King Reading On November 16

Posted: October 24, 2016, 23:58:46
Section: Book » Hearts in Suspension

From King's site:

Princeton Reading November 16, 2016
Posted: October 24th, 2016 2:10:51 pm EDT

As part of the Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series, bestselling author Stephen King and writer Eileen Myles read from their work on Wednesday, November 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center. The event is free, however tickets are required. Tickets will be available to the public beginning October 28th — more details will be posted at their site on that date.
Please note that King will not sign books following the reading, however presigned books (mixed titles) will be available for purchase.

No word on what King will read but it'll probably be from Hearts in Suspension.

Cookie Jar On BBC

Posted: October 24, 2016, 00:48:56

The BBC are adapting King's story Cookie Jar into a three part radio presentation for their Book at Bedtime slot on Radio 4. It is part of a season of Halloween themed stories called Friday Night Shorts which also includes The Rat King by John Connolly and The Mirror by Kate Mosse. The series kicks off with Cookie Jar at 22.45 (BST) on October 24th.

Thanks to Leon Russell

Charlie The Choo Choo In The Dark Tower Movie

Posted: October 21, 2016, 13:56:15
Section: Film » The Dark Tower

It looks like the book Charlie the Choo Choo will actually be seen in the film version of The Dark Tower.

This was in the press release for the US edition of the book:
*As seen in the Dark Tower film, releasing in February 2017.*

And if we look at the cover for the UK edition there is actually a sticker stating that it will be in the movie.

The book is released November 22 in the US and December 1 in the UK and you can pre-order here:
US Edition
UK Edition

Charlie The Choo Choo Press Release

Posted: October 20, 2016, 09:20:42
Section: Film » The Dark Tower

“If I were ever to write a children’s book, it would be just like this!”
—Stephen King, worldwide bestselling author

From the press release for Charlie The Choo Choo.

Charlie the Choo-Choo:

From the world of The Dark Tower

Written by Beryl Evans
Illustrated by Ned Dameron
*As seen in the Dark Tower film, releasing in February 2017.*

Click for a larger image

Engineer Bob has a secret: His train engine, Charlie the Choo-Choo, is alive…and also his best friend. From celebrated author Beryl Evans (a pseudonym for Stephen King) and illustrator Ned Dameron comes a story about friendship, loyalty, and hard work.

Fans of Stephen King’s acclaimed Dark Tower series will recognize Charlie the Choo-Choo as the picture book that shows up in Book Three, The Waste Lands, written by the character Beryl Evans. An Easter egg for devoted fans, a mock-up of the book was recently distributed at San Diego Comic Con, where over 500 fans gathered to claim one of 150 copies available. Now in its completion, fans across the country can bring Charlie the Choo-Choo to their home libraries.

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