Books about Fairness

  1. Mary Barton

    by Elizabeth Gaskell
    Social injustice and class divisions explored through the lens of a mill worker’s family.

    The novel begins in Manchester, where we are introduced to the Bartons and the Wilsons, two working-class families. John Barton is a questioner of the distribution of wealth and the relations between ... (Wikipedia)

  2. Rogue Lawyer

    by John Grisham
    A renegade lawyer takes on seemingly impossible cases, navigating a dangerous legal underworld.

    Sebastian Rudd is a street lawyer, but not your typical street lawyer. His office is a black customized bulletproof van, complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a small fridge, and fine leather chairs. He has no ... (Wikipedia)

  3. The Mountains of Mourning

    by Lois McMaster Bujold
    Miles Vorkosigan investigates a murder in a remote village where prejudice against genetic mutations runs deep.

    Miles Vorkosigan is sent to a small mountain village to investigate the murder of an infant, killed because she had a physical defect. Miles must deal with deep-seated prejudice against "mutants" and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  4. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

    by Michael Lewis
    Exposé of high-frequency trading and the power of Wall Street's elite.

    #1, New York Times, Bestseller — With a new Afterword In Michael Lewis's game-changing bestseller, a small group of Wall Street iconoclasts realize that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the ... (Goodreads)

  5. The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron

    by Bethany McLean
    The dramatic story of the Enron scandal, exposing the hidden corruption behind the company's meteoric rise and fall.

    There were dozens of books about Watergate, but only All the President's Men gave readers the full story, with all the drama and nuance and exclusive reporting. And thirty years later, if you're ... (Goodreads)

  6. The Coldest Winter Ever

    by Sister Souljah
    Coming of age story of a young girl's survival in a harsh, inner-city environment.

    Renowned hip-hop artist, political activist, and bestselling author Sister Souljah brings the streets of New York to life in a powerful and utterly unforgettable first novel. I came busting into the ... (Goodreads)

  7. Secret Prey

    by John Sandford
    Lucas Davenport investigates a murder case involving a wealthy businessman and his family, uncovering dark secrets and dangerous alliances.

    The company chairman lay dead in the woods, his orange hunting jacket punctured by a bullet at close range. Around him stood the four executives with whom he had been hunting, each with a reason not ... (Goodreads)

  8. Godan

    by Munshi Premchand

    Premchand is the most famous Hindi novelist and Godaan is Premchand’s most celebrated novel. Economic and social conflict in a north Indian village are brilliantly captured in the story of Hori, a ... (Goodreads)

  9. The Lincoln Lawyer

    by Michael Connelly
    A defense attorney navigates the legal system and unravels a conspiracy that could destroy him.

    Moderately successful criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller operates around Los Angeles County out of a Lincoln Town Car (hence the title) driven by a former client working off his legal fees. ... (Wikipedia)

  10. The Queen of Attolia

    by Megan Whalen Turner
    A young queen must face political upheaval and a dangerous enemy to protect her kingdom.

    Eugenides, the Thief of Eddis, has been caught spying on the Queen of Attolia. He expects to be hanged, but the Queen instead resorts to an ancient traditional punishment for thievery and has his ... (Wikipedia)

  11. Blue Lightning

    by Ann Cleeves
    A detective unravels a web of secrets in a small town, seeking justice for a murdered girl.

    Shetland Detective Jimmy Perez knows it will be a difficult homecoming when he returns to the Fair Isles to introduce his fiancee, Fran, to his parents. When a woman's body is discovered at the ... (Goodreads)

  12. The Activist

    by John Grisham
    A young lawyer takes on a big chemical company, exposing their toxic waste dumping and risking his career and life.

    Theo becomes involved in the campaign against a planned bypass road skirting his town, because a friend's family farm is threatened. ... (Wikipedia)

  13. The Cold Dish

    by Craig Johnson
    Small-town sheriff investigates a grizzly murder, uncovering dark secrets in the process.

    Walt Longmire, sheriff of Wyoming's Absaroka County, knows he's got trouble when Cody Pritchard is found dead. Two years earlier, Cody and three accomplices had been given suspended sentences for ... (Goodreads)

  14. Knife Edge

    by Malorie Blackman
    A gripping tale of love, betrayal, and family secrets. Two teens from different worlds are brought together by a shocking revelation.

    WHEN TRUTH AND JUSTICE ARE NO LONGER BLACK AND WHITE ISSUES . . . Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts as inferiors. But her ... (Goodreads)

  15. The Last Juror

    by John Grisham
    A small-town journalist's journey to uncover the truth of a decades-old murder case.

    In 1970, a 23-year-old college dropout named Willie Traynor realizes that his dreams of becoming a Pulitzer -winning journalist will never come true. He moves to Clanton, Mississippi for an ... (Wikipedia)

  16. The Street Lawyer

    by John Grisham
    A successful lawyer's life changes when he is held hostage by a homeless man. He becomes a street lawyer, fighting for justice for the underprivileged.

