Ep 8: Al Capone: Lover or Cold-Blooded Killer?

Deirdre Bair, a National Book Award winner and author of five award-winning biographies, joins the podcast and talks with Roxanne about how she came to write the first complete biography of legendary gangster Al Capone. Also in this episode, we chat with fans of RJ Julia Bookstore and ask them what they are reading. Plus, we find out what’s on Roxanne’s nightstand.

Show Notes:

Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend by Deirdre Bair

Ulysses by James Joyce

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

House of Thieves by Charles Belfoure

All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani

Calling it Quits: Late Life Divorce and Starting Over by Deirdre Bair

The Sympathizer: A Novel by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

1 Comment

  • Lisa Seyler Posted January 15, 2017 6:25 pm

    I am thoroughly enjoying Bookpodcast. Kudos to all who make it possible!

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