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  1. Alexander Hamilton: Man of Action (1932)
    1 Review
  2. [+]
    Alexander Herzen (Review)
    My Past and Thoughts, by Alexander Herzen
    1. My Past and Thoughts by Alexander Herzen
    The Nation, December 12, 1923, p. 691
  3. [+]
    American History (Review)
    The Private Life of George Washington, by Francis Rufus Bellamy
    1. The Private Life of George Washington by Francis Rufus Bellamy
    The American Historical Review, July 1952, pp. 980-981
  4. Books
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    The American Manner (4 Reviews)
    The Best Short Stories of 1923, by Edward J. O'Brien
    1. The Best Short Stories of 1923 by Edward J. O'Brien
    2. Brothers of No Kin by Conrad Richter
    3. The Heir by V. Sackville-West
    4. The Elephant Man, and Other Reminiscences by Frederick Treves
    The Nation, September 3, 1924, p. 240
  5. [+]
    American Plan (6 Reviews)
    Best Short Stories of the World, by Konrad Bercovici
    1. Best Short Stories of the World by Konrad Bercovici
    2. Transatlantic Stories
    3. Great Short Stories of the World by Barrett H. Clark and Maxim Lieber
    4. The Best Short Stories of 1925 by Edward J. O'Brien
    5. The Best French Short Stories of 1924-25 by Richard Eaton
    6. The Best Continental Short Stories of 1924-1925 by Richard Eaton
    The Nation, June 9, 1926, p. 644
  6. The American Short Story
    The Bookman, January 1923, pp. 584-587
  7. Books
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    The American Short Story (3 Reviews)
    The Development of the American Short Story, by Fred Lewis Pattee
    1. The Development of the American Short Story by Fred Lewis Pattee
    2. The Advance of the American Short Story by Edward J. O'Brien
    3. Representative American Short Stories by Alexander Jessup
    The Nation, September 5, 1923, p. 243
  8. The American View of Politics
    The American Mercury, March 1924, pp. 363-368
  9. [+]
    Americans All (3 Reviews)
    Hanna, by Thomas Beer
    1. Hanna by Thomas Beer
    2. The Peerless Leader: William Jennings Bryan by Paxton Hibben
    3. Up to Now: An Autobiography by Alfred E. Smith
    The Outlook, December 4, 1929, p. 549
  10. [+]
    Anderson, the Writer (Review)
    Sherwood Anderson, by Cleveland B. Chase
    1. Sherwood Anderson by Cleveland B. Chase
    The Saturday Review, February 25, 1928, p. 632
  11. [+]
    The Assimilated Jew (Review)
    God of Might, by Elias Tobenkin
    1. God of Might by Elias Tobenkin
    The Nation, July 29, 1925, p. 146
  12. [+]
    Best and Worst (3 Reviews)
    Looking at Life, by Floyd Dell
    1. Looking at Life by Floyd Dell
    2. Latitudes by Edwin Muir
    3. Taking the Literary Pulse by Joseph Collins
    The Nation, October 29, 1924, p. 472
  13. [+]
    Both Photographic and Art (Review)
    Time Exposure, by Parkhurst Whitney
    1. Time Exposure by Parkhurst Whitney
    The Nation, December 9, 1931, p. 647
  14. [+]
    Chekhov Revealed (Review)
    Letters on the Short Story, the Drama, and Other Literary Topics, by Anton Chekhov and ...
