Neil Kleid and Jake Allen’s Brownsville is now available in paperback, bringing a more affordable option to those who haven’t had a chance to sample it yet. Set in New York in the 1920s and 30s, it dramatises the true story of Brooklyn’s Jewish gangsters. When you’re living on the breadline and have virtually nothing to lose, the extravagent lifestyle associated with gangsters can seem attractive. But when lives are at stake, the strongest of alliances can be easily shattered. For more information, read our full review.