What Is a List of John Grisham Books That Were Number One Sellers?


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John Grisham had his first New York Times number one best seller in 1992 with his book "The Pelican Brief." He has had a number one best seller every year since through 2014, except for in 2006.

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Other than "The Pelican Brief", John Grisham's best sellers in the 1990s, in chronological order, were "The Client," "The Chamber," "The Rainmaker," "The Runaway Jury," "The Partner," "The Street Lawyer" and "The Testament."

In the 2000s, Grisham had some years during which two of his books were number one sellers in the same year. For example, both "A Painted House" and "Skipping Christmas" were number one on the New York Times Best Seller list in 2001. Similarly, "The King of Tort" and "Bleachers" were both number one best sellers in 2003. Furthermore, in 2009, both "The Associate" and "Ford County" reached the number one spot.

Other number one best sellers in the 2000s include "The Brethren," "The Summons," "The Last Juror" and "The Broker." "Playing for Pizza," "The Appeal," "The Confession," "The Litigators," "Calico Joe," "The Racketeer," "Sycamore Row" and "Gray Mountain" also made the list.

John Grisham is expected to release another book, "Rogue Lawyer," on October 20, 2015. The book features tech-savvy street lawyer Sebastian Rudd as its main character.

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