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  1. [+]
    An Adventure with Death (Review)
    Unclay, by Theodore F. Powys
    1. Unclay by Theodore F. Powys
    The Nation, April 13, 1932, p. 438
  2. [+]
    After "Anthony Adverse"---What? (Review)
    Action at Aquila, by Hervey Allen
    1. Action at Aquila by Hervey Allen
    The Nation, March 5, 1938, p. 279
  3. [+]
    American Beauty Shoppe (Review)
    American Beauty, by Edna Ferber
    1. American Beauty by Edna Ferber
    The Nation, October 28, 1931, p. 462
  4. [+]
    American Heroes and Rascals (Review)
    American Years, by Harold Sinclair
    1. American Years by Harold Sinclair
    The Nation, June 11, 1938, p. 677
  5. [+]
    Another Charlotte Bronte (Review)
    Charlotte Bronte, by E.F. Benson
    1. Charlotte Bronte by E.F. Benson
    The Nation, September 28, 1932, p. 286
  6. Arnold Bennett
    The Nation, April 15, 1931, pp. 401-402
  7. [+]
    Arnold Bennett's Journal Ends (Review)
    The Journal of Arnold Bennett, 1921-1928, by Arnold Bennett
    1. The Journal of Arnold Bennett, 1921-1928 by Arnold Bennett
    The Nation, July 5, 1933, p. 24
  8. [+]
    The Artist as a Youngish Man (Review)
    The Journal of Arnold Bennett, 1896-1910, by Arnold Bennett
    1. The Journal of Arnold Bennett, 1896-1910 by Arnold Bennett
    The Nation, July 27, 1932, p. 85
  9. [+]
    Back to the Jungle (Review)
    White Man Returns, by Agnes Newton Keith
    1. White Man Returns by Agnes Newton Keith
    The Saturday Review, August 25, 1951, p. 17
  10. [+]
    Before "Tobacco Road" (Review)
    Purslane, by Bernice Kelly Harris
    1. Purslane by Bernice Kelly Harris
    The Nation, June 3, 1939, p. 650
  11. [+]
    Black, Alas, No More! (Review)
    Black No More, by George S. Schuyler
    1. Black No More by George S. Schuyler
    The Nation, February 25, 1931, p. 218
  12. [+]
    Bland Futility (Review)
    John Merrill's Pleasant Life, by Alice Beal Parsons
    1. John Merrill's Pleasant Life by Alice Beal Parsons
    The Nation, March 26, 1930, pp. 368-369
  13. [+]
    A Boy's Best Pal (2 Reviews)
    Frost Flower, by Helen Hull
    1. Frost Flower by Helen Hull
    2. Yoke of Stars by Frances Frost
    The Nation, February 25, 1939, p. 242
  14. [+]
    Bread and the Artist (Review)
