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Kingsley Amis Archives
Kingsley Amis • 84 Items / 43 Books, 21 Articles, 13 Reviews, 7 Poems
Take a Girl Like You (1960)
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Published Reviews
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    Take a Novelist Like Amis (Review)
    Take a Girl Like You, by Kingsley Amis
    1. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    Commonweal, March 10, 1961, p. 615
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    Round Peg, Square World (Review)
    Take a Girl Like You, by Kingsley Amis
    1. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    The Reporter, April 13, 1961, pp. 55-58
  3. Books and the Arts
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    Lucky Jenny, or Affluent Times (Review)
    Take a Girl Like You, by Kingsley Amis
    1. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    The New Republic, March 27, 1961, p. 21
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    Books: Fallen Angel (Review)
    Take a Girl Like You, by Kingsley Amis
    1. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    The New Yorker, April 15, 1961, pp. 162-163
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    Fiction (2 Reviews)
    Modern Vocations
    1. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    2. The Bachelors by Muriel Spark
    National Review, April 8, 1961, p. 221
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    The Way We Live Now (2 Reviews)
    Take a Girl Like You, by Kingsley Amis
    1. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    2. The Bachelors by Muriel Spark
    Encounter, December 1960, pp. 80-82
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    Still Angry (3 Reviews)
    Scenes From Provincial Life, by William Cooper
    1. Scenes From Provincial Life by William Cooper
    2. Scenes from Married Life and Scenes from Later Life by William Cooper
    3. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    Commentary, June 1961, pp. 542-543
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    Plot, Character, Etc. (4 Reviews)
    Take a Girl Like You, by Kingsley Amis
    1. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    2. A Severed Head by Iris Murdoch
    3. Prize Stories 1961 by Richard Poirier
    4. Hear Us O Lord from Heaven Thy Dwelling Place by Malcolm Lowry
    The Partisan Review, July 1961, pp. 707-715
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    The Contemporary British Comic Novel (6 Reviews)
    Take a Girl Like You, by Kingsley Amis
    1. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    2. Stand on Me by Frank Norman
    3. Hark, Hark, the Lark! by H.E. Bates
    4. Affairs of the Heart by Malcolm Muggeridge
    5. Something Light by Margery Sharp
    6. The Bachelors by Muriel Spark
    The Saturday Review, April 8, 1961, pp. 25-26
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (8 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Lotus and the Robot by Arthur Koestler
    2. The Fifty-Year Decline and Fall of Hollywood by Ezra Goodman
    3. Don't Tell Alfred by Nancy Mitford
    4. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    5. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
    6. The Gay Place by Billy Lee Brammer
    7. Excellence: Can We Be Equal and Excellent Too? by John W. Gardner
    8. The New Capitalists by Louis O. Kelso and Mortimer J. Adler
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 1961, pp. 110-118
  11. Reviews
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    Something to Say (14 Reviews)
    Charlie Gallagher, My Love!, by Simon Kent
    1. Charlie Gallagher, My Love! by Simon Kent
    2. Which Ones Are the Enemy? by George P. Garrett
    3. The Bachelors by Muriel Spark
    4. Stowaway by Lawrence Sargent Hall
    5. The Glass Bees by Ernst Junger
    6. The Acrophile by Yoram Kaniuk
    7. Give Me Myself by Susan Sherman
    8. The Chateau by William Maxwell
    9. In Pursuit of the English by Doris May Lessing
    10. Mr Love and Justice by Colin MacInnes
    11. Stand on Me by Frank Norman
    12. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    13. The Magic of Their Singing by Bernard Wolfe
    14. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1961, pp. 284-294