In This Issue
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City Without Children
A correspondent describes the early days of Britain's war with Germany when, in anticipation of bombings and gassings, more than half a million children were sent away from London.
For Armistice Day
"In the capitals and great cities of the Allies the civilian populations were shrieking and dancing in an orgy of hysterical triumph and rejoicing. But in the armies there was silence."
Last Hours in Germany
The Atlantic Bookshelf: A Guide to Good Books
Journey to a War
My Life: Autobiography of Havelock Ellis
I'd Walk a Mile for 'The Youngest Camel'
An American Artist's Story
Daniel Boone: Master of the Wilderness
The Contributors' Column
The Editor Speaking
Business Looks Ahead
Do You Stutter?
Women on Wheels
I Like Bad Boys
Evening Meal in the Twentieth Century
New Coöperation in Industry
William Faulkner: The Novel as Form
The Ethics of Advertising
Now We Are Ten
We Had Until the Harvest
The Duty of a Pacifist
ESSAYISTS young and old, known and unknown, are invited to compete for the Club. A prize of $250 will be posted each month for the most distinctive essay of a thousand words. It gives us great pleasure to confer the November award on Robert Shelby Darbishire, of Stanford, Kentucky, a newcomer to the Atlantic.
The State of the Language: 'For the Ear Trieth Words, as the Mouth Tasteth Meat'
Land Below the Wind