The Quiet Don has been the number one mob book in the U.S. since its release...also the number one non-fiction book in various library systems across the country, including this one:
From Times-Tribune (May 2014)
Here are the most requested adult nonfiction books in
the Lackawanna County Library System.
1. “The Quiet Don,” by Matt Birkbeck: A look at the life of Russell Bufalino.
2. “Killing Jesus,” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard: Author of “Killing Kennedy”
takes a look at the execution of Jesus.
3. “Proof of Heaven,” by Eben Alexander: Dr. Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon, tells of
his near-death experience after being in a coma for seven days.
4. “Zealot,” by Reza Aslan: A historical look at Jesus and first century Palestine.
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