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Nantucket Review

#5 was published in 1975

Issues & Index Sources:  early 1970s – 1986
Publishers:   Nantucket, Massachusetts

The NASFA Shuttle

Official newsletter and 'zine of the North Alabama Science Fiction Association that occasionally published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1980? – present
Publishers:   The North Alabama Science Fiction Association, P.O.Box 4857, Huntsville, AL 35815-4857

Nash's Magazine

Total Issues: 66+29=95

Mostly fiction, including Algernon Blackwood, William Hope Hodgson, Oliver Onions, Marie Belloc Lowndes ("The Lodger" Jan-1911).

Merged with Pall Mall Magazine in 1914; relaunched May-1927; re-merged with Pall Mall Magazine in 1929. A separate Nash's Annual appeared in 1938 and this was revived after the War and certainly saw issues from 1946-49.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1909 – Sep-1914: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

#merges with The Pall Mall Magazine

  May-1927 – Sep-1929

#merges with The Pall Mall Magazine


  Apr-1909 – Jan-1911: Eveleigh Nash
  Feb-1911 – Sep-1937: Hearst's National Magazine Company


  1909 – 1911: James Eveleigh Nash
  1911 – 1914: Perriton Maxwell
  1927 – 1929: Alice Maud Head


  Apr-1909 – Jan-1910: standard, pulp
  Feb-1910 – Sep-1911: standard, white weave paper
  Oct-1911 – Sep-1934: standard, glossy



Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Nash's Weekly

Total Issues: 41

A bright heavily illustrated story paper; authors include William Hope Hodgson (later Carnacki stories), E.F. Benson (serialized "Queen Lucia," 1920), Rafael Sabatini, A.E.W. Mason, Algernon Blackwood.

Issues & Index Sources

  14-Jun-1919 – 30-Aug-1919
  6-Sep-1919 – 10-Jul-1920, as Nash's Illustrated Weekly: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  14-Jun-1919 – 10-Apr-1920: Periodical Publishing Co. [Nash], London
  17-Apr-1920 – 10-Jul-1920: Hutchinson's


  14-Jun-1919 – 10-Apr-1920: Eveleigh Nash


  tabloid, illustrated




  14-Jun-1919 – 30-Aug-1919: 16pp
  6-Sep-1919 – 10-Jul-1920: 48pp


  weekly, but missed some issues in 1920

Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers

Nassau Review

Issues & Index Sources:  1964 – present
Publishers:   English Dept., Nassau Community College, One Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530-6793 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Paul A. Doyle (in 1998 - 2002)
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Nasty Piece of Work

Total Issues: 14

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1996 – Jan-2000: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Petersfield, Hants
Editors:   David A. Green
Formats:   A5
Prices:   £1.50
Pagecounts:   80
Frequency:   quarterly
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The Nation [1865]

Primarily a political journal, modelled on the UK publication The Spectator.

Issues & Index Sources

  6-Jul-1865 – present: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole: 1865 - 1906 only; FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index


  1865 – ?: Frederick Law Olmstead
  1881 – ?: New York Evening Post



Related Sites

  Spartacus Educational

The Nation [1900]

"If you turn to the English magazines, you will find a certain form of conte of narrow range developed to a point of high literary merit in such a paper as the Nation or the New Statesman"; absorbed The Athenaeum.

Issues & Index Sources

  ? – 1907, as The Speaker
  1907 – 19-Feb-1921, as The Nation
  26-Feb-1921 – 21-Feb-1931, as The Nation and Athenaeum

#merges with The New Statesman


  Henry William Massingham (1907 - 1923)



Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

National Brain Power

Short-run failure in the otherwise wildly successful Bernarr Macfadden chain in the '20s. It was intended as a companion to the flagship Physical Culture.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1921 – Aug-1922, as National Pictorial Brain Power Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Sep-1922 – May-1924, as National Brain Power: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

#merges with Physical Culture (US)


  The Contructive Publishing Corp.


  Sep-1921 – 1922: Harold E. Bessom
  in 1922: Arthur Howland
  in 1923: F. Orlin Tremaine



National Detective (Cases)

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1941 – ?
Publishers:   Real Detective Tales Inc., 4600 Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL, then 1050 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL, from early 1940s
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines

The National Era

Total Issues: 690

This magazine was the successor to Baltimore Saturday Visiter. Abolitionist magazine; serialized "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (Jun-1851 - Apr-1852); other authors include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gail Hamilton (Mary Dodge), John Greenleaf Whittier. Absorbed by Principia in 1860.

Note: there was a New National Era and Citizen from 22-May-1873 - 26-Feb-1874 (40 issues) published by Frederick Douglass. Not sure if this also published fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  7-Jan-1847 – 22-Mar-1860
Editors:   Gamaliel Bailey
Frequency:   weekly

The National Farmer and Home Magazine

"A Journal of Instructive Literature and Choice Stories".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Lane's List, Augusta, Maine
Frequency:   monthly

National Home Monthly

Several issues seen for sale on eBay. Looks somewhat like The Ladies' Home Journal and contained a considerable amount of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  1899 – Sep-1932, as Western Home Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Oct-1932 – Dec-1950?, as National Home Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  Stovel, Winnepeg

National Jewish Monthly

Covers the world of Jewish affairs, politics, personalities, religion and Israel. Geared towards the American Jewish public. Includes advertisements, book reviews, illustrations, and index. Renamed to "B'nai B'rith International Jewish Monthly" and now called the "B'nai B'rith Magazine".

Issues & Index Sources:  1886 – present
Publishers:   1640 Rhode Island Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20036
Editors:   Marc Silver (in 2001)

National Lampoon

A humour magazine which ran occasional stories some very controversial, especially those by Chris Miller.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1970 – 1998?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  National Lampoon, Inc


  1970 – 1972: Douglas C. Kenney
  1973 – 1975: Henry N. Beard
  ?: P.J. O'Rourke




  monthly till 1993, then annual

The National Magazine [1852]

Subtitled "Devoted to Literature, Art and Religion".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1852 – Dec-1858
Publishers:   Carlton & Phillips
Editors:   Abel Stevens (Jul-1852 - Jun-1856); James Floy (Jul-1856 - Dec-1858)

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