Dennis Drabelle

Dennis Drabelle came to The Post in 1984, after working as a government lawyer, mostly for the Interior Department, where his subject areas were national parks and endangered wildlife. A native of St. Louis, he is a graduate of St. Louis University and the University of Pennsylvania. His books include “Mile-High Fever,” a history of the Comstock Lode silver rush and the forthcoming “Taming the Octopus: How Two Great American Writers Took on a Notorious Monopoly.”

Latest by Dennis Drabelle

A ‘new’ children’s book by Mark Twain

“The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine” is finally brought to life by Philip and Erin Stead.

Just what America needs: A former New York City cop in the Oval Office

Jerome Charyn’s new crime novel plunges President Isaac Sidel into international turmoil.

A middle-aged children’s book writer who comes undone

The crime novel “Unraveling Oliver” is a fascinating study in character.

An innocent man serving 24 years in prison who bears no grudges

An innocent man serving 24 years in prison who bears no grudges

Benjamin Rachlin explores the wrongful conviction of Willie Grimes and his exoneration.