Title:

The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and other stories

Date:

October 15, 1934

Art Credits:

Cover designed by Ernest Reichl

Notes:

Saroyan's first book. 

Includes -

  • The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze
  • Seventy Thousand Assyrians
  • Among the Lost
  • Myself upon the Earth
  • Love, Death, Sacrifice and So Forth
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • And Man
  • A Curved Line
  • Snake
  • Big Valley Vineyard
  • Aspirin Is a Member of the N.R.A.
  • Seventeen
  • A Cold Day
  • The Earth, Day, Night, Self
  • Harry
  • Laughter
  • The Big Tree Coming
  • Dear Greta Garbo
  • The Man with the French Post Cards
  • Three Stories
  • Love
  • War
  • Sleep in Unheavenly peace
  • Fight Your Own War
  • Common Prayer
  • The Shepherd's Daughter

Translated into Czech, Danish, French, German, Polish, and Spanish. 


Daring Young Man

Title:

Inhale & Exhale

Date:

February 19, 1936

Art Credits:

Cover designed by Ernest Reichl

Night sky photograph reproduced courtesy of Mount Wilson Observatory, Pasadena, California. 

First edition - 4,400 copies

Notes:

UK edition published by Faber & Faber that included 1/2 of the stories+ in the US edition as Inhale and Exhale, and the rest as The Gay & Melancholy Flux.

Selections translated and published in Spanish, German, Japanese, and French.

Includes

  • Resurrection of a Life
  • Five Ripe Pears
  • The World & the Theatre
  • Laura, Immortal
  • The Oranges
  • Morning
  • The Younger Brother
  • London, Ah, London
  • The Living Multitude
  • The Gay & Melancholy Flux
  • Two Days Wasted in Kansas City  
  • International Harvester
  • The Bridge
  • Going Home
  • A Night of Nothing
  • The Drinkers
  • The Horses & the Sea
  • World Wilderness of Time Lost
  • The Broken Wheel
  • The War
  • The Death of Children
  • Daily News
  • Our Friends the Mice
  • The Symphony
  • Raisins
  • The Barber Whose Uncle Had His Head Bitten Off by a Circus Tiger
  • Yea & Amen
  • Solo for Tin Gazoo
  • Prelude to an American Symphony
  • How Pleasant to Have Passed Through Buffalo
  • The Drunkard
  • My Picture in the Paper
  • Nine Million Years Ago
  • Memoirs of a Veteran Actor
  • A Tipped Hat to the Lamp Post
  • With a Hey Nonny Nonny
  • I Can't Put Two & Two Together
  • Secrets in Alexandria
  • Hunger Laughing
  • The Mother
  • Panorama Unmerciful
  • The Great Unwritten American Novel
  • Antranik of Armenia
  • Six Hundred and Sixty-Six
  • The lnternatiohal Song of the Machine Gun
  • Taxi to Laughter & Life Unending
  • Poem, Story, Novel
  • The Revolution
  • Little Miss Universe
  • Solemn Advice to a Young Man About to Accept Undertaking as a Profession
  • Two Thousand Four Hundred and Some Odd Dollars for Kindness
  • An Occurrence at Izzy's
  • Our Little Brown Brothers the Filipinos
  • The Japanese Are Coming
  • Ah-ha
  • At Sundown  
  • Christians Singing
  • Rain
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Psalms
  • A Note on Travel
  • The Dark Sea
  • Malenka Manon
  • The Proletarian at the Trap Drum
  • The Black Tartars
  • The Egg
  • The Little Dog Laughed to See Such Sport
  • Train Going
  • The Whistle
  • Finlandia
  • The Armenian & the Armenian

Daring Young Man

Title:

Three Times Three

Date:

December 10, 1936

Art Credits:

Printed by Page Printers

Notes:

This was the first book published by The Conference Press

Includes

  • The Man with the Heart in the Highlands
  • The Question
  • The Living and the Dead
  • Summertime
  • Public Speech
  • Life and Letters
  • Baby
  • The Beggars
  • Quarter, Half, Three-quarter, and Whole Notes

Published in the UK by Faber & Faber as a part of The Gay and Melancholy Flux. 


Daring Young Man

Title:

Little Children

Date:

August 12, 1937

Art Credits:

Typography by Robert Josephy

Notes:

First edition - 1,500 copies.

Published in the UK by Faber & Faber in 1937

Includes

  • Laughing Sam
  • The Sunday Zeppelin
  • Corduroy Pants
  • The Coldest Winter since 1854
  • O Higher Accountancy, O Traffic Management
  • The Only Guy in Town
  • The First Day of School
  • The Man Who Got Fat
  • Around the World with General Grant
  • The Messenger
  • Many Miles Per Hour
  • The World's Champion Elevator Operator
  • My Uncle and The Mexicans
  • Countrymen, How Do You Like America?
  • The Crusader
  • The Cat
  • Where I Come From People Are Polite

Daring Young Man

Title:

Date:

1937

Art Credits:

Notes:

Originally published by Faber & Faber in the United Kingdom. 