    Bread and a Sword, by Evelyn Scott
    1. Bread and a Sword by Evelyn Scott
    The Nation, April 24, 1937, p. 484
  15. Breadwinner or Breadmaker?
    Scribners, May 1937, pp. 33-34
  16. Brother and Brother (1928)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  17. [+]
    Caveat Emptor (3 Reviews)
    The Consumer Seeks a Way, by Clark Foreman and Michael Ross
    1. The Consumer Seeks a Way by Clark Foreman and Michael Ross
    2. How to Spend Money by Ruth Brindze
    3. Counterfeit by Arthur Kallet
    The Nation, July 3, 1935, p. 23
  18. [+]
    Civilization and Unreality (2 Reviews)
    Kindness in a Corner, by Theodore F. Powys
    1. Kindness in a Corner by Theodore F. Powys
    2. Apples Be Ripe by Llewelyn Powys
    The Nation, June 18, 1930, p. 707
  19. [+]
    Composite Portrait (Review)
    My Son, My Son!, by Howard Spring
    1. My Son, My Son! by Howard Spring
    The Nation, May 28, 1938, p. 619
  20. The Country Wife (1950)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  21. Dacey Hamilton (1942)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  22. [+]
    Death, Destruction, and Power (Review)
    Hatter's Castle, by A.J. Cronin
    1. Hatter's Castle by A.J. Cronin
    The Nation, July 29, 1931, p. 113
  23. [+]
    Devastating Elegance (Review)
    Harriet Hume: A London Fantasy, by Rebecca West
    1. Harriet Hume: A London Fantasy by Rebecca West
    The Nation, November 27, 1929, pp. 632-633
  24. [+]
    The Dispassionate Shepherds (Review)
    As the Earth Turns, by Gladys Hasty Carroll
    1. As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll
    The Nation, June 21, 1933, p. 704
  25. [+]
    Dissenting Opinion (Review)
    The Beauties and Furies, by Christina Stead
    1. The Beauties and Furies by Christina Stead
    The Nation, June 10, 1936, p. 751
  26. Eight Who Must Not Die
    The Nation, June 3, 1931, pp. 608-609
  27. [+]
    Elizabeth Madox Roberts (Review)
    Not by Strange Gods, by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    1. Not by Strange Gods by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    The Nation, June 28, 1941, pp. 758-759
  28. [+]
    Fable and Prophecy (Review)
    Trumpet of Jubilee, by Ludwig Lewisohn
    1. Trumpet of Jubilee by Ludwig Lewisohn
    The Nation, June 19, 1937, p. 708
  29. [+]
    Female Decorum (Review)
    Years of Grace, by Margaret Ayer Barnes
    1. Years of Grace by Margaret Ayer Barnes
    The Nation, August 6, 1930, p. 158
  30. [+]
    Films: What the Movies Do Best (Review)
    Melody of the World (1929 Film), by Walter Ruttmann
    1. Melody of the World (1929 Film) by Walter Ruttmann
    The Nation, October 28, 1931, p. 466
  31. Flowering Quince (1927)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  32. [+]
    Gentlemen Robbers All! (Review)
    Highwaymen, by Charles J. Finger
    1. Highwaymen by Charles J. Finger
    The Forum, May 1924, p. 701
  33. [+]
    Good Enough to Be True (Review)
    He Looked for a City, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    1. He Looked for a City by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    The Nation, January 25, 1941, p. 105
  34. [+]
    Good Old Humor (2 Reviews)
    Nothing But Wodehouse, by Ogden Nash and P.G. Wodehouse
    1. Nothing But Wodehouse by Ogden Nash and P.G. Wodehouse
    2. Hot Water by P.G. Wodehouse
    The Nation, October 5, 1932, p. 315
  35. [+]
    Grandma Lives Longer Now (Review)
    The Southwest Corner, by Mildred Walker
    1. The Southwest Corner by Mildred Walker
    The Saturday Review, June 9, 1951, p. 12
  36. [+]
    A Guide for the Greedy (Review)
    A Guide for the Greedy, by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
    1. A Guide for the Greedy by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
    The Forum, January 1924, p. 126
  37. [+]
    In a Fog (Review)
