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Peter De Vries • 45 Items / 25 Books, 15 Articles, 2 Reviews, 3 Poems
The Mackerel Plaza (1958)
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Published Reviews
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    In Defense of Exurbia (Review)
    The Mackerel Plaza, by Peter De Vries
    1. The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries
    The New Republic, April 14, 1958, p. 19
  2. [+]
    Reconsideration (Review)
    The Mackerel Plaza, by Peter De Vries
    1. The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries
    The New Republic, October 23, 1976, pp. 29-30
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    Romp on the Glens (Review)
    The Mackerel Plaza, by Peter De Vries
    1. The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries
    The Saturday Review, April 5, 1958, p. 18
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    Books: Himpies and the Turtles (3 Reviews)
    The Ten Thousand Things, by Maria Dermout
    1. The Ten Thousand Things by Maria Dermout
    2. Happy as Larry by Thomas Hinde
    3. The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries
    The New Yorker, May 3, 1958, pp. 144-150
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (7 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries
    2. I Like It Here by Kingsley Amis
    3. The Great Democracies by Winston S. Churchill
    4. A Soldier with the Arabs by John Bagot Glubb
    5. Bitter Lemons of Cyprus by Lawrence Durrell
    6. The Man Who Broke Things by John Brooks
    7. The Conscience of the Rich by C.P. Snow
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 1958, pp. 87-95
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    The New Books (10 Reviews)
    Economic Man and the Rest of Us
    1. Expense Account by Joe Morgan
    2. The Man Who Broke Things by John Brooks
    3. Image of a Society by Roy Fuller
    4. The Price of Diamonds by Dan Jacobson
    5. The Hireling by L.P. Hartley
    6. Madison Avenue, U.S.A. by Martin Mayer
    7. The Guide by R.K. Narayan
    8. The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries
    9. Bitter Lemons of Cyprus by Lawrence Durrell
    10. Exile and the Kingdom by Albert Camus
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1958, pp. 84-93
  7. Reviews
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    Fiction Chronicle (10 Reviews)
    The Cross of Baron Samedi, by Richard Dohrman
    1. The Cross of Baron Samedi by Richard Dohrman
    2. The Sundial by Shirley Jackson
    3. The Return of Ansel Gibbs by Frederick Buechner
    4. Parktilden Village by George P. Elliott
    5. The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries
    6. The Price of Diamonds by Dan Jacobson
    7. The Hireling by L.P. Hartley
    8. The Contenders by John Wain
    9. Happy as Larry by Thomas Hinde
    10. The Subterraneans by Jack Kerouac
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1958, pp. 283-290