Tag Archives: Books

Suntup Editions Announces The Fine Press Limited Edition of The Time Machine By H.G. Wells

Suntup Editions announces the upcoming publication of a fine press limited edition of The Time Machine by H.G. Wells. Considered the greatest science-fiction novel of all time, The Time Machine is a seminal moment in the history of English literature.

The Time Machine will mark the first in a three-book set of H.G. Wells novels. The H.G. Wells Collection will also include The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds. These editions are uniquely crafted and designed to breathe new life into some of the greatest stories ever told. Additionally, each book includes special curated bonus material to create a truly unique set of these beloved novels. Each book may be purchased individually during their respective pre-order periods, or you may pre-pay for the complete set now and lock in the current pricing. Purchasing the set up-front also guarantees matching numbers and/or letters, and a discount of 10% is applied to the set.

 

This edition of The Time Machine is limited to two hundred & eighty-one copies, and is presented in three states: Lettered, Numbered and Roman Numeral. The edition measures 6” x 9” and includes six ink illustrations by Florian Bertmer, as well as an exclusive introduction by Simon Wells, great-grandson of H.G. Wells, and director of the 2002 film adaptation.

The edition includes “The Chronic Argonauts,” an 1888 short story by H.G. Wells which the author refers to as, “the original draft of what became The Time Machine.” Also included is the long-lost eleventh chapter, “The Grey Man,” published during the novel’s serialization in the January to May issues of The New Review, excised from the first book edition published later that year. 

More info HERE.

Tagged , , ,

Stephen King On Doctor Sleep, Donald Trump And Why He Often Writes About Children

The best-selling novelist, Stephen King speaks to TIME about the upcoming adaptation of his story Doctor Sleep, his thoughts on Donald Trump and why he often writes about children.

Read the interview HERE.

Tagged , , , ,

Pages From Prince’s Life

Begun just months before his death in 2016, a memoir by the legendary singer-songwriter Prince is now being published as “The Beautiful Ones.” Jamie Yuccas from CBS This Morning reports on how the manuscript by Prince Rogers Nelson came to light, and talks with editor Dan Piepenbring, who helped Prince tell his story, including how the people in Prince’s life made him the artist he was. 

Yuccas also talks with representatives of Prince’s estate about the vault of previously-unreleased music that is now being made public.

Tagged , , , ,

Shining In The Dark: Celebrating 20 Years of Lilja’s Library

From the founder of the #1 Stephen King news website Lilja’s Library comes a terrifying and deliciously creepy anthology of horror stories, including a rare story from Stephen King himself, classics by Clive Barker and Edgar Allan Poe, and a novella by John Ajvide Lindqvist (Let the Right One In). 

Celebrating twenty years of the expansive Stephen King fan site Lilja’s Library, this creepy collection of stories is perfect for horror fans of all backgrounds. With a terrifying story that has never been previously included in any of Stephen King’s collections, Shining in the Dark is an unforgettable anthology, featuring short stories by some of the genre’s best-known and most talented authors.

Stories include:

“The Blue Air Compressor” by Stephen King
“The Net” by Jack Ketchum and P. D. Cacek
“The Novel of the Holocaust” by Stewart O’Nan
“Aeliana” by Bev Vincent
“Pidgin and Theresa” by Clive Barker
“An End To All Things “ by Brian Keene
“Cemetery Dance” by Richard Chizmar
“Drawn to the Flame” by Kevin Quigley
“The Companion” by Ramsey Campbell
“The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe
“A Mother’s Love” by Brian James Freeman
“The Keeper’s Companion” by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Order the book HERE.

Tagged , , , ,

Here’s Everything You Need To Know Before You Watch Doctor Sleep

Danny Torrance is all grown up, and on a mission to protect a girl with the same paranormal gifts as his.  But, what is “the Shining”?  And, how will the ghosts of Danny’s past aid him against the dark spirits of the present?  Check out this quick, fact-filled catchup that will get you up to speed before you go see ‘Doctor Sleep’ with Fandango Early Access on October 30! Or, see it when it opens wide November 8!

Tagged , , , ,

Julie Andrews Discusses Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years At Barnes & Noble – The Grove On November 20

Join Barnes & Noble – The Grove on November 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM as they host legendary actress and #1 New York Times international bestseller Julie Andrews to celebrate the release of Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years. 

With this second memoir, Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years, Andrews picks up the story with her arrival in Hollywood and her phenomenal rise to fame in her earliest films—Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music. Andrews describes her years in the film industry — from the incredible highs to the challenging lows. Not only does she discuss her work in now-classic films and her collaborations with giants of cinema and television, she also unveils her personal story of adjusting to a new and often daunting world, dealing with the demands of unimaginable success, being a new mother, the end of her first marriage, embracing two stepchildren, adopting two more children, and falling in love with the brilliant and mercurial Blake Edwards. The pair worked together in numerous films, including Victor/Victoria, the gender-bending comedy that garnered multiple Oscar nominations.

Seating is limited, and will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Purchase of a ticket guarantees entrance to the event, but may not necessarily guarantee a seat at the event, as later arrivals may be placed in standing room only.

The event will include a Talk/Q&A with Julie Andrews and one copy of Home Work.

Tickets can be ordered HERE.

Tagged , , , ,

Danny Fingeroth’s Definitive Bio of Stan Lee, A Marvelous Life, On Sale November 5

On November 12, 2018, the world mourned the death of Stan Lee, the most famous comic book creator who ever lived. As we approach the one year anniversary of Lee’s passing, Danny Fingeroth offers a fitting tribute to his former boss in A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee (St. Martin’s Press; November 5, 2019). 

The definitive biography of the beloved—often controversial—co-creator of many legendary superheroes, A Marvelous Life presents the origin of “Stan the Man,” who spun a storytelling web of comic book heroic adventures into a pop culture phenomenon: the Marvel Universe. 

With so much to uncover from Lee’s life and career, the world has grown more eager to understand his journey, especially now that he’s gone. Through exclusive interviews with Lee himself, as well as his colleagues, family and friends, and in-depth access to Lee’s personal archives at the University of Wyoming, Fingeroth uses never before seen material to illuminate the man behind so much of the media that defines today’s pop-culture.

A Marvelous Life offers a behind-the-scenes look at how Stan Lee became known as the voice and face of comics. As editor, publisher and co-creator of Marvel, he was the glue that held the industry together. With creative partners including Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko—with whom he had tempestuous relationships that rivaled any superhero battