John Grisham has invited book lovers and writers alike to listen to his podcast, ‘Book Tour with John Grisham’. So far he has made stops along the way, speaking with some of our favorite authors and more in bookstores across the U.S. Today, we stop with John Grisham at Square Books in Oxford, MS, with famous names like Richard Howorth, Ace Atkins, and Tom Franklin. Richard Howorth is actually one of the founders of Square Books and has received many awards for his upkeep. In 1986, he received the Charles S. Hallam Award for Excellence in Bookselling and in 2013, Publishers Weekly awarded the store the ‘Bookseller of the Year’ award.
He speaks with Ace Atkins, who is a popular American journalist and author of many beloved novels like The Ranger and The Innocents. Before becoming a full-time writer by the age of 30, he worked as a crime reporter in the newsroom of The Tampa Tribune. This is followed up by an interview with Tom Franklin, an American writer who is known for his work Hell at the Breech and Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter.
In Book Tour with John Grisham, we hear not only the latest and greatest regarding the bookselling of many authors, but also information on the latest and upcoming publishing Hollywood talk, the writing life of many of your favorite authors, and some fun interaction from listeners as well. In future episodes, John will visit with a variety of authors and big figures in publishing such as Harlan Coben, Janet Maslin of the New York Times, Clyde Egerton, Lisa Scottoline and so many more! The podcasts are recorded at a variety of stores like R.J. Julia, Quail Ridge, Malaprop’s, Square Books, Lemuria, and Politics & Prose. Join him for the latest in bookselling, publishing, Hollywood, the writing life, and so much fun interaction with the audience.