1958, p. 17
  63. Books in Review
    [+]
    The Landscape of Nihilia (Review)
    The Age of Terror, by Leslie A. Paul
    1. The Age of Terror by Leslie A. Paul
    The New Republic, June 11, 1951, p. 18
  64. [+]
    Last Day of Poppaea (Review)
    Farewell, Catullus, by Pierson Dixon
    1. Farewell, Catullus by Pierson Dixon
    The Saturday Review, April 9, 1960, p. 30
  65. [+]
    Lermontov Seen Plain (Review)
    A Lermontov Reader, by Guy Daniels and Mikhail I. Lermontov
    1. A Lermontov Reader by Guy Daniels and Mikhail I. Lermontov
    The New Republic, July 24, 1965, pp. 29-30
  66. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, September 21, 1972, pp. 40-44
  67. The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler (1973)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  68. The Life and Death of Lenin (1964)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  69. The Life and Death of Mahatma Gandhi (1969)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  70. The Life and Death of Trotsky (1977)
    3 Reviews
  71. [+]
    Lizards and Love (Review)
    The Forgotten Smile, by Margaret Kennedy
    1. The Forgotten Smile by Margaret Kennedy
    The Saturday Review, May 26, 1962, p. 38
  72. [+]
    Lotus in Limbo (Review)
    Two Loves, by Suyin Han
    1. Two Loves by Suyin Han
    The Saturday Review, February 16, 1963, p. 29
  73. [+]
    Lover of Liberty, Friend to Tyranny (2 Reviews)
    Spain, by Nikos Kazantzakis
    1. Spain by Nikos Kazantzakis
    2. Japan-China by Nikos Kazantzakis
    The Saturday Review, December 21, 1963, p. 21
  74. [+]
    Magellan in a Thirty-Four-Foot Tub (Review)
    The Search for Captain Slocum, by Walter Magnes Teller
    1. The Search for Captain Slocum by Walter Magnes Teller
    The Saturday Review, August 11, 1956, p. 21
  75. Mao Tse-Tung: Ruler of Red China (1950)
    9 Reviews, 2 Readable
  76. The Marshall Story (1951)
    A Biography of General George C. Marshall
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  77. Marx (1968)
    1 Review
  78. Massacre (1973)
    The Tragedy of Bangla Desh and the Phenomenon of Mass Slaughter Throughout Hi...
    2 Reviews
  79. [+]
    A Modern Walden (Review)
    Adventuring with Beebe, by William Beebe
    1. Adventuring with Beebe by William Beebe
    The Saturday Review, August 27, 1955, p. 18
  80. [+]
    Never the Last Word (Review)
    On Translation, by Reuben A. Brower
    1. On Translation by Reuben A. Brower
    The Saturday Review, June 20, 1959, p. 20
  81. [+]
    Next to the Last Life (Review)
    The Silver Pilgrimage, by M. Anantanarayanan
    1. The Silver Pilgrimage by M. Anantanarayanan
    The Saturday Review, August 19, 1961, p. 18
  82. [+]
    Of Time and the Teller (4 Reviews)
    The Undying Past, by Orville Prescott
    1. The Undying Past by Orville Prescott
    2. Monmouth by Charles Bracelen Flood
    3. The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett
    4. God Was Born in Exile by Vintila Horia
    The Saturday Review, November 4, 1961, p. 41
  83. [+]
    Old China Dies (Review)
    Swing Full Circle, by Chesley Wilson
    1. Swing Full Circle by Chesley Wilson
    The Saturday Review, February 27, 1954, p. 18
  84. [+]
    On the Orient Excess (2 Reviews)
    The Life of an Amorous Woman, and Other Writings, by Ihara Saikaku and Ivan Morris
    1. The Life of an Amorous Woman, and Other Writings by Ihara Saikaku and Ivan Morris
    2. Jou Pu Tuan by Yu Li
    The Saturday Review, July 6, 1963, p. 24
  85. [+]
    One Man's Asia (Review)
    Tigerland and South Sea, by Olle Strandberg
    1. Tigerland and South Sea by Olle Strandberg
    The Saturday Review, January 2, 1954, pp. 49-50
  86. [+]
    Open Door, Closed Heart (4 Reviews)
    The Golden Peaches of Samarkand, by Edward H. Schafer
    1. The Golden Peaches of Samarkand by Edward H. Schafer
