For fans of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, with all the glamour of Ratpack Confidential
Jonathan van Meter is a contributing editor of American Vogue, and a regular contributor to the New York Times magazine. He has written for Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Tatler, Esquire and the Sunday Times magazine. He has appeared regularly on US TV as well as appearing on the Ruby Wax Show in the UK, and started his writing career with a job on the Atlantic City magazine.
'Fascinating... van Meter's atmospheric evocation of a lost world of glamour and corruption has the kick of a perfect Martini, straight up, with a twist' Sunday Telegraph 'Beautifully paced and compulsively readable, this book will keep you thoroughly entertained from cover to cover' Scotland on Sunday 'A riveting read, a tale of gambling and glamour, corruption and carnal sins, mental illness and Mob-handed malfeasance ... fascinating' Scotsman 'A great read! ... For guys and dolls of every stripe it was probably the last good time, and van Meter captures it perfectly' Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguy and Casino