Author:William Henry Irwin

William Henry Irwin
Known as Will Irwin. American author, writer and journalist. He started as a humorist but moved on to war reporting and writing on serious subjects: including the famous critical analyses of American journalism titled "The American Newspaper" ( a series in Collier's Magazine, 1911). His wife was the novelist-journalist Inez Haynes Gillmore
William Henry Irwin


  • Stanford Stories (1904) with Charles K. Field
  • The Picaroons (1904) with Gelett Burgess
  • The Readjustment (1910)
  • The House of Mystery (1910) as, by William Henry Irwin
  • The City That Was; A Requiem of Old San Francisco (booklet based on the article in The Sun, April 21, 1906)
  • The Jedburghs: The Secret History of the Allied Special Forces, France 1944
  • Abundance of Valor: Resistance, Survival, and Liberation: 1944-45
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Old Chinatown: A Book of Pictures
  • The Confessions of a Con Man as Told to Will Irwin
  • The Making of a Reporter
  • The House That Shadows Built
  • The House of Mystery

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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.

The author died in 1948, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.