Search this Site
powered by FreeFind
Search other book
review web sites

ReviewsOfBooks.com


Your one stop for finding multiple professional reviews of recently released books.

Defending Jacob by William Landay

In Defending Jacob, Andy Barber is a respected assistant district attorney when a teenage boy is stabbed to death in a local park. Evidence makes Andy's fourteen-year-old son, Jacob, the prime suspect. When Jacob is charged with murder, Andy refuses to believe his son could be guilty and does everything he can to defend his son. It's a decision that threatens his marriage and could potentially reveal secrets Andy has harbored since childhood. It also leads to difficult truths that Andy would rather not face. William Landay's novel has received mostly positive reviews with BookReporter.com saying, "Defending Jacob presents an unsettling picture on an exquisite but disturbing canvas, one that will haunt the reader long after the final sentences of the book are read."
[read excerpt]
Buy Defending Jacob by William Landay

Portland Oregonian review by April Henry

Associated Press review by Jeff Ayers

BookReporter.com review by Joe Hartlaub

Chicago Tribune review by Julia Keller

New York Times review by Janet Maslin

William Landay
Hardcover
Buy from the UK Buy from Canada
Buy from France Buy from Germany
[click book cover for amazon.com page for Defending Jacob]
[click "Buy from the UK" for amazon.co.uk page for Defending Jacob]

Buy amazon.com gift card