Gulag: A History, the recipient of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction, may be particularly well received by lawyers and law students because they can appreciate author Anne Applebaum's writing skills. Gulag reads like a lawyer's product: a conclusion replete with facts and arguments. Those who enjoy perfecting their legal skills while reading for pleasure should read this review. Gulag is, in essence, a successful legal brief.
Neacsu, D. (2004). Advocacy as History? That Takes the Prize! Gulag: A History [book review]. Santa Clara Law Review, 45 (1). Retrieved from https://dsc.duq.edu/law-faculty-scholarship/4