Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes the No. 1 bestsellers Sleeping Beauties (co-written with his son Owen King), and The Outsider, which received the Goodreads Choice Award for the Best Mystery and Thriller (2018). Many of King's books have been turned into celebrated films, television series and streamed events including Carrie, Misery, The Shining, The Shawshank Redemption, Gerald's Game and It. King is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
King - the master of his craft. - Sydney Morning Herald It is fair to say Stephen King is a thriller writer who regularly takes his readers beyond the realms of anything they've read. - The Daily Telegraph Only a handful of authors regularly enter the New York Times bestseller list at No. 1, and King is one of them. - The Sunday Telegraph The horror specialist. - Herald Sun [Stephen King s] a genius at capturing the small-town American psyche and his characters, good, bad and insane always command the attention. - Good Reading A writer of excellence...King is one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel - Sunday Times One of the great storytellers of our time - Guardian 'America's greatest living novelist' - Lee Child