    1. Letters on the Short Story, the Drama, and Other Literary Topics by Anton Chekhov and Louis S. Friedland
    The Nation, December 10, 1924, pp. 652-653
  15. [+]
    A Chinese Poet (Review)
    The Works of Li Po, the Chinese Poet, by Obata Shigeyoshi and Li Po
    1. The Works of Li Po, the Chinese Poet by Obata Shigeyoshi and Li Po
    The Nation, May 30, 1923, p. 636
  16. Books
    [+]
    Chronicle of the Twentieth Century (Review)
    Wide Is the Gate, by Upton Sinclair
    1. Wide Is the Gate by Upton Sinclair
    Free World, July 1943, p. 84
  17. Books
    [+]
    A Course Charted (Review)
    Culture and Democracy in America, by Horace M. Kallen
    1. Culture and Democracy in America by Horace M. Kallen
    The Nation, August 6, 1924, p. 146
  18. [+]
    A Cross-Section of English Fiction (7 Reviews)
    The Longest Shadow, by Jeffery E. Jeffery
    1. The Longest Shadow by Jeffery E. Jeffery
    2. Daphne Adeane by Maurice Baring
    3. The Happy Tree by Rosalind Murray
    4. The Miniature by Eden Phillpotts
    5. Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees
    6. Skin-Deep by Naomi Royde-Smith
    7. Jennifer by John Palmer
    The Nation, May 25, 1927, p. 586
  19. [+]
    Culture and Civilization (Review)
    Kultur un' Civilizasia, by Williamn Nathanson
    1. Kultur un' Civilizasia by Williamn Nathanson
    The Nation, August 1, 1923, p. 121
  20. [+]
    Donald Ogden Stewart (2 Reviews)
    Mr. and Mrs. Haddock Abroad, by Donald Ogden Stewart
    1. Mr. and Mrs. Haddock Abroad by Donald Ogden Stewart
    2. The Crazy Fool by Donald Ogden Stewart
    The Nation, September 9, 1925, p. 284
  21. The Emerging Hyphen
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1951, pp. 63-70
  22. [+]
    From the Ghetto Depths (Review)
    Bread Givers, by Anzia Yezierska
    1. Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska
    The Saturday Review, October 10, 1925, p. 192
  23. [+]
    Gay Earnestness (Review)
    Young Mischief and the Perfect Pair, by Hugh de Selincourt
    1. Young Mischief and the Perfect Pair by Hugh de Selincourt
    The Saturday Review, February 28, 1925, p. 556
  24. [+]
    Gipsy Tales (Review)
    Murdo, by Konrad Bercovici
    1. Murdo by Konrad Bercovici
    The Nation, July 11, 1923, p. 43
  25. [+]
    A Great Zionist (Review)
    Theodor Herzl: A Biographical Study, by Jacob de Haas
    1. Theodor Herzl: A Biographical Study by Jacob de Haas
    The Saturday Review, July 7, 1928, p. 1020
  26. Have Jews a Divided Loyalty?
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1949, pp. 46-52
  27. Have You a Little Ms.?
    The Nation, August 3, 1927, pp. 108-110
  28. [+]
    Healthy Sensuousness (Review)
    Wedding, by Melvin P. Levy
    1. Wedding by Melvin P. Levy
    The Nation, August 24, 1927, p. 183
  29. Hitlerism Comes to America
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1933, pp. 660-669
  30. [+]
    Honest Pastorals (3 Reviews)
    The Village, by Ivan Bunin
    1. The Village by Ivan Bunin
    2. The Sentry and Other Stories by Nicolai Lyeskov
    3. The Left Leg by T.F. Powys
    The Nation, October 3, 1923, p. 358
  31. Hunter's Monotone
    The Nation, August 16, 1919, p. 222
  32. [+]
    In a Magic Country (Review)
    Barrie Marvell: His Dreams and Adventures, by Charles Vince
    1. Barrie Marvell: His Dreams and Adventures by Charles Vince
    The Nation, December 5, 1923, p. 668
  33. [+]
    Invitation to Maturity (2 Reviews)
    The Century of the Common Man, by Henry A. Wallace
    1. The Century of the Common Man by Henry A. Wallace
    2. One World by Wendell L. Willkie
    Free World, August 1943, pp. 186-187
  34. Israel Zangwill
    The Nation, October 31, 1923, p. 483
  35. [+]
    Jew and Gentile in America (Review)
