New books from Stephen King and Julian Barnes his stores this week, which is banned books week. Also: a Brooklyn Book Festival recap, and Leonard Cohen, the novelist.
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“You could say these stories are meant to shock, but we all know that we live in an unshockable age.”
“Why, why, why would a company publish a book this good and then practically demand that people not read it? Why should this book go to waste?”
An interesting combination of long novels, this month.The first was Stephen King’s new one, “Lisey’s Story.” I got this as a Christmas present. I read my first King novel (“The Shining”) when I was a wee lad of 11 or 12. Way too young to be reading King. It warped me. Before age 14 I […]