A person who champions reading as a prerequisite to better writing, he writes 2,000 words a day and has sold more than 350 million copies, many of. Mar 06, 2017 5 stephen king books your kid could and should read. Oct 21, 2019 stephen king is truly a legend of the horror genre. Apr 21, 2020 stephen king is a new york timesbestselling novelist who made his name in the horror and fantasy genres with books like carrie, the shining and it. The stand by stephen king, it by stephen king, the shining by stephen king, misery by stephen king, salems lot by stephe. It tells the story of an abused woman who discovers her latent power of telekinesis and utilizes it to punish and destroy a town.
Many of his stories are set in his home state of maine. King has published 63 novels, including seven under. Stephen edwin king born september 21, 1947 is an american author of horror, supernatural. Stephen king books download free books online 8freebooks. In other words, not only has stephen king written some genius novels and short stories, novellas, essays, and works of criticism, but hes written a lot of them51 novels. Mar 11, 2019 stephen king is one of the most prolific authors of the modern age whose last name isnt patterson. Stephen king carrie audiobook stephen king audiobooks. King has published 63 novels, including seven under the pen name richard bachman, and five nonfiction books. King has published 63 novels, including seven under the pen name richard bachman, and five nonfiction. Mr mercedes, kings first hardboiled detective book, was first published in.
In 2003, the national book foundation awarded him the medal for distinguished contribution to american letters. His first crime thriller featuring bill hodges, mr mercedes, won the edgar award for best novel and was shortlisted for the cwa gold dagger award. This is a complete list of books published by stephen king. Hes known for writing gruesome scenes and grotesque villains. Stephen king, in full stephen edwin king, born september 21, 1947, portland, maine, u. I know before i even hit the publish button on this post that most people are going to raise their eyebrows. Mar 04, 2014 for more recommended books, see stephen kings reading list part ii and part iii. Heres some background on the mainebased writer and a bibliography, featuring details about some of his most notable works. His recent work includes sleeping beauties cowritten with his son owen.
New to pocket books stephen king backlistthe short story collection containing the story dolans cadillac, soon to be released as a feature film starring christian slater and wes bentley. With over 60 books published in the mainstream, there is a lot of stephen king out there to be read. His first crime thriller featuring bill hodges, mr mercedes, won the. Stephen king creates a list of 96 books for aspiring writers. A list of stephen king s novels, organized alphabetically.
Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Another stephen king book that became a major motion picture, this first installment in the dark tower series introduces readers to roland of gilead. He has written over 200 short stories, most of which have been compiled in book collections. Stephen king writes a letter to his 16yearold self.
Stephen king turns short story into a free webcomic. The best site on the net for info on rare stephen king books. With numerous unforgettable movies based on his short storiesincluding shawshank redemption, 1408, and the green milereaders will be delighted to. Every single stephen king book, ranked from worst to best. Fans of stephen king should also check out this amazing graphic of the steph en king universe designed by australian illustrator gillian james, as well as this video in which king discusses the art of the short story. Stephen king is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Stephen edwin king born september 21, 1947 is an american author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, sciencefiction and fantasy novels.
In fifty years from now, theyll be teaching stephen king in english. The kings english bookshop matching books to readers since. Here are a few things to know before getting started. He has written more than fifty novels, two hundred short stories, and nine collections of short fiction. Stephen kings novel carrie, his first published book, appearing in 1975, propelled him into the general consciousness. Harrigans phone, the life of chuck, rat and the title story if it bleeds each pulling readers into intriguing and frightening places. Stephen king is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Stanley kubricks annotated copy of stephen kings the shining. The following is a complete list of books published by stephen king, an american author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. Because now that i remember joe hill is stephen kings son i know that, still the question is why is he on a list of his father. From an oeuvre of almost 100 books, here are the best stephen king books, ranked.
We take a look at the career of master thriller writer stephen king, author of. He has been the inspiration for, and in many ways a mentor to, dozens of horror. He has been publishing horror novels steadily since the release of carrie in 1974, alongside countless shorts stores and novellas, and at this point it is impossible to imagine the modern horror genre with out him. List of books by stephen king simple english wikipedia, the. Stephen king is one of the most prolific authors alive, known for writing horror, fantasy, and psychological thrillers. Stephen king, one of the most established authors in the world today, is by no means an unfamiliar author, maybe unfavoured in terms of writing style for some, but definitely not in terms of fame. Stephen king, his books, and their origins at lisner audiotorium. Josh jones is a writer and musician based in durham, nc. From 1966, king studied at the university of maine, graduating in 1970 with a bachelor of arts in english. Ulf andersengetty in our recent interview with stephen king, we asked the author to name the best book he. King graduated from the university of maine in 1970 with a bachelors degree in english. The only amazing thing about stephen king is his ego books.
Watch these videos that feature the institute, elevation, the outsider, and more. Stephen king simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stephen edwin king born september 21, 1947 is an american writer from maine. Jan 12, 2018 stephen king is a literary icon, a status hes achieved by a defining a genre. A list of stephen kings novels, organized alphabetically.
His books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. The manager of an australian bookstore was informed last tuesday that a vandal was damaging her valuable supply of stephen king books. Stephen king has connected several of his books in the same region of maine, most commonly around the fictional town of castle rock. The drawing of the three by stephen king, robin furth, et al. His books and stories have sold more than 300 million copies. The green mile was originally published as a monthly serial consisting of six parts. Stay away from recreational drugs stephen king reads from his upcoming sequel to the shining. Stephen king audio books, best sellers, author bio. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many have been adapted into films, television series, miniseries, and comic books. Nov 05, 2014 stephen king poses during a portrait session on november 16th, 20 in paris, france. She grew up having nancy drew books read to her by her father, and is now an avid reader of mystery, thriller, and horror, along with everything from literary fiction to poetry to personal essays.141 386 475 581 359 1025 780 235 416 482 788 509 631 924 506 590 1519 851 1287 734 1485 394 1392 304 675 1322 153 727 56 1471