Curator Reviews

Leslie Odom Jr.

Take the longer route the next time you get the hankering to watch the ‘72 Coppola classic; it is every bit as rewarding. The central and abiding lesson in the novel is about friendship. It’ll stick with you.

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1969 Book Club

The groundbreaking novel that established one of the 20th century’s most iconic literary figures, Michael Corleone as he moves up in the world of the American Mafia. As a portrait of the 1940’s criminal underworld, The Godfather remains as compelling today as it was 50 years ago, a story of blackmail, murder and family values that has fueled a fascination with the Cosa Nostra ever since.

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