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5. That Bookstore in Blytheville, Blytheville, Ark.

"The Racketeer" author John Grisham selected the memorably named That Bookstore in Blytheville. He remembered an early book reading he'd done there. "In the rear of [the] store there is an old potbellied stove surrounded by children's books and rocking chairs," he wrote. "Late in the day, we gathered around the stove and I read from my novel.... it remains one of my fondest memories as a writer."

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