Complex and surprising, Scott Turow’s new novel, Testimony, confirms once again why he is known as the master of the legal thriller, and how his work has found fans like John Grisham, who said “Scott is still the best lawyer-novelist,” Daniel Silva, who calls him, “The master of the courtroom drama,” and Steven King, who said “I came away feeling amazed and fulfilled, as we only do when we read novelists at the height of their powers.” Testimony is a page-turning legal thriller about an American prosecutor’s investigation of a refugee camp’s mystifying disappearance.
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“A few years ago, Bruce Springsteen told us we weren’t bad, but not to try to get any better otherwise we’d just be another lousy band. After 20 years, we still meet his stringent requirements. For instance, while we all know what ‘stringent’ means, none of us have yet mastered an F chord.” — Stephen King
Are Apple Inc. (AAPL) and the big trade publishers colluding to manipulate the market in electronic books? No, says Scott Turow, president of the Authors Guild. We host him at Live Talks Business on June 22nd for breakfast to discuss this and other challenges in the world of book publishing. He’ll be in conversation with Carolyn Kellogg of the Los Angeles Times’ Jacket Copy blog about all things books. Scott Turow observes this from two perches: As the writer of bestsellers, including Presumed Innocent, Innocent, One L, and Ultimate Punishment. And, as the current president of The Authors Guild, the leading advocate for writers’ Continue reading…