There's a notorious criminal following me! On Twitter, that is, and it'sÂ former criminal, if you please. William Lobban, a gangster so vicious no prison in Scotland would take him, finished paying his debt to society in an English penitentiary in 1988.
Doctor Sleep is the sequel toÂ The Shining,Â Stephen King’s 1977 best-seller. In an interview with NPR’s David Greene, King tells why he returned to Danny and the characters of the Overlook Hotel for this book. I wanted to revisit Danny and see what he was like as a grown-up. I think that we all have this … desire to reconnect with friends from when we were younger â€” you know, that’s the whole basis of high school and college reunions. So, I was also wanting to ...
Stephen King chose this book when asked by the National Book Foundation to name "The Book that Changed My Life." Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games, said "Lord of the Flies is one of my favorite books. That was a big influence on me as a teenager, I still read it every couple of years."
Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Windâ€”winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all timeâ€”has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.
People who have to be funny become strange -- probably the pressure. This book is chock full of weirdos; gifted, talented, hard-working weirdos. "Available for the first time to The New Yorkerâ€™s one million-plus readers: a volume dedicated to the individual careers of the magazineâ€™s cartoon superstars."
A new John Grisham novel... Is there a lawyer in it? Yes, and her name is Samantha. She moves from the big apple to a tiny coal town -- and wackiness ensues. It's bad enough that you can't get decent sushi in rural Virginia, but the locals resent her, she's not getting paid, and there's something sinister going on.
Since the publication of her first novel in 1920, more than two billion copies of Agatha Christie's books have been sold around the globe. Now, for the first time ever, the guardians of her legacy have approved a brand-new novel featuring Dame Agatha's most beloved creation, Hercule Poirot.
Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend.