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Chicago Literary Hall of Fame’s Fuller Award ceremony honoring Scott Turow. Hosted and recorded by the Chicago Public Library.

Chicago Literary Hall of Fame’s Fuller Award ceremony — Scott Turow slideshow.

Scott Turow

Awarded October 5, 2023

Presumed Innocent (1987)
The Burden of Proof (1990)
Pleading Guilty (1993)
The Laws of Our Fathers (1996)
Personal Injuries (1999)
Reversible Errors (2002)
Ordinary Heroes (2005)
Limitations (2006)
Innocent (2010)
Identical (2013)
Testimony (2017)
The Last Trial (2020)
Suspect (2022)

One L: An Inside Account of Life in the First Year of Harvard Law School
Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer’s Reflections on Dealing with the Death
Hard Listening (co-authored 2013)

Guilty As Charged (1996)
The Best American Mystery Stories (2006)

Literary Awards and Recognitions
1987: Silver Dagger Award of the British Crime Writers’ Association for the novel Presumed Innocent
1990: Cover of Time magazine with acknowledgment as “Bard of the Litigious Age”
1990: Nominee as source author for the University of Southern California Scripter Award for Presumed Innocent
1997-98: President of the Authors Guild
1999: Personal Injuries named Time magazine Best Fiction Novel of the year
2000: Inducted as a Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois and awarded the Order of Lincoln (the
State’s highest honor) in the area of Communications
2003: Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Book Award for Ultimate Punishment
2003: Heartland Prize in Fiction for Reversible Errors, Chicago Tribune
2007: Raymond Chandler Award, Italy’s Courmayeur Noir in Festival
2007: Illinois Author of the Year, Illinois Association of Teachers of English
2008: Harold Washington Literary Award, Near South Planning Board
2010: Lawrence A. Sanders Literary Award, Florida International University
2010-14: President of the Authors Guild
2016: Carl Sandburg Award for Fiction, Chicago Public Library Foundation
2019: Sara Paretsky Award, Mystery Writers of America Midwest Chapter

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