Reading List: Books on the Subject of Wrongful Conviction

A selection of books on wrongful conviction cases and related issues:

Convicting the Innocent, Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong, by Brandon Garrett (2011)
The Central Park Five, by Sarah Burns (2011)
Tested: How Twelve Wrongly Imprisoned Men Held Onto Hope, by Peyton Budd and Dorothy Budd (2010)
Adams vs. Texas: The True Story Made Famous by the Highly Acclaimed Film The Thin Blue Line, by Randall Adams, with William Hoffer and Marilyn Mona Hoffer (1991)
Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption in a Small Texas Town, by Nate Blakeslee (2005)
Convicting the Innocent: The Story of a Murder, a False Confession, and the Struggle to Free a ‘Wrong Man’, by Donald S. Connery (1996)
Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption, by Ronald Cotton and Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, with Erin Torneo (2009)
Executed on a Technicality: Lethal Injustice on America’s Death Row, by David Dow (2005)
An Expendable Man: The Near-Execution of Earl Washington Jr., by Margaret Edds (2003)
Journey Toward Justice, by Dennis Fritz (2006)
The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town, by John Grisham (2006)
Killing Time: An 18-Year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom, by John Hollway (2010)
Exit to Freedom, by Calvin Johnson (2003)
Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA, by Tim Junkin (2004)
Cry Rape: The True Story of One Woman’s Harrowing Quest for Justice, by Bill Lueders (2006)
The Dreams of Ada, by Robert Mayer (1987)
False Justice: 8 Myths That Lead to Wrongful Convictions, by Nancy and Jim Petro (2011)
A Promise of Justice: The Eighteen-Year Fight to Save Four Innocent Men, by David Protess and Rob Warden (1998)
Actual Innocence: When Justice Goes Wrong and How to Make it Right, by Barry Scheck, Peter Neufeld and Jim Dwyer (2000)
The Innocents, by Taryn Simon (2003)
Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer’s Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty, by Scott Turow (2003)
Surviving Justice: America’s Wrongfully Convicted and Exonerated, Lola Vollen and Dave Eggers (2005)
Full Circle: A True Story of Murder, Lies and Vindication by Gloria Killian and Sandra Kobrin (2012)
In Doubt: The Psychology of the Criminal Justice Process by Dan Simon (2012)
Drawn to Injustice: The Wrongful Conviction of Timothy Masters by Timothy Masters and Steve Lehto (2012)