Peppermint Twist: New Excerpt

An excerpt of Peppermint Twist by John Johnson, Jr., and Joel Selvin with Dick Cami, an insider account of The Peppermint Lounge—a favorite hangout of rock stars, celebrities, and gangsters in the 1960s (available November 13, 2012). The never-before-told story of The Peppermint Lounge, the famed Manhattan nightspot and mobster hangout that launched an era.