Books by Mark Winegardner
NPR stories about Mark Winegardner
Journalist P. J. O'Rourke says it's good to be from nowhere... like Toledo, Ohio. That's his hometown. He shares his thoughts about the city. His commentary was published in full form in the book, Good Roots: Writers Reflect on Growing Up in Ohio.
In the fall of 2002, the late Mario Puzo's publisher held a contest to choose Puzo's successor. The winner was Mark Winegardner, who tells NPR's Scott Simon about the process of writing The Godfather Returns.