A True (and Truly Good) Tale of Newsprint and Murder

  WAR OF WORDS: A True Tale of Newsprint and Murder By Simon Read (Union Square Press, $24.95) You think the newspaper business is tough now? Competing newspapers in mid-19th century San Francisco sometimes fought each other—literally—for circulation and advertising supremacy in a rough-and-tumble city fueled by Gold Rush money, whiskey and gambling and ruled … Continue reading A True (and Truly Good) Tale of Newsprint and Murder