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11/22/63 by Stephen King.. Take me back to the ballgame where we don't need to speculate about a grassy knoll or any of the rest. What a lovely, heartfelt and terrific –– but also terror-filled -- read is King's latest. He's moving the realistic fiction somewhere into the middle of his work, and it's grand.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Mr. King’s books have a far stronger real-world component than they used to, even when he deals with premises rooted in science fiction. And he has lately written with more heart and soul, leaving the phantasmagorical grisliness behind. Perhaps it’s the gravity of the Kennedy assassination that makes this new book so well grounded, but in any case “11/22/63” does not lay on the terror tricks.."

The New York Times

"Very much in evidence, however, are the memorable characters who populate so much of King’s work — people who touch us viscerally and for whom we root. (In fact, for me, watching Jake and the school librarian he falls in love with nurture their students was more absorbing than watching Jake keep tabs on ­Oswald.) And there is that powerful sense of place: in the stores, songs, clothes and cars, in the details that make this fantasy seem plausible."

The Washington Post

Author bio: ephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are the Dark Tower novels, Cell, From a Buick 8, Everything's Eventual, Hearts in Atlantis, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, and Bag of Bones. His acclaimed nonfiction book, On Writing, was also a bestseller. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. More information can be found here: http://www.amazon.com/11-22-63-Stephen-King/dp/1451627289/ref=tmm_hrd_title_0

Book Details: Thriller; (849 pp. Timetravelogue: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

Publisher Website: http://books.simonandschuster.com/11-22-63/Stephen-King/9781451627282

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