Author of the Month: OCTOBER
John Ray Grisham, Jr. (born 8 February 1955) is an American author, best known for his popular legal thrillers. He's a Galaxy British Book Awards winner and one of only two authors to sell two million copies on a first printing.John Grisham graduated from Mississippi State University before attending the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1981 and practiced criminal law for about a decade. He also served in the House of Representatives in Mississippi from January 1984 to September 1990. Beginning writing in 1984, he had his first novel A Time To Kill published in June 1989. As of 2008, his books had sold over 250 million copies worldwide.
He has innumerable bestsellers, he is one of the most celebrated author of his time, plenty of his novels has been made into blockbuster movies and famous actors and actresses portrayed many of his characters from his timeless books.
Nowadays, he is still writing and giving his readers engrossing, riveting and thought-provoking legal dramas that only he can deliver with precision. He is without equal to courtroom matters and creating memorable characters. The Confession is his latest novel set to be released on October 26, 2010.
I've read the books The Testament, The Broker, The Rainmaker , The Brethren, The Pelican Brief, The Partner, and Skipping Christmas. It's only right for me to feature John Grisham to be the author for the month of October. Be sure to read any of his books and find out for yourself the meaning of a compelling read! Cheerz!