    The Island Within, by Ludwig Lewisohn
    1. The Island Within by Ludwig Lewisohn
    The Nation, April 18, 1928, p. 452
  36. The Jew: A Problem for America
    The Outlook, August 7, 1929, pp. 574-577
  37. [+]
    Judaism and the Jews (Review)
    The Jews: Their History, Culture, and Religion, by Louis Finkelstein
    1. The Jews: Their History, Culture, and Religion by Louis Finkelstein
    The New Republic, November 27, 1950, p. 19
  38. [+]
    The Liberal Jew (3 Reviews)
    A New Approach to the Problem of Judaism, by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan
    1. A New Approach to the Problem of Judaism by Mordecai Menahem Kaplan
    2. Survival or Extinction by Elisha M. Friedman
    3. Liberalizing Liberal Judaism by James Waterman Wise
    The Nation, July 15, 1925, p. 98
  39. [+]
    Light Reading (4 Reviews)
    The Best Short Stories of 1922, by Edward J. O'Brien
    1. The Best Short Stories of 1922 by Edward J. O'Brien
    2. Prize Stories of 1922 by Blanche Colton Williams
    3. The Best British Short Stories of 1922 by Edward J. O'Brien and John Cournos
    4. Georgian Stories, 1922
    The Nation, June 20, 1923, p. 725
  40. [+]
    Mixed Elements (Review)
    The Mad Carews, by Martha Ostenso
    1. The Mad Carews by Martha Ostenso
    The Saturday Review, October 15, 1927, p. 197
  41. [+]
    The Modern Mood (2 Reviews)
    The Set-Up, by Joseph Moncure March
    1. The Set-Up by Joseph Moncure March
    2. Nursery Rhymes for Children of Darkness by Gladys Oaks
    The Nation, February 13, 1929, p. 207
  42. [+]
    Modern Mysticism (Review)
    A Yankee Passional, by Samuel Ornitz
    1. A Yankee Passional by Samuel Ornitz
    The Saturday Review, April 7, 1928, p. 742
  43. [+]
    A New Novel (Review)
    Love in Chartres, by Nathan Asch
    1. Love in Chartres by Nathan Asch
    The Nation, March 21, 1928, p. 325
  44. [+]
    New Shelburne Essays (Review)
    The Demon of the Absolute, by Paul Elmer More
    1. The Demon of the Absolute by Paul Elmer More
    The Nation, April 17, 1929, p. 489
  45. Noises on the Air
    The Outlook, July 16, 1930, pp. 409-411
  46. The Novel of Inquest
    The Nation, February 25, 1925, pp. 207-208
  47. [+]
    Of Criticism (8 Reviews)
    Of Reading Books, by John Livingston Lowes
    1. Of Reading Books by John Livingston Lowes
    2. The Georgian Novel and Mr. Robinson by Storm Jameson
    3. Tradition and Hugh Walpole by Clemence Dane
    4. The Lamp and the Lute by Bonamy Dobree
    5. Henry James's Criticism by Morris Roberts
    6. Criticism in the Making by Louis Cazamian
    7. The Making of Literature by Rolfe A. Scott-James
    8. Style and Form in American Prose by Gorham B. Munson
    The Outlook, January 1, 1930, p. 31
  48. [+]
    An Old-Time Thriller (Review)
    Wieland, by Charles Brockden Brown and Fred Lewis Pattee
    1. Wieland by Charles Brockden Brown and Fred Lewis Pattee
    The Saturday Review, July 31, 1926, p. 8
  49. Opiates for the Masses
    The Outlook, November 27, 1929, pp. 485-487
  50. [+]
    Pot-Bouille dans la Debacle (Review)
    Primer for Combat, by Kay Boyle
    1. Primer for Combat by Kay Boyle
    Free World, February 1943, p. 186
  51. [+]
    A Powerful Novel (Review)
    The Monkey-Puzzle, by John D. Beresford
    1. The Monkey-Puzzle by John D. Beresford
    The Saturday Review, August 15, 1925, p. 39
  52. [+]
    Prize Novels and Misprized Novelists (7 Reviews)
    The Dark Journey, by Julien Green
    1. The Dark Journey by Julien Green
    2. Whiteoaks of Jalna by Mazo de la Roche
    3. The Methodist Faun by Anne Parrish
    4. Trouser of Taffeta by Margaret Wilson
    5. God Have Mercy on Us! by William T. Scanlon
    6. "It's a Great War!" by Mary Lee
    7. Short as Any Dream by Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant
