Video: John Grisham interview on Borders

In his first collection of short stories, John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, A Time to Kill. Featuring a cast of characters you’ll never forget, these stories bring Ford County to vivid and colorful life. This wholly surprising collection reminds readers once again why Grisham is one of America’s favorite storytellers.

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John Grisham to speak at UNC graduation

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has chosen John Grisham to speak at its 2010 spring Commencement on May 9, university officials announced. “John is an engaging speaker who will have a profound message for our graduates and their families,” UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp said. The program will begin at 9:30 a.m. in UNC’s Kenan Stadium.

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The story behind the 'Ford County' stories

John Grisham did not have to write a book in 2009. Financially, he never has to type another word. “But I get bored,” says Grisham. “One day last January I was sitting around at our house in Charlottesville watching it snow and I said, ‘I’ve got to do something.’ “ That was the beginning of Grisham’s newest book, Ford County, his first collection of stories.

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