Unless you’ve been there, you might not know that Alcatraz, aka The Rock, has its very own bookstore, run by the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. Inside you can find a selection of Alcatraz histories and memoirs. When I visited earlier this week, not only did I get the chance to pick up a copy of Alcatraz #1259

BOSTON, MA - (September 21, 16)  An exceptionally rare Al Capone letter that reveals softer side and the particulars of his day-to-day life at Alcatraz will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction.

The three page handwritten letter in pencil, signed “Love & Kisses, Your Dear Dad Alphonse Capone #85,” January 16, no year [likely 1938]. A lengthy and affectionate letter to his son,