Saturday, June 17, 2006

Modern novels set in the legal world

OpinionJournal - Five Best

1. "Anatomy of a Murder" by Robert Traver (St. Martin's, 1958).
2. "A Passage to India" by E.M. Forster (Harcourt Brace, 1924).
3. "Snow Falling On Cedars" by David Guterson (Harcourt Brace, 1994).
4. The Just and The Unjust" by James Gould Cozzens (Harcourt Brace, 1942).
5. "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee (Lippincott, 1960).

Honorable Mention: "American Appetites," by Joyce Carol Oates.

Mr. Turow's most recent book, "Ordinary Heroes" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), was published in November.

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