    My Heart and My Flesh, by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    1. My Heart and My Flesh by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    The Nation, November 30, 1927, pp. 606-607
  38. In Prison
    The Nation, November 20, 1935, p. 602
  39. Opinions About Books
    [+]
    India's Face in America (Review)
    My Brother's Face, by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
    1. My Brother's Face by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
    The Forum, January 1925, p. 140
  40. [+]
    Inquiry Into Life (Review)
    The Sheltered Life, by Ellen Glasgow
    1. The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow
    The Nation, September 21, 1932, p. 261
  41. [+]
    Into the Wilderness (Review)
    The Great Meadow, by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    1. The Great Meadow by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    The Nation, March 12, 1930, p. 300
  42. Labor and the Government (1935)
    An Investigation of the Role of the Government in Labor Relations
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  43. [+]
    Land of the Free (Review)
    Landscape of Freedom, by Mauritz A. Hallgren
    1. Landscape of Freedom by Mauritz A. Hallgren
    The Nation, April 5, 1941, p. 416
  44. [+]
    A Literary Autobiographer (Review)
    Swinnerton: An Autobiography, by Frank Swinnerton
    1. Swinnerton: An Autobiography by Frank Swinnerton
    The Nation, December 19, 1936, p. 740
  45. [+]
    Literary Autobiography (Review)
    Life for Life's Sake, by Richard Aldington
    1. Life for Life's Sake by Richard Aldington
    The Nation, February 1, 1941, pp. 134-135
  46. [+]
    Little Man Once More (Review)
    The World Outside, by Hans Fallada
    1. The World Outside by Hans Fallada
    The Nation, March 6, 1935, p. 284
  47. [+]
    Little Sister Francis (Review)
    Threescore, by Sarah N. Cleghorn
    1. Threescore by Sarah N. Cleghorn
    The Nation, April 22, 1936, p. 525
  48. The Lost Art (1929)
    Letters of Seven Famous Women
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  49. [+]
    Lost Frontier (Review)
    Earth Horizon: An Autobiography, by Mary Austin
    1. Earth Horizon: An Autobiography by Mary Austin
    The Nation, December 7, 1932, p. 567
  50. Opinions About Books
    [+]
    A Lost Lady (Review)
    A Lost Lady, by Willa Cather
    1. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
    The Forum, November 1923, p. 2156
  51. [+]
    A Lost World (Review)
    Dumb-Animal, and Other Stories, by Osbert Sitwell
    1. Dumb-Animal, and Other Stories by Osbert Sitwell
    The Nation, April 22, 1931, p. 454
  52. [+]
    The Lure of the Land (3 Reviews)
    Mortgage Your Heart, by Sophus Keith Winther
    1. Mortgage Your Heart by Sophus Keith Winther
    2. Straw in the Wind by Ruth Lininger Dobson
    3. The Invaders by Stuart David Engstrand
    The Nation, February 27, 1937, p. 246
  53. [+]
    The Making of a Boston Braham (Review)
    The Late George Apley, by John P. Marquand
    1. The Late George Apley by John P. Marquand
    The Nation, January 16, 1937, p. 77
  54. [+]
    Method or Madness (Review)
    A Selection from the Letters of Lewis Carroll to His Child-Friends, by Evelyn M. Hatch ...
    1. A Selection from the Letters of Lewis Carroll to His Child-Friends by Evelyn M. Hatch and Lewis Carroll
    The Nation, April 4, 1934, p. 394
  55. [+]
    Miss Macaulay's Laughter (Review)
    Staying with Relations, by Rose Macaulay
    1. Staying with Relations by Rose Macaulay
    The Nation, December 3, 1930, p. 625
  56. [+]
    Modern Morality Play (Review)
    What's In It for Me?, by Jerome Weidman
    1. What's In It for Me? by Jerome Weidman
    The Nation, December 10, 1938, p. 636
  57. [+]
    More Light Needed (Review)
    Light in August, by William Faulkner
    1. Light in August by William Faulkner
    The Nation, October 26, 1932, p. 402
  58. [+]
    More of the Sangers (Review)
    The Fool of the Family, by Margaret Kennedy
