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John Grisham

America's Favorite Storyteller


Hitting the (virtual) road for SOOLEY

Yes, I’ll be doing a virtual tour for SOOLEY, beginning April 26.  The events are hosted by some of my favorite bookstores. Here’s the complete schedule with links: Monday, April 26 SQUARE BOOKS: LEMURIA: REEDS: Wednesday, April 28 PORTER SQUARE BOOKS: POWELLS: Thursday, April 29 MAPLEWOOD WORDS: RAINY DAY BOOKS: ALABAMA BOOKSMITH: Friday, April…

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This time, it’s a different kind of court.

Dear Reader, I love sports, especially the college games I dreamed of playing in high school. But like those of the other kids in the neighborhood, my dreams were far greater than any discernable talent, and the college recruiters looked elsewhere. Later in life, I discovered a different talent, one that is more satisfying and…

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My Holiday Wish for You

Dear Reader, Happy holidays. To be offering such a greeting at the end of such a lousy year feels somewhat strange. But, we’ve made it. We’re closing out a period of time that will be considered nothing short of historic, and perhaps we will soon be able to look back with some measure of pride…

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Week One of My Virtual Book Tour

My virtual book tour kicks off today with events at Square Books, Lemuria Books, and Reed’s Gum Tree Bookstore.  Hope to see you out there!  

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Why I Love Indie Bookstores

Hello Book Lovers: John Grisham here, hiding on the farm in central Virginia, safe and secure. I trust you are too. Be careful out there. Camino Winds was published recently, and normally I would be making the rounds, visiting stores to promote my new novel. But as you know, the world has changed dramatically in…

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Looking for an escape?

Dear Reader, Hope this finds you and yours sheltered and well. Three years ago I published Camino Island. Starring no lawyers, the novel is about priceless manuscripts that are stolen from a prestigious library and make their way through the black market to Bruce Cable, a bookstore owner and rare-book dealer on Camino Island, a…

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