    2. A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy by Wing-Tsit Chan
    3. Early Chinese Literature by Burton Watson
    4. The Archaeology of Ancient China by Kwang-Chih Chang
    The Saturday Review, June 15, 1963, p. 37
  87. [+]
    Parsifal in the Village (Review)
    The Golden Spur, by Dawn Powell
    1. The Golden Spur by Dawn Powell
    The Saturday Review, January 12, 1963, p. 65
  88. [+]
    Peripatetic Justice in the Jungle (Review)
    North from Malaya, by William O. Douglas
    1. North from Malaya by William O. Douglas
    The Saturday Review, June 27, 1953, pp. 14-15
  89. [+]
    Pilgrimage of Sinners (Review)
    The Death of Ahasuerus, by Par Lagerkvist
    1. The Death of Ahasuerus by Par Lagerkvist
    The Saturday Review, February 24, 1962, p. 29
  90. Portrait of a Revolutionary (1961)
    Mao Tse-Tung
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  91. A Portrait of Andre Malraux (1970)
    1 Review
  92. [+]
    Postscript to Plutarch (Review)
    Pericles the Athenian, by Rex Warner
    1. Pericles the Athenian by Rex Warner
    The Saturday Review, May 11, 1963, p. 74
  93. [+]
    Probing Revolutionary Minds (Review)
    China's Red Masters, by Robert S. Elegant
    1. China's Red Masters by Robert S. Elegant
    The Saturday Review, August 4, 1951, p. 43
  94. A Rage for China (1977)
    1 Review
  95. Red Lion Inn (1951)
    A Turbulent Novel of Old London
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  96. The Red Mountain
    A Story
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1953, pp. 77-85
  97. Red Storm Over Asia (1951)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  98. Report on America (1949)
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  99. [+]
    Four From Abroad (Review)
    The Cry of the Kite, by Maarten Schiemer
    1. The Cry of the Kite by Maarten Schiemer
    The Saturday Review, April 21, 1956, p. 15
  100. [+]
    Literary Crypt (Review)
    Winckelmann, by Wolfgang Leppmann
    1. Winckelmann by Wolfgang Leppmann
    The Saturday Review, October 10, 1970, p. 32
  101. [+]
    Your Literary I.Q. (Review)
    Caesar of the Narrow Seas, by John Gloag
    1. Caesar of the Narrow Seas by John Gloag
    The Saturday Review, April 8, 1972, p. 72
  102. [+]
    Your Literary I.Q. (Review)
    Septimius Severus: The African Emperor, by Anthony Birley
    1. Septimius Severus: The African Emperor by Anthony Birley
    The Saturday Review, March 18, 1972, pp. 76-77
  103. The Revolt of Asia (1947)
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  104. The Rise and Fall of Stalin (1965)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  105. [+]
    The Road to Delhi (Review)
    The Mask of a Lion, by A.T.W. Simeons
    1. The Mask of a Lion by A.T.W. Simeons
    The Saturday Review, November 29, 1952, p. 16
  106. The Roman Triumph (1962)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  107. The Rose Tree (1947)
    Poems
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  108. [+]
    Russia as She Was (Review)
    One Thousand Souls, by Alexei Pisemsky
    1. One Thousand Souls by Alexei Pisemsky
    The Saturday Review, December 26, 1959, p. 14
  109. [+]
    A Sad Cycle of Peking (Review)
    China Trader, by A.H. Rasmussen
    1. China Trader by A.H. Rasmussen
    The Saturday Review, February 20, 1954, pp. 28-29
  110. [+]
    A Salty Mistress (Review)
    Beyond Horizons, by Carleton Mitchell
    1. Beyond Horizons by Carleton Mitchell
    The Saturday Review, June 13, 1953, p. 23
  111. [+]
    Science in the Sun (Review)
    Doctor to the Islands, by Tom Davis and Lydia Davis
    1. Doctor to the Islands by Tom Davis and Lydia Davis
    The Saturday Review, August 21, 1954, p. 25
  112. [+]
    Secret of Survival (Review)
    The Coin of Carthage, by Winifred Bryher
