Title Author Publication Date Activity Start Date End Date
Arthurian Chronicles Wace; Layamon - Borrow Feb 24, 1940 Mar 8, 1940
Africa Dances Geoffrey Gorer 1935 Borrow Mar 8, 1940 Mar 19, 1940
Joseph in Egypt
Vol. 1
Thomas Mann 1938 Borrow Mar 19, 1940 Apr 2, 1940
Joseph in Egypt
Vol. 2
Thomas Mann 1938 Borrow Apr 2, 1940 Apr 16, 1940
Juan in America Eric Linklater 1931 Borrow Apr 16, 1940 Apr 23, 1940
Ripeness Is All Eric Linklater 1935 Borrow Apr 23, 1940 Apr 30, 1940
The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett Compton Mackenzie 1918 Borrow Apr 30, 1940 May 14, 1940
Gaudy Night Dorothy L. Sayers 1935 Borrow May 14, 1940 May 21, 1940
Man in a Black Hat E. Temple Thurston 1930 Borrow May 21, 1940 May 28, 1940
Judith Paris Hugh Walpole 1931 Borrow May 28, 1940 Jun 21, 1940
Jasmine Farm Elizabeth von Arnim 1934 Borrow Aug 30, 1940 Sep 5, 1940
The Water Gipsies A. P. Herbert 1930 Borrow Sep 5, 1940 Sep 11, 1940
With Malice Toward Some Margaret Halsey 1938 Borrow Sep 11, 1940 Sep 16, 1940
Shakespeare John Middleton Murry 1936 Borrow Sep 16, 1940 Sep 27, 1940
The Road to Xanadu John Livingston Lowes 1927 Borrow Sep 27, 1940 Oct 7, 1940
The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare - Borrow Oct 7, 1940 Oct 11, 1940
Lectures and Essays on Shakespeare Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Borrow Oct 11, 1940 Oct 18, 1940
The Light That Failed Rudyard Kipling 1891 Borrow Oct 18, 1940 Oct 21, 1940
Plain Tales from the Hills
2 vols.
Rudyard Kipling 1899 Borrow Oct 21, 1940 Oct 25, 1940
Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling 1902 Borrow Oct 25, 1940 Oct 28, 1940
The Second Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling 1895 Borrow Oct 28, 1940 Nov 4, 1940
Something of Myself: For My Friends Known and Unknown Rudyard Kipling 1937 Borrow Nov 4, 1940 Nov 8, 1940
A Short History of the English People John Richard Green 1874 Borrow Nov 8, 1940 Nov 12, 1940
The Growth of the British Commonwealth Philip Henry Kerr, 11th Marquis of Lothian; A. C. Kerr 1937 Borrow Nov 8, 1940 Nov 12, 1940
A Short History of the English People John Richard Green 1874 Borrow Nov 8, 1940 Dec 2, 1940
Biographia Literaria Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1817 Borrow Dec 2, 1940 Jan 17, 1941
Selected Homilies of Aelfric Ælfric of Eynsham 1885 Borrow Jan 3, 1941 Jul 9, 1941
Saint Joan: A Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue George Bernard Shaw 1924 Borrow Jan 17, 1941 Jan 27, 1941
A Passage to India E. M. Forster 1924 Borrow Jan 27, 1941 Jan 28, 1941
Mother India Katherine Mayo 1927 Borrow Jan 28, 1941 Jan 31, 1941
Hindoo Holiday J. R. Ackerley 1932 Borrow Jan 28, 1941 Jan 31, 1941
A Son of Mother India Answers Dhan Gopal Mukerji 1928 Borrow Jan 31, 1941 Feb 4, 1941
Untouchable Mulk Raj Anand 1933 Borrow Jan 31, 1941 Feb 4, 1941
The Poetical Works of James Thomson James Thomson - Borrow Feb 4, 1941 Feb 6, 1941
My Sister Eileen Ruth McKenney 1938 Borrow Feb 6, 1941 Feb 7, 1941
Confessions of an English Opium Eater Thomas de Quincey 1821 Borrow Feb 7, 1941 Feb 10, 1941
The Mysteries of Udolpho Ann Radcliffe 1794 Borrow Feb 10, 1941 Feb 11, 1941
The Diary of John Evelyn John Evelyn 1818 Borrow Feb 11, 1941 Feb 13, 1941
Minor Elizabethan Drama
Vol. 1
Pre-Shakespearean Tragedies
- 1910 Borrow Feb 13, 1941 Feb 18, 1941
Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit John Lyly 1578 Borrow Feb 17, 1941 Feb 18, 1941
Discoveries: Essays in Literary Criticism John Middleton Murry 1924 Borrow Feb 17, 1941 Feb 18, 1941
