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No ‘Gray’ areas in new John Grisham novel


Unknown to many, bestselling author John Grisham, known as the master of the legal thriller, is a former congressman and a lawyer who returned to the courtroom in 1996 on behalf of a railroad worker who was killed in the line of work; Grisham won.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

John Grisham comes full circle with new novel


John Grisham clearly does not like to stand around doing nothing.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Review: ‘A Time to Kill’ is not worth killing time

This undated image released by The O and M Company shows, from left, Fred Dalton Thompson, John Douglas Thompson and Sebastian Arcelus during a performance of "A Time to Kill," a play adapted from the John Grisham novel by Rupert Holmes. AP

A paperback copy of John Grisham’s novel “A Time to Kill” will set you back less than $10. The DVD of the film will cost a few bucks more. The new adaptation on Broadway? Tickets at the box office start at $70.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

John Grisham lets loose with his newest thriller


“I am a lawyer, and I am in prison. It’s a long story.” It’s the perfect opening line for a brand-new John Grisham book. “The Racketeer” (Doubleday, New York, 2012, 340 pages) is the lawyer-turned-writer’s 25th novel, and it’s a legal thriller, the kind of book that Grisham might as well have invented, but this is one he turns inside out.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

John Grisham welcomes ‘The Litigators’


At the turn of the millennium and at the height of his commercial success, John Grisham did something strange. The best-selling author best known for courtroom thrillers—some of which had been adapted into motion pictures—decided he wanted to write something aside from legal thrillers. Thus he tried his hand at other genres, some of them successful and others not.

Posted: December 4th, 2011 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »