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Born in November 15, 1881 / Died in March 23, 1960 / United States / English


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  • In Cupid's Court, Lord (Evanston, IL), 1902.
  • Tobogganning on Parnassus, Doubleday (Garden City, NY), 1911.
  • In Other Words, Doubleday, 1912.
  • By and Large, Doubleday, 1914.
  • Weights and Measures, Doubleday, 1917.
  • Among Us Mortals, Houghton Mifflin (Boston and New York), 1917.
  • Something Else Again, Doubleday, 1920.
  • (Author of introductory essay) C. L. Edson, The Gentle Art of Columning: A Treatise on Comic Journalism, Brentano (New York, NY), 1920.
  • Overset, Doubleday, 1922.
  • Women I'm Not Married To (bound with Men I'm Not Married To, by Dorothy Parker), Doubleday, 1922.
  • So There!, Doubleday, Page, 1923.
  • So Much Velvet, Doubleday, 1924.
  • (Compiler with Deems Taylor, Jack Bechdolt, Helen Rowland, and Mabel Claire) The Book of Diversion, Greenberg (New York, NY), 1925, revised and enlarged edition compiled by Adams, Taylor, Rowland, and Percival Wilde published as The Weekend Companion, World (Cleveland and New York), 1941.
  • (Editor) The Conning Tower Book, Macy-Masius (New York, NY), 1926.
  • (Editor) The Second Conning Tower Book, Doubleday, 1927.
  • (Compiler with Harry Hansen) Answer This One: Questions for Everybody, Clode (New York, NY), 1927.
  • Half a Loaf, Doubleday, 1927.
  • The Column Book of F. P. A., Doubleday, 1928.
  • Christopher Columbus and Other Patriotic Verses, Viking (New York, NY), 1931.
  • (Contributor) The Book of Dilemmas, Simon and Schuster (New York, NY), 1931.
  • (Editor) Berenice Dewey, Poems, Galleon Press (New York, NY), 1933.
  • The Diary of Our Own Samuel Pepys, 1911-1934, two volumes, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1935.
  • The Melancholy Lute: Selected Songs of Thirty Years, Viking (New York, NY), 1936.
  • (With John Anderson, Brooks Atkinson, and others) Percy Hammond: A Symposium in Tribute, Doubleday, 1936.
  • (Author of foreword) Finley Peter Dunne, Mr. Dooley at His Best, Scribners (New York, NY), 1938.
  • (With John L. Lewis, Herbert Bayard Swope, and others) Heywood Broun as He Seemed to Us, Random House (New York, NY), 1940.
  • (Author of introduction) William Congreve, Love for Love, Scribners, 1940.
  • (Editor) Innocent Merriment: An Anthology of Light Verse, McGraw-Hill (New York and London), 1942.
  • Nods and Becks, McGraw-Hill (London and New York), 1944.
  • (Compiler) The F. P. A. Book of Quotations, Funk & Wagnalls (New York, NY), 1952.
Also contributor to Squads Write! (A Selection of the Best Things in Prose, Verse and Cartoon from "The Stars and Stripes"), edited by John T. Winterich, Harper (New York, NY), 1931; and The Best in the World, edited by John K. Hutchens and George Oppenheimer, Viking, 1973. Contributor to periodicals, including New Republic, Nation's Business, Harper's, and Atlantic Monthly.