Friday, August 16, 2019

FRIDAY'S "FORGOTTEN" BOOKS AND MORE: the links to the reviews: 16 August 2019

This week's books and more, unfairly (or sometimes fairly) neglected, or simply those the reviewers below think you might find of some interest (or, infrequently, you should be warned away from); certainly, most weeks we have a few not at all forgotten titles...if I've missed your review or someone else's, please let me know in comments.

Stacy Alesi: The E List: Fiction Reviews: 1983-2013

Mark Baker: Murder in Chinatown by Victoria Thompson

Brad Bigelow: The Signpost by E. Arnot Robertson 

Les Blatt: Murder in the Maze by J. J. Connington 

Joachim Boaz: The 1977 World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur Saha 

John Boston: Amazing: Fact and Science Fiction Stories, September 1964, edited by Cele Goldsmith Lalli

Cora Buhlert:  Conjure Wife by Fritz Leiber and the other 1944 Retro Hugo Awards winners and nominees; The Secret of Sinharat and People of the Talisman by Leigh Brackett

Brian Busby: Le dernier voyage by Eric C. Morris (A Voice is Calling as translated by Martine Hébert-Duguay)

Martin Edwards: Eighty Dollars to Stamford by Lucille Fletcher

Peter Enfantino and Jack Seabrook: Warren Comics, September/October 1967, edited by Archie Goodwin 

Barry Ergang: The Big Bad City by "Ed McBain" (Evan Hunter) 

Will Errickson: Metahorror edited by Dennis Etchison (and part 2); The Year's Best Horror Stories, Series VII edited by Karl Edward Wagner

José Ignacio Escribano: "Rosendo's Tale" ("Historia de Rosendo Juárez"; La Nación, 9 November 1969, collected in El informe de Brodie/Doctor Brodie's Report);  "Streetcorner Man" ("El hombre de la esquina rosada"; as by "Franciso Buscos", as "Hombre de las orillas", Crítica, 16 September 1933; first collected in Historia universal de la infamia/A Universal History of Infamy) 

Curtis Evans: thriller novels of Robert George Curtis

Olman Feelyus: Gat Heat by Richard S. Prather; Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets by David Simon

"Fred Fitch": "A Most Unusual Snatch" by Lawrence Block; Jimmy the Kid by Donald Westlake

Paul Fraser: Star Science Fiction Stories (initial volume) edited by Frederik Pohl

John Grant: Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus (translated by Steven T. Murray); The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout 

Audrey Hamilton: Arrest the Bishop? by Winnifred Peck; The Verge Practice by Barry Maitland

Bev Hankins: Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes edited by J. R. Campbell and Charles Prepolec

Rich Horton: Alan E. Nourse stories; Ward Moore stories; the Villiers series by Alexei Panshin 

Jerry House: Ten of Us: Original Stories and Sketches by Sigmund Bowman aka S. B. Alexander

Kate Jackson: Murder is Absurd by Patricia McGerr; Necessary Evil by Kelley Roos; Wish You Were Dead by Helen McCloy (abridged version of She Walks Alone, as published in Bestseller Mystery Magazine, November 1958, edited by Joseph W. Ferman and Robert P. Mills)

Tracy K: Death Knocks Three Times by "Anthony Gilbert" (Lucy Malleson)

Colman Keane: Others of My Kind by James Sallis 

George Kelley: The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg

Joe Kenney: The Yashar Pursuit by "Adam Hamilton" (Marilyn Granbeck); Hate is Thicker Than Blood by "Brad Latham" (Richard O'Brien)

Rob Kitchin: The Horseman's Song by Ben Pastor (translated from the Italian, La canzone del cavaliere, by Paola Bonini) 

B. V. Lawson: This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart

Evan Lewis: Tales of Wells Fargo by Frank Gruber

Steve Lewis: Dead Heat by "Paul Ayres" (Edward S. Aarons); The White Mountain Murders by Steve Sherman; Murder Begins at Home by Dale L. Gilbert 

Philip Lopate: "Come into the Roof Garden, Maud" by Djuna Barnes (first published in the New York Press, 14 July 1914)

Steve M: Whiskey River by Ralph Compton

Todd Mason: the anthologies of Betty M. Owen and...

Steven Nester: La Donna Detroit by Jon A. Jackson

John F. Norris: Girl Missing by Edna Sherry

Matt Paust: The Dog Seated Next to Me by Meg Pokrass

James Reasoner: City of Fire by "Andrew Quiller" (Angus Wells) 

Richard Robinson: Time for the Stars by Robert A. Heinlein 

Sandra Ruttan: Hard Man by Allan Guthrie (Ruttan interviews Guthrie) 

Gerard Saylor: "The Last Deep Breath" by Tom Piccirilli; Sex Slave Murders by S. Barri Flowers 

Jack Seabrook: "Murder in Szechwan" by Robert Branson, Collier's, 9 October 1948, edited by Walter Davenport (the Hitchcockepisode reviews so far)

Doreen Sheridan: Briarpatch by Ross Thomas 

Steven H Silver: "The Migration of Darkness" by Peter Payack, Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, August 1979, edited by George H. Scithers 

Kerrie Smith: Forget My Name by J. S. Monroe

"TomCat": The FlimFlam Affair by Bill Pronzini; "The K-Bar-D Murders" by Charles Tomlinson, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, November 1976, edited by Frederic Dannay

David Vineyard: The Hell Bent Kid by Charles O. Locke; Vice Isn't Private by Brian Cleeve 

Bill Wallace: Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

Richard Wheeler: Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott Berg


Jack Seabrook said...

Thanks for the links, Todd.

Todd Mason said...

As always, thanks for the reviews.