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Q: What is UNZ.org?

A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books?

A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication?

A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

Q: How do I find a given article or book?

A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

Q: What about the individual publications?

A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

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A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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    Compulsion, by Meyer Levin
    1. Compulsion by Meyer Levin
    The Saturday Review
    , October 27, 1956, p. 16 - PDF
    1. [+] Issues of the 1920s
      = 5 Years, 261 Issues, 7,411 Articles
      1. [+] Issues of the 1930s
        = 10 Years, 522 Issues, 12,729 Articles
        1. [+] Issues of the 1940s
          = 10 Years, 522 Issues, 15,267 Articles
          1. [–] Issues of the 1950s
            = 10 Years, 511 Issues, 21,390 Articles
            1. [+] Issues of 1950
              = 52 Issues, 2,262 Articles
              1. [+] Issues of 1951
                = 52 Issues, 2,244 Articles
                1. [+] Issues of 1952
                  = 52 Issues, 2,247 Articles
                  1. [+] Issues of 1953
                    = 52 Issues, 2,423 Articles
                    1. [+] Issues of 1954
                      = 52 Issues, 2,353 Articles
                      1. [+] Issues of 1955
                        = 53 Issues, 2,081 Articles
                        1. [–] Issues of 1956
                          = 52 Issues, 2,219 Articles
                          1. [+] Issues of Jan.-Mar. 1956
                            = 13 Issues, 543 Articles
                            1. [+] Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1956
                              = 13 Issues, 579 Articles
                              1. [+] Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1956
                                = 13 Issues, 544 Articles
                                1. [–] Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1956
                                  = 13 Issues, 553 Articles
                                  1. [+] October 6, 1956 Issue
                                    = 44 Articles
                                    1. [+] October 13, 1956 Issue
                                      = 43 Articles
                                      1. [+] October 20, 1956 Issue
                                        = 46 Articles
                                        1. [–] October 27, 1956 Issue
                                          = 40 Articles
                                          1. Trade Winds by Bennett Cerf, pp. 6-8 - PDF
                                          2. Literary Crypt, pp. 9-10 - PDF
                                          3. Isn't There a Better Way to Elect a President? by Richard L. Neuberger, pp. 11-13 - PDF
                                          4. [+] SR's Book of the Week by T. Harry Williams, p. 14 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton
                                          5. The Author: Bruce Catton by Thomas E. Cooney, p. 14 - PDF
                                            1. This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton
                                          6. [+] The Greatness of Grant by David M. Potter, p. 15 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. Lincoln Finds a General by Kenneth P. Williams
                                          7. [–] In Search of a Motive by David Karp, p. 16 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. Compulsion by Meyer Levin
                                          8. [+] Eternal Foreigners by William Peden, p. 16 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. Six Feet of the Country by Nadine Gordimer
                                          9. [+] Young Ladies Come Lately, p. 17 - PDF
                                            - 5 Reviews
                                            1. Chocolates for Breakfast by Pamela Moore
                                            2. The Blue Dog, and Other Fables for the French by Anne Bodart
                                            3. Caleb, My Son by Lucy Daniels
                                            4. The Red Room by Francoise Mallet-Joris
                                            5. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan
                                          10. [+] The Minds and Oil of Arabia by Hal Lehrman, p. 18 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. Heritage of the Desert: The Arabs and the Middle East by Harry B. Ellis
                                          11. [+] USSR in Flux by Alexander Dallin, p. 19 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. Russia Without Stalin by Edward Crankshaw
                                          12. [+] A Camera-Eye Look Through the Iron Curtain, p. 19 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. Russia in Pictures by Alfred Fichelle
                                          13. Science and Sense, p. 20 - PDF
                                            1. Russia in Pictures by Alfred Fichelle
                                          14. Letters to the Editor, p. 21 - PDF
                                            1. Russia in Pictures by Alfred Fichelle
                                          15. Music to My Ears, p. 22 - PDF
                                            1. Russia in Pictures by Alfred Fichelle
                                          16. Broadway Postscript, p. 23 - PDF
                                            1. Russia in Pictures by Alfred Fichelle
                                          17. [+] Pickett's Men by Alden Whitman, p. 24 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. Reminiscences of Big I by William Nathaniel Wood and Bell Irvin...
                                          18. [+] A Year of the Civil War, p. 24 - PDF
                                            - 19 Reviews
                                            1. The Man Who Elected Lincoln by Jay Monaghan
                                            2. The Horse Soldiers by Harold Sinclair
                                            3. Lincoln's Sons by Ruth Painter Randall
                                            4. Yankee Reporters, 1861-65 by Emmet Crozier
                                            5. Lincoln's Fifth Wheel by William Quentin Maxwell
                                            6. The Desolate South, 1865-1866 by John T. Trowbridge and Gordon Carroll
                                            7. Gray Fox: Robert E. Lee and the Civil War by Burke Davis
                                            8. Robert E. Lee by Earl Schenck Miers
                                            9. Sickles the Incredible by W.A. Swanberg
                                            10. Lincoln and the Tools of War by Robert V. Bruce
                                            11. Mr. Lincoln's Admirals by Clarence Edward Macartney
