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Reading I've liked; a personal selection drawn from two decades of reading and reviewing, presented with an informal prologue and various commentaries,

Author: Clifton Fadiman
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1941.
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Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999.
Reading I've liked.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1941
(OCoLC)573196604
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton Fadiman
OCLC Number: 225142
Description: lxiv pages, 1 leaf, 908 pages 22 cm
Contents: My life is an open book / Fadiman. --
Four years in a shed / Eve Curie. --
Putzi / Ludwig Bemelmans. --
Mario and the magician / Thomas Mann. --
Arminia Evans Avery / George R. Leighton. --
Metropolis and her children / Vincent McHugh. --
Tin Lizzie / John dos Passos. --
The campers at Kitty Hawk / John Dos Passos. --
Meester Veelson / John dos Passos. --
The treasure / W. Somerset Maugham. --
The facts of life / W. Somerset Maugham. --
The unknowable / George Santayana. --
Excerpts / H. W. Fowler. --
New Britannica / C.K. Ogden. --
Trials of an encyclopedist / Frank Moore Colby. --
Confessions of a gallomaniac / Frank Moore Colby. --
My life and hard times / James Thurber. --
Success / R. B. Cunninghame Graham. --
Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown / Virginia Woolf. --
A decision of the United States District Court / John M. Woolsey. --
My own centenary / E. M. Forster. --
The consolations of history / E. M. Forster. --
A white Heron / Sarah Orne Jewett. --
The love nest / Ring Lardner. --
The snows of Kilimanjaro / Ernest Hemingway. --
The red pony / John Steinbeck. --
Dust / John Steinbeck. --
The turtle / John Steinbeck. --
The standing and the waiting / M. F. K. Fisher. --
Cesar / M. F. K. --
The Salzburg tales / Christina Stead. --
A little boy's long journey / Jules Romains. --
Portrait of France in July '14 / Jules Romains. --
Excerpt / Roger Martin du Gard. --
Felix Tincler / A.E. Coppard. --
Dusky Ruth / A. E. Coppard. --
August heat / W. F. Harvey. --
James Pethel / Max Beerbohm. --
Lord Mountdrago / W. Somerset Maugham. --
Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken. --
The door / E. B. White. --
Is there an osteosynchrondroitrician in the house? / S. J. Perelman. --
Free man's worship / Bertrand Russell. --
Noon wine / Katherine Anne Porter. --
The sayings of Abe Martin / Kin Hubbard. --
Almanac for moderns / Donald Culross Peattie. --
Letter to the dean of the philosophical faculty of the University of Bonn / Thomas Mann. --
Excerpt from a speech / Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Responsibility: by Clifton Fadiman.

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