Tagged: john grisham

Arkansas Death Penalty Foes Hope for Big Good Friday Rally

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 4/14/2017 7:32 am

While outrage on social media is growing over Arkansas' unprecedented plan to put seven inmates to death before the end of the month, the protests have been more muted within the conservative Southern state where capital punishment is still favored by a strong majority of residents.

John Grisham Has Firm Relationship with That Bookstore

by Luke Jones 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Former owner Mary Gay Shipley said that That Bookstore in Blytheville reached a turning point when it began its relationship with author John Grisham.

That Bookstore in Blytheville Lives On After Sale to Grant Hill

by Luke Jones 1/21/2013 12:00 am

When Grant Hill learned about That Bookstore in Blytheville being listed for sale in 2012, he thought it spelled the end of an institution he had always admired from afar.

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

There was good news and there was bad news in Arkansas in 2012. And in case you’ve forgotten the details, the Arkansas Business staff is here to remind you.

A Sale in the Works for That Bookstore in Blytheville

by Lance Turner 11/12/2012 9:35 am

A sale appears to be in the works for That Bookstore in Blytheville. Grant Hill, a 22-year-old Mountain Home resident, is trying to buy the northeast Arkansas store.

John Grisham on His Favorite Bookstore, That Bookstore in Blytheville

by Lance Turner 11/6/2012 10:11 am

John Grisham is contributing to a book of essays called "My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Placs to Browse, Read, and Shop." Edited by Ronald Rice, the book is compilation of writers' thoughts on their favorite brick-and-mortar book shops.