"A morbidly glamorous volume." Los Angeles Magazine March 2011
Recommended read. Orange Coast Magazine, June 2011
"Fade to Black" is a strong pick for any diehard fan of classic cinema. The Midwest Book Review. July 2011
"Fade to Black" is indeed an illuminating collection of short memoirs...and captures the history of cinema. Sacramento Book Review, September 2011
"This is an enjoyable read offering more then the interesting anecdotes and history so well described by Michael Barry, but an opportunity for loyal fans to pay their respects to those they love and admire. Thank you Michael for your gift and I hope others enjoy it as much as I have." Celeste Holm, Academy Award winning actress November 16, 2010.
Award winning author & columnist Michael Thomas Barry is a graduate of Cal State Fullerton with degrees in Criminal Justice and History. He pens the daily column "On this date in crime history" for Crime Magazine.com. His many literary awards include 2011 Readers Favorite Best Book Awards (Silver Medal) and 2012 International Book Awards (Winner). He is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, Authors Guild and American Society of Journalists & Authors. Michael resides in Orange, California.