Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Scott Turow's 5 favorite pre-1980 novels about the law

Scott Turow's new book is Innocent, the sequel to the bestselling Presumed Innocent.

For The Daily Beast, he named his five favorite novels about the law published before 1980.

One title on the list:
Billy Budd
by Herman Melville

The last work by one of America’s greatest novelists, a painful contemplation about the limits of the law, a subject of life-long interest to Melville.
Read about the other books on the list.

Visit Scott Turow's website.

--Marshal Zeringue