Excellent Cadavers

“Riveting…a well-paced and highly informative account stocked with well-drawn characters.”–Philadelphia Inquirer “Masterful…[Stille] delivers a stiletto-sharp portrait of the bloodthirsty Sicilian mafia.”–Business Week   In 1992 Italy was convulsed by two brazen Mafia assassinations of high-ranking officials. The latest “excellent cadavers” were Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, the Sicilian magistrates who had been the Cosa Nostra’s…

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The Force of Things

  Coming February 12, 2013 “One evening in May 1948, my mother went to a party in New York with her first husband and left it with her second, my father.” So begins the passionate and stormy union of Mikhail Kamenetzki, aka Ugo Stille, one of Italy’s most celebrated journalists, and Elizabeth Bogert, a beautiful…

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