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Episode 033 - Legal Thrillers

By Book Club for Masochists

This episode we talk about Legal Thrillers! We discuss how much time lawyers should spend in the courtroom, if we’d prefer to read about a lawyer or a barista investigating a murder, and tariff laws and sci-fi/fantasy cultures. Plus: Tabula rasas and table lamps! You can download the podcast directly, find it on Libsyn, or get it through iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or your favourite podcast delivery system. In this episode Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | Jessica F Books We Read (or tried to) Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone (recommended) Blood Flag by Steve Martini The Pelican Brief by John GrishamBut Remember Their Names by Hillary Bell Locke Hell Gate and Silent Mercy by Linda Fairstein She Hulk: Law and Disorder by Charles Soule, Javier Pulido, and Ron Wimberly (recommended) Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (Vol 1+ 2) by Kenji Kuroda (Matthew recommends it, he even read more after the episode!) Books We Mentioned The Client by John Grisham The Runaway Jury by John Grisham Black Water Rising and Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke The Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen L. Carter Links, Articles, and Things How many novels has John Grisham written? 37 as of this year. But 16 are since 2010, so he’s really started pumping them out. (Five of them aren’t legal thrillers.) Kay Hooper is one of many authors who write Romantic Thrillers The Phoenix Wright manga is based on a series of games (or are they Visual Novels?) Marvel asked a court to rule that the X-Men were not human Jaffa Cakes were categorisation as cake or biscuit for VAT Questions Do legal thriller exist in other languages/cultures? Do any libraries break out their legal thrillers into its own section? Do you want Blood Flag? Email us! Please? Check out our Pinterest board and Tumblr posts for all the Legal Thrillers we read, follow us on Twitter, join our Facebook Group, or send us an email! Join us again on Tuesday, August 1st, when we’ll catch you up on how our Reading Resolutions for 2017 are going and what we’ve read recently that hasn’t been for the podcast. Then come back on Tuesday, August 15th, when we’ll be discussing Gardening! (And farming! And stuff about plants in general.)

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