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Read With Me (1965)

by Thomas B. Costain (Editor)

Other authors: George Sumner Albee (Contributor), Hervey Allen (Contributor), William E. Barrett (Contributor), Thomas Beer (Contributor), Brendan Behan (Contributor)26 more, Stephen Vincent Benét (Contributor), George Bradshaw (Contributor), Gilbert K. Chesterton (Contributor), Agatha Christie (Contributor), Guy Endore (Contributor), F. Scott Fitzgerald (Contributor), Paul Gallico (Contributor), Rumer Godden (Contributor), Ben Hecht (Contributor), Ernest Hemingway (Contributor), Geoffrey Household (Contributor), MacKinlay Kantor (Contributor), Rudyard Kipling (Contributor), Stephen Leacock (Contributor), Mary McCarthy (Contributor), John O'Hara (Contributor), Dorothy Parker (Contributor), Marjorie Pickthall (Contributor), Katherine Anne Porter (Contributor), J.B. Priestley (Contributor), Damon Runyon (Contributor), C.E. Scoggins (Contributor), Vincent Sheean (Contributor), Elie Wiesel (Contributor), P.G. Wodehouse (Contributor), Virginia Woolf (Contributor)

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An out-of-print collection of good short stories. ( )
  dasam | Jun 21, 2018 |
Such an odd assortment of stories. How can an editor select Benet's "Johnny Pye and the Fool Killer", which alerts us to pompous & pretentious "fools", and also "My Revelations as a Spy" "Exactly $8000 Exactly" or "Sun Dodgers" in which such pretentiousness is the standard? What else should I have expected from the editor of Saturday Evening Post? His introductions are little more than patting himself on the back for selecting such gems. It's easy to see why some authors have faded into oblivion.
Barrett's "Lilies of the Field", Gallico's "The Snow Goose", & Godden's "Mooltiki" I've read & enjoyed previously. PG Wodehouse & Agatha Christie are always enjoyable
I think I'll slice out the few good stories that aren't easily available as separate volumes. The rest of the book isn't even worth passing on. ( )
  juniperSun | Oct 27, 2015 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Costain, Thomas B.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Albee, George SumnerContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, HerveyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barrett, William E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beer, ThomasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Behan, BrendanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Benét, Stephen VincentContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bradshaw, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chesterton, Gilbert K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Christie, AgathaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Endore, GuyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fitzgerald, F. ScottContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gallico, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Godden, RumerContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hecht, BenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hemingway, ErnestContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Household, GeoffreyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kantor, MacKinlayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kipling, RudyardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leacock, StephenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McCarthy, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Hara, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Parker, DorothyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pickthall, MarjorieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Porter, Katherine AnneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Priestley, J.B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Runyon, DamonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Scoggins, C.E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sheean, VincentContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wiesel, ElieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wodehouse, P.G.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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  • The Next Voice You Hear / George Sumner Albee
  • The City of Brotherly Love / Hervey Allen
  • The Lilies of the Field / William E. Barrett
  • Tact / Thomas Beer
  • The Confirmation Suit / Bredan Behan
  • Johnny Pye and the Fool-Killer; The Ballad of Leif the lucky / Stephen Vincent Benét
  • A Portrait Reversed / George Bradshaw
  • The Queer Feet / G.K. Chesterton
  • Accident / Agatha Christie
  • The King of Paris Dies / Guy Endore
  • Magnetism / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Snow Goose / Paul Gallico
  • Mooltiki / Rumer Godden
  • Miracle of the Fifteen Murders / Ben Hecht
  • In Another Country / Ernest Hemingway
  • Children's Crusade / Geoffrey Household
  • Lobo / MacKinlay Kantor
  • The Man Who Was / Rudyard Kipling
  • My Revelations as a Spy / Stephen Leacock
  • Ask Me No Questions / Mary McCarthy
  • Exactly Eight Thousand Dollars Exactly; The Sun-Dodgers / John O'Hara
  • Clothe the Naked / Dorothy Parker
  • The Worker in Sandalwood / Marjorie Pickthall
  • They Trample on Your Heart / Katherine Anne Porter
  • The Other Place / J.B. Priestley
  • Johnny One-Eye / Damon Runyon
  • The Proud Old Name / C.E. Scoggins
  • The Pieces of a Fan / Vincent Sheean
  • Dawn / Elie Wiesel
  • The Clicking of Cuthbert / P.G. Wodehouse
  • The Legacy / Virginia Woolf
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