Books by Jimmy Breslin

Born in 1930, Jimmy Breslin is an acclaimed American journalist and author who has worked for the New York Herald Tribune and Newsday, among others. Though he won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1986, Breslin is perhaps best known for his ties to the Mafia, cultivated while he worked as an investigative reporter examining members of the Lucchese family and other mobsters. He has also written more than 20 books. His latest book, Branch Rickey, is out this week.