Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

“Testimony”

Author: Scott Turow  

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Pages: 477

Price: $28.00 (Hardcover)

Each year the UA School of Law and the ABA Journal sponsor the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, given to a book which “features the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change.” This year’s finalists have been announced and I thought it might be fun to review the three novels.  

So far, I have reviewed “Proof” by C. E. Tobisman and “Exposed” by Lisa Scottoline.

“Exposed”

Author: Lisa Scottoline   

Publisher: St. Martin’s Press

Pages: 338

Price: $27.99 (Hardcover)

Each year the UA School of Law and the ABA Journal sponsor the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, given to a book which “features the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change.” This year’s finalists have been announced and I thought it might be fun to review the three novels. You too may want to read them and then vote for a winner at abajournal.gov. Voting closes June 30.

“Proof: A Caroline Auden Legal Thriller”

Author: C. E. Tobisman  

Publisher: Thomas & Merger

Pages: 338

Price: $15.95 (Paperback)

Each year the UA School of Law and the ABA Journal sponsor the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, given to a book which “features the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change.” This year’s finalists have been announced and I thought it might be fun to review the three novels. You too may want to read them and then vote for a winner at abajournal.gov. Voting closes June 30.

"Small Great Things" By: Jodi Picoult

Jun 12, 2017

“Small Great Things”

Author: Jodi Picoult   

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Pages: 464

Price: $28.99 (Hardcover)

This is the third of the three finalists for the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, given to a novel which “features the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change.” Read all three and cast your vote at abajournal.com by June 30.

Jodi Picoult is a terrifically successful author of popular novels, many of which have been best sellers, the most popular of which may be “Leaving Time.”

"Last Days of Night" By: Graham Moore

Jun 5, 2017

“Last Days of Night”

Author: Graham Moore    

Publisher: Random House

Pages: 357

Price: $28.00 (Hardcover)

Last week I reviewed “Gone Again,” the first of the three finalists for the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. This is the second; next week I will talk about the third.

Anyone interested may read all three novels and cast a vote for the winner at www.abajournal.com. The deadline is June 30th.