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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.

Famed Blytheville Bookstore Has New Owner, 22

by Associated Press 1/13/2013 1:53 pm

That Bookstore In Blytheville is now under new ownership, and that owner is looking to put his passion for the book world to work in making the shop a "destination" spot in the community.

It's Official: Grant Hill Buys That Bookstore in Blytheville

by Luke Jones 11/15/2012 11:47 am

Mary Gay Shipley, owner of That Bookstore in Blytheville, says she is officially transferring ownership of the store to Grant Hill of Mountain Home.

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.

Grant Hill Wants to Buy That Bookstore in Blytheville

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/12/2012 12:00 am

Owner Mary Gay Shipley put the shop up for sale in February and said she was planning to close if she didn’t find a buyer within a few months. Now, a buyer has been named: Grant Hill.

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.