Popular O J Simpson Trial Books
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There aren't unexpected plot twists in The People v. Simpson: American Crime Story spoiler alert: he walks , but the series has already proven to be as captivating as the real court case. To tide you over until next week, here is the essential reading list on the O. Simpson case, books written by the lawyers, friends, and insiders whose lives were forever changed by the trial of the century. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin This book, which the FX show is based on, has been hailed as the definitive and most comprehensive look into the O. Simpson case.
Simpson's arrest for double homicide and ensuing trial have inspired enough volumes to fill a full library wing. As of today, Judge Lance Ito remains only living principal figure in the Trial of the Century who has yet to pen a memoir. See also: Thirsty for more Juice? In the wake of The People Vs. Simpson: American Crime Story , which concluded Tuesday, many viewers will be scouring used book stores, Amazon and eBay in search of even more insider detail. So we're offering a recommended reading list of a dozen of the most intriguing — and in one case, downright appalling — literary accounts of all things O. Jeffrey Toobin's detailed chronicle of the trial is the central sourcebook for American Crime Story.
This Tuesday night, the murder trial of O. Inevitably, The People v. Simpson 's finale will follow the events of the real trial that took place in , which saw Simpson acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. But as this show's very existence attests, the story didn't end there — not by a long shot. Our country's fascination with the infamous case was only just beginning, and would be buoyed for the next two decades thanks to a series of books published about the O. Simpson trial. The books poured out of every shadowy corner of the case, from legal experts to expert witnesses, from the prosecutors to the defenders, from friends of the victims to friends of Simpson — even from Simpson himself.