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By Mary L. Elting
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    1. [+]
      (10 Reviews)
      Four Hundred Million Customers, by Carl Crow
      1. Four Hundred Million Customers by Carl Crow
      2. Poisons, Potions and Profits by Peter Morell
      3. Do You Want to Write? by Margaret Widdemer
      4. The Making of a Scientist by Raymond L. Ditmars
      5. The Goncourt Journals, 1851-1870 by Lewis Galantiere, Edmond de Goncourt,...
      6. The Life of Paul Gauguin by Robert Burnett
      7. Jonathan Swift by Bertram Newman
      8. The Education of Hyman Kaplan by Leonard Q. Ross
      9. Oleander River by G.B. Stern
      10. He Did Not Die At Meyerling by Henry Wysham Lanier
      The Forum
      , October 1937 - PDF
    2. [+]
      (10 Reviews)
      The Advancing Front of Science, by George W. Gray
      1. The Advancing Front of Science by George W. Gray
      2. If War Comes by R. Ernest Dupuy and George Fielding E...
      3. Time of Our Lives by Orrick Johns
      4. Apes, Men and Morons by Earnest Albert Hooton
      5. False Security by Bernard J. Reis
      6. The Enemy Within by Henry Landau
      7. So You Think Its New by Wilfred J. Funk
      8. Short Story Writing for Profit by Elliott Blackiston
      9. Europa in Limbo by Robert Briffault
      10. Robert Browning and Julia Wedgwood by Richard Curle, Robert Browning, and J...
      The Forum
      , November 1937 - PDF
    3. [+]
      (21 Reviews)
      From These Roots, by Mary M. Colum
      1. From These Roots by Mary M. Colum
      2. Christopher Marlowe: The Man in His Time by John Bakeless
      3. Augustus by John Buchan
      4. East Goes West by Younghill Kang
      5. Stories Behind the World's Great Music by Sigmund Spaeth
      6. Heinrich Heine: Paradox and Poet by Louis Untermeyer
      7. Everybody's Autobiography by Gertrude Stein
      8. Robert Browning and Julia Wedgwood by Richard Curle, Robert Browning, and J...
      9. Animal Treasure by Ivan T. Sanderson
      10. Science and Music by Sir James H. Jeans
      11. Socialised Medicine in the Soviet Union by Henry E. Sigerist
      12. Emotional Hygiene, the Art of Understanding by Camilla M. Anderson
      13. The Old South: Struggles for Democracy by William E. Dodd
      14. You Have Seen Their Faces by Erskine Caldwell and Margaret Bourke-...
      15. The Importance of Living by Lin Yutang
      16. Modern Fiction by Herbert J. Muller
      17. The Long Way Home by Sylvia Chatfield Bates
      18. The Flowering Aloe by Sylvia Stevenson
      19. The Trojan Horse by Christopher Morley
      20. To See Ourselves by Rachel Field and Arthur Pederson
      21. The Chute by Albert Halper
      The Forum
      , December 1937 - PDF
    4. [+]
      (13 Reviews)
      A History of the Business Man, by Miriam Beard
      1. A History of the Business Man by Miriam Beard
      2. Your Money and Your Life by Gilbert Seldes
      3. English Vocabulary Builder by Johnson O'Connor
      4. Transgressor in the Tropics by Negley Farson
      5. Two Wars and More to Come by Herbert L. Matthews
      6. Uncommon Scold: The Story of Anne Royall by George Stuyvesant Jackson
      7. Baghdad Sketches by Freya Stark
      8. Psychology Down the Ages by Charles E. Spearman
      9. The Washington Correspondents by Leo C. Rosten
      10. America South by Carleton Beals
      11. Of Men and Music by Deems Taylor
      12. Debussy: Man and Artist by Oscar Thompson
      13. Almanac for New Yorkers, 1938 (#10)
      The Forum
      , January 1938 - PDF
    5. [+]
      (6 Reviews)
      Lloyd's: The Gentlemen at the Coffee-House, by Ralph Straus
      1. Lloyd's: The Gentlemen at the Coffee-House by Ralph Straus
      2. Defoe by James Sutherland
      3. Man Against Himself by Karl A. Menninger
      4. His Excellency, George Clinton by E. Wilder Spaulding
      5. Westward, High, Low, and Dry by Dorothy Childs Hogner
      6. "Coming Sir" by Dave Marlowe
      The Forum
      , February 1938 - PDF
    6. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      The Self You Have to Live With, by Winfred Rhoades
