Books by Anthony M DeStefano and Complete Book Reviews

Anthony M. DeStefano. Globe Pequot/Lyons, $16.95 trade paper (288p) ISBN 978-0-7627-8541-4
A Newsday reporter working the criminal justice beat depicts the sensational trajectory of the flamboyant and lethal New York crime boss Vincent “Vinny Gorgeous” Basciano from a neighborhood kid “who hung out with mobsters” to the pinnacle of the...
Anthony M. DeStefano. Citadel, $25 (352p) ISBN 978-0-8065-3830-3
Veteran Mafia chronicler DeStefano (Gangland New York: The Places and Faces of Mob History) serves up a comprehensive account of the legendary 1978 heist at New York’s JFK Airport, including the recent indictment of Vincent Asaro, an elderly member...
Anthony M. DeStefano. Citadel, $26 (286p) ISBN 978-0-8065-3869-3
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist DeStefano (The Big Heist) draws from recently released FBI documents, family testimony, and court records to construct an engrossing chronicle of the life of notorious Mafia boss Frank Costello (1891–1973), a “reluct
Anthony M. DeStefano. Citadel, $26 (356p) ISBN 978-0-8065-3913-3
In this solid true crime account, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist DeStefano (Top Hoodlum: Frank Costello, Prime Minister of the Mafia) explores the inner machinations of the New York Mob and John Gotti’s rise to the head of the Gambino family....
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