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A Writer's Notebook (1949)
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Published Reviews
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    The Library: W. Somerset Maugham (Review)
    A Writer's Notebook, by W. Somerset Maugham
    1. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    The American Mercury, January 1950, pp. 111-116
  2. Books
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    The Notes of a Popular Pessimist (Review)
    A Writer's Notebook, by W. Somerset Maugham
    1. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    The New Yorker, October 29, 1949, pp. 88-93
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    A String of Pearls (Review)
    A Writer's Notebook, by W. Somerset Maugham
    1. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    The Nation, December 3, 1949, p. 549
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    Vengeance or Goose Step (Review)
    A Writer's Notebook, by W. Somerset Maugham
    1. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    Commonweal, October 21, 1949, pp. 49-50
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    Maughamana, 1892-1949 (Review)
    A Writer's Notebook, by W. Somerset Maugham
    1. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    The Saturday Review, October 22, 1949, p. 16
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (3 Reviews)
    The Peripatetic Reviewer
    1. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    2. Call It Treason by George Locke Howe
    3. The Eye of God by Ludwig Bemelmans
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 1949, pp. 86-89
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    Maugham's Half & Half (4 Reviews)
    Willie: The Life of W. Somerset Maugham, by Robert Calder
    1. Willie: The Life of W. Somerset Maugham by Robert Calder
    2. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    3. The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
    4. Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset Maugham
    The New York Review of Books, February 1, 1990, pp. 39-44
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    New Books (9 Reviews)
    The Sexes and the Writers
    1. Male and Female by Margaret Mead
    2. The Science of Culture by Leslie A. White
    3. Writing for Love or Money by Norman Cousins
    4. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    5. The Art of Readable Writing by Rudolf Flesch
    6. Willa Cather on Writing by Willa Cather
    7. The Quintessence of G.B.S. by Stephen Winsten and George Bernard Shaw
    8. Loving by Henry Green
    9. The Woman of Rome by Alberto Moravia
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1949, pp. 103-109
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    The Literary Sampler (9 Reviews)
    Excerpts and Jottings from New and Forthcoming Books
    1. Not So Long Ago by Lloyd Morris
    2. Soviet Gold by Vladimir Petrov
    3. Killers of the Dream by Lillian Smith
    4. This I Remember by Eleanor Roosevelt
    5. The Robert E. Lee Reader by Stanley F. Horn
    6. The Autobiography of Will Rogers by Donald Day and Will Rogers
    7. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    8. A Sort of a Saga by Bill Mauldin
    9. The Human Nature of Playwriting by Samson Raphaelson
    The Saturday Review, October 8, 1949, pp. 12-16
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    Briefer Comment (23 Reviews)
    Biography
    1. The Man from Nazareth by Harry Emerson Fosdick
    2. Leap to Freedom by Oksana S. Kasenkina
    3. The Autobiography of Will Rogers by Donald Day and Will Rogers
    4. John Milton, Englishman by James Holly Hanford
    5. The Story of Language by Mario Pei
    6. Guests of the Kremlin by Robert G. Emmens
    7. The Conquerors by Thomas B. Costain
    8. From Cave Painting to Comic Strip by Lancelot T. Hogben
    9. A Writer's Notebook by W. Somerset Maugham
    10. Conditioned Reflex Therapy by Andrew Salter
    11. Promise and Fulfilment: Palestine, 1917-1949 by Arthur Koestler
    12. Curtain Time by Ruth Harvey
    13. Theatre World: Season 1948-49 by Daniel Blum
    14. Public Speaking Without Fear and Trembling by Hanna Anderson
    15. American Heartwood by Donald Culross Peattie
    16. Redwood Country by Alfred Powers
    17. Make Friends with Your Land by Leonard Wickenden
    18. More About Jane Austen by Sheila Kaye-Smith and G.B. Stern
    19. "Dear Mr. President..." by Ira R.T. Smith and Joe Alex Morris
    20. Uncle, Aunt and Jezebel by Martha Hedman
    21. Lead, Kindly Light by Vincent Sheean
    22. There Is a Psychic World by Horace Westwood
    23. Japan Begins Again by William C. Kerr
    The Forum, December 1949, pp. 334-335