Bibliography of Whittaker Chambers

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Bibliography of writings by Chambers


Bambi. Eine Lebensgeschichte aus dem Walde by Felix Salten. Published by Ullstein Verlag, Austria in 1923. Translated by Whittaker Chambers as Bambi, A Life in the Woods. Published by Simon & Schuster, New York in 1928.

Books and plays



  • Chambers, Whittaker (1987). Buckley, William F., Jr., ed. Odyssey of a Friend: Letters to William F. Buckley Jr. 1954-1961. Regnery Publishing, Inc. ISBN 0-89526-567-2. 
  • Chambers, Whittaker (1997). de Toledano, Ralph, ed. Notes from the Underground: The Whittaker Chambers/Ralph de Toledano Letters, 1949-1960. Regnery Publishing, Inc. ISBN 0-89526-425-0. 
  • Chambers, Whittaker (1989). Teachout, Terry, ed. Ghosts on the Roof: Selected Journalism of Whittaker Chambers, 1931-1959. Regnery Publishing, Inc. ISBN 0-89526-765-9. 

Important magazine articles

Collected magazine articles

Other media

Video on Chambers


  • 1931 Whittaker Chambers
  • 1939 Whittaker Chambers
  • 1948 Whittaker Chambers before HUAC
  • 1950 Whittaker Chambers reading of Hiss guilty verdict
  • 1961 Whittaker Chambers near the time of his death

Books on the Hiss–Chambers case

  • De Toledano, Ralph; Lasky, Victor (1950). Seeds of Treason - The True Story of the Hiss-Chambers Tragedy. Funk and Wagnalls. 
  • Cooke, Alistair (1950). A Generation on Trial: USA v. Alger Hiss. Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-23373-X. 
  • Morris, Richard Brandon (1952). Fair trial: Fourteen who stood accused from Anne Hutchinson to Alger Hiss. Alfred A. Knopf. 
  • Jowitt, William Allen (1953). The Strange Case of Alger Hiss. Hodder and Stoughton. 
  • Kempton, Murray (1955 (2003 reprint)). Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties. NYRB Classics. ISBN 1-59017-087-3.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Hiss, Alger (1957). In the Court of Public Opinion. Harper Collins. ISBN 0-06-090293-0. 
  • Cook, Fred J. (1958). The Unfinished Story of Alger Hiss. William Morrow & Company. ISBN 1-131-85352-0. 
  • Andrews, Bert; Andrews, Peter (1962). A Tragedy Of History: A Journalist's Confidential Role In The Hiss-Chambers Case. Robert B. Luce. 
  • Zeligs, Meyer A. (1967). Friendship and Fratricide: An Analysis of Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss. New York Viking Press. ISBN 1-199-49987-0. 
  • Seth, Ronald (1968). The Sleeping Truth: The Hiss-Chambers Affair Reappraised. Frewin. ISBN 0-09-086890-0. 
  • Smith, John Chabot (1976). Alger Hiss, The True Story. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. ISBN 0-03-013776-4. 
  • Hiss, Tony (1977). Laughing last: Alger Hiss. Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-24899-X. 
  • Weinstein, Allen (1978). Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case. Random House. ISBN 0-679-77338-X. 
  • Levitt, Morton; Levitt, Michael (1979). Tissue of Lies: Nixon vs. Hiss. Random House. ISBN 0-517-37134-0. 
  • Theoharis, Athan (Editor) (1982). Beyond the Hiss Case: The FBI, Congress, and the Cold War. Temple University Press. ISBN 0-87722-241-X. 
  • Reuben, William A (1983). Footnote on an Historic Case: In Re Alger Hiss, No. 78 Civ. 3433. Nation Institute. 
  • Moore, William Howard (1987). Two Foolish Men: The true story of the friendship between Alger Hiss and Whittaker Chambers. Moorop Press. 
  • Hiss, Alger (1989). Recollections of a Life. Little Brown & Co. ISBN 1-55970-024-6. 
  • Gwynn, Beatrice (1993). Whittaker Chambers: The Discrepancy in the Evidence of the Typewriter. Mazzard Publishers. ISBN 0-9518738-1-4. 
  • Worth, Esme J. (1993). Whittaker Chambers: The Secret Confession. Mazzard Publishers. ISBN 0-9518738-0-6. 
  • Oeste, Bob (1996). Last Pumpkin Paper (novel). Random House. ISBN 0-679-44837-3. 
  • Hiss, Tony (1999). The View from Alger's Window: A Son's Memoir. Alfred E. Knopf. ISBN 0-375-40127-X. 
  • Olmsted, Kathryn S. (2002). Red Spy Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley. The University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 0-8078-2739-8. 
  • Swan, Patrick (Editor) (2003). Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, and the Schism in the American Soul. ISI Books. ISBN 1-882926-91-9. 
  • White, G. Edward (2005). Alger Hiss's Looking-Glass Wars: The Covert Life of a Soviet Spy. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-518255-3. 
  • Levine, Isaac Don (1973). Eyewitness to History. Hawthorn Books, Inc. ISBN 1-891936-53-0. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 72-4919. 
  • Ruddy, T. Michael (2004). The Alger Hiss Espionage Case. Wadsworth Publishing. ISBN 0-15-508560-3. 
  • Tanenhaus, Sam (2007). An Un-American Life: The Case of Whittaker Chambers. Old Street Publishing (UK). ISBN 978-1-905847-07-5. 

Film on or including the Hiss–Chambers case

Chambers and Soviet espionage

Novels that include characters based on Whittaker Chambers

  • Trilling, Lionel (2002, originally published in 1947). The Middle of the Journey. New York Review of Books Classics Series. ISBN 1-59017-015-6.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Buckley, William F. (1999). The Redhunter: A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy. Little, Brown. ISBN 0-316-11589-4. 


  1. Chambers, Whittaker (19 September 1952). "The Sanity of St. Benedict". Commonweal. Retrieved 28 June 2012. 

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