His new book is A Saint on Death Row: The Story of Dominique Green.
For The Week magazine, he named "six great works about justice and injustice."
One title on the list:
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (Dover, $3.50).Read about another work on Cahill's list.
This exposé on the exploitation of children is the granddaddy of fiction written to precipitate societal transformation by the shock of its material. From Dickens descends every novelist of social conscience from Émile Zola to Toni Morrison.