A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
7/28/2011 John Grisham wins Harper Lee
July 28, 2011. On this date John Grisham's novel The Confession won the first Harper Lee Award for Legal Fiction. The prize is named, of course, in honor of the author of To Kill A Mockingbird. Grisham's book is about the trial of a man accused of murdering a cheerleader.