    A homeless man, identifying himself only as "Mister," enters the offices of the powerful Washington D.C. law firm Drake & Sweeney and takes many of the lawyers hostage while angrily demanding ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Rapture in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    Detective Eve Dallas investigates a series of deaths that appear to be linked to a mysterious cult.

    They died with smiles on their faces. Three apparent suicides: a brilliant engineer, an infamous lawyer, and a controversial politician. Three strangers with nothing in common - and no obvious ... (Goodreads)

  18. Going to the Dogs: The Story of a Moralist

    by Erich Kästner

    Erich Kästner kennen viele nur als Autor von Kinder- und Jugendbüchern. Dass er auch zeitkritische Romane geschrieben hat, wissen die wenigsten. Der Roman Fabian entstand 1931 und beschreibt den ... (Goodreads)

  19. Animal Farm / 1984

    by George Orwell
    Two classic dystopian novels that explore the dangers of totalitarianism and the corrupting influence of power.

    The poorly-run Manor Farm near Willingdon , England , is ripened for rebellion from its animal populace by neglect at the hands of the irresponsible and alcoholic farmer, Mr. Jones . One night, the ... (Wikipedia)

  20. No Talking

    by Andrew Clements
    Fifth graders embark on a no-talking contest, challenging authority and discovering the power of words.

    "You have the right to remain silent." However... The fifth-grade girls and the fifth-grade boys at Laketon Elementary don't get along very well. But the real problem is that these kids are loud and ... (Goodreads)

  21. Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories

    by Agatha Christie
    A collection of short stories featuring the famous detective Hercule Poirot, solving crimes with his sharp mind and wit.

    Here you have it - all 51 Hercule Poirot short stories presented in chronological order in a single volume. There's a bonus, a story not seen for more than 70 years! 'My name is Hercule Poirot and I ... (Goodreads)

  22. Crucial Confrontations: Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior

    by Kerry Patterson
    Learn how to handle difficult conversations and confrontations in a constructive way, leading to positive outcomes and improved relationships.

    The authors of the New York Times bestseller Crucial Conversations show you how to achieve personal, team, and organizational success by healing broken promises, resolving violated expectations, and ... (Goodreads)

  23. The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

    by Matt Taibbi
    Investigative journalism on the wealth gap in America, exposing the corrupt systems that perpetuate inequality and injustice.

    Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery: Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles. Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 ... (Goodreads)

  24. The Litigators

    by John Grisham
    Two small-time lawyers take on a big pharmaceutical company in a class-action lawsuit.

    Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are ambulance chasers at a small law firm in the South Side of Chicago . , Their constant bickering is often mediated by Rochelle, their highly competent African-American ... (Wikipedia)

  25. The Scarred Woman

    by Jussi Adler-Olsen
    Detective Carl Mørck and his team investigate a cold case involving a scarred woman, leading to a web of corruption and abuse.

    The, New York Times, and #1 internationally bestselling author of, The Keeper of Lost Causes, delivers his most captivating and suspenseful Department Q novel yet–perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson,. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  26. 23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism

    by Ha-Joon Chang
    A critical analysis of free-market capitalism, debunking common myths and exposing its flaws. Offers alternative economic models for a fairer society.

    Thing 1: There is no such thing as free market., Thing 4: The washing machine has changed the world more than the Internet., Thing 5: Assume the worst about people, and you get the worst., Thing 13: ... (Goodreads)

  27. Shadows of the Workhouse

    by Jennifer Worth
    A nurse's journey of compassion, courage and determination amidst the harsh realities of a workhouse in 1950s London.

    In this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the 1950s tells more stories about the people she encountered. There's Jane, who ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Crossing

    by Michael Connelly
    Thriller involving a homicide detective's search for a serial killer in Los Angeles.

    In this "tense" thriller and #1, New York Times, bestseller, Detective Harry Bosch teams up with Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller to track down a killer who just might find them first (,Wall Street ... (Barnes & Noble)

  29. The Burden of Proof

    by Scott Turow
    A lawyer's wife dies, and he is accused of her murder. He must prove his innocence while dealing with his own grief and family secrets.

    Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent , faces an event ... (Goodreads)

  30. I Want to Get Married!: One Wannabe Bride’s Misadventures with Handsome Houdinis, Technicolor Grooms, Morality Police, and Other Mr. Not Quite Rights

    by غادة عبدالعال

    كتاب ساخر جدا وواقعي جدا للشباب حول فتاة تريد أن تتزوج ومغامراتها المضحكة مع الخطاب المختلفين. ويصدر هذا الكتاب ضمن سلسلة مدون الشروق وهي سلسلة جديدة تصدرها دار الشروق للمدونات العربية المتميزة. ... (Goodreads)

  31. Case Closed, Vol. 1

    by Gosho Aoyama
    Detective Conan follows a mysterious crime case, using his skills to uncover the truth.

