The recent shooting of Suge Knight at a Sunset Strip nightclub has remarkable parallels to an assassination attempt on the life of LA mob boss Mickey Cohen in a nightclub at the same location, 9039 Sunset Blvd., 65 years ago.
I love the cover of the Italian edition of my book, Mickey Cohen. They’re calling it Il Gangster ! The back jacket translates to “more famous than a movie star, more powerful than the law, the most feared criminal in America.”
being notorious in France!
Join me at BOOK SOUP on MICKEY’s turf, the SUNSET STRIP, with a very SPECIAL GUEST! September 28, 2012 @ 7:00 pm Drinks will be served! 8818 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA | 310-659-3110
Photos of the s.w. corner of the Sunset Strip, at Palm Ave/Holloway, circa 1951 (middle and bottom). The photos show that the fabulous BOOK SOUP is situated directly next to what once was the location of L.A. mob boss MICKEY