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John Grisham

America's Favorite Storyteller


Trouble Returns to Paradise

“I enjoyed writing Camino Island so much that I decided to return to that island paradise with Camino Winds, blowing into stores on April 28.  Once again, the ever-resourceful Bruce Cable finds himself at the center of the storm when a writer’s murder shocks the tight-knit community. Here’s a first look at the jacket and, at the link, you…

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Dear Reader,

As an author, my experience of one of my books starts with spending a lot of time alone writing it. I enjoy the process very much. But it is work, solitary work. (Read More)

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NPR’S Maureen Corrigan raves about “The Guardians” in The Washington Post

What is left to say about a new John Grisham novel?

Maybe only that John Grisham has done it again.

“The Guardians” is Grisham’s 40th novel; he’s now 64 and has been writing suspense novels pretty much nonstop since “A Time to Kill” was published in 1989. Most of his novels are legal thrillers, but Grisham has also branched out into stories about rare books, sports and medicine. (Read More)

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A bit of advice

Dear Reader,

A bit of advice: Decline the invitation to zip-line across a crocodile-infested body of water.

Crocodiles are cold-blooded killers. They’ll eat anything, including humans. A pond full of crocodiles plays a small but upsetting part in my new legal thriller, THE GUARDIANS. The incident occurs just about halfway through the book and is based on an anecdote I heard that I take to be true. There you have it, my first trigger warning. (Read More)

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It’s been a long drumroll…

But THE RECKONING has finally come! On sale today, an appearance on “CBS This Morning” this morning, and a few tour stops ahead.  Thank you, as always, to the best booksellers on Earth and to the most loyal, patient – and discerning – readers in the world!  I hope you enjoy this novel.  It is…

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Yes, I’m Going on a Book Tour

It’s less ambitious, but the venues and guest authors are great!

NEW YORK > Tuesday, October 23
92nd Street Y – John Grisham, Janet Maslin and George Pelecanos … Read more

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Look Who’s Raving About THE RECKONING

A number of us at Doubleday have read and published some extraordinary books over the years. But when the manuscript for The Reckoning landed on our desks in June, we devoured it like novices. We were immediately blown away by the scope and the ambition of the novel. Before long we had arrived at this…

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