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John Grisham

America's Favorite Storyteller

John Grisham returns to the road for his first book tour in 25 years!

Celebrate John Grisham’s 30th novel–CAMINO ISLAND–and his first bookstore tour in 25 years!  Seating is extremely limited–see full tour schedule and event guidelines below.

EVENT GUIDELINES (Please check each individual store listing)

•  Events are ticketed – 1 ticket per person, which will include a copy of CAMINO ISLAND.

•  Ticket costs vary.  Check store listings.

•  Events will be strictly limited to 200 people only.

•  Mr. Grisham will personalize and sign up to 2 copies of CAMINO ISLAND (1 copy included with event ticket, 1 copy purchased on-site only).


•  Photos will be permitted.

•  The event will be structured into two parts: book signing and discussion/Q&A.

•  Your ticket will gain admittance to both the book signing line AND in-store discussion UNLESS space is limited – check in-store seating guidelines below.

•  The book signing portion of the event will be from either 1 to 5pm or 2 to 6pm only – check timing of each venue.  You must have your ticket on-hand to join the line, which will be first-come, first-serve.

•  All books MUST be signed during the signing window – there will NOT be an autographing after the event.

•  Mr. Grisham’s in-store discussion will begin at either 5 or 6pm – check timing of each venue.  You must keep your ticket on-hand to join the discussion portion of the event.

•  Seating at the discussion will be first-come, first-serve. There will not be assigned seating.


Here are the tour cities and dates:

Tuesday, June 6 – Paramus, NJ
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
Barnes & Noble Paramus
765 Route 17 South
Paramus, NJ 07652
Ticket cost: Free with purchase of 1 CAMINO ISLAND from B&N Paramus. Wristbands for the event will be distributed to the first 200 people when the store opens at 9:00am on Thursday, June 1.
Store phone: 201-445-4589


Wednesday, June 7 – Madison, CT
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
R. J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Rd.
Madison, CT 06443
Ticket cost: $35.00
Store phone: 203-245-3959
PLEASE NOTE: 200 tickets will be sold for the signing line.  Event seating is confirmed for the first 120 ticket holders ONLY.


Thursday, June 8 – Manchester Center, VT
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
Northshire Bookstore
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
Ticket cost: $32.00
Store phone: 802-362-2200


Tuesday, June 13 – Raleigh
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
Quail Ridge Books
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Ticket cost: $28.95
Store phone: 919-828-1588
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for the Quail Ridge event will go on-sale at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, 4/19.


Wednesday, June 14 – Charlotte, NC
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
Park Road Books
4139 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
Ticket cost: $32.00
Store phone: 704-525-9239


Thursday, June 15 – Asheville, NC
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
Malaprop’s Bookstore
55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Ticket cost: $35.00
Store phone: 800-441-9829


Tuesday, June 20 – Oxford, MS
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
Square Books
160 Courthouse Square
Oxford, MS 38655
Ticket cost:  Free. For every customer who pre-purchases a copy of CAMINO ISLAND by May 19, you will be entered into a raffle for the CAMINO ISLAND event.  200 ticket winners will be notified sometime the following week.  After May 19, customers may continue to order signed copies of CAMINO ISLAND as long as available.
Store phone: 662-236-2262


Wednesday, June 21 – Jackson, MS
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
Lemuria Books
202 Banner Hall – 4465 I-55 N
Jackson, MS 39206
Ticket cost: $32.00. Tickets will go on-sale Tuesday, May 16th at 9:00am in person, at Lemuria ONLY. No tickets will be sold online or via phone.
Store phone: 601-366-7619 or 800-366-7619


Thursday, June 22 – Nashville, TN
2:00 to 6:00pm signing
6:00pm event/discussion
Parnassus Books
Hillsboro Plaza Shopping Center
3900 Hillsboro Pike #14
Nashville, TN 37215
Ticket cost: $100 and will benefit Humanities Tennessee.
Store phone: 615-953-2243


Tuesday, June 27 – Greensboro, NC
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
Scuppernog Books
304 S Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Ticket cost: $35.00
Store phone: 336-763-1919


Wednesday, June 28 – Washington, DC
2:00 to 6:00pm signing
6:00pm event/discussion
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20008
Ticket cost: $35.00
Store phone: 202-364-1919


Thursday, June 29 – Doylestown, PA
1:00 to 5:00pm signing
5:00pm event/discussion
Doylestown Bookshop
16 S Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Ticket cost: $35.00
Store phone: 215-230-7610
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