    The Outlook, November 6, 1929, p. 388
  53. [+]
    The Problem of the Jew (Review)
    Zionism and World Politics, by Horace M. Kallen
    1. Zionism and World Politics by Horace M. Kallen
    The Nation, January 24, 1923, p. 101
  54. [+]
    The Quick and the Dead (3 Reviews)
    The Harper Prize Short Stories,
    1. The Harper Prize Short Stories
    2. Bring! Bring! and Other Stories by Conrad Aiken
    3. Collected Stories and Tales by Fitz-James O'Brien and Edward J. O'brien
    The Nation, April 7, 1926, p. 371
  55. The Radicals' Betrayal
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1935, pp. 129-137
  56. [+]
    Really a Novel (Review)
    Meanwhile: The Picture of a Lady, by H.G. Wells
    1. Meanwhile: The Picture of a Lady by H.G. Wells
    The Nation, September 7, 1927, p. 231
  57. Recipe with Trimmings
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1951, pp. 87-89
  58. [+]
    Underground Reporter (Review)
    British Policy in Palestine, by Paul Lamont Hanna
    1. British Policy in Palestine by Paul Lamont Hanna
    Free World, November 1942, p. 185
  59. [+]
    Underground Reporter: A Year of Resistance (Review)
    Jews in a Gentile World, by Isacque Graeber and Steuart Henderson Britt
    1. Jews in a Gentile World by Isacque Graeber and Steuart Henderson Britt
    Free World, October 1942, p. 91
  60. [+]
    The New Movies (Review)
    Sons of Cain, by Wilfred Saint-Mande
    1. Sons of Cain by Wilfred Saint-Mande
    The Outlook, December 9, 1931, p. 474
  61. [+]
    Some Fall Novels (2 Reviews)
    American Beauty, by Edna Ferber
    1. American Beauty by Edna Ferber
    2. A Calendar of Sin by Evelyn Scott
    The Outlook, November 11, 1931, p. 345
  62. Round Table No. 17: The Future of Italy
    Free World, August 1943, pp. 134-153
  63. [+]
    Russian Nightmare (Review)
    A Prince of Outlaws, by Aleksey K. Tolstoy
    1. A Prince of Outlaws by Aleksey K. Tolstoy
    The Nation, November 9, 1927, p. 514
  64. [+]
    A Shelf of Recent Books (4 Reviews)
    Stuart Sherman and Other Critics
    1. Shaping Men and Women by Stuart P. Sherman
    2. American Criticism by Norman Foerster
    3. The Hogarth Essays
    4. As They Seemed to Me by Ugo Ojetti
    The Bookman, November 1928, pp. 359-361
  65. Sholom Asch
    The Nation, February 14, 1923, pp. 180-181
  66. [+]
    Short Stories (3 Reviews)
    Twenty-Nine Tales from the French, by Alys Eyre Macklin
    1. Twenty-Nine Tales from the French by Alys Eyre Macklin
    2. The Best Short Stories of 1921 by Edward J. O'Brien
    3. Prize Stories of 1921 by Blanche Colton Williams
    The Nation, June 28, 1922, p. 779
  67. [+]
    Short Stories the World Over (10 Reviews)
    Prize Stories of 1924, by Blanche Colton Williams
    1. Prize Stories of 1924 by Blanche Colton Williams
    2. Prize Stories of 1923
    3. Centerville, U.S.A. by Charles Merz
    4. Flying Osip by L. Seifullina and Ivan Kasatkin
    5. Subsoil by George F. Hummel
    6. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    7. Five Tales by Emile Verhaeren
    8. Stories from the Dial
    9. The Best Short Stories of 1924 by Edward J. O'Brien
    10. Twenty-Three Stories by Twenty and Three Authors
    The Nation, April 22, 1925, pp. 469-470
  68. [+]
    A Sombre Epoch (Review)
    Samuel Drummond, by Thomas Boyd
    1. Samuel Drummond by Thomas Boyd
    The Saturday Review, November 21, 1925, p. 312
  69. [+]
    Some Essayists (7 Reviews)
    Modern Essays: Second Series, by Christopher Morley
    1. Modern Essays: Second Series by Christopher Morley
    2. The East Window and The Car Window by Bert Leston Taylor
    3. Pearls and Pepper by Robert Palfrey Utter
    4. The Mancroft Essays by Arthur Michael Samuel
    5. Now That I'm Fifty by Albert Payson Terhune