Ben Jonson and King James: Biography and Portrait Eric Linklater 1931 Borrow Feb 17, 1941 Feb 18, 1941
A Short History of English Literature George Saintsbury 1898 Borrow Feb 17, 1941 Feb 18, 1941
Tales of Mystery and Imagination Edgar Allan Poe - Borrow Feb 18, 1941 Feb 25, 1941
Enchanter's Nightshade Mary Ann Dolling (Sanders), Lady O'Malley / Ann Bridge (pseudonym) 1937 Borrow Feb 25, 1941 Feb 26, 1941
The Mercy of Allah Hilaire Belloc 1922 Borrow Feb 26, 1941 Feb 28, 1941
The First Wife and Other Stories Pearl S. Buck / Pearl Sydenstricker 1933 Borrow Feb 28, 1941 Mar 3, 1941
Welsh Short Stories: An Anthology - 1937 Borrow Mar 3, 1941 Mar 6, 1941
Tobit Transplanted Stella Benson / Nicolas Tolouse Lautrec de Savine (pseudonym) 1931 Borrow Mar 6, 1941 Mar 11, 1941
Point Counter Point Aldous Huxley 1928 Borrow Mar 11, 1941 Mar 19, 1941
Crome Yellow Aldous Huxley 1921 Borrow Mar 19, 1941 Mar 21, 1941
Portraits in Miniature and Other Essays Lytton Strachey 1931 Borrow Mar 21, 1941 Mar 26, 1941
Let Your Mind Alone! James Thurber 1937 Borrow Mar 25, 1941 Mar 28, 1941
The Inquisitor: A Novel Hugh Walpole 1935 Borrow Mar 28, 1941 Apr 1, 1941
All Souls' Night Hugh Walpole 1933 Borrow Apr 1, 1941 Apr 2, 1941
The Old Ladies Hugh Walpole 1924 Borrow Apr 2, 1941 Apr 3, 1941
Vile Bodies Evelyn Waugh 1930 Borrow Apr 3, 1941 Apr 7, 1941
The House of Exile Nora Waln 1933 Borrow Apr 7, 1941 Apr 8, 1941
Straws in Amber Naomi Jacob 1938 Borrow Apr 8, 1941 Apr 10, 1941
The Good Earth Pearl S. Buck / Pearl Sydenstricker 1931 Borrow Apr 10, 1941 Apr 15, 1941
Best Mystery Stories Work data is uncertain or incomplete. - - Borrow Apr 10, 1941 Apr 15, 1941
The Rains Came Louis Bromfield / Lewis Bromfield 1937 Borrow Apr 15, 1941 Apr 21, 1941
The Farm Louis Bromfield / Lewis Bromfield 1933 Borrow Apr 21, 1941 Apr 25, 1941
The Innocence of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton 1911 Borrow Apr 25, 1941 May 2, 1941
The Scandal of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton 1935 Borrow Apr 29, 1941 May 2, 1941
The Mirror of the Sea Joseph Conrad 1906 Borrow May 2, 1941 May 12, 1941
Plays
Vol. 6, 1934
The Unknown; For Services Rendered; Sheppey
W. Somerset Maugham - Borrow May 2, 1941 May 6, 1941
It Takes All Kinds Louis Bromfield / Lewis Bromfield 1938 Borrow May 6, 1941 May 12, 1941
Royal Flush: The Story of Minette Margaret Irwin 1932 Borrow May 12, 1941 May 21, 1941
A Century of Spy Stories - 1938 Borrow May 12, 1941 May 21, 1941
The Best Short Stories of 1938: English and American - 1938 Borrow May 21, 1941 May 23, 1941
British Agriculture Work data is uncertain or incomplete. - - Borrow May 21, 1941 Jul 9, 1941
The Forsyte Saga John Galsworthy 1922 Borrow May 23, 1941 May 29, 1941
The Ladybird D. H. Lawrence 1923 Borrow May 29, 1941 May 30, 1941
Bohemian Literary and Social Life in Paris Sisley Huddleston 1928 Borrow May 29, 1941 Jun 3, 1941
Youth and the Bright Medusa Willa Cather 1920 Borrow May 30, 1941 Jun 3, 1941
Greengates: A Novel R. C. Sherriff 1936 Borrow May 30, 1941 Jun 3, 1941
Journey's End Work data is uncertain or incomplete. - - Borrow Jun 3, 1941 Jun 4, 1941
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe 1719 Borrow Jun 4, 1941 Jun 12, 1941
Oil for the Lamps of China Alice Tisdale Hobart 1933 Borrow Jun 12, 1941 Jun 16, 1941
South Riding: An English Landscape Winifred Holtby 1936 Borrow Jun 16, 1941 Jun 18, 1941
The Magic Island William Seabrook 1929 Borrow Jun 18, 1941 Jun 24, 1941
The Way of All Flesh Samuel Butler 1903 Borrow Jun 24, 1941 Jul 9, 1941
