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Burton Rascoe • 82 Items / 11 Books, 17 Articles, 54 Reviews
The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors (1934)
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    Three Against the Classics (Review)
    The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors, by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    1. The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    The Nation, December 12, 1934, p. 680
  2. Books in Review
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    Letter to England (Review)
    The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors, by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    1. The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    The New Republic, February 13, 1935, p. 22
  3. Books in Review
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    The Smart Set Legend (Review)
    The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors, by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    1. The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    The New Republic, January 16, 1935, p. 281
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    The Rise of Smart Set (Review)
    The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors, by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    1. The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    The Saturday Review, December 1, 1934, p. 321
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    Boyd Digests the Books (8 Reviews)
    The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors, by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    1. The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    2. The Georgian Scene by Frank Swinnerton
    3. Author Hunting by Grant Richards
    4. Experiment in Autobiography by H.G. Wells
    5. Prelude to the Past by R.G. Waldeck
    6. Windfalls by Sean O'Casey
    7. The Cingalese Prince by Brooks Atkinson
    8. Why Not Try God? by Mary Pickford
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), January 1935, p. 10
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    The Literary Landscape (23 Reviews)
    The Forty Days of Musa Dagh, by Franz Werfel
    1. The Forty Days of Musa Dagh by Franz Werfel
    2. Shipmates by Isabel Hopestill Carter
    3. Loaves and Fishes by Elaine Myers
    4. Little Orvie by Booth Tarkington
    5. Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
    6. Yonder Sails the Mayflower by Honore Morrow
    7. You Can't Sleep Here by Edward Newhouse
    8. Alex Maury, Sportsman by Caroline Gordon
    9. The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors by Burton Rascoe and Groff Conklin
    10. Earth Conquerors by J. Leslie Mitchell
    11. Half Mile Down by William Beebe
    12. Challenge: Behind the Face of Japan by Upton Close
    13. The Saar Struggle by Michael T. Florinsky
    14. World Diary, 1929-1934 by Quincy Howe
    15. Human Exploitation in the United States by Norman Thomas
    16. Fire on the Andes by Carleton Beals
    17. South Street by Richard C. McKay
    18. The Tin Box Parade by Milton MacKaye
    19. The Georgian Scene by Frank Swinnerton
    20. The Complete Wine Book by Frank Schoonmaker and Tom Marvel
    21. The Victor Book of the Symphony by Charles O'Connell
    22. Composers of Today by David Ewen
    23. Skin Deep by M.C. Phillips
    The North American Review, February 1935, pp. 184-192