John Grisham e-books now available, including on Kindle

John Grisham on Kindle

John Grisham is making his debut in digital. Random House announced the publication of the entire John Grisham backlist of twenty-three titles as e-books, beginning March 16, 2010. “John Grisham is one of the greatest storytellers of all time,” said Sonny Mehta, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. “This is one of our most exciting e-book initiatives to date, and is certain to usher in a new generation of Grisham readers and e-book adopters.”

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Grisham’s “A Time to Kill” heads for Broadway

John Grisham "A Time to Kill" on Broadway

A stage adaptation of John Grisham’s first novel, “A Time to Kill,” will have its world premiere in 2011 in Washington in what is being billed as a “pre-Broadway” production. Arena Stage’s artistic director Molly Smith said on March 11 that the play will run May 6, 2011, through June 19, 2011. “A Time to Kill” concerns the murder trial of a father who takes the law into his own hands after his daughter is raped.

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John Grisham remembers Barry Hannah

John Grisham remembers Barry Hannah

When Barry Hannah died of a heart attack on the March 1, he left behind a literary legacy that included eight novels and four short story collections. For John Grisham, the first book-signing he ever attended was in 1988, for Hannah’s Hey Jack! Grisham recalls, “I discovered him through Airships, in law school, back when I wasn’t thinking about being a writer.”

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John Grisham to speak at MSU's First Pitch Banquet

A trio of former Mississippi State University baseball players that currently serve as professional baseball scouts will share the podium as guest speakers at the 13th annual “First Pitch/Meet the Team” baseball celebration Thursday, February 18 on the MSU campus. This year’s program lineup joins an impressive array of featured speakers, including best-selling author and MSU alumnus John Grisham.

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