Organized Crime Books

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
    1. Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs by Elissa Wall and Lisa Pulitzer Published: May 13, 2008 Score: 6.67
  2. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer
    2. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer by Philip Carlo Published: April 28, 2009 Score: 5.11
  3. Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective
    3. Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective by Jerry Castaldo and Chip Deffaa Published: December 16, 2010 Score: 4.76
  4. Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw
    4. Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw by Mark Bowden Published: April 1, 2001 Score: 3.26
  5. No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels
    5. No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels by Jay Dobyns, Nils Johnson-Shelton and Mel Foster Published: April 9, 2009 Score: 2.78
  6. The Fearless Mrs. Goodwin (Kindle Single)
    6. The Fearless Mrs. Goodwin (Kindle Single) by Elizabeth Mitchell Published: August 17, 2011 Score: 2.28
  7. Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City
    7. Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City by Nelson Johnson and Terence Winter Published: August 16, 2010 Score: 1.88
  8. Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
    8. Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) by Jake Adelstein Published: October 5, 2010 Score: 1.8
  9. Wiseguy
    9. Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi Published: May 25, 2010 Score: 1.78
  10. The Brothers Bulger: How They Terrorized and Corrupted Boston for a Quarter Century
    10. The Brothers Bulger: How They Terrorized and Corrupted Boston for a Quarter Century by Howie Carr Published: November 1, 2006 Score: 1.55
  11. The Company She Keeps
    11. The Company She Keeps by Georgia Durante Published: October 7, 2008 Score: 1.45
  12. Roll Call
    12. Roll Call by Glenn Thomas Langohr Published: August 9, 2009 Score: 1.37
  13. Tears of a Hustler PT 1
    13. Tears of a Hustler PT 1 by Silk White Published: October 3, 2010 Score: 1.35
  14. Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution
    14. Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution by T. J. English Published: June 9, 2009 Score: 1.16
  15. Hitman: The Untold Story of Johnny Martorano: Whitey Bulger's Enforcer and the Most Feared Gangster in the Underworld
    15. Hitman: The Untold Story of Johnny Martorano: Whitey Bulger's Enforcer and the Most Feared Gangster in the Underworld by Howie Carr Published: April 26, 2011 Score: 1.08
  16. 16. "I Heard You Paint Houses": Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran and the Inside Story of the Mafia, the Teamsters, and the Last Ride of Jimmy Hoffa by Charles Brandt Published: May 24, 2005 Score: 1.08
  17. Gomorrah: A Personal Journey into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System
    17. Gomorrah: A Personal Journey into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System by Roberto Saviano and Virginia Jewiss Published: November 25, 2008 Score: 1.06
  18. Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires
    18. Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires by Selwyn Raab Published: September 5, 2006 Score: 0.99
  19. Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34
    19. Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34 by Bryan Burrough Published: April 29, 2009 Score: 0.93
  20. Surviving the Mob: A Street Soldier's Life in the Gambino Crime Family
    20. Surviving the Mob: A Street Soldier's Life in the Gambino Crime Family by Dennis Griffin Published: January 1, 2011 Score: 0.9
  21. BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family
    21. BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family by Mara Shalhoup Published: January 18, 2011 Score: 0.84
  22. Citizen Somerville: Growing up with the Winter Hill Gang
    22. Citizen Somerville: Growing up with the Winter Hill Gang by Bobby Martini and Elayne Keratsis Published: November 2, 2010 Score: 0.65
  23. The Butcher: Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath
    23. The Butcher: Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath by Philip Carlo Published: October 19, 2010 Score: 0.62
  24. McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld (Vintage)
    24. McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld (Vintage) by Misha Glenny Published: April 7, 2009 Score: 0.51
  25. At the Devil's Table: The Untold Story of the Insider Who Brought Down the Cali Cartel
    25. At the Devil's Table: The Untold Story of the Insider Who Brought Down the Cali Cartel by William C. Rempel Published: June 21, 2011 Score: 0.49

See also:

  1. True Accounts
  2. Espionage Books
  3. Murder & Mayhem Books
  4. Serial Killers Books
  5. True Crime Books
  6. Medical Encyclopedias
  7. Bhutan Travel Guides
  8. Dessert Baking Books
  9. Plant Books
  10. History of India Books
  11. North Africa History
  12. Biographies & Memoirs of Specific Groups
  13. Science Dictionaries
  14. Professional Test Books
  15. Afrikaans Language Literature & Fiction
  16. Rules of Order Reference Guides
  17. Central United States Travel Guides