Project News

September 2011

Gave lecture on 'Marilyn Monroe and the Mob' at the American Museum, Bath

Reviews of ‘Empire of Crime’:

‘Snappy as Spillane, this book is packed with girls, guns and guts. The violent milieu explored by Newark is not South Side Chicago but the British Empire’—The Independent

‘Probing areas which historians have usually tactfully avoided, Newark has lifted the curtain on a hidden era of the British Empire’—Glasgow Herald

'Boardwalk Gangster: the Real Lucky Luciano' published to coincide with screening of second season of 'Boardwalk Empire' HBO TV series in the US.

Reviewed Richard Holmes' 'Soldiers' for Financial Times