Synopses & Reviews
Stephen King explores the phenomenon of horror in a century of film, television, radio, and literature. Who better than King to investigate what terrifies his fans?
"One of the best books on American popular culture in the late 20th century." The Philadelphia Inquirer
"A labor of love." The Washington Star
Tour of the whole horror genre in books, film, radio, and TV by the most popluar writer in the genre today.
About the Author
Stephen King has written more than forty novels and two hundred short stories. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. King has also received the O. Henry Award for his story "The Man in the Black Suit,"
and he is the editor of The Best American Short Stories 2006. Among his most recent worldwide bestsellers are Cell, The Dark Tower Series, On Writing, The Green Mile, and Bag of Bones. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.