The Romany Rye George Henry Borrow 1857 Borrow Jul 9, 1941 Jul 21, 1941
Lavengro: The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest George Henry Borrow 1851 Borrow Jul 21, 1941 Jul 29, 1941
Celebrated Cases of Charlie Chan Earl Derr Biggers 1930 Borrow Jul 29, 1941 Jul 31, 1941
Winged Pharaoh Joan Grant 1937 Borrow Jul 31, 1941 Sep 22, 1941
The Student's Chaucer: Being a Complete Edition of His Works Edited from Numerous Manuscripts Geoffrey Chaucer 1900 Borrow Jul 31, 1941 Sep 5, 1941
Edmund Spenser's Works Work data is uncertain or incomplete. Edmund Spenser - Borrow Jul 31, 1941 Sep 5, 1941
Describe a Circle Zoë (Girling) Zajdlerowa / Martin Hare (pseudonym) 1933 Borrow Jul 31, 1941 Sep 5, 1941
Selected Homilies of Aelfric Ælfric of Eynsham 1885 Borrow Jul 31, 1941 Sep 9, 1941
Phoenix: The Posthumous Papers of D.H. Lawrence D. H. Lawrence 1936 Borrow Sep 5, 1941 Sep 22, 1941
Esquire
Vol. 13, no. 2, Feb 1940
- - Borrow Sep 5, 1941 Sep 13, 1941
The Best Short Stories of 1937: English and American - 1937 Borrow Sep 13, 1941 Sep 22, 1941
And So—Victoria William Vaughan Wilkins 1937 Borrow Sep 22, 1941 Sep 30, 1941
Esquire
Vol. 13, no. 6, Jun 1940
- - Borrow Sep 22, 1941 Sep 30, 1941
The Call of the Wild Jack London 1903 Borrow Sep 30, 1941 Oct 1, 1941
Esquire
Vol. 13, no. 5, May 1940
- - Borrow Sep 30, 1941 Oct 3, 1941
Children of the Frost Jack London 1902 Borrow Oct 1, 1941 Oct 3, 1941
Pavements at Anderby Winifred Holtby 1937 Borrow Oct 1, 1941 Oct 3, 1941
A Century of Spy Stories - 1938 Borrow Oct 3, 1941 Oct 6, 1941
Esquire
Vol. 15, no. 4, Apr 1941
- - Borrow Oct 3, 1941 Oct 7, 1941
As the Earth Turns Gladys Hasty Carroll 1933 Borrow Oct 6, 1941 Oct 7, 1941
The Lonely Plough Constance Holme 1914 Borrow Oct 7, 1941 Oct 13, 1941
Esquire
Vol. 16, no. 2, Aug 1941
- - Borrow Oct 7, 1941 Oct 17, 1941
A Shepherd's Life W. H. Hudson 1910 Borrow Oct 13, 1941 Oct 17, 1941
Best Crime Stories - 1934 Borrow Oct 17, 1941 Oct 18, 1941
Flush: A Biography Virginia Woolf 1933 Borrow Oct 18, 1941 Oct 20, 1941
The Years Virginia Woolf 1937 Borrow Oct 20, 1941 Oct 21, 1941
The Waves Virginia Woolf 1931 Borrow Oct 21, 1941 Oct 27, 1941
The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God George Bernard Shaw 1932 Borrow Oct 27, 1941 Oct 30, 1941
Arrowsmith Sinclair Lewis 1925 Borrow Oct 27, 1941 Oct 30, 1941
Babbitt Sinclair Lewis 1922 Borrow Oct 30, 1941 Oct 31, 1941
The Nine Tailors Dorothy L. Sayers 1934 Borrow Oct 31, 1941 Nov 3, 1941
The Lake George Moore 1905 Borrow Oct 31, 1941 Nov 3, 1941
Unnatural Death Dorothy L. Sayers 1927 Borrow Nov 3, 1941 Nov 5, 1941
Lord Peter Views the Body Dorothy L. Sayers 1928 Borrow Nov 5, 1941 Nov 6, 1941
A City of Bells Elizabeth Goudge 1936 Borrow Nov 6, 1941 Nov 10, 1941
Edmund Spenser's Works Work data is uncertain or incomplete. Edmund Spenser - Borrow Nov 10, 1941 Nov 27, 1941
The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer 1925 Borrow Nov 10, 1941 Nov 27, 1941
Have His Carcase Dorothy L. Sayers 1932 Borrow Nov 27, 1941 Dec 4, 1941
Uncanny Stories May Sinclair 1923 Borrow Nov 27, 1941 Dec 4, 1941
A Century of Detective Stories - 1936 Borrow Dec 4, 1941 Dec 10, 1941
Murder Must Advertise Dorothy L. Sayers 1933 Borrow Dec 4, 1941 Dec 10, 1941
Prince Charlie Work data is uncertain or incomplete. - - Borrow Dec 10, 1941 Dec 12, 1941
The Invisible Man H. G. Wells 1897 Borrow Dec 10, 1941 Dec 12, 1941
The Very House Mazo de la Roche 1937 Borrow Dec 12, 1941 Mar 14, 1942
The American Henry James 1877 Borrow Dec 12, 1941 Mar 14, 1942