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Who Doesn't Love a Mafia Kingpin..in a book! Organized crime month!

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You've seen the movie, check out a Nicholas Pileggi book. Choose from Wiseguy (basis for Goodfellas) or Casino. If you'd like to salute St Patrick with tales of the Irish mob, pick The Brothers Bulger: How They Terrorized and Corrupted Boston for a Quarter Century by Howie Carr.

McMafia: a Journey through the Global Underworld by Misha Glenny is onger than a typical selection, but totally fascinating. In you're more drawn to criminals who prize cleverness over violence, try The Great Pearl Heist: London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace, by Molly Caldwell Crosby.

Gomorrah: A Personal Journey into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System by Roberto Saviono was a massive best seller in Italy.

If you're a Sopranos superfan, tryThe Sopranos: The Complete Book by Brett Martin.