Friday, May 09, 2014
The Sunday Haul
Another find of Sunday at Abids was ‘The Valachi Papers’ by Joe Valachi. After reading ‘The Godfather’ by Mario Puzo and ‘Casino Moon’ by Peter Blauner I wanted to read more about the Mafia but did not know where to look. I had read about ‘The Valachi Papers’ somewhere that I do not recollect now but I know that it had something to do about the Mafia. I bought this book for twenty rupees. With this book my total haul for the year so far comes to 65. This total includes Chitra Viraraghavan’s ‘The Americans’ that I bought on Friday last at its launch in Hyderabad.