                                            12. Civil War on Western Waters by Fletcher Pratt
                                            13. Lincoln Reconsidered by David Herbert Donald
                                            14. So Fell the Angels by Thomas Graham Belden and Marva Robins...
                                            15. Quantrill and the Border Wars by William Elsey Connelley
                                            16. Gray Ghosts and Rebel Raiders by Virgil Carrington Jones
                                            17. Rebel Boast by Manly Wade Wellman
                                            18. South After Gettysburg by Henrietta Stratton Jaquette and Corne...
                                            19. Lincoln's Choice by Justin O. Buckeridge
                                          19. [+] Man in the Shadow by Jerome Stone, p. 25 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. Malone Dies by Samuel Beckett
                                          20. [+] Dirty Work in the D.A.'s Office by Eleazar Lipsky, p. 25 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. The Prosecutor by Bernard Botein
                                          21. [+] Involved Bystander by Martin Levin, p. 26 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. The Facts of Love by Stanley Baron
                                          22. [+] Deserted Democrat by Martin Levin, p. 26 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. The Foreign Minister by Leo Lania
                                          23. [+] Also Noted by S.P. Mansten, p. 26 - PDF
                                            - 6 Reviews
                                            1. I am Adam by Maxine Kaufman
                                            2. James, by the Grace of God by Hugh Ross Williamson
                                            3. Sing One Song by Helen Topping Miller
                                            4. Queen of the East by Alexander Baron
                                            5. The Forgotten Place by John Fores
                                            6. Captain Rebel by Frank Yerby
                                          24. Your Literary I.Q., pp. 26-27 - PDF
                                            1. I am Adam by Maxine Kaufman
                                            2. James, by the Grace of God by Hugh Ross Williamson
                                            3. Sing One Song by Helen Topping Miller
                                            4. Queen of the East by Alexander Baron
                                            5. The Forgotten Place by John Fores
                                            6. Captain Rebel by Frank Yerby
                                          25. [+] Land of the Future by A. Curtis Wilgus, pp. 28-29 - PDF
                                            - 1 Review
                                            1. Beggars on Golden Stools by Peter Schmid
                                          26. [+] Anything for a Laugh by Martin Levin, pp. 30-32 - PDF
                                            - 2 Reviews
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          27. Mother of the Met Family by Irving Kolodin, pp. 33-35 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          28. Just Plain Maria by William Weaver, pp. 36-37 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          29. Recordings in Review by Irving Kolodin, pp. 38-39 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          30. Recordings Reports I: Orchestral LPs, pp. 40-41 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          31. Recordings Reports II: Miscellaneous LPs, pp. 42-43 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          32. The Amen Corner by Wilder Hobson, pp. 44-45 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          33. The Other Side by Thomas Heinitz, pp. 46-49 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          34. Keep on Rollin' by Stanley Green, pp. 50-51 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          35. Hi-Fi Mid the Heather by L.C. Agnew, pp. 52-53 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          36. The Unsung Mr. Richter by Victor Seroff, pp. 54-55 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          37. Busoni on Mozart, pp. 56-58 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          38. Chotzinoff on Toscanini by I.K., pp. 59-62 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          39. Letters to the Recordings Editor, pp. 63-65 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                          40. Kingsley Double-Crostic No. 1179, pp. 66-68 - PDF
                                            1. The Life of the Party by Bennett Cerf
                                            2. It All Started with Eve by Richard W. Armour
                                        2. [+] November 3, 1956 Issue
                                          = 44 Articles
                                          1. [+] November 10, 1956 Issue
                                            = 39 Articles
                                            1. [+] November 17, 1956 Issue
                                              = 44 Articles
                                              1. [+] November 24, 1956 Issue
                                                = 41 Articles
                                                1. [+] December 1, 1956 Issue
                                                  = 42 Articles
                                                  1. [+] December 8, 1956 Issue
                                                    = 46 Articles
                                                    1. [+] December 15, 1956 Issue
                                                      = 46 Articles
                                                      1. [+] December 22, 1956 Issue
                                                        = 35 Articles
                                                        1. [+] December 29, 1956 Issue
                                                          = 43 Articles
                                                      2. [+] Issues of 1957
                                                        = 43 Issues, 1,783 Articles
                                                        1. [+] Issues of 1958
                                                          = 51 Issues, 1,869 Articles
                                                          1. [+] Issues of 1959
                                                            = 52 Issues, 1,909 Articles
                                                          2. [+] Issues of the 1960s
                                                            = 10 Years, 464 Issues, 18,158 Articles
                                                            1. [+] Issues of the 1970s
                                                              = 10 Years, 321 Issues, 9,823 Articles
                                                              1. [+] Issues of the 1980s
                                                                = 6 Years, 45 Issues, 1,412 Articles