The Curious Rise, Fall and Rise of Efrain Gonzalez Jr

Efrain Gozalez Jr_The Move Behind The MoveAfter weeks of rumors, text message exchanges, and curious Facebook friend requests, former state senator Efrain Gonzalez, Jr. confirmed to the Bronx Chronicle that he is back in the Bronx. Gonzalez is out and under home detention while awaiting a federal court hearing.


The Bronx political world is abuzz, however, over his political memoir, The Move Behind The Move. Subtitled, The Rise and Fall and Rise of Efrain Gonzalez, Jr., the¬†book is written by his former “bunkmate” Brian H. Madden. The book and Kindle version are available at


Look for our expanded look at the circumstances surrounding Mr. Gonzalez’s return to the Bronx and a review of the past week in Bronx politics.

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