Friday, November 05, 2010

Friday's Forgotten Books, November, 5, 2010

There might be book reviews out there today. But I am with Rocky.


Anonymous said...

Patti - Oh, what a great scene from a classic movie! I am homesick now...

Todd Mason said...

I have rounded up the FFBs I'm aware of so far this Friday at my blog, for your link-stroking pleasure. Tomorrow, with luck, I hit the overpriced but nonetheless enticing (and Abbott-studded) NoirCon. And will even be able to see while doing so.

I played Bill Conti's theme music (badly) too often while in Andy Soucy's Londonderry (NH) Jr/Sr High School Band (stalwarts of the Rose Parade years after my family decamped to mother was a co-founder of the Friends of the Band, which helped keep the band provisioned in those late '70s New Hampshire public sector years...Obama was toking with the Choom Gang and playing decent/nothing-special basketball at the next mother of my secondary-school soul while I was blatting on trombone...and I would again in junion year at Punahou) to ever take the sequence quite the way it was intended.

Todd Mason said...

The Forgotten Books list (again, links at ):

Paul Bishop: Whiteout and Black Camelot by Duncan Kyle (Bish is also heavy on the "men's sweat" magazine and other colorful cover illos this week)
Bill Crider: The Godwulf Manuscript by Robert B. Parker
Scott Cupp: Pixie Dust by Henry Melton
Martin Edwards: Heir Presumptive by Henry Wade
Ed Gorman: The Crime Lover's Casebook (aka The New Mystery) edited by Jerome Charyn
Glenn Harper: The Coast Road by John Brady
George Kelley: The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 (the new edition)
Steve Lewis's The Mystery File, as usual, has a plethora of arguably FFB reviews.
Todd Mason (that guy): Death Qualified by Kate Wilhelm; In Deep by Damon Knight
Ann Parker: Rose by Martin Cruz Smith
Eric Peterson: Men, Women and Chainsaws by Carol Glover
James Reasoner: Tarzan and the Lion Man by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Kerrie Smith: Deadly Variations by Paul Myers

Honorable Mentions:
Peter Enfantino's story-by-story run through the issues of Manhunt magazine
B.V. Lawon's round-up of crime-fiction ezines

Word verification: tomar. Yes, friends, to drink it in.

Erik Donald France said...

I love walking (or running) around that area when in Philly.

Would also love to see the Barnes one more time outside the city before it takes its place nearby.