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‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.’ – Groucho Marx

Stephen King

Stephen King is the bestselling author of more than fifty books. His novels include CarrieThe Shining and Revival. His novel Under the Dome is now a major TV series. His novel 11.22.63 won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers Association.

Many of his books have been turned into celebrated films including Misery, The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile. Over the years, King has had various cameo roles in film adaptations of his books as well as playing rhythm guitar in the Rock Bottom Remainders, a rock and roll band made up of some of America’s bestselling and best-loved writers

He was the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives with his wife, novelist Tabitha King, in Maine, USA.

Posts about Stephen King

Four Books I Have Read 2019

Four books I read last year are ‘The Name of the Rose’ by Umberto Eco, ‘Dark Emu’ by Bruce Pascoe, ‘We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves’ by Karen Joy Fowler and ‘On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft’ by Stephen King. Although these books may seem like a somewhat miscellaneous...

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Misery

Misery by Stephen King is an absolute classic. A very well-known writer, Paul Sheldon, has gotten into a car crash during a snowstorm, breaking both his legs. It seems he is going to die in the icy cold weather, when a woman pulls him out of the wreck. Her name is Annie Wilkes, and she is Paul's #1 fan. 

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