Peter Hellman

Peter Hellman, a New York–based journalist and author for more than 40 years, has been a contributor to Wine Spectator for more than a decade. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York magazine, and many others. His books include When Courage Was Stronger than Fear, Chief!, and Fifty Years After Kitty Genovese. He and his wife, Susan, live in New York City.

Fifty Years After Kitty Genovese
Inside the Case That Rocked Our Faith in Each Other
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Paperback | $12.95 US

Fifty years after she was viciously attacked in full view of several neighbors and within earshot of still more, the name of murder victim Kitty Genovese still conjures the ugly spectre of American apathy. “37 Saw Murder but Didn’t Call … Continue reading

In Vino Duplicitas
The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire
Hardcover | $25.95 US / $37.95 CAN

Few gain entry to the privileged world of ultrafine wines, where billionaires flock to exclusive auc­tion houses to vie for the scarce surviving bottles from truly legendary years. But Rudy Kurniawan, an unknown twentysomething from Indonesia, was blessed with two … Continue reading