Easily one of my favorite films of all time, Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ was released theatrically this day May 23, in 1980. Based on the novel by Stephen King the film was produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Diane Johnson. It starred Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, and Danny Lloyd... Read More
The Master of Horror Returns With Another Chilling New Novel JOYLAND Available in the UK This June from Titan Books LONDON, GB - MAY 22, 2013 - Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, JOYLAND tells the story of the...Show More Summary
Sam Lake—you bastard child of Vincent Price and Stephen King—don't you ever change. Even when explaining the massive disappointment that was the distinct lack of Alan Wake 2 at yesterday’s Xbox One reveal, the guy who put words in Max Payne’s mouth still manages to come across as hypnotically charming. Read more...
From Thursday's Daily Telegraph: What have you got against ebooks, Stephen King? Or, rather more interestingly, what terrible, frightening thing happened in the past 13 years which has turned you against them? Mr King, the great horror (among other things) writer, has taken some time out from instilling a lifelong fear of clowns in his [...]
Bernard Waber, the author and illustrator children’s books, best known for “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile,” has died at the age of ninety-one. Stephen King, whose novel “Riding the Bullet” was one of the first mass-market e-books, has announced...Show More Summary
More than ten years after becoming one of the first novelists to embrace the e-book format, Stephen King has become one of the first novelists to reject it. King’s book, Riding the Bullet, was published as a one of the first e-books by Simon & Schuster in 2000 and sold for $2.95. Show More Summary
The famous horror author sidesteps digital delivery in his latest book.
When Stephen King's new book hits stores in two weeks, it will really only be hitting stores. King has chosen to hold back on the digital distribution of Joyland, suggesting that his fans should head back into the bookstore. This is naturally a departure for the famous horror author. Show More Summary
Novelist Stephen King has made headlines for the second time over his decision not publish an eBook edition of Joyland. In May 2012, King revealed that his Hard Case Crime book would not have a digital edition: “We’re going to hold off on e-Publishing this one,” he said. Show More Summary
Also: the legacy of Kierkegaard; the creator of Lyle Crocodile has died; Aussie airliner Qantas commissions flight-length books.
If fans hope to read Stephen King’s latest novel, “Joyland,” following its release in June, they will have to do it the good old-fashioned way — with an actual hard copy of the book. King, whose novel “Riding the Bullet” was one of the country’s first mass-market e-books, has announced he has...
Stephen King’s new novel Joyland will be available in print-only. “Available in … what’s that, print-only?” Yes, available in print-only. Meaning that if you want to read Joyland, you have to actually buy a tangible, coffee-stain vulnerable copy in either hard or soft cover varieties. “But … but why?” Though Stephen King has e-published in the past, [...]Show More Summary
NBC is taking a poke at CBS’s summer Stephen King series, “Under the Dome,” by scheduling its acquired sci-fi drama, “Siberia,” in the same time slot. “Dome” will debut June?24 at 10 p.m.; “Siberia” will launch the following Monday. Read full article >>
This summer, I'm going to scare myself at the beach, and not by scuba diving or surfing or cliff-diving or anything I've done in the name of summer fun in the past. I'm going to buy the new Stephen King book, and read it on the only places that I, frankly, find myself reading print books anymore: seaside. I've no other choice. Show More Summary
You know you've got it made when a poem you wrote in college gets published in multiple limited editions. In this case, The Dark Man is significant because it's the first time Stephen King write...
In a move to bump up physical book sales, Stephen King will not release an ebook version of his new novel, "Joyland," the Wall Street Journal reports.
A role Justin Long vacated.
Last year we shared the news that FRIGHT NIGHT director Tom Holland had signed on to write and direct a big-screen adaptation of the Stephen King story THE TEN O'CLOCK PEOPLE with Justin Long set to take the lead role. Today we've...Show More Summary
Stephen King, e-book champion and veteran of roughly every major publishing format available, is opting to keep his new horror novel Joyland strictly as a paper book. "I have no plans for a digital version," King says. "Maybe at some point, but in the meantime, let people stir their sticks and go ... More »
Captain America‘s Chris Evans is now circling the Stephen King adaptation The Ten O’Clock People, which once had Justin Long attached before scheduling conflicts got in the way, reports Deadline. Tom Holland (Fright Night) is still attached to adapt and direct the modernized take on the short story from King’s “Nightmares and Dreamscapes” “about a... Read More