is simply, utterly brilliant. Preet Bharara expertly weaves real-life stories of law and disorder into a compelling examination of our collective understanding of justice. This is no greatest hits parade of a prosecutor boasting about the bad guys he's locked up; it is a clarion call for the rule of law, bursting with humility and humanity. A desire for fairness - to suspects and defendants as well as the victims - is the touchstone for every chapter; a vital and urgent contribution in an age when established principles of justice and the rule of law are under attack across the world. I read this book as a junior lawyer and thought to myself, at every page, this
is the kind of prosecutor I want to be when I grow up (The Secret Barrister)
A vivid memoir of a critical job, a primer on the toughest questions of prosecutorial ethics, and a reminder of the drama inherent in life in the courtroom arena (Jeffrey Toobin)
The man who terrifies Wall Street (New Yorker
[Preet] has somehow managed to be incredibly smart, principled, independent and hilarious all at the same time (James Comey)
At its most powerful, Doing Justice
works as a metaphorical survival guide for the Trump era. As with everything Bharara does, he writes in a tone that is calm and considered, a warm bath after the outrage of Trump's daily tweets. That's what has made him such an unlikely superstar following his dismissal at Trump's hands (Guardian
A Guardian Pick for 2019. Banned by Putin, fired by Trump. And now he's free to talk.