Rights Available! Scott Turow's Latest Novel Up for Grabs

His 'Testimony,' along with Brit Bennett's 'The Mothers,' are both ripe for optioning.
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'The Mothers' by Brit Bennett

Testimony (Grand Central) by Scott Turow
Agency: CAA

Thirty years after Presumed Innocent became a huge hit, Turow's latest (May 23, 2017) follows a lawyer trying to resurrect his career and personal life by solving a decade-old mystery about the fate of a Bosnian War refugee camp and winning a Hague conviction.

The Mothers (Riverhead) by Brit Bennett
Agency: Paradigm

This debut novel (Oct. 11) already is winning rave reviews. Set in a California coastal town, it's about an African-American teen coping with her mother's suicide who finds out she is pregnant with the pastor's son.

This story first appeared in the Oct. 21 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

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