I ask Grisham if his own two daughters ever read his books.
"Sometimes. They get to hear little bits of them. Like, the clean part. There are some clean parts," he adds.
Grisham goes on to describe some of said clean stories in Untamed: Something about a pissed-off angel who falls in love but is bitter about the indentured servitude that comes with the job description.
"… And so he’s not happy about it, and he’s a real shit, so he tortures some old lady at an old folks’ home and …," Grisham says.
"That’s a clean story?," I ask.
"Yeah! That’s kinda clean. They’re supposed to be fun. Stories are supposed to be fun and you’re supposed to think a bit and you know … That’s the whole point of it. There are a couple of clean ones."
Grisham trails off.
"I mean, I don’t know. Shit," he laughs. "Maybe not."
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