Artist profile: Robert Lopresti leaks Mafia mystery

Robert Lopresti is not only the librarian for environmental sciences and environmental studies and for government information at Western Washington University, he was born in New Jersey. What better combination could result in a mystery thriller set in New Jersey in which the head of a mobster “family,” after the birth of his granddaughter, decides to save the environment and create a better world? Lopresti has written more than 50 published short stories and won numerous awards for his writing.