    1. The Fool of the Family by Margaret Kennedy
    The Nation, January 28, 1931, p. 102
  59. Mr. Dodgson and Lewis Carroll
    The Nation, December 2, 1931, pp. 607-608
  60. Opinions About Books
    [+]
    Mr. Seldes Patronizes (Review)
    The Seven Lively Arts, by Gilbert Seldes
    1. The Seven Lively Arts by Gilbert Seldes
    The Forum, August 1924, p. 282
  61. [+]
    Nervous Quest for Peace (Review)
    Kangaroo, by D.H. Lawrence
    1. Kangaroo by D.H. Lawrence
    The Forum, December 1923, p. 2271
  62. [+]
    Not Quite Aspasia (Review)
    Adventures of a Novelist, by Gertrude Atherton
    1. Adventures of a Novelist by Gertrude Atherton
    The Nation, June 1, 1932, p. 629
  63. [+]
    A Novel of Quality (Review)
    The House in Paris, by Elizabeth Bowen
    1. The House in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen
    The Nation, April 1, 1936, p. 425
  64. [+]
    Out of Georgia (Review)
    Southways, by Erskine Caldwell
    1. Southways by Erskine Caldwell
    The Nation, June 25, 1938, p. 730
  65. [+]
    The Perfect Dilettante (Review)
    Movers and Shakers, by Mabel Dodge Luhan
    1. Movers and Shakers by Mabel Dodge Luhan
    The Nation, November 21, 1936, pp. 608-609
  66. [+]
    The Permanence of Herbs (2 Reviews)
    A Modern Herbal, by Margaret Grieve
    1. A Modern Herbal by Margaret Grieve
    2. Culinary Herbs and Condiments by Maud Grieve
    The Nation, February 14, 1934, p. 196
  67. [+]
    Photograph of the Waste Land (Review)
    Breathe Upon These Slain, by Evelyn Scott
    1. Breathe Upon These Slain by Evelyn Scott
    The Nation, June 13, 1934, p. 680
  68. [+]
    A Pioneer Fairy Story (Review)
    Cimarron, by Edna Ferber
    1. Cimarron by Edna Ferber
    The Nation, April 23, 1930, p. 494
  69. [+]
    The Pit (Review)
    The Stars Look Down, by A.J. Cronin
    1. The Stars Look Down by A.J. Cronin
    The Nation, October 2, 1935, p. 389
  70. [+]
    The Poetry of Living (Review)
    Dorothy Wordsworth: The Early Years, by Catherine Macdonald Maclean
    1. Dorothy Wordsworth: The Early Years by Catherine Macdonald Maclean
    The Nation, June 15, 1932, p. 686
  71. [+]
    Portrait of a Family (Review)
    On Forsyte 'Change, by John Galsworthy
    1. On Forsyte 'Change by John Galsworthy
    The Nation, October 22, 1930, p. 447
  72. [+]
    Portrait of a Lady (Review)
    Ellen Terry's Memoirs, by Edith Craig, Christopher St. John, and Ellen Terry, ...
    1. Ellen Terry's Memoirs by Edith Craig, Christopher St. John, and Ellen Terry, ...
    The Nation, January 4, 1933, p. 23
  73. [+]
    The Power of Pleasing (2 Reviews)
    The Story of Fanny Burney, by Muriel A.B. Masefield and Fanny Burney
    1. The Story of Fanny Burney by Muriel A.B. Masefield and Fanny Burney
    2. The Nun of the Ca' Frollo by Clementine Bacheler, Jessie O. White, and Henrietta Gardner Macy, ...
    The Nation, September 30, 1931, p. 337
  74. The Professor and I (1959)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  75. [+]
    Real People (Review)
    The Folks, by Ruth Suckow
    1. The Folks by Ruth Suckow
    The Nation, October 17, 1934, p. 454
  76. [+]
    Shorter Notices (Review)
    The Trouble I've Seen, by Martha Gellhorn
    1. The Trouble I've Seen by Martha Gellhorn
    The Nation, October 31, 1936, p. 528
  77. [+]
    An American Tribute (Review)
    Angels in Undress, by Mark Benney
    1. Angels in Undress by Mark Benney
    The Nation, May 1, 1937, p. 516
  78. Books
    [+]
    Salvation from Within (Review)
    Vein of Iron, by Ellen Glasgow
    1. Vein of Iron by Ellen Glasgow
    The Nation, September 4, 1935, p. 277
  79. [+]
    The Scientist and the World (Review)
    Doctor Addams, by Irving Fineman
    1. Doctor Addams by Irving Fineman
    The Nation, March 18, 1939, p. 324
  80. [+]
    Shorter Notices (Review)
    Rain on the Just, by Kathleen Morehouse
    1. Rain on the Just by Kathleen Morehouse
