Stephen King

If the weather outside is frightful, you’ll want to be reading these books

As we transition from autumn into winter, our habits change. The days are shorter, necessitating a shift in outdoor activities, and compelling us to rearrange our lives inside as well, to accommodate the darker, colder days without falling prey to a sense of fatigue or desolation. But there is something delicious about a long, inky… Read More »

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Book Bites: News and Views for November 6

11.22.63 will become the latest Stephen King novel adapted for the (small) screen when it becomes available exclusively on the streaming site Hulu. The miniseries will star James Franco, Chris Cooper and Josh Duhamel, and will be released—fittingly—on President’s Day, 2016. * The Bailey’s Prize marked twenty years of granting prizes to women in literature… Read More »

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The 5 Scariest Movies Based on Books

Halloween is this weekend, and if you’re planning to spend the night binge-watching horror movies, this is the perfect list for horror movie-loving bookworms. Each of these picks is based on a book, and the adaptations are at least as frightening as the tale they were based on, if not more. So queue up your movies,… Read More »

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Cover Me: How One Book’s Cover Can Change So Many Times

Some books have been reprinted so many times, in so many languages, over so many years, that it’s hard to keep track of just how many editions still exist. The changes that happen to book covers have as much to do with a publishing house’s decision-making process as they do with generational aesthetic demands and… Read More »

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