Title Author Publication Date Activity Start Date End Date
Man against Himself Karl Menninger 1938 Purchase 1939 1939
Life and Death of a Spanish Town Elliot Paul 1937 Borrow Feb 8, 1939 Feb 19, 1939
The Golden Bowl Henry James 1904 Borrow Feb 19, 1939 Feb 28, 1939
Inside Europe John Gunther 1936 Borrow Feb 28, 1939 Mar 8, 1939
The Summing Up W. Somerset Maugham 1938 Borrow Mar 1939 Mar 31, 1939
To Have and Have Not Ernest Hemingway 1937 Borrow Mar 8, 1939 Mar 21, 1939
The Writer in a Changing World Henry Hart 1937 Borrow Mar 31, 1939 Apr 8, 1939
Journeys between Wars John Dos Passos 1938 Borrow Jun 27, 1939 Jul 11, 1939
Ends and Means: An Enquiry into the Nature of Ideals and into the Methods Employed for Their Realization Aldous Huxley 1937 Borrow Jul 29, 1939 Sep 1, 1939
The Unvanquished William Faulkner 1938 Borrow Sep 1, 1939 Sep 2, 1939
Man against Himself Karl Menninger 1938 Borrow Sep 2, 1939 Sep 13, 1939
With Malice Toward Some Margaret Halsey 1938 Borrow Sep 13, 1939 Sep 16, 1939
Ralph Fox: A Writer in Arms Ralph Fox 1937 Borrow Sep 16, 1939 Sep 28, 1939
Three Guineas Virginia Woolf 1938 Borrow Oct 6, 1939 Oct 18, 1939
Being Geniuses Together Robert McAlmon 1938 Borrow Nov 7, 1939 Nov 14, 1939
In Hazard: A Sea Story Richard Hughes 1938 Borrow Nov 14, 1939 Nov 17, 1939
The Best Short Stories of 1938: English and American - 1938 Borrow Nov 17, 1939 Nov 18, 1939
The Pasquier Chronicles Georges Duhamel 1937 Borrow Nov 18, 1939 Nov 23, 1939
The Pasquier Chronicles Georges Duhamel 1937 Borrow Nov 23, 1939 Nov 30, 1939
Apropos of Dolores H. G. Wells 1938 Borrow Nov 30, 1939 Dec 5, 1939
The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories Ernest Hemingway 1938 Borrow Dec 5, 1939 Dec 14, 1939
Talks with Mussolini Emil Ludwig 1933 Borrow Dec 14, 1939 Jan 3, 1940
[Steinbeck's new one] Work data is uncertain or incomplete. John Steinbeck - Request 1940 -
The Death of the Heart Elizabeth Bowen 1938 Request 1940 -
The Long Valley John Steinbeck 1938 Borrow Jan 3, 1940 Jan 11, 1940
Insanity Fair: A European Cavalcade Douglas Reed 1938 Borrow Jan 11, 1940 Jan 16, 1940
The Ascent of F6 W. H. Auden; Christopher Isherwood 1936 Borrow Jan 16, 1940 Jan 30, 1940
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck 1937 Borrow Jan 30, 1940 Feb 16, 1940
Assignment in Utopia Eugene Lyons 1937 Borrow Feb 15, 1940 Feb 20, 1940
New Writing - - Borrow Feb 20, 1940 Feb 27, 1940
The Theory and Practice of Socialism John Strachey 1936 Borrow Feb 27, 1940 Mar 14, 1940
Three Guineas Virginia Woolf 1938 Borrow Mar 14, 1940 Mar 21, 1940
Christmas Holiday W. Somerset Maugham 1939 Borrow Mar 21, 1940 Mar 27, 1940
Man against Himself Karl Menninger 1938 Borrow Mar 27, 1940 -
Journey to a War W. H. Auden; Christopher Isherwood 1939 Borrow Apr 11, 1940 Apr 17, 1940
Stars and Stripes Forever Elliot Paul 1939 Borrow Apr 17, 1940 Apr 19, 1940
Joseph in Egypt
Vol. 1
Thomas Mann 1938 Borrow Apr 19, 1940 May 3, 1940
House of All Nations Christina Stead 1938 Borrow May 3, 1940 May 10, 1940
Beware of Pity Stefan Zweig 1939 Borrow May 10, 1940 May 15, 1940
A Family Reunion T. S. Eliot 1939 Borrow - Apr 11, 1940