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Alexandra L. Tolstoy • 9 Items / 5 Books, 2 Articles, 1 Review
Tolstoy: A Life of My Father (1953)
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    The Hugeness of Tolstoy (Review)
    Tolstoy: A Life of My Father, by Alexandra Tolstoy
    1. Tolstoy: A Life of My Father by Alexandra Tolstoy
    The Saturday Review, October 3, 1953, p. 35
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    Briefly Noted (7 Reviews)
    General
    1. Sexual Behavior in the Human Female by Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy, and Clyde E. Martin, ...
    2. Chekhov: A Life by David Magarshack
    3. Tolstoy: A Life of My Father by Alexandra Tolstoy
    4. The Challenge to American Foreign Policy by John J. McCloy
    5. Sagebrush Casinos by Oscar Lewis
    6. The Boat by Walter Gardiner Gibson
    7. Down in the Holler by Vance Randolph and George P. Wilson
    The New Yorker, September 19, 1953, pp. 109-110
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    New Books (10 Reviews)
    Too Late the Phalarope, by Alan Paton
    1. Too Late the Phalarope by Alan Paton
    2. Portrait of Andre Gide by Justin O'Brien
    3. Lafcadio's Adventures by Andre Gide
    4. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole by Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo
    5. Tolstoy: A Life of My Father by Alexandra Tolstoy
    6. Westward the Sun by Geoffrey Cotterell
    7. Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin
    8. Time and Time Again by James Hilton
    9. Icebound Summer by Sally Carrighar
    10. A History of Christianity by Kenneth Scott Latourette
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1953, pp. 94-97
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    Brief Comments (25 Reviews)
    Twenty-six outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. The New England Mind: From Colony to Province by Perry Miller
    2. Thorstein Veblen: A Critical Interpretation by David Riesman
    3. The Worldly Philosophers by Robert L. Heilbroner
    4. American Scholarship in the Twentieth Century by Merle Curti
    5. The Sermons of John Donne by George R. Potter, Evelyn M. Simpson, and John Donne, ...
    6. Andrew Jackson: His Contribution to the American Tradition by Harold C. Syrett and Andrew Jackson
    7. Roger Williams: His Contribution to the American Tradition by Perry Miller
    8. Benjamin Franklin by I. Bernard Cohen
    9. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson by Julian P. Boyd, Lyman H. Butterfield, and Mina R. Bryan, ...
    10. The Bonanza Trail by Muriel Sibell Wolle
    11. The Big Picture by David Cort
    12. From Lenin to Malenkov by Hugh Seton-Watson
    13. The World Between the Wars: From the 1918 Armistice to the Munich Agreement by Quincy Howe
    14. The Selected Letters of Lord Byron by Jacques Barzun and George Gordon Byron
    15. Lelia: The Life of George Sand by Andre Maurois
    16. Katherine Mansfield: A Biography by Antony Alpers
    17. Tolstoy: A Life of My Father by Alexandra Tolstoy
    18. Purple Passage: The Life of Mrs. Frank Leslie by Madeleine B. Stern
    19. Period Piece by Gwen Raverat
    20. Art in the Ice Age by Hans-Georg Bandi, Johannes Maringer, and Hugo Obermaier, ...
    21. Making a Poem by Melville Cane
    22. Brother to Dragons by Robert Penn Warren
    23. Ten Burnt Offerings by Louis MacNeice
    24. The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
    25. Too Late the Phalarope by Alan Paton
    The American Scholar, Winter 1954, pp. 120-126