Works by H.L. Mencken

  1. Ventures into Verse. Baltimore: Marshall, Beck & Gordon, 1903.
  2. George Bernard Shaw: His Plays. Boston: Luce, 1905.
  3. The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. Boston: Luce, 1908.
  4. The Artist: A Drama Without Words. Boston: Luce, 1912.
  5. A Book of Burlesques. New York: Lane, 1916.
  6. A Little Book in C Major. New York: Lane, 1916.
  7. A Book of Prefaces. New York: Knopf, 1917.
  8. Damn! A Book of Calumny. New York: Philip Goodman, 1918.
  9. In Defense of Women. New York: Philip Goodman, 1918.
  10. The American Language: A Preliminary Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States. New York: Knopf, 1919. Revised editions were published in 1921, 1923, and 1936. Supplements I and II were published in 1945 and 1948, respectively. An abridged version of the Fourth Edition and two Supplements, edited by Raven I. McDavid, Jr., was published by Knopf in 1963.
  11. Prejudices: First Series. New York: Knopf, 1919.
  12. Prejudices: Second Series. New York: Knopf, 1920.
  13. Prejudices: Third Series. New York: Knopf, 1922.
  14. Prejudices: Fourth Series. New York: Knopf, 1924.
  15. Notes on Democracy. New York: Knopf, 1926.
  16. Prejudices: Fifth Series. New York: Knopf, 1926.
  17. Prejudices: Sixth Series. New York: Knopf, 1927.
  18. Selected Prejudices. New York: Knopf, 1927.
  19. Treatise on the Gods. New York: Knopf, 1930.
  20. Making a President: A Footnote to the Saga of Democracy. New York: Knopf,1932.
  21. Treatise on Right and Wrong. New York: Knopf, 1934.
  22. Erez Israel. New York: privately printed, 1935.
  23. Happy Days: 1880-1892. New York: Knopf, 1940.
  24. Newspaper Days: 1899-1906. New York: Knopf, 1941.
  25. Heathen Days: 1890-1936. New York: Knopf, 1943.
  26. Christmas Story. New York: Knopf, 1946.
  27. The Days of H. L. Mencken: Happy Days, Newspaper Days, Heathen Days. New York: Knopf, 1947.
  1. A Mencken Chrestomathy. New York: Knopf, 1949.
  2. The Vintage Mencken. Edited by Alistair Cooke. New York: Vintage Books,1955.
  3. A Carnival of Buncombe. Edited by Malcolm Moose. Baltimore: Johns HopkinsUniversity Press, 1956.
  4. Minority Report: H L. Mencken’s Notebooks. New York: Knopf, 1956.
  5. The Bathtub Hoax and Other Blasts A Bravos from the Chicago Tribune. Edited by Robert McHugh. New York: Knopf, 1958.
  6. Prejudices: A Selection. Edited by James T. Farrell. New York: Vintage, 1958.
  7. H. L. Mencken on Music: A Selection of His Writings on Music, Together with an Account of H. L. Mencken s Musical Life and a History of the Saturday Night Club. Edited by Louis Cheslock. New York: Knopf, 1961.
  8. The American Scene: A Reader. Edited by Huntington Cairns. New York: Knopf, 1965.
  9. H. L. Mencken s Smart Set Criticism. Edited by William H. Nolte. Ithaca, NY:Cornell University Press, 1968.
  10. The Young Mencken: The Best of His Work. Edited by Carl Bode. New York:Dial Press, 1973.
  11. A Gang of Pecksniffs: And Other Comments on Newspaper Publishers, Editors, and Writers. Edited by Theo Lippman, Jr. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1975.
  12. Mencken’s Last Campaign: H. L. Mencken on the 1948 Election. Edited byJoseph C. Goulden. Washington, DC: New Republic Book Company, 1976.
  13. A Choice of Days. Edited by Edward L. Galligan. New York: Knopf, 1980.

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