      1. The Self You Have to Live With by Winfred Rhoades
      2. In the Name of Common Sense by Matthew N. Chappell
      3. Personality in Formation and Action by William Healy
      4. Black and Beautiful by Marius Fortie
      5. War in China by Varian Fry
      6. Adonais: A Life of John Keats by Dorothy Hewlett
      7. Mark Twain: A Portrait by Edgar Lee Masters
      The Forum
      , March 1938 - PDF
    7. [+]
      (10 Reviews)
      America Goes to War, by Charles C. Tansill
      1. America Goes to War by Charles C. Tansill
      2. Heredity and Politics by J.B.S. Haldane
      3. The Politicos, 1865-1896 by Matthew Josephson
      4. Dancer in Madrid by Janet Riesenfeld
      5. Children of the Rising Sun by Willard Price
      6. Humor and Humanity by Stephen Leacock
      7. Opera---Front and Back by H. Howard Taubman
      8. Helen's Tower by Harold G. Nicolson
      9. Letters from Iceland by W.H. Auden and Louis MacNeice
      10. Ships in the Sky by Gunnar Gunnarsson
      The Forum
      , April 1938 - PDF
    8. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      The Fight for Life, by Paul de Kruif
      1. The Fight for Life by Paul de Kruif
      2. Charles Darwin: A Portrait by Geoffrey West
      3. The Rocky Road to Dublin by Seumas MacManus
      4. Barney Barnato by Richard Lewinsohn
      5. What Hath a Man! by Sarah Gertrude Millin
      6. China Fights for Her Life by Herbert Roslyn Ekins and Theon Wright
      7. Our Country, Our People, and Theirs by M.E. Tracy
      8. The Time of Change by Lucile Grebenc
      The Forum
      , May 1938 - PDF
    9. [+]
      (10 Reviews)
      Fanny Kemble: A Passionate Victorian, by Margaret Armstrong
      1. Fanny Kemble: A Passionate Victorian by Margaret Armstrong
      2. Swedes in America, 1638-1938 by Adolph B. Benson and Naboth Hedin
      3. Sweden: Ancient and Modern
      4. The United States in World Affairs, 1937 by Whitney H. Shepardson and William O. ...
      5. The Life of Chevalier Jackson by Chevalier Jackson
      6. Goose Feathers by George Digby
      7. Illusion and Reality by Christopher Caudwell
      8. The History of Motion Pictures by Maurice Bardeche, Robert Brasillach, ...
      9. American Village by Edwin Valentine Mitchell
      10. Holland: Crossroads of the Zuider Zee by Hendrik de Leeuw
      The Forum
      , July 1938 - PDF
    10. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Thirty-Five Thousand Days in Texas, by Sam Hanna Acheson
      1. Thirty-Five Thousand Days in Texas by Sam Hanna Acheson
      2. The Writings of E. M. Forster by Rose Macaulay
      3. A New Deal for Youth by Betty Lindley and Ernest K. Lindley
      4. Women in the Soviet East by Fannina W. Halle
      5. Conscript Europe by Randolph Leigh
      6. With Malice Toward Some by Margaret Halsey
      7. Cardozo and Frontiers of Legal Thinking by Beryl Harold Levy
      8. My Sister Eileen by Ruth McKenney
      The Forum
      , August 1938 - PDF
    11. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
      1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
      2. Edwin Arlington Robinson: A Biography by Hermann Hagedorn
      3. The March of Literature by Ford Madox Ford
      4. The Secret Life of a Secret Agent by Henry W. Lanier
      5. Zaca Venture by William Beebe
      6. Beauty Plus by Mary MacFadyen
      7. Patterns of Survival by John Hodgdon Bradley
      8. Listen! The Wind by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
      The Forum
      , October 1938 - PDF
    12. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Thomas Paine, Liberator, by Frank Smith
      1. Thomas Paine, Liberator by Frank Smith
      2. The Journals of Bronson Alcott by Odell Shepard and Bronson Alcott
      3. Whitman by Newton Arvin
      4. Our Promised Land by Richard L. Neuberger
      5. Margaret Sanger: An Autobiography by Margaret Sanger
      6. This is Democracy by Marquis W. Childs
      7. Wither America? by Hans Christian Sonne
      8. Such Sweet Compulsion by Geraldine Farrar
      The Forum
      , November 1938 - PDF
    13. [+]
      (10 Reviews)
