With Deliver Us From Evelyn, I tried to deliver a sort of "ripped from the headlines" feel; although the book was written and turned in several months ago, recent news stories have shown that fiction is rarely that far ahead of the real thing ...
MAFIA INFILTRATE RUPE'S POST? (NYDN)
A reputed mobster boasted of the Bonanno crime family's alleged hooks in the New York Post in a conversation secretly taped this year by a wire-wearing former Mafia boss.
"I REALLY CANNOT BE DESTROYED" (FORTUNE)
The inside story of how the unsinkable Martha Stewart staged her comeback—transforming her board, remaking public opinion, invading prime time.
It will be interesting to see, by the time Deliver Us From Evelyn sees print, whether any of it is even fictional anymore ...