Howard Blum, a Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair and a former New York Times reporter, is the author of several NY Times best sellers including GanglandAmerican Lightning, Dark Invasion, and the recently published The Last Goodnight. Columbia Tri-Star pictures is developing The Last‎ Goodnight as a feature film.


Time and again, Betty Pack used the bedroom to get secrets out of Axis officials. To steal codes from the Vichy, an expert in seduction would be the Allies’ greatest weapon.

Gold prices have reached record prices, but America has been here before, says Howard Blum—and just like in the 1800s, only a few people will profit on everyone's fear and hype.