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William Rose Benet • 1,222 Items / 117 Poems, 26 Books, 747 Articles, 328 Reviews
The Reader's Encyclopedia (1948)
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (12 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. An Act of Love by Ira Wolfert
    2. Remembrance Rock by Carl Sandburg
    3. The Nightmare of American Foreign Policy by Edgar Ansel Mowrer
    4. As Others See Us by Andre Visson
    5. Sweet and Sour by Joseph Wechsberg
    6. Footlights and Highlights by Crosby Gaige
    7. The Reader's Encyclopedia by William Rose Benet
    8. The Oxford Companion to American Literature by James D. Hart
    9. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    10. Words Into Type by Marjorie E. Skillin and Robert Malcolm Gay
    11. A Treasury of Biblical Quotations by Lester V. Berrey
    12. Lairds Promptory by Laird Durham
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1949, pp. 83-88
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    Literary Highlights of 1948 (42 Reviews)
    The Gathering Storm, by Winston S. Churchill
    1. The Gathering Storm by Winston S. Churchill
    2. Crusade in Europe by Dwight D. Eisenhower
    3. Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History by Robert E. Sherwood
    4. The Stilwell Papers by Theodore H. White and Joseph W. Stilwell
    5. The Rising Sun in the Pacific, 1931-April 1942 by Samuel Eliot Morison
    6. The Memoirs of Cordell Hull by Cordell Hull
    7. The Goebbels Diaries, 1942-1943 by Louis P. Lochner and Joseph Goebbels
    8. George Washington: A Biography, Vol. I by Douglas Southall Freeman
    9. Jefferson the Virginian by Dumas Malone
    10. Lincoln's Herndon by David Herbert Donald
    11. FDR: His Personal Letters by Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt
    12. Shake Well Before Using by Bennett A. Cerf
    13. ...It Gives Me Great Pleasure by Emily Kimbrough
    14. Days Without Time by Edwin Way Teale
    15. The American College Dictionary by Clarence L. Barnhart
    16. The Reader's Encyclopedia by William Rose Benet
    17. The American Language: Supplement Two by H.L. Mencken
    18. The Concert Companion by Robert C. Bagar and Louis L. Biancolli
    19. The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
    20. The Wine of Astonishment by Martha Gellhorn
    21. Straw to Make Brick by Alan Marcus
    22. The Young Lions by Irwin Shaw
    23. World Without Visa by Jean Malaquais
    24. Guard of Honor by James Gould Cozzens
    25. The Ides of March by Thornton Wilder
    26. Remembrance Rock by Carl Sandburg
    27. The Running of the Tide by Esther Forbes
    28. Toward the Morning by Hervey Allen
    29. The Nazarovs by Markoosha Fischer
    30. Red Plush by Guy McCrone
    31. A Clouded Star by Anne Parrish
    32. Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
    33. The Sky and the Forest by C.S. Forester
    34. Tomorrow Will Be Better by Betty Smith
    35. The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
    36. Time Will Darken It by William Maxwell
    37. Wisteria Cottage by Robert M. Coates
    38. Intruder in the Dust by William Faulkner
    39. The Plague by Albert Camus
    40. Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann
    41. The Hickory Stick by Virgil Scott
    42. Raintree County by Ross F. Lockridge, Jr.
    The Saturday Review, December 4, 1948, p. 18