    The Nation, July 11, 1936, p. 54
  81. [+]
    Shorter Notices (Review)
    Labor Unions and the Public, by Walter Chambers
    1. Labor Unions and the Public by Walter Chambers
    The Nation, November 28, 1936, p. 640
  82. Books and the Arts
    Smooth-Paper Reality
    The Nation, June 27, 1936, p. 844
  83. [+]
    South Wind (Review)
    South Wind, by Norman Douglas
    1. South Wind by Norman Douglas
    The Forum, June 1925, p. 927
  84. [+]
    A Strange Tongue (Review)
    A Buried Treasure, by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    1. A Buried Treasure by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    The Nation, December 16, 1931, p. 675
  85. Strangers (1926)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  86. [+]
    Strenuous Americans (Review)
    Strenuous Americans, by Roy F. Dibble
    1. Strenuous Americans by Roy F. Dibble
    The Forum, February 1924, p. 269
  87. [+]
    A Study in Comeliness (Review)
    Shadows on the Rock, by Willa Cather
    1. Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather
    The Nation, August 12, 1931, p. 160
  88. [+]
    That Little Place in the Country (Review)
    Farm Wanted, by Helen Train Hilles
    1. Farm Wanted by Helen Train Hilles
    The Saturday Review, May 5, 1951, p. 18
  89. [+]
    There Is Confusion (Review)
    There Is Confusion, by Jessie Fauset
    1. There Is Confusion by Jessie Fauset
    The Forum, December 1924, pp. 863-864
  90. Those First Affections (1938)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  91. [+]
    Through Erin's Mists (Review)
    This Pleasant Lea, by Anne Crone
    1. This Pleasant Lea by Anne Crone
    The Saturday Review, November 3, 1951, p. 18
  92. [+]
    Toward a Better America (2 Reviews)
    Rope of Gold, by Josephine Herbst
    1. Rope of Gold by Josephine Herbst
    2. Seasoned Timber by Dorothy Canfield
    The Nation, March 4, 1939, p. 272
  93. [+]
    Travels in Northern China (Review)
    Wandering in Northern China, by Harry A. Franck
    1. Wandering in Northern China by Harry A. Franck
    The Forum, December 1923, p. 2267
  94. [+]
    Twelve Hundred Pages Long (Review)
    Anthony Adverse, by Hervey Allen
    1. Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen
    The Nation, July 26, 1933, p. 108
  95. [+]
    White and Black (Review)
    Roll, Jordan, Roll, by Julia M. Peterkin and Doris Ulmann
    1. Roll, Jordan, Roll by Julia M. Peterkin and Doris Ulmann
    The Nation, January 24, 1934, p. 106
  96. [+]
    Who Was Jane Austen? (Review)
    Jane Austen, by R. Brimley Johnson
    1. Jane Austen by R. Brimley Johnson
    The Nation, June 3, 1931, p. 615
  97. [+]
    Why Write Fiction? (Review)
    Life Among the Lowbrows, by Eleanor H. Rowland Wembridge
    1. Life Among the Lowbrows by Eleanor H. Rowland Wembridge
    The Nation, July 1, 1931, p. 19
  98. Will Rogers, the Bunkless Candidate
    The Nation, October 3, 1928, pp. 314-315
  99. [+]
    The Wordsworths (Review)
    The Early Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth, by Ernest de Selincourt, William W...
    1. The Early Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth by Ernest de Selincourt, William Wordsworth, and Dorothy Wordsworth, ...
    The Nation, October 23, 1935, p. 484
  100. [+]
    The Wordsworths (Review)
    The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth, by Ernest de Selincourt, William Wordswo...
    1. The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth by Ernest de Selincourt, William Wordsworth, and Dorothy Wordsworth, ...
    The Nation, July 29, 1939, p. 130
  101. [+]
    The World and the Egotist (Review)
    Eva Gay, by Evelyn Scott
    1. Eva Gay by Evelyn Scott
    The Nation, April 12, 1933, p. 415
  102. [+]
    World Without End (Review)
    Livingstones, by Derrick Leon
    1. Livingstones by Derrick Leon
    The Nation, August 16, 1933, p. 191
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