Stephen King

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US judge blocks $2.2bn Penguin Random House merger
Justice department argued the melding of the publishing house with Simon & Schuster would harm competition and authors’ pay

Dominic Rushe and agencies

01, Nov, 2022 @12:30 AM

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Top 10 horror short stories | Simon Crook
With Halloween looming, these tales by authors from Shirley Jackson to Stephen King are guaranteed to keep you awake as the nights close in

Simon Crook

26, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Chapelwaite review – a wife blasting off her husband’s head is the only thrill in this Stephen King bore
Adrien Brody is fine as a widower who inherits a creaky old mansion in this short story adaptation. But no amount of worms or shackled bathtubs can turn this into great horror

Lucy Mangan

19, Oct, 2022 @2:14 PM

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Mr Harrigan’s Phone review – minor Stephen King gets minor Netflix treatment
Jaeden Martell stars as a teen who might be texting with a ghost in a languid tale that recycles familiar King tropes without adding anything new

Benjamin Lee

05, Oct, 2022 @7:01 AM

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Fairy Tale by Stephen King review – a terrifying treat
Teenager Charlie must journey to another world in this transporting tale with echoes of HP Lovecraft and The Wizard of Oz

Alison Flood

03, Sep, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Where to start with: Stephen King
You may have seen the film versions of It, Carrie and The Shining, but have you read the books? This guide to the master horror writer might just persuade you to give them a go

Neil McRobert

25, Aug, 2022 @4:23 PM

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Who should Predator fight next? Yoda, Children of the Corn, or Sid from Toy Story?
Everyone’s favourite invisible homicidal alien has had a major shot in the arm with the enterprising prequel Prey. Where can the franchise go now?

Ben Child

19, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Godfather star James Caan dies aged 82
Actor who played Sonny Corleone in the groundbreaking 1972 epic engineered a comeback after his career went off the rails in the early 1980s

Andrew Pulver

07, Jul, 2022 @5:12 PM

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The Black Phone review – Ethan Hawke is eerily good in scary-clown kidnap horror
Impressive performances help an uneven plot in this 70s-set kidnap horror based on a story by Stephen King’s son Joe Hill

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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This month’s best paperbacks: Sally Rooney, Stephen King and more
Looking for a new reading recommendation? Here are some wonderful new paperbacks, from new editions of classic Marvel comics to great novels for the summer

21, Jun, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Firestarter review – soggy Stephen King remake struggles to ignite
Zac Efron tries his best in an otherwise regrettable retread of the horror author’s tale of a girl with superpowers

Benjamin Lee

13, May, 2022 @6:06 PM

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‘The twists and turns are riveting’: Stephen King, Paula Hawkins and others on their favourite le Carré
The master of espionage wrote 26 novels – top authors share the books they love the most

Stephen King, Paula Hawkins, Frederick Forsyth, Aya de León, John Banville, William Boyd, Charlotte Philby and John Grisham

09, Oct, 2021 @8:45 AM

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