      Touch'd with Madness, by Hilton Howell Railey
      1. Touch'd with Madness by Hilton Howell Railey
      2. The Birth of the Oil Industry by Paul H. Giddens
      3. Behind the Ballots by James A. Farley
      4. Lords of the Press by George Seldes
      5. Bauhaus---1919-1928 by Herbert Bayer, Walter Gropius, and Is...
      6. Young Longfellow, 1807-1843 by Lawrance Thompson
      7. The Miracle of Haworth by W. Bertram White
      8. Soviets in the Arctic by T.A. Taracouzio
      9. Unsolved Mysteries of the Arctic by Vilhjalmur Stefansson
      10. Radio Writing by Max Wylie
      The Forum
      , January 1939 - PDF
    14. [+]
      (12 Reviews)
      Men Must Act, by Lewis Mumford
      1. Men Must Act by Lewis Mumford
      2. England: A Dying Oligarchy by Louis Bromfield
      3. When There Is No Peace by Hamilton Fish Armstrong
      4. Address Unknown by K. Kressmann Taylor
      5. This Is Living by Donald Culross Peattie
      6. Marihuana by Robert P. Walton
      7. Crime and the Man by Earnest A. Hooton
      8. Latin America by Frederick A. Kirkpatrick
      9. Industrial Valley by Ruth McKenney
      10. The Romance of Human Progress by Arthur Stanley Riggs
      11. What to Listen for in Music by Aaron Copland
      12. Without Penalty to Capital or Labor by Owen Taylor
      The Forum
      , February 1939 - PDF
    15. [+]
      (6 Reviews)
      America in Midpassage, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
      1. America in Midpassage by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
      2. The Life and Death of Louis XVI by Saul K. Padover
      3. You're the Doctor by Victor G. Heiser
      4. See Yourself as Others See You by David Seabury
      5. Fighting for Life by S. Josephine Baker, M.D.
      6. Introduction to Argentina by Alexander Wilbourne Weddell
      The Forum
      , May 1939 - PDF
    16. [+]
      (11 Reviews)
      Fiction Review
      1. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
      2. The Bridegroom Cometh by Waldo David Frank
      3. The Heroes by Millen Brand
      4. Wickford Point by John P. Marquand
      5. The Holy Terror by H.G. Wells
      6. Seasoned Timber by Dorothy Canfield
      7. Wine of Good Hope by David Rame
      8. The Stricklands by Edwin Lanham
      9. Full Harvest by Dora Aydelotte
      10. The Power-House by Benjamin Appel
      11. The Midas Touch by Margaret Kennedy
      The Forum
      , July 1939 - PDF
    17. [+]
      (22 Reviews)
      Other Titles for Your Summer Reading
      1. The Tree of Liberty by Elizabeth Page
      2. Night Rider by Robert Penn Warren
      3. The Land Is Bright by Archie Binns
      4. Sirocco, and Other Stories by Ralph Bates
      5. Bitter Creek by James Boyd
      6. Drums at Dusk by Arna Bontemps
      7. Here Lies by Dorothy Parker
      8. The Middle Passage by Roland Barker and William Doerflinger
      9. Rope of Gold by Josephine Herbst
      10. The Middle Window by Elizabeth Goudge
      11. The Patriot by Pearl S. Buck
      12. Tryst by Elswyth Thane
      13. The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White
      14. Valedictory by MacKinlay Kantor
      15. Ordeal by Nevil Shute
      16. The Young Cosima by Henry Handel Richardson
      17. Passport for a Girl by Mary Borden
      18. Fiesta in Manhattan by Charles Kaufman
      19. The Night Is Coming by Marthedith Furnas
      20. Jubal Troop by Paul I. Wellman
      21. Beware of Pity by Stefan Zweig
      22. Straws in Amber by Naomi Jacob
      The Forum
      , July 1939 - PDF
    18. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Society in Transition, by Harry Elmer Barnes
      1. Society in Transition by Harry Elmer Barnes
      2. The Corporate State in Action by Carl T. Schmidt
      3. These Are Our Lives (#24)
      4. Tintypes in Gold by Joseph Henry Jackson
      5. A Doctor for the People by Michael A. Shadid
      6. I Went to the Soviet Arctic by Ruth Gruber
      7. We Didn't Ask Utopia by Harry Timbres and Rebecca Timbres
      8. Armies of Spies by Joseph Gollomb
      The Forum
      , August 1939 - PDF
    19. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Not Peace But a Sword, by Vincent Sheean
      1. Not Peace But a Sword by Vincent Sheean
      2. Foreign Affairs by Anthony Eden
      3. Man Against Microbe by Joseph W. Bigger
      4. A Guide to Alaska by Merle Colby
      5. The War Behind the War, 1914-1918 by Frank P. Chambers
      6. Of Ants and Men by Caryl P. Haskins
      7. No Compromise by Melvin M. Rader
      8. The United States in World Affairs, 1938 by Whitney H. Shepardson and William O. ...
      The Forum
      , September 1939 - PDF
    20. [+]
      (9 Reviews)
      I Believe, by Clifton Fadiman
      1. I Believe by Clifton Fadiman
      2. Americas to the South by John T. Whitaker
      3. Country Lawyer by Bellamy Partridge
      4. The House of Mitsui by Oland D. Russell
      5. The Fine Art of Propaganda by Alfred McClung Lee and Elizabeth Bria...
      6. Inside the Department of State by Bertram D. Hulen
      7. What Will Happen and What to Do When War Comes by Laurence A. Nixon
      8. Let the Record Speak by Dorothy Thompson
      9. Democracy---Today and Tomorrow by Eduard Benes
      The Forum
      , October 1939 - PDF