Book List:2 titles
  • Roy Hoopes's Our Man in Washington , an entertaining look at Washington, D.C., in the early 1920s through the eyes of James M. Cain and H. L. Mencken, got great reviews. "An entertaining, hard-boiled novel about political corruption . . . history wi...


  • Cain and Mencken are investigating the deaths and sex scandals in 1923 in the season before the big Teapot Dome scandal breaks. Playing Holmes and Watson, they take the train to DC to get the real scoop. They drink a lot, meet a mysterious redhead, a...