He is known for his novels about the Mafia, including The Godfather (1969), which was later made into a movie by Francis Ford Coppola. He won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in both 1972 and 1974.
- FreshAir Interview – Audio interview from Fresh Air. Originally broadcast July 25, 1996.
- Mario Puzo at the Internet Movie Database
- Mario Puzo Books
- The Official Mario Puzo Library
- "Saying Goodbye to Mario Puzo", an affectionate recollection of Mario Puzo written by his friend Jules Siegel on being notified of his death.