Search Results: "Tom Folsom"


BOOK REVIEW

MR. UNTOUCHABLE by Leroy “Nicky” Barnes
NON-FICTION
Released: March 6, 2007

"The tale of a crime lord that's as vicious, graphic and entertaining as anything out there today."
A generation ago, Nicky Barnes was notorious as Harlem's prime retailer of quality heroin. Now he tells his gripping story. Read full book review >

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HOPPER by Tom Folsom
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 5, 2013

"Occasionally overwritten, but a rich portrayal of an unconventional, free-wheeling thinker whose checkered experiences shock and beguile on the page."
A hip biography of American actor, photographer and pop-art collector Dennis Hopper (1936-2010). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2009

"Riveting, richly atmospheric pulp nonfiction."
Novelistic study of an iconoclastic criminal in revolutionary times. Read full book review >

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THE EXILE by Allan Folsom
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Take away the action scenes—surprisingly few for all these pages—and what's left is a collection of cartoony characters and some head-scratching plot elements."
Bloated international thriller, knee-deep in cops, rogues, and Romanovs, starts fast—and stumbles. Read full book review >

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DAY OF CONFESSION by Allan Folsom
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 9, 1998

"In suspense fiction, less can be more."
A pair of plucky Americans saves the Vatican from itself in a thriller long on pages and short on probability. Read full book review >

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THE PROJECT by Richard Folsom
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 13, 2012

"A thought-provoking thriller."
In Folsom's novel, the Saudis and the Americans team up to thwart Iran's attempt to build a nuclear bomb. Read full book review >

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THE MACHIAVELLI COVENANT by Allan Folsom
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Wearisomely protracted."
Latter-day witches strive for world domination in this latest swollen thriller from Folsom. Read full book review >

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PHILOSOPHIE THINLY CLOTHED by Heather Folsom
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 20, 2003

"Instructive as parables, perhaps, but, as fiction, slim fare."
Psychiatrist Folsom's first collection of short-shorts—42 in all—offers an world filled entirely with women on the verge of discovery. Read full book review >

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THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW by Allan Folsom
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 6, 1994

"Anybody with the remotest taste for international intrigue will be hooked from page one. (Film rights to MGM; Book-of-the-Month Club Main Selection)"
In a Parisian cafÇ, an American surgeon recognizes the man who killed his father 30 years earlier and attacks him in a burst of uncontrollable passion—plunging himself into a conspiracy to bring the West once again under the wing of the Third Reich. Read full book review >

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SMOKE THE DONKEY by Cate Folsom
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2016

"A good read for Marines and their families as well as animal lovers."
The story of a Marine and the local donkey he adopted as a mascot for his troops. Read full book review >