Stephen King’s ‘The Institute’ turns our political moment into gripping horror

The book is animated by a central concern that could not be more relevant: the inhumane treatment of children. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-09 23:55:38 UTC ]
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Stephen King's horror prompts book review rethink by Portland paper

Press Herald turns tweet aghast at plan to drop Maine content into chance to attract 100 digital subscriptionsA Maine newspaper that horrified the bestselling author Stephen King by dropping its local book review coverage used his complaint to boost digital subscriptions. Related: 'Judge me by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 19:06:16 UTC ]
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DOJ v PRH: Jonathan Karp and Stephen King Take the Stand

Day two of the DOJ's trial to block PRH from acquiring S&S featured a little star power: bestselling author Stephen King. In terms of the case before the court, however, the highlight of the day was the testimony of S&S CEO Jonathan Karp. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King set to testify for gov't in books merger trial

Bestselling author Stephen King has testified in a federal antitrust trial in Washington Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2022-08-03 00:28:27 UTC ]
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Stephen King testified against publishing's biggest merger. What you need to know about the antitrust trial

Stephen King testified for the government today, arguing that writers will be harmed if Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster merge. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-02 22:41:59 UTC ]
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Stephen King testifies against $2B Penguin merger

The deal between Penguin and Simon & Schuster would weaken competition and lower author pay, he said Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2022-08-02 19:08:55 UTC ]
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‘Fantastical claims’ and Stephen King: Penguin Random House and DOJ face off for antitrust battle

In one of the biggest antitrust showdowns of President Biden’s tenure, the Justice Department is pulling out the big guns to stop a mega-publishing merger. The Justice Department’s ambitious bid to stop Penguin Random House from buying rival publisher Simon & Schuster has started taking on... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-07-25 16:10:21 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Andrew Solomon, and a bunch of agents are set to testify in the PRH antitrust trial.

The federal government’s civil suit to block the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House is chugging along, with the trial set to begin on August 1. Exhibits to the joint pretrial motion, filed July 15, included lists of witnesses for both sides. Witnesses for both sides... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-20 16:13:34 UTC ]
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Post-Roe, Publishers Scramble to Meet the Political Moment

Sales of books concerning reproductive rights began moving up when the draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade was leaked in May, and publishers are now working to meet demand following the June 24 decision by the Supreme Court that ended a constitutional right to an abortion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King's ‘Scariest Work Yet’ Might Be This Ridiculous Microwave Recipe

The internet is in “misery” after the horror legend shared the recipe on Twitter. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-04-22 03:28:54 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Janelle Monáe and more: Let’s talk about speculative fiction to read this year

2022 is turning out to be a great year if you love science fiction, fantasy and horror books Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-15 11:00:26 UTC ]
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Stephen Graham Jones’s ‘My Heart Is a Chainsaw’ will delight horror movie fans

The novel is a paean to slasher films, a devotional about an acolyte written by an obsessive. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-30 09:42:40 UTC ]
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Stephen B. Oates, historian and biographer of Lincoln and King, dies at 85

After publishing well-received historical studies, his career was tainted by charges of plagiarism. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-28 08:22:08 UTC ]
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Laura Lippman’s suspense novel ‘Dream Girl’ takes its cue from Stephen King

In Lippman’s 25th novel, a bedridden novelist is haunted by a woman who claims to be one of his characters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Later,’ Stephen King reminds us that he’s the master of the kids-with-strange-powers genre

Another of King’s special powers? Slipping into the persona of a teenager with total authenticity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-28 07:14:30 UTC ]
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New novel Billy Summers from Stephen King for summer 2021

Stephen King is publishing a new thriller with Hodder in August 2021, Billy Summers. The book–about a unique hitman, "a good guy in a bad job”–has been billed as “part war story, part love letter to small town America and the people who live there”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 23:25:01 UTC ]
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Clutter, says who? College essays, letters from Stephen King and Tucker Carlson: I’m keeping (almost) all of it.

At the end of 2020, sorting through my papers was a welcome reminder of the joys of a literary life Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King novel Later to be released by Hard Case Crime

Stephen King is publishing a new crime novel, Later, with Titan Books imprint Hard Case Crime in March 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 01:17:41 UTC ]
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‘If It Bleeds’ reaffirms Stephen King’s mastery of short fiction

A new collection contains stories that cover a surprising amount of emotional territory but can still be read in a sitting. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-20 07:41:00 UTC ]
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