    1. The Coin of Carthage by Winifred Bryher
    The Saturday Review, July 13, 1963, p. 28
  113. [+]
    Shutung's Shrines (Review)
    The Eavesdropper, by Tai-yi Lin
    1. The Eavesdropper by Tai-yi Lin
    The Saturday Review, February 28, 1959, p. 20
  114. [+]
    South Pacific Revisited (Review)
    Return to Paradise, by James A. Michener
    1. Return to Paradise by James A. Michener
    The Saturday Review, April 28, 1951, p. 10
  115. The Splendor of Greece (1960)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  116. The Splendour of Greece (1964)
  117. [+]
    Stereotypes in Africa (Review)
    The Governor's Wife, by David Unwin
    1. The Governor's Wife by David Unwin
    The Saturday Review, July 9, 1955, p. 26
  118. [+]
    Storekeepers Afloat (Review)
    The China Trade Post-Bag, by Elma Loines
    1. The China Trade Post-Bag by Elma Loines
    The Saturday Review, July 17, 1954, p. 15
  119. Sun Yat-Sen: A Portrait (1946)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  120. Sun, Stones and Silence (1963)
    1 Review
  121. [+]
    Tall Tales and True (Review)
    Conquest by Man, by Paul Herrmann
    1. Conquest by Man by Paul Herrmann
    The Saturday Review, March 12, 1955, p. 18
  122. The Terrorists (1957)
    The Story of the Forerunners of Stalin
    1 Review
  123. The Three Worlds of Albert Schweitzer (1957)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  124. [+]
    The Timely Turn of the Screw (Review)
    Seven Japanese Tales, by Junichiro Tanizaki
    1. Seven Japanese Tales by Junichiro Tanizaki
    The Saturday Review, December 14, 1963, p. 45
  125. [+]
    Tokyo Keystone Comedy (Review)
    Hizakurige or Shanks Mare, by Ikku Jippensha
    1. Hizakurige or Shanks Mare by Ikku Jippensha
    The Saturday Review, December 31, 1960, p. 14
  126. The Torrents of Spring (1946)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  127. [+]
    A Troubled & Uncomfortable Life (Review)
    My Island Home, by James Norman Hall
    1. My Island Home by James Norman Hall
    The Saturday Review, January 10, 1953, p. 13
  128. [+]
    The Victors, Spoiled (Review)
    Peace After War, by Jose Maria Gironella
    1. Peace After War by Jose Maria Gironella
    The Saturday Review, May 17, 1969, p. 49
  129. [+]
    Warlords and Tinkling Teacups (Review)
    Confessions of a China Hand, by Ronald Farquharson
    1. Confessions of a China Hand by Ronald Farquharson
    The Saturday Review, February 17, 1951, p. 20
  130. [+]
    West Meets East (Review)
    The Paradise Bird, by Howard Otway
    1. The Paradise Bird by Howard Otway
    The Saturday Review, April 7, 1956, p. 27
  131. The White Pony (1947)
    An Anthology of Chinese Poetry from the Earliest Times to the Present Day
    2 Reviews, 2 Readable
  132. [+]
    Wind-Swept Skies to Sandy Grave (2 Reviews)
    Village of Stars, by Paul Stanton
    1. Village of Stars by Paul Stanton
    2. The Sands of Kalahari by William Mulvihill
    The Saturday Review, July 30, 1960, p. 17
  133. [+]
    Yanks in Yangtzeland (Review)
    The Typhoon's Eye, by Preston Schoyer
    1. The Typhoon's Eye by Preston Schoyer
    The Saturday Review, April 18, 1959, p. 51
  134. [+]
    Year of Infamy (Review)
    St. Petersburg, by Andrey Biely
    1. St. Petersburg by Andrey Biely
    The Saturday Review, April 4, 1959, p. 23
  135. The Yellow Robe (1948)
    A Novel of the Life of Buddha
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  136. The Young Emperor (1950)
    A Novel
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  137. [+]
    Young Gentleman in the East (Review)
    Personal and Oriental, by Austin Coates
    1. Personal and Oriental by Austin Coates
    The Saturday Review, July 6, 1957, p. 13
  138. Zero: The Story of Terrorism (1950)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  139. No Items Found