Reading Stephen King (New Trade Paperback!) HOT
- Editor: Brian James Freeman
- Page Count: 220
- Pub. Date: November 2023
- ISBN: 978-1-58767-699-4
- Status: Preorder
- EDITOR BIO
Featuring Clive Barker, Stewart O'Nan, Frank Darabont, Stephen Spignesi, Richard Chizmar, Justin Brooks, Tony Magistrale, Michael R. Collings, Rocky Wood, Robin Furth, Kevin Quigley, Hans-Ake Lilja, Billy Chizmar, Jack Ketchum, Bev Vincent, Mick Garris, and Jay Franco!
Reading Stephen King
edited by Brian James Freeman
About the Book:
Stephen King has inspired millions of readers with his writing for more than four decades , and this special volume of essays gathers together some of his high-profile fans to discuss why they love reading the works of Stephen King.
Many of these fans are acclaimed authors of fiction in their own right. Some of them have written insightful books about Stephen King’s work, exploring how King’s natural storytelling gift has allowed him to create stories that reach people in every language around the world. A few of them have even written, produced, and directed movie adaptations of King's most acclaimed works.
In this book you will join Clive Barker, Stewart O'Nan, Richard Chizmar, Frank Darabont, Stephen Spignesi, Justin Brooks, Tony Magistrale, Michael R. Collings, Rocky Wood, Robin Furth, Kevin Quigley, Hans-Ake Lilja, Billy Chizmar, Jack Ketchum, Bev Vincent, Mick Garris, and Jay Franco as they discuss their love of reading Stephen King...
Table of Contents:
"Sometimes You Go Back" by Stewart O'Nan
"Christine" by Richard Chizmar
"The Art of Stephen King" by Frank Darabont
"Spock's Not The Only One Who Can Mind Meld: Stephen King and the Telepathy of Writing" by Stephen Spignesi
"Disappearing Down That Rabbit Hole" by Justin Brooks
"The Politics of Being Stephen King" by Tony Magistrale
"The Adventure of Reading Stephen King" by Michael R. Collings
"Reading the Lost Works of Stephen King" by Rocky Wood
"Twins and Twining in Stephen King's Dark Tower Series" by Robin Furth
"King Since Scribner" by Kevin Quigley
"Being a Non-US Stephen King Fan" by Hans-Ake Lilja
"The Role of Religion in Stephen King's Desperation" by Billy Chizmar
"From A Buick 8" by Jack Ketchum
"Living in a Web of Mystery" by Bev Vincent
"The One That Got Away" by Mick Garris
"My Accidental Obsession" by Jay Franco
"Stephen King Celebration" by Clive Barker
Published as a Trade Paperback:
• Printed on 60# acid-free paper
• Retail price $14.99
"Reading Stephen King really has it all for the casual and
the die-hard fans alike from essays by famed King scholars Tony
Magistrale and Michael R. Collings, to writings on religion and
King, the lost works of Stephen King, a look at being a foreign
Stephen King fan, and reviews and pieces by King contemporaries and
horror greats Clive Barker and Jack Ketchum."
— Scream magazine
"If you are a fan of Stephen King, and your library already contain
his books, films, etc., here’s an opportunity to really understand
more about the man and go deeper into discovering more about him.
With this new book, Reading Stephen King, you can
appreciate even more about his work. I recommend you reading as many
books about Stephen King as you can and this new release is one I
highly suggest you start with. Reading Stephen King is a
book all Stephen King fans should be proud to have on their shelf."
Brian James Freeman is the author of The Painted Darkness, Blue November Storms, Black Fire, The Halloween Children (with Norman Prentiss), More Than Midnight, Weak and Wounded, Dreamlike States, Lost and Lonely, and Seven Stories, an Amazon eBook exclusive short story collection that was a #1 bestselling story collection in the US, UK, Germany, Spain, and France, and #2 bestseller in Italy. With Glenn Chadbourne, he's creating the "Friendly Little Monsters" series, which launches with "The Zombie Who Cried Human" in April 2018. He is also the editor of Dark Screams (with Richard Chizmar), the Halloween Carnival series, Detours, The Illustrated Stephen King Trivia Book (with Bev Vincent), The Illustrated Stephen King Movie Trivia Book (with Kevin Quigley and Hans-Ake Lilja), and Reading Stephen King. Visit him on the web at BrianJamesFreeman.com