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Bernard DeVoto • 403 Items / 21 Books, 307 Articles, 72 Reviews, 1 Poem
The Easy Chair (1955)
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    The Essay, Hot and Cool (2 Reviews)
    The Easy Chair, by Bernard DeVoto
    1. The Easy Chair by Bernard DeVoto
    2. The Open Heart by Edward Weeks
    The Saturday Review, November 12, 1955, p. 15
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    Books for Christmas (5 Reviews)
    Closing Notes
    1. The Easy Chair by Bernard DeVoto
    2. Exploring English Character by Geoffrey Gorer
    3. The Sweet Flypaper of Life by Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes
    4. The Inmost Leaf by Alfred Kazin
    5. The Selective Eye, 1956-1957 by Georges Bernier and Rosamond Bernier
    The Nation, December 17, 1955, p. 538
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (7 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. Dylan Thomas in America by John Malcolm Brinnin
    2. The Grand Mademoiselle by Francis Steegmuller
    3. Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara
    4. A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
    5. We Die Alone by David Howarth
    6. As I Remember It by James Branch Cabell
    7. The Easy Chair by Bernard DeVoto
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1956, pp. 84-86
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    Books in Brief (9 Reviews)
    The Changelings, by Jo Sinclair
    1. The Changelings by Jo Sinclair
    2. The Partisans by Peter Matthiessen
    3. The Farther Shore by Robert M. Coates
    4. The Winds of Heaven by Monica Dickens
    5. Mandarin Red by James Cameron
    6. The Greer Case by David W. Peck
    7. The Easy Chair by Bernard DeVoto
    8. Three Tickets to Adventure by Gerald M. Durrell
    9. Paradoxes of Everyday Life by Milton R. Sapirstein
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1955, pp. 98-100
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    Briefly Noted (15 Reviews)
    General
    1. Expansion of Elizabethan England by A.L. Rowse
    2. The Sunset of the Splendid Century by W.H. Lewis
    3. How Far the Promised Land? by Walter Francis White
    4. The Gods Were Kind by William Willis
    5. The Exurbanites by Auguste C. Spectorsky
    6. John Singer Sargent by Charles Merrill Mount
    7. Hilaire Belloc by John Bingham Morton
    8. Dome of Many-coloured Glass by Post Wheeler and Hallie Erminie Rives
    9. My Nine Lives in the Red Army by Mikhail Soloviev
    10. The Dark Eye in Africa by Laurens van der Post
    11. The Development of Academic Freedom in the United States by Richard Hofstadter and Walter P. Metzger
    12. Academic Freedom in Our Time by Robert M. MacIver
    13. The Easy Chair by Bernard DeVoto
    14. The Civil War in Pictures by Fletcher Pratt
    15. The World We Live in by Lincoln Barnett
    The New Yorker, November 12, 1955, pp. 230-238