    6. Summer Ghosts and Winter Topics by Felix E. Schelling
    7. Beauty, Truth, and Humour by Henry Charles Duffin
    The Nation, August 13, 1924, p. 168
  70. [+]
    Spurious Anthropology (Review)
    The Jews in America, by Burton J. Hendrick
    1. The Jews in America by Burton J. Hendrick
    The Nation, October 24, 1923, p. 468
  71. [+]
    Spying Out Zion (2 Reviews)
    Those Ancient Lands, by Louis Golding
    1. Those Ancient Lands by Louis Golding
    2. Reports of the Experts Submitted to the Joint Palestine Survey Commission
    The Nation, September 11, 1929, p. 278
  72. [+]
    Superior Adolescence (Review)
    Springboard, by Robert Wolf
    1. Springboard by Robert Wolf
    The Nation, June 29, 1927, p. 720
  73. [+]
    Tales of Revolt (2 Reviews)
    Robert Gregory: The History of a Little Soul, by John Owen
    1. Robert Gregory: The History of a Little Soul by John Owen
    2. Holiday by Waldo Frank
    The Nation, November 21, 1923, p. 585
  74. [+]
    Teachers in Israel (3 Reviews)
    Patriotism of the American Jew, by Samuel Walker McCall
    1. Patriotism of the American Jew by Samuel Walker McCall
    2. Changing Conceptions in Jewish Education by Emanuel Gamoran
    3. Bernhard Felsenthal: Teacher in Israel by Emma Felsenthal and Bernhard Felsenthal
    The Nation, July 23, 1924, p. 98
  75. [+]
    A Textbook on Literature (Review)
    A History of French Literature, by William Nitze and E. Preston Dargan
    1. A History of French Literature by William Nitze and E. Preston Dargan
    The Nation, July 25, 1923, p. 93
  76. These United States
    XVIII. Iowa: A Mortgaged Eldorado
    The Nation, December 13, 1922, pp. 657-659
  77. Those Inferior Foreigners
    The Outlook, September 25, 1929, pp. 125-129
  78. [+]
    Treatise or Novel (Review)
    After All, by George F. Hummel
    1. After All by George F. Hummel
    The Nation, August 22, 1923, p. 200
  79. [+]
    Upton Sinclair at His Best (Review)
    Oil!, by Upton Sinclair
    1. Oil! by Upton Sinclair
    The Nation, June 8, 1927, p. 643
  80. [+]
    The Victorian Great (3 Reviews)
    The Brownings, by David Loth
    1. The Brownings by David Loth
    2. The Brownings by Osbert Burdett
    3. The Colvins and Their Friends by E.V. Lucas
    The Nation, March 13, 1929, pp. 318-319
  81. [+]
    The Wanderings of Takawo (Review)
    The Golden Wind, by Takashi Ohta and Margaret Sperry
    1. The Golden Wind by Takashi Ohta and Margaret Sperry
    The Nation, December 11, 1929, p. 724
  82. [+]
    Warp and Woof (Review)
    The Tapestry, by John D. Beresford
    1. The Tapestry by John D. Beresford
    The Saturday Review, October 22, 1927, p. 236
  83. What America Has Done for the Jew
    The Nation, April 11, 1923, pp. 409-411
  84. What Makes Popularity?
    The Saturday Review, April 20, 1929, pp. 918-921
  85. [+]
    The Woman Question (Review)
    The Islanders, by Helen R. Hull
    1. The Islanders by Helen R. Hull
    The Nation, July 27, 1927, p. 89
  86. [+]
    Workhorse and Thoroughbred (2 Reviews)
    Henry James: Man and Author, by Pelham Edgar
    1. Henry James: Man and Author by Pelham Edgar
    2. Anthony Trollope: A Commentary by Michael Sadleir
    The Nation, April 6, 1927, p. 375
  87. [+]
    Yiddish into English (Review)
    Lamentations, by Alter Brody
    1. Lamentations by Alter Brody
    The Nation, December 5, 1928, p. 630
  88. [+]
    1927 in Review (4 Reviews)
    A Book of Long Stories, by Arthur H. Nethercot
    1. A Book of Long Stories by Arthur H. Nethercot
    2. The Fifteen Finest Short Stories by John Cournos
    3. The Best Short Stories of 1927 by Edward J. O'Brien
    4. Georgian Stories, 1927 by Arthur Waugh
    The Saturday Review, October 6, 1928, p. 190
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