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"Independent bookstores are the lifeline of the intellect. They have to remain strong, especially in difficult times like these." - Stephen King
Simon & Schuster is joining forces with Bookshop.org, an online bookstore and affiliate network with a mission to support independent booksellers, to raise awareness and facilitate online selling for local independent bookstores during the Coronavirus crisis. Small businesses, including book shops, have been particularly hard hit and Bookshop.org enables consumers to safely purchase books online, while still supporting their local neighborhood book stores.
Steven Weber, Danny Burstein, and Will Patton will masterfully bring to life the four novellas of IF IT BLEEDS in the audiobook edition from Simon & Schuster Audio.
Last week Stephen King received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Audio Publishers Association in recognition for his achievements in the audiobook industry at the 2020 Audie Awards. In his acceptance speech, King said of audiobooks: “I listen to my own books – the reason why is because you can hear everything you did right and everything you did wrong. This is the most honorable form of storytelling there is.” And there was even more reason to rejoice – the audiobook edition of THE INSTITUTE read by recent Tony Award-winning actor Santino Fontana (Tootsie) took home the award in the Thriller/Mystery category.
Check out a video tribute from just a few of the talented narrators who have given voice to Stephen King’s work over the years.
There's been a lot of recent press — and some misinformation — about what's going on with the house at 47 West Broadway in Bangor.
We are in the very beginning of planning the writers' retreat at the house next door, providing housing for up to five writers in residence at a time. The zoning change getting press coverage was the first step. We are 1 to 2 years away from an operating retreat.
The archives formerly held at the University of Maine will be accessible for restricted visits by appointment only. There will not be a museum and nothing will be open to the public, but the archives will be available to researchers and scholars.