Paul Sheldon is a bestselling novelist who has finally met his number one fan. Her name is Annie Wilkes, and she is more than a rabid reader?she is Paul?s nurse, tending his shattered body after an automobile accident. But she is also furious that the author has killed off her favorite character in his latest book. Annie becomes his captor, keeping him prisoner in her isolated house. Annie wants Paul to write a book that brings Misery back to life?just...
Our most recent survey with OnePoll asked 2,000 U.S. adults about their reading habits and what they look for in a book. And what we learned painted an illuminating portrait.
With more than fifty shows, over sixty movies, plus nine unnecessary Children of the Corn sequels, Stephen King has nearly as ubiquitous an appearance on screen as in print. Here are the internet's definitive Top 10 Stephen King adaptations. Read more to see if you agree.
Stephen King's newest book, Holly, comes out on September 5, marking the triumphant return of reluctant private investigator Holly Gibney. The book is available for preorder of course, but in the meantime, we've pulled together a list of great retellings and read-alikes for ten of King's classic titles.
The gothic element in American literature spans many genres, and has woven an ever present thread from Washington Irving's famous equestrian, all the way down to Stephenie Meyer's interpretation of the heirs of Vlad the Impaler. Leveraging the fine works of previous generations, two Twentieth Century American authors, Stephen King, and V.C. Andrews, created characters and settings which distilled the gothic element to a rarified degree.
August 9 is our day! And we're making the most of it. Here we share some of our favorite ways to celebrate National Book Lovers Day, our favorite books about bibliophiles, and fun qualities that book lovers share.