Search - List of Books by H. L. Mencken

"A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier." -- H. L. Mencken
Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956), was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a student of American English. Mencken, known as the "Sage of Baltimore", is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the 20th century.

Mencken is known for writing The American Language, a multi-volume study of how the English language is spoken in the United States, and for his satirical reporting on the Scopes trial, which he named the "Monkey" trial. In addition to his literary accomplishments, Mencken was known for his controversial ideas. An opponent of World War II and democracy, Mencken wrote a huge number of articles about current events, books, music, prominent politicians, pseudo-intellectuals, temperance and uplifters. He notably attacked ignorance, intolerance, frauds, fundamentalist Christianity, osteopathy, and chiropractic.

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Total Books: 183
A Saturnalia of Bunk Selections from The Free Lance 19111915
Prejudices First Series
2016 - Prejudices First Series (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781541321847
ISBN-10: 1541321847
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Antichrist Translated and Introduced by H L Mencken
2016 - The Antichrist Translated and Introduced By H L Mencken (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781534607996
ISBN-10: 1534607994
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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H L Mencken The Days Trilogy Expanded Edition
2014 - H L Mencken the Days Trilogy Expanded Edition [Library of America #257] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781598533088
ISBN-10: 1598533088
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Damn A Book of Calumny Essays of Abuse and Vituperation
2014 - Damn a Book of Calumny Essays of Abuse and VItuperation (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781495967061
ISBN-10: 1495967069
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment
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Notes on Democracy
2013 - Notes on Democracy [Large Print Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781494288648
ISBN-10: 1494288648
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Politics & Social Sciences
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The American Language Second Edition
2013 - The American Language Second Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982129883
ISBN-10: 0982129882
Genre: Reference
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Bluebeard's Goat and Other Stories
2012 - Bluebeard's Goat and Other Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780802313546
ISBN-10: 080231354X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Men Versus The Man Socialism Versus Individualism
2011 - Men Versus the Man Socialism Versus Individualism (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780983031420
ISBN-10: 0983031428
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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The American Credo a Contribution Toward the Interpretation of the National Mind
Damn Those Christians
2009 - Damn Those Christians (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781449593971
ISBN-10: 1449593976
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In Defense of Women
2009 - In Defense of Women (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781115417204
ISBN-10: 1115417207
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Heliogabalus a Buffoonery in three Acts
2009 - Heliogabalus a Buffoonery in Three Acts (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781113752611
ISBN-10: 1113752610
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Prejudices Second Series
2009 - Prejudices Second Series [Classic Reprint] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781440056598
ISBN-10: 1440056595
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Collected Poems
2009 - Collected Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982429631
ISBN-10: 0982429630
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Damn A Book of Calumny
2009 - Damn a Book of Calumny (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781110434732
ISBN-10: 1110434731
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Heliogabalus - A Buffoonery In Three Acts
2009 - Heliogabalus - a Buffoonery in Three Acts (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444630169
ISBN-10: 1444630164
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A Book of Burlesques
2009 - A Book of Burlesques [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781433088124
ISBN-10: 1433088126
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A Book of Prefaces
2009 - A Book of Prefaces [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781433088797
ISBN-10: 1433088797
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The American Language An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States
A Book Of Preferances
2008 - A Book of Preferances (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781409770763
ISBN-10: 1409770761
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2007 - The Antichrist [Dodo Press] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
2006 - Treatise on the Gods [Maryland Paperback Bookshelf] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2006 - Minority Report [Maryland Paperback Bookshelf] (Paperback)Paperback
2006 - Prejudices a Selection [Buncombe Collection] (Paperback)Paperback
2006 - On Politics a Carnival of Buncombe [Maryland Paperback Bookshelf] (Paperback)Paperback
1996 - Heathen Days Mencken's Autobiography 1890-1936 [Maryland Paperback Bookshelf] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - Newspaper Days Mencken's Autobiography 1899-1906 [Maryland Paperback Bookshelf] (Paperback)Paperback
1996 - On Politics a Carnival of Buncombe [Maryland Paperback Bookshelf] (Paperback)Paperback
1996 - Happy Days Mencken's Autobiography 1880-1892 [Maryland Paperback Bookshelf] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - Prejudices a Selection [Maryland Paperback Bookshelf] (Paperback)Paperback
George Bernard Shaw His Plays [George Bernard Shaw Ser No 92] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
Prejudices Series 1-6 [Complete Set of 6 Volumes] (Hardcover)