James Comey knows the politics of NY law enforcement. Now, he’s writing about it

Former FBI Director James Comey has written a new fiction novel, Central Park West, that draws from his experience in law enforcement.

Who is he: James Comey held the role of FBI director from 2013 to 2017 and also previously worked as a U.S. attorney for the southern district of New York.
* Since leaving the FBI, Comey has turned to writing, with several nonfiction titles and now his latest fictional work, Central Park West.

What’s the big deal: Comey’s novel explores the mob, murder, and rivalry between the Manhattan D.A. and the U.S. attorney’s office, based on his own experiences.
* He describes those relationships as “blood sworn enemies, except when they’re living together and having a baby.”

On writing fiction: Comey initially resisted writing fiction but now finds it “addictive” and “a lot more fun” than nonfiction.
* He hopes to make this his new job, already working on a sequel to Central Park West.

What they’re saying: In an NPR interview, Comey discusses characters and themes in the novel, touching on the differences between truth and justice and standing up to represent the United States.

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