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Stephen in Toronto

Simon & Schuster Canada is pleased to welcome international bestselling author Stephen King to Toronto for an exclusive Canadian in person appearance on November 19th, 2009 at the Canon Theatre. The legendary horror, science fiction, and fantasy author has written more than fifty bestselling books and is the 2007 recipient of The Canadian Booksellers Association's Lifetime Achievement Award. Stephen King visits Toronto to celebrate the launch of his epic new novel, Under the Dome.
 
For this exclusive in person event King will be joined in conversation by highly-acclaimed Canadian director, writer, and producer David Cronenberg on stage at the elegant Canon Theatre.
 
Hosted by Canadian television and radio personality George Stroumboulopoulos, host of CBC television program The Hour, the evening will commence at 8:00pm with introductions followed by an in-depth interview with Stephen King led by David Cronenberg.
 
Tickets go on sale on Friday, October 2nd for $33 and $28 (Service charges apply to phone and internet orders. All prices are in Canadian dollars and include GST & CIF. Seating is subject to availability) and will be available by phone at TicketKing (416) 872-1212 or 1(800)461-3333, online at www.ticketking.com, or in person at these box offices: The Royal Alexandra Theatre (260 King Street West) or The Princess of Wales Theatre (300 King Street West).


Simulcast of Stephen's Appearance at The Times Center

The launch of TimesTalks LIVE will include a simulcast broadcast of Stephen's appearance at TheTimesCenter to be held on November 10, 2009.  Participating sites currently include 54 Cineplex theaters throughout Canada and 20 independent venues in the U.S.  Audiences at the various locations will have the opportunity to submit questions for consideration by the respective moderator in advance of each event through the TimesTalks Web site.  We hope to be able to post a full list of the participating sites in the near future.  The full press release can be downloaded at www.nytco.com


New Essay in Fangoria

Steve has written an essay for Fangoria titled "What's Scary," a critique of the last decade of genre cinema. It will be published in two parts, the first available in December and the second half in January 2010.


Nightmares & Dreamscapes Audiobook releases

For the first time on CD, vintage Stephen King!

Stephen King's unparalleled imagination is in full force in these three new short story collections originally found in the classic, Nightmares & Dreamscapes. An all-star cast of narrators bring to life these timeless and haunting stories.
 
It Grows on You and Other Stories
An infamous house in Castle Rock takes on a life of it's own in It Growns on You. In The Fifth Quarter, a crook seeks to avenge his friend’s death and to piece together a map to stolen treasure that his buddy dired trying to claim. A nightly free rock-and-roll concert carries a hidden price in You Know They Got a Hell of a Band. And a tabloid reporter's pursuit of a brutal killer could turn deadling in The Night Flier.
 
Readers include Stephen King, Gary Sinise, Grace Slick and Frank Muller narrate.
http://books.simonandschuster.com/It-Grows-on-You/Stephen-King/9780743598248

 
The End of the Whole Mess
One man's pursuit of world peace turns deadly in The End of the Whole Mess. Stephen King puts his spin on the familiar duo of Holmes and Watson in The Doctor's Case. In The Moving Finger, menace arrives poking out of the drain of a bathroom sink. And a young, pregnant widow takes on a zombie attack in Home Delivery.

Matthew Broderick, Tim Curry, Eve Beglarian and Stephen King narrate.
http://books.simonandschuster.com/End-of-the-Whole-Mess/Stephen-King/9780743598231

 
Sorry, Right Number and Other Stories
A mysterious phone call ends in death in Sorry, Right Number presented in a full-cast dramatization. A gambling addict trying to pay off his debts gets more than he bargained for in Popsy. Nicotine withdrawal leads to horrifying consequences in The Ten O'Clock People. And Stephen King puts his mark on a timeless Hindu fable in The Beggar and the Diamond, and also offers rare insights into the creation of the entire collection in a special afterword his own distinctive voice.

Readers include Joe Mantegna, Joe Morton, and Domenic Custern.
http://books.simonandschuster.com/Sorry-Right-Number/Stephen-King/9780743598255
 


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