 Includes

  • The World and the Theatre
  • Laura, Immortal
  • Morning
  • Life
  • The Gay and Melancholy Flux
  • Home
  • World Wilderness of Time Lost
  • Solo for Tin Gazoo
  • Prelude to an American Symphony
  • How pleasant to have passed through Buffalo
  • The Drunkard
  • My Picture in the Paper
  • Nine Million Years Ago
  • Memoirs of a Veteran Actor
  • A Tipper Hat to the Lamp Post
  • I Can't Put Two and Two Together
  • Love
  • Hunger
  • Panorama Unmerciful
  • The Great Unwritten American Novel
  • Ben
  • Taxi to Laughter and Life Unending
  • As of the Sun
  • Ah-ha
  • At Sundown
  • Christians Singing
  • Rain
  • Psalms
  • The Train
  • The Whistle
  • The Man with the Heart in the Highlands
  • The Question
  • The Living and the Dead
  • Summertime
  • Public Speech
  • Life and Letters
  • Baby
  • The Beggars
  • Quarter, Half, Three-quarter, and Whole Notes

Daring Young Man

Title:

Love Here is My Hat

Date:

March 14, 1938

Art Credits:

Illustrations by John Groth

Typography by Robert Josephy

Notes:

Published in teh UK by Faber & Faber in 1938.

Includes

  • Love, Here is My Hat
  • Ever Fall in Love with a Midget?
  • The Trains
  • One of the Least Famous of the Great Love Affairs of History
  • The La Salle Hotel in Chicago
  • Gus the Gambler
  • Saturday Night
  • Coffee and Sandwiches at Louie's on Pacific Street
  • Ah Life, Ah Death, Ah Music, Ah France, Ah Everything
  • Three, Four, Shut the Door
  • For My Part I'll Smoke a Good Ten Cent Cigar
  • The Genius
  • A Lady Named Caroline
  • The Fire
  • You're Breaking My Heart
  • The Filipino and The Drunkard
  • Jim Pemberton and His Boy Trigger
  • War and Peace
  • The Poor Heart
  • A Family of Three / The Child... The Man ... The Woman
  • Am I Your World?

Daring Young Man

Title:

A Native American

Date:

October, 1938

Art Credits:

Linoleum cuts by Lloyd Hoff

Notes:

First edition - 450 copies. 

Includes

  • The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse
  • The Journey to Hanford
  • One of Our Future Poets, You Might Say.
  • The Pomegranate Trees
  • The Circus
  • Locomotive 38, The Ojibway
  • A Nice Old-Fashioned Romance, with Love Lyrics, And Everything
  • The Fifty-Yard Dash

Daring Young Man

Title:

The Trouble with Tigers

Date:

November 10, 1938

Art Credits:

Typography by Robert Josephy

Notes:

UK edition published by Faber & Faber in 1939

Includes

  • The Tiger
  • Sweetheart Sweetheart Sweetheart
  • The Brothers and the Sisters
  • Another Summer,
  • The Way To Be Alive
  • I Could Say Bella Bella
  • The Nurse, the Angel, the Daughter of the Gambler
  • O.K., Baby, This Is the
    World
  • It's Not as if We Don't Appreciate Your Kindness
  • The Brokenhearted Comedian and the Girl Who Took
    the Place of His Unfaithful Wife
  • On Malibu Bay
  • A Scenario for Karl Marx
  • The Legend Makers
  • The Ants
  • The Great Leapfrog Contest
  • A Talk with Father
  • The Acrobats
  • Citizens of the Third Grade
  • The People, Yes and Then Again No
  • Everything
  • Woof Woof
  • A Prayer for the Living
  • Little Old New York
  • The World
  • A Letter to the Old City Editor
  • A Clear Warm Day
  • Memories of Paris
  • The Job
  • Some Day I'll Be a Millionaire Myself
  • The Vision
  • The Dale Carnegie Friend
  • Anything for a Laugh
  • A Nice Boy, Even if He Is Rich
  • The Pool Game
  • We Want a Touchdown

Daring Young Man

Title:

Peace, It's Wonderful

Date:

April 17, 1939

Art Credits:

Notes:

UK edition published by Faber & Faber in 1940

Includes

  • The Greatest Country in the World
  • The Insurance Salesman, the Peasant, the Rug Merchant, and the Potted Plant
  • The Year of Heaven
  • The Europa
  • Club
  • 1924 Cadillac for Sale
  • The Love-Kick
  • Little
  • Moral Tales from the Old Country
  • The Warm, Quiet Valley of Home
  • A Number of the Poor
  • The Monumental Arena
  • Peace, It's Wonderful
  • Piano
  • The Mouse
  • The Adventures of a Young Man Some Day To Be Another Jack London
  • Romance
  • At the Chop Suey Joint on Larkin Street at Two Thirty in the Morning
  • Ohio
  • The War in Spain
  • Comedy Is Where You Die and They Don't Bury You Because You Can Still Walk
  • Noonday Dark Enfolding Texas
  • Johnny the Dreamer, Mary the Model at Magnin's and Plato the Democrat
  • The Best and Worst People and Things of 1938
  • What We Want Is Love and Money
  • The Sweet Singer of Omsk
  • The Same as Twenty Years Ago
  • The Russian Writer
  • The Journey and the Dream
  • A note by the American Federation of Labor declaring the book was printed in union shops.

Daring Young Man

Title:

My Heart's in the Highlands

Date:

June 8, 1939

Art Credits:

Typography by Robert Josephy

Notes:

Includes

  • Preface by Harold Clurman, Director of the Groupp Theatre
  • The People, The Place, The Time
  • My Heart's in the Highlands (Play)
  • The Man with the Heart in the Highlands
Daring Young Man

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