Batchelor authors book about George Remus

Book by Bob BatchelorMJF Faculty Member Bob Batchelor's book about George Remus, a notorious Cincinnati bootlegger, was recently published.

Batchelor's book "The Bourbon King: The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition’s Evil Genius" tells the amazing story of George Remus, the mastermind who cracked the Prohibition system, turned the Volstead Act on its ear, and grew a bourbon empire that stretched nationwide. Remus became one of the world's richest criminal masterminds and was rumored to have served as an inspiration for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s "The Great Gatsby."

Batchelor is a visiting assistant professor in strategic communication.