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Stephen King, Julian Barnes, and Banned Books: Monday’s Margins

Doctor Sleep Stephen King cover

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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Monday’s Margins: Fast Machine Apocalypses and Stephen King’s Talking Head

“You could say these stories are meant to shock, but we all know that we live in an unshockable age.”

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Smeary Covers

“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?”

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The New Stephen King

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 […]

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