Scott M. Deitche is an environmental scientist by profession. He also writes on the Mafia, including the books Cigar City Mafia, A Complete History of the Tampa Underworld (2004), The Silent Don: The Criminal Underworld of Santo Trafficante Jr. (2007), and The Everything Mafia Book: revised edition (2009). His latest book is Rogue Mobster: The Untold Story of Mark Silverman and the New England Mafia (Strategic Media, 2012).
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Whitey’s Payback serves is a ripping good collection of top-notch crime writing.
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Noir-tinged alt-folk debut from the California duo.
DJ Thomas Blondet continues to push the boundaries of downtempo.
A solid thriller about the conspiracy behind thefts at military bases across America.
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