Book List in Order:6 titles

  • A novel of two Irish brothers who travel from the gangland waterfront to the halls of power Based on one of the great unsolved murders in mob history, and the rise-and-fall of a real-life hero, The Big Crowd tells the sweeping story of Charlie Oâ€...


  • Alik is a former Soviet soldier who has relocated to Coney Island only to become a gangland enforcer. He's haunted by memories of his past, and the only thing that soothes his angst is booze, heroin and his lover, the prostitute Marina. But as much a...


  • In the steamy summer of 1943, New York City's Harlem is a tinderbox awaiting a match, its black residents struggling determinedly for justice, respect, and survival. As a war rages overseas, another is brewing in the bustling streets of this communit...


  • Based in part on the life of baseball legend Ty Cobb, this book belongs in the pantheon of great baseball novels.John Barr is the kind of player who isn't supposed to exist anymore. An all-around superstar, he plays the game with a single-minded fero...


  • They came by boat from a starving land—and by the Underground Railroad from Southern chains—seeking refuge in a crowded, filthy corner of hell at the bottom of a great metropolis. But in the terrible July of 1863, the poor and desperate of Paradi...


  • From the crowded decks of the steamships carrying European immigrants to America to the dazzling lights of Coney Island, Dreamland follows the exploits of a young stowaway who lands on the squalid streets of Manhattan's Lower East Side, is redeemed b...