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Chicago

Written by David Mamet — David Mamet is best known for his work in theatre. His Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross quintessentially captures what we have come to love and expect from his work. This sweary play is about real estate agents…
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Blind Moon Alley by John Florio

We first met Jersey Leo in Sugar Pop Moon, reviewed here. A mixed race albino, he’s a Philadelphia inhabitant unlike any other. The year is 1931 and his adventures with moonshine (aka Sugar Pop) in the previous novel behind him, Jersey is running a speakeasy…
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Sugar Pop Moon

Written by John Florio — It’s 1930 and Jersey Leo, aka Snowball, is a mixed-race albino working at the Pour House, a speakeasy in Hell’s Kitchen during Prohibition. He’s described as ‘…a walking cup of coffee with a splash too much milk.’ It doesn’t matter…
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NTN: Michael Mayo interviewed

Jimmy the Stick is the first novel from film writer Michael Mayo. It’s a cracking debut set in America during prohibition and the author makes full use of that era to bring us an exciting tale of gangsters and smuggling. Real life characters like Arnold…
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NTN: Jimmy the Stick

Written by Michael Mayo — New author Michael Mayo is an experienced film journalist who has worked in both print and on the radio. Jimmy The Stick, though, represents his first novel and so perhaps it’s only natural the author chose to set his work…
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Live by Night

Written by Dennis Lehane — Live By Night is the second book in a trilogy in which Lehane is exploring mid-20th century America. The first, The Given Day, was published to great acclaim in 2008, and fans have been looking forward to Live by Night…
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