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Venture to the Interior (1951)
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    The Lure of the Dark Continent (2 Reviews)
    Venture to the Interior, by Laurens van der Post
    1. Venture to the Interior by Laurens van der Post
    2. Jungle Pathfinder by Kathaleen Stevens Rukavina
    The Saturday Review, November 10, 1951, p. 18
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (5 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Confident Years, 1885-1915 by Van Wyck Brooks
    2. Chosen Country by John Dos Passos
    3. A Walker in the City by Alfred Kazin
    4. Venture to the Interior by Laurens van der Post
    5. Two Cheers for Democracy by E.M. Forster
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1952, pp. 87-89
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    Briefly Noted (20 Reviews)
    General
    1. Strange Lands and Friendly People by William O. Douglas
    2. Closing the Ring by Winston S. Churchill
    3. Master Plan U.S.A. by John Fischer
    4. The Yenan Way by Eudocio Ravines
    5. Sweet Cork of Thee by Robert Gibbings
    6. Chicago: City on the Make by Nelson Algren
    7. Venture to the Interior by Laurens van der Post
    8. The Great Days of Piracy in the West Indies by George Woodbury
    9. Strong Cigars and Lovely Women by John Lardner
    10. They Saw It Happen by Louis L. Snyder and Richard B. Morris
    11. Gustave Courbet by Gerstle Mack
    12. The Wine of Genius by Robert Coughlan
    13. Paul Cezanne Sketch Book by Paul Cezanne
    14. French Painting at the Time of the Impressionists by Raymond Cogniat
    15. French Cathedrals by Jean Bony, Peter Meyer, and Martin Hurlimann
    16. The Harper History of Painting by David M. Robb
    17. Revolution and Tradition in Modern American Art by John I.H. Baur
    18. Beautiful London by Helmut Gernsheim
    19. London West of the Bars by W. Douglas Newton
    20. Windsor Castle by Owen Morshead
    The New Yorker, December 8, 1951, pp. 157-166
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    Brief Comments (23 Reviews)
    Twenty-nine oustanding books of the previous quarter
    1. George Washington: A Biography, Vol. III by Douglas Southall Freeman
    2. Life in America by Marshall B. Davidson
    3. Bradford of Plymouth by Bradford Smith
    4. Strange Lands and Friendly People by William O. Douglas
    5. The Forrestal Diaries by Walter Millis, E.S. Duffield, and James Forrestal, ...
    6. The Melville Log by Jay Leyda
    7. The Peron Era by Robert J. Alexander
    8. North with the Spring by Edwin Way Teale
    9. Closing the Ring by Winston S. Churchill
    10. Gods, Graves and Scholars by C.W. Ceram
    11. Charles Evans Hughes by Merlo J. Pusey
    12. Incredible New York by Lloyd R. Morris
    13. Crisis in Freedom: The Alien and Sedition Acts by John Chester Miller
    14. A Treasury of Western Folklore by B.A. Botkin
    15. The Citizen Decides by Ralph Barton Perry
    16. The Letters of Theodore Roosevelt, Vol. III by Elting E. Morison and Theodore Roosevelt
    17. Union Bay: The Life of a City Marsh by Harry W. Higman and Earl J. Larrison
    18. Under Whatever Sky by Irwin Edman
    19. Pleasures of Music by Jacques Barzun
    20. The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes by Iona A. Opie and Peter Opie
    21. Venture to the Interior by Laurens van der Post
    22. Civil Liberties Under Attack by Clair Wilcox
    23. Origins of the New South, 1877-1913 by C. Vann Woodward
    The American Scholar, Spring 1952, pp. 242-258