Last Updated on April 28, 2021
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Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine, on September 21, 1947. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Maine at Orono in 1970, he became a teacher. His spare time was spent writing short stories and novels. King’s first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974. His next novel, ‘Salem’s Lot, was published in 1975. In 1977, he published The Shining, which was a bestseller. In 1978, he published Night Shift, which contained five short stories. In 1979, he published The Stand, which was his first hardcover bestseller. In 1980, he published Firestarter. In 1981, he published Cujo. In 1982, he published Different Seasons, which was a collection of four novellas. In 1983, he published Christine. In 1984, he published Pet Sematary. In 1985, he published Skeleton Crew, which was a collection of short stories. In 1986, he published It. In
Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers of our time. He has written over fifty novels and two hundred short stories. He has won countless awards and has been the subject of many movies and TV shows. King’s works have been translated into over forty languages. King is also a very active Twitter user, with over two million followers. He is also a very active philanthropist and has donated millions of dollars to charity.
- 1 1.We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas
- 2 2.Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughan
- 3 3.The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
- 4 4.Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell
- 5 5.The Troop by Nick Cutter
- 6 6.Darktown by Thomas Mullen
- 7 7.Savages by Don Winslow
- 8 8.Quiet Dell by Jayne Anne Phillips
- 9 9.What Comes Next and How to Like It by Abigail Thomas
- 10 10.The Lie by Hesh Kestin
- 11 11.The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
- 12 12.Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
- 13 13.Last Night at the Lobste rby Stewart O’Nan
- 14 14.Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes
King’s recommendations are a great place to start if you want to get into reading. He’s read a lot of books and has a lot of recommendations. We hope you enjoyed this list of book recommendations from one of the most prolific writers of our time, Stephen King.
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