Chill Out Over Winter Break With These Legal Books

Now that final exams are over what are you going to do with all that free time? How about cozying up with a good book! Hey, what else do you expect a librarian to suggest!

ABA Greatest Law Novels Ever

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird
  2. Crime and Punishment
  3. Bleak House
  4. Kafka’s The Trial
  5. Les Miserables
  6. Billy Budd
  7. Presumed Innocent
  8. The Scarlet Letter
  9. The Bonfire of the Vanities
  10. An American Tragedy
  11. The Paper Chase
  12. Bartleby the Scrivener
  13. Native Son
  14. The Stranger
  15. A Tale of Two Cities
  16. A Time to Kill
  17. The Caine Mutiny
  18. Their Eyes Were Watching God
  19. QB VII
  20. The Firm
  21. The Count of Monte Cristo
  22. The Handmaid’s Tale
  23. Anatomy of a Murder
  24. The Fountainhead
  25. Tie: Old Filth & The Ox-Bow Incident

You can read more about the ABA’s choices and why they picked the books they did in their gallery: ABA Journal, 25 Greatest Law Novels Ever.

Not feeling like doing any more reading? Check out the ABA Journal’s 25 Greatest Legal Movies and 25 Greatest Legal TV Shows.

Want to avoid thinking about anything legal over break? Check out some of these other resources for great books and movies:

Non-Legal Book Lists


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