The American Mercury Reader Author:Lawrence Spivak (Editor) The American Mercury made its first appearance in January 1924. This volume, containing a variety of distinguished articles, stories, sketches, poems and cartoons, forms a literary treasure trove of the years between 1924-1944. It will give an idea of the character and wide scope of the magazine and explain the influential and respected place it... more » had won in American periodical journalism.
It was no easy task to make selections for more than two thousand pieces printed on more than thirty thousand pages. You will find something from every period in the magazine's life and something from as many fields as possible in The American Mercury Reader.« less