In that time Grisham has garnered some serious name recognition, helped along by well-done film adaptions of his books, like The Pelican Brief and The Firm, that were big hits at the box office. He's written over 30 books now, and his latest, Camino Island, has all the hallmarks of what makes Grisham's thrillers such a delight to read.
A sleepy Florida town is home to a book store owner who also dabbles in the black market for stolen manuscripts, and a very important one has just been snatched. A novelist struggling with writer's block is offered a mysterious job that will bring her close to this underworld, and we're off to the races for a fast paced read.
We asked John Grisham what he's been reading lately, and below are his top three reads and why they made his list.
John Grisham's Favorite Recent Reads