What John Grisham books were on the New York Times best-seller list?


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John Grisham has published many books that made the New York Times Best Sellers list, including "The Pelican Brief," "The Client" and "The Last Juror," states Hawes Publications. Not all of his best sellers are legal thrillers. "Bleachers," "Calico Joe" and "A Painted House" also made the list.

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John Grisham's second novel, "The Firm," spent 47 weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers list and was made into a film by Paramount Pictures, states John Grisham's Biography.

Grisham's other New York Times Best Sellers include "The Appeal," "The Associate," "The Brethren," "The Broker," "The Chamber," "The Confession," "Ford County," "Gray Mountain," "The King of Torts," "The Litigators," "The Partner," "Playing For Pizza," "The Racketeer," "The Rainmaker," "The Runaway Jury," "Skipping Christmas," "The Street Lawyer," "The Summons," "Sycamore Row" and "The Testament," states Hawes Publications.

In addition to multiple books on the Best Sellers list, Grisham's novels have been translated into 40 languages and are considered international best sellers. Nine of his novels have been made into movies, including "The Pelican Brief" and "The Client."

Prior to becoming a full-time novelist, Grisham worked as a trial attorney for 10 years in Southaven, Mississippi, states John Grisham's Biography. During that time, he published his first novel, "A Time to Kill." The publisher only printed 5,000 copies of the book, although it was re-released after his success with novels such as "The Firm" and "The Pelican Brief."

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