Posts Tagged: Mafia

This Week in Indie Bookstores

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A bookstore in mafia-controlled Sicily refuses to stock a book by the son of a jailed mafia “boss of bosses,” Totò Riina.

P.S.Bookshop, a used bookstore in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood, is finally closing after a year-long struggle with higher rent.

Arabic bookstores in Istanbul provide support networks for Syrian refugees.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #33: A Touch of Goth in Old New York’s Little Italy

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When your mother-in-law pushes aside Elizabeth Street, the acclaimed novel by Laurie Fabiano, and says “She didn’t get it right,” it’s time to pull up a chair and listen.

Christina Randazzo tells great stories that span decades but her most compelling tales date back to her growing up in the 1940s in New York City’s Little Italy.

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