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List of best books about the mafia, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on the mafia are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched mafia bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about the mafia and crime syndicates. If you're looking for a list of top books on the mafia then you're in the right place.

Books on this list include And Then You Die and Casino. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about the mafia?" after checking out this list.

This greatest mafia book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these mafia books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.
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The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The Godfather Mario Puzo

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Casino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Casino Nicholas Pileggi

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The Ice Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The Ice Man Philip Carlo

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The Sicilian is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The Sicilian Mario Puzo

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Wiseguy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Wiseguy Nicholas Pileggi

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The Firm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The Firm John Grisham

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And Then You Die is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mafia Books
And Then You Die Michael Dibdin

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Gangster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Gangster Lorenzo Carcaterra

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The Last Don is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The Last Don Mario Puzo

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Takedown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Takedown Douglas Century

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Bone in the Throat is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Bone in the Throat Anthony Bourdain

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Gangland How the FBI Broke the... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mafia Books

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Excellent Cadavers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Excellent Cadavers Alexander Stille

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The Godfather Returns is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The Godfather Returns Mark Winegardner

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The Client is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The Client John Grisham

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Mob over Miami is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Mob over Miami Michele McPhee

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Havana Nocturne: How the Mob O... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mafia Books

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Bomb grade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Bomb grade Brian Freemantle

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California fire and life is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mafia Books

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The Mafia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The Mafia Claire Sterling

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The Outfit: The Role of Chicag... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mafia Books

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Dirty laundry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Dirty laundry Tori Carrington

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Firewall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Firewall Andy McNab

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The hit and The marksman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The hit and The marksman Brian Garfield

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Red Square is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Red Square Martin Cruz Smith

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Midnight in Sicily is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Midnight in Sicily Peter Robb

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Saving Caravaggio is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Saving Caravaggio Neil Griffiths

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The company she keeps is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The company she keeps Georgia Durante

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Road to paradise is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Road to paradise Max Allan Collins

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The night we met is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The night we met Rob Byrnes

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White shadow is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mafia Books
White shadow Ace Atkins

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The dog who bit a policeman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The dog who bit a policeman Stuart M. Kaminsky

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To Save a Son is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mafia Books
To Save a Son Brian Freemantle

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Snow Crash is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mafia Books
Snow Crash Neal Stephenson

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The plan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mafia Books
The plan Stephen J. Cannell