    Can Detective Conan crack the case...while trapped in a kid’s body? Jimmy Kudo, the son of a world-renowned mystery writer, is a high school detective who has cracked the most baffling of cases. One ... (Barnes & Noble)

  32. The Brethren

    by John Grisham
    Three former judges, imprisoned for different crimes, hatch a daring plan to scam millions.

    The "Brethren" are three former judges who are incarcerated at Trumble, a fictional federal minimum security prison located in northern Florida . The trio embark on a scam to deceive and exploit ... (Wikipedia)

  33. In This Grave Hour

    by Jacqueline Winspear
    Detective Maisie Dobbs investigates a possible German spy in the midst of World War II.

    Sunday September 3rd 1939. At the moment Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain’s declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs' ... (Goodreads)

  34. Only the Innocent

    by Rachel Abbott
    A murder mystery that unravels the secrets of a seemingly perfect couple and their dark past.

    Every moment of Sir Hugo Fletcher’s life has been chronicled in the British press: his privileged upbringing, his high-profile charity work to end human trafficking, even his two marriages. But when ... (Goodreads)

  35. Hard Truth

    by Nevada Barr
    A National Park ranger investigates a murder and uncovers a web of deceit and corruption.

    Just days after marrying Sheriff Paul Davidson, Anna Pigeon moves to Colorado to assume her new post as district ranger at Rocky Mountain National Park. When two of three children who'd gone missing ... (Goodreads)

  36. The Report Card

    by Andrew Clements
    Fifth-grader Nora secretly gets straight Ds on her report card to prove a point about the education system.

    9 year old Nora was a disgrace to her entire family, To disguise her intellect, Nora observes and emulates her classmates so she doesn't stand out. She becomes interested in one of her schoolfellow, ... (Wikipedia)

  37. Flush

    by Carl Hiaasen
    A humorous tale of a dog named Flush, who helps his owner, a girl named Noah, seek revenge on a polluting casino boat owner.

    The narrator of the story is a teenage boy named Noah Underwood. Noah's father, Paine, a passionate environmentalist, has been arrested for sinking the Coral Queen , a casino boat operated by "Dusty" ... (Wikipedia)

  38. The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America

    by George Packer
    An exploration of America's political and economic decline over the last few decades.

    A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation American democracy is beset by a sense of crisis. Seismic shifts during a single ... (Goodreads)

  39. The Judas Goat

    by Robert B. Parker
    Spenser, a private investigator, is hired to protect a Middle Eastern professor from terrorists. But things get complicated when the professor is kidnapped.

    A reclusive millionaire, Hugh Dixon, hires Spenser to find the nine members of a terrorist group that bombed a London restaurant where he and his family were dining, resulting in the deaths of his ... (Wikipedia)

  40. Last Man in Tower

    by Aravind Adiga
    A group of residents in a Mumbai apartment complex are offered a large sum of money to vacate, but one man refuses to sell.

    A tale of one man refusing to leave his home in the face of property development. Tower A is a relic from a co-operative housing society established in the 1950s. When a property developer offers to ... (Goodreads)

  41. Oil!

    by Upton Sinclair
    A story of greed, corruption, and power in the American oil industry. Follows the rise of an oil tycoon and the impact on society.

    James Arnold "Dad" Ross and his son, James Jr. ("Bunny") are introduced as they drive through southern California to meet with the Watkins family, who are leasing out some oil property they own. They ... (Wikipedia)

  42. Special Circumstances

    by Sheldon Siegel
    Attorney Mike Daley defends a young man accused of murder, uncovering a web of corruption and deceit in the process.

    Meet Mike Daley. Ex-,priest,. Ex-,public defender,. And as of yesterday, ex-,partner, in one of San Francisco's most prominent law firms. Today he's out on his own, setting up practice on the wrong ... (Barnes & Noble)

  43. The Defense

    by Steve Cavanagh
    Eddie Flynn, a former con artist turned lawyer, defends a man accused of murder. But the case is not what it seems.

    "If you're a fan of John Grisham, Scott Turow, and Brad Meltzer, then you will be a fan of Steve Cavanagh's, The Defense,." ,—,Nelson DeMille, #1, New York Times, bestselling author of, Radiant ... (Barnes & Noble)

  44. Adnan's Story: The Search for Truth and Justice After Serial

    by Rabia Chaudry
    A detailed account of Adnan Syed's case, the subject of the popular podcast "Serial," and the search for justice.

    Now a major docuseries,, With intimate details and newly-uncovered evidence, Adnan's Story, goes beyond what the hit podcast, Serial, covered in its investigation of Adnan Syed's case. ,, Now a, New ... (Barnes & Noble)

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