[PW] Friday's Forgotten Books: the links to reviews and more: 12 August 2016

Todd Mason foxbrick at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 12 13:39:55 PDT 2016

The weekly gathering of reviews and review  essays devoted to the "forgotten" or at least insufficiently attended-to (usually!) narratives of the past...usually books of fiction, but ranging a bit beyond that.  Either series founder Patti Abbott or I will be hosting next week, most likely. 

Sergio Angelini: Kiss by "Ed McBain"

Frank Babics: Ghost Stories edited by Aleš Haman & Irena Zítková

Mark Baker: Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist by Dorothy Gilman

Yvette Banek: Sleeping Giants by Silvain Neuvel

The BareBones Staff: EC Comics, July 1951

Joe Barone: Death of a Swagman by Arthur W. Upfield

Les Blatt: There is a Reason for Everything by E. R. Punshon

Brian Busby: The Further Frustrations of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard

Bill Crider: Agent to the Stars by John Scalzi

William Deeck: Another Mug for the Bier by Richard Starnes

Martin Edwards: The Problem of the Wire Cage by John Dickson Carr

Barry Ergang: The Tightrope Men by Desmond Bagley

Will Errickson: The Orpheus Process by Daniel H. Gower

Curt Evans: The Uncertain Glory et seq. by Molly Thynne

Fred Fitch: The Perfect Murder by Lawrence Block, Sarah Caudwell, Tony Hillerman, Peter Lovesey, Donald Westlake and Jack Hitt

Paul Fraser: The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, April 1951, edited by Anthony Boucher and J. Francis McComas; Science Fiction Monthly, April 1975, edited by Julie Davis

Ed Gorman: John Brunner

John Grant: The Crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham

Rich Horton: Black Rock by Ralph Connor

Jerry House: Son of the Flying "Y" by Will F. Jenkins (aka "Murray Leinster")

Tracy K: The Case of the Restless Redhead by Erle Stanley Gardner

George Kelley: Sci-Fi [sic] Chronicles edited by Guy Haley

Margot Kinberg: State Fair by Earlene Fowler

Rob Kitchin: Rough Treatment by John Harvey

B. V. Lawson: The Last Vanity by "Hartley Howard" (Leopold Horace Ognall, a name no one would believe)

Steve Lewis: Shanghai Flame by A. S. Fleischman

John F. Norris: The Cat and Fiddle Murders by E. B. Ronald

Matt Paust: Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner

Mildred Perkins: Rise Again by Ben Tripp

James Reasoner: Snatch! by "CKM Scanlon" (George Fielding Eliot in this case)

Richard Robinson: The Long-Winded Lady: Notes from The New Yorker by Maeve Brennan

Peter Rozovsky: Odds Against Tomorrow by William P. McGivern

Gerard Saylor: Into the Valley by John Hersey

Steve Scott: The Red Hot Typewriter by Hugh Merrill; 1985 John D. MacDonald interview from Family Weekly

Kerrie Smith: The Devil in the Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson

Richard Strauss: Hammett Homicides edited by "Ellery Queen" (Bestseller Mystery #81)

"TomCat": "The Wounded Tyrolean" by Donald Yates; The Count of Nine by "A. A. Fair" (Erle Stanley Gardner)

Prashant Trikannad: The Ghost Squad by John Gosling

--Todd Mason

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