The Folio Books website offers reviews of some of our favourite books. Reviews are written with the mail-order buyer in mind and are done with the specific edition in hand unless otherwise indicated. The range is general interest, with classics, fiction, children's books, science and reference.
Most of the books can be mail-ordered from Amazon.com. You may find additional links below the Folio reviews, e.g. a choice of hardcover or paperback, or more titles by a particular author.
Recent additions:Oct 17, 2004: The Art Books page which had been moved has been replaced. Additional art book reviews are at http://maryadamart.com/artbooks.htmAug 04, 2004: Art books -- Brassai, Conversations with Picasso; Nicolaides, The Natural Way to Draw; and Picasso 1881--1973 by Warncke.Jan 20, 1998: Teaching Them To Read by Dolores Durkin, in Bookshelf and Education. A textbook for teachers of reading.
Dec 17, 1997: The Enigma of Arrival, by V.S. Naipaul; in Bookshelf. ". . . the fascinating process by which a person leaves one world (in Naipaul's case, childhood in Trinidad) and arrives in another (England) and thereby develops into a different person."
Oct 15, 1997: How the Amazon referral fee system works (exactly) and the "click-thru" figure for the last quarter.
August 9, 1997: Author list updated. Title and Subject lists are still out of date.
August 2, 1997: Charlotte's Web in Children's Books. (Note: Author, Title and Subject indexes are incomplete and need to be updated.)
July 26, 1997: Additions in Bookshelf: Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide 1997, The Western Canon by Harold Bloom, Writer's Market 1997, and Nicholson Baker.
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