John Grisham’s new legal thriller, The Associate, isn’t in stores until January 27, 2009, but Enterainment Weekly online is offering an exclusive excerpt starting today. Over the course of the next four weeks, you’ll be able to read a new chapter every Friday. Read Chapter 1 today, and be sure to check back each week for the new installment.
From the Desk of John Grisham
Can’t wait to read Grisham’s The Associate in late January? Get a sneak peek in a new edition of The Last Juror. Starting December 30th, a special paperback of The Last Juror, bearing a starburst on the cover, will include the first two chapters of The Associate, a full month before the hardcover thriller goes on sale. More on The Last Juror here.
Actor Shia LaBeouf, 22, is to star in the upcoming film version of popular crime and law author John Grisham’s The Associate, Hollywood media reported Tuesday. LaBeouf will play a law student who is manipulated by elder lawyers into accepting a job at a high-power firm and given information that could influence a court case.