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Vita Sackville-West • 46 Items / 32 Books, 3 Articles, 3 Reviews, 7 Poems
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  1. Speaking of Books
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    Mirrors of Their Times (3 Reviews)
    Bianca Cappello, by Clifford Bax
    1. Bianca Cappello by Clifford Bax
    2. Aphra Behn by Vita Sackville-West
    3. Annie Besant by Geoffrey West
    The Outlook, September 5, 1928, p. 750
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    A Shelf of Recent Books (7 Reviews)
    More Biographies
    1. Jane Welsh and Jane Carlyle by Elizabeth A. Drew
    2. Portrait of Lady Mary Montagu by Iris Barry
    3. Aphra Behn by Vita Sackville-West
    4. Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters and Journals by Ednah D. Cheney and Louisa May Alcott
    5. William Makepeace Thackeray by Lewis Melville
    6. Barrie by Thomas Moult
    7. Thomas Hardy and His Philosophy by Patrick Braybrooke
    The Bookman, June 1928, pp. 444-445
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    Check List of New Books (9 Reviews)
    Biography
    1. The American Orchestra and Theodore Thomas by Charles Edward Russell
    2. Mary Todd Lincoln by Honore Willsie Morrow
    3. Maximilian and Charlotte of Mexico by Egon Caesar Corti
    4. Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman by William E. Barton
    5. Annie Besant by Geoffrey West
    6. Aphra Behn by Vita Sackville-West
    7. Memoirs of Mrs. Letitia Pilkington, 1712-1750 by Laetitia Pilkington
    8. American Presidents by Thomas Francis Moran
    9. Soldier of the South by George E. Pickett and Arthur Crew Inman
    The American Mercury, June 1928
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    Books in Brief (11 Reviews)
    The Practical Application of Sociology, by Herbert Newbard Shenton
    1. The Practical Application of Sociology by Herbert Newbard Shenton
    2. Hymen, or The Future of Marriage by Norman Haire
    3. Spokesmen: Modern Writers and American Life by Thomas K. Whipple
    4. Aphra Behn by Vita Sackville-West
    5. Annie Besant by Geoffrey West
    6. Lady Hester Stanhope by Martin Armstrong
    7. Bianca Cappello by Clifford Bax
    8. Nuits de Princes by J. Kessel
    9. The Minor Prophets in the Freer Collection and the Berlin Fragment of Genesis by Henry A. Sanders and Carl Schmidt
    10. Monsieur Croche: The Dilettante Hater by Claude Debussy
    11. The Development of English Biography by Harold Nicolson
    The Nation, September 5, 1928, pp. 231-232
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    The New Books (13 Reviews)
    Laughing Truths, by Carl Spitteler
    1. Laughing Truths by Carl Spitteler
    2. Aphra Behn by Vita Sackville-West
    3. The Diary of Samuel Rodman by Zephaniah W. Pease and Samuel Rodman
    4. Barrie by Thomas Moult
    5. The Light Shines Through by Octavus Roy Cohen
    6. The Black Heart by Sydney Horler
    7. Jane Carroll by E. Temple Thurston
    8. Arrogance by C. Leonie C.B. Aminoff
    9. The King's Passport by H. Bedford-Jones
    10. Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun by Roark Bradford
    11. Jesus: A New Biography by Shirley Jackson Case
    12. Peter: Prince of Apostles by F.J. Foakes-Jackson
    13. Paul: The Jew by Cecily Spencer-Smith Phillimore
    The Saturday Review, August 25, 1928, p. 73
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    Briefer Mention (15 Reviews)
    American Ghost Stories, by C. Armitage Harper
    1. American Ghost Stories by C. Armitage Harper
    2. The Marvelous Miniature Library
    3. Zofloya, or the Moor by Charlotte Dacre
    4. The Devil's Shadow by Frank Thiess
    5. The Voyage of Captain Thomas James by Ralph B. Bodilly
    6. Humanism and Christianity by Francis J. McConnell
    7. Aphra Behn by Vita Sackville-West
    8. Blake's Innocence and Experience by Joseph H. Wicksteed
    9. The Wanderer by Henri Alain-Fournier
    10. Carlyle at His Zenith, 1848-1853 by David Alec Wilson
    11. The Confessions of a Puzzled Parson by Charles Fiske
    12. The Student Abroad by John W. Brennan
    13. The Road to Cathay by Merriam Sherwood and Elmer Mantz
    14. The Collected Satires of Lord Alfred Douglas by Alfred Bruce Douglas
    15. John Smith, Man of Adventure---Also Pocahontas by John Gould Fletcher
    Commonweal, January 30, 1929, pp. 380-384