Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes The Institute, Elevation, The Outsider, Sleeping Beauties (cowritten with his son Owen King), and the Bill Hodges trilogy: End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel and an AT&T Audience Network original television series). His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller. His epic works The Dark Tower, It, Pet Sematary, and Doctor Sleep are the basis for major motion pictures, with It now the highest grossing horror film of all time. He is the recipient of the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award, the 2014 National Medal of Arts, and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Plenty of thrills...[King's] an elegant writer and a master of
"New York Daily News"
A fast, scary read...King blasts a homer...[He] expertly stirs
the major ingredients of the American psyche -- our spirituality,
fierce love of children, passion for baseball, and collective fear
of the bad thing we know lurks on the periphery of life.
An absorbing tale..."Tom Gordon" scores big.
"San Francisco Examiner"
"St. Louis Post-Dispatch"
King paints a masterful, terrifying picture of every child's
(and maybe adult's) worst fear...King uses that creepy-crawly
paranoia to perfection.
"The New York Times"
A delightful read, a literary walk in the woods, and not just
for baseball fans.
"The Wall Street Journal"
Impressive...A wonderful story of courage, faith, and hope. It is eminently engaging and difficult to put down.