Thelma Adams

Thelma Adams is a novelist and leading New York based film critic who chaired the New York Film Critics Circle twice during her 19-year tenure.

Her latest book The Last Woman Standing: A Novel is a Kindle bestseller. Previously, she covered the Oscars for Yahoo! Movies for three seasons, interviewing celebrities from Julianne Moore to Joaquin Phoenix to Oprah Winfrey. The New York Times favorably reviewed her debut novel, Playdate, published by St. Martin's Press. Ms. Adams' essays have been anthologized, most recently in O's Little Book of Happiness.

Previously, she was the film critic at Us Weekly (2000–2011) and the New York Post (1993–2000).

Book Reviews by Thelma Adams

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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro remains a bucket-list challenge, but in the book world, staring down a 784-page Swedish serial-killer novel may make the reader question his or her priorities: Why have I

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Alan Furst is the empathetic king of deeply researched historical fiction set in WWII Europe. His heroes are intelligent men attracted to complex women.

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You can't judge a book by the superlatives on the cover.