The Second Eclectic

Technology changes how we relate to God and each other

John Grisham's sales numbers

1996: his royalties ran to $30m, and with movie spin-offs he has now earned more than a billion.

1998: avg first printing – 2.8 M; avg softcover first printing – 3-4 M; avg 6 M copies sold per book, but The Firm: 14 M.


Books in print:

1999: 20 M hardcover, 70 M softcover; translated into 28 languages; at least six film adaptations.

2003: 37 M hardcover, 100 M softcover