Chris Columbus Buys Rights To “Calico Joe”

Written by Dan Malone on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Chris Columbus and 1492 Pictures have acquired the rights to John Grisham‘s baseball novel Calico Joe. He plans to both write and direct the film himself.


John Grisham Speaks on eBooks and “Calico Joe”

Written by Dan Malone on Thursday, April 12th, 2012

John Grisham is all for eBooks, believing they’re good for publishers, authors and readers. Not that he doesn’t love books in print too… but he is concerned about bookstores. “We’re always going to have books,” he said. “Getting hurt in all of this is bookstores. We’re losing bookstores like crazy. Book sales are down overall […]


Grisham To Release Four Novels in 2012

Written by Ella Thomson on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

With the upcoming release of Calico Joe, John Grisham is looking to release four books this year. While some have criticized Grisham for becoming too formulaic with his legal thrillers, this is a baseball book featuring a rookie named Joe Castle.