Saturday, July 11, 2015

2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction finalists announced

The American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and the University of Alabama Law School have announced the finalists for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. The award is given annually “to a book-length fictional work that ‘best exemplifies the role of lawyers in society, and their power to effect change.’ ”

The finalists are:

My Sister’s Grave
by Robert Dugoni
Terminal City
by Linda Fairstein
The Secret of Magic
by Deborah Johnson

The winner will receive the prize (and a signed copy of To Kill a Mocking Bird) on September 3 in Washington, D.C.

Last year’s winner was John Grisham for Sycamore Row.

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