Tucson Festival of Books

The Untouchables


One book focuses on the career of Elliot Ness, the other dives into the author's career as a defense attorney for underprivileged clients. The subject line for both of them might read "The Untouchables."


Panelists
Stephen Saltonstall

Stephen Lee Saltonstall grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College and has a law degree from the Northeastern University School of Law. Saltonstall served as a foot soldier in the civil rights movement in Cairo, Illinois in 1962 (under the great John Lewis) and in Selma, Ala....

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Daniel Stashower

New York Times bestselling author Daniel Stashower is an acclaimed biographer and narrative historian. Winner of the Edgar, Agatha and Anthony awards, as well as the Raymond Chandler Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction, his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, AARP: The Magazine, National Geographic Traveler and American History as well as other publications....

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Books:
Renegade for Justice
Defending the Defenseless in an Outlaw World
Stephen Saltonstall
True Crime
University Press of Kansas
January 2022
ISBN 9780700633678
280 pages

A memoir by a public interest lawyer, driven by the ideals of justice, reviews courtroom war stories from the author's forty years of experience serving as legal counsel for the underdog and downtrodden needing legal representation.

American Demon
Eliot Ness and the Hunt for America's Jack the Ripper
Daniel Stashower
True Crime
St. Martin's Publishing Group
September 2022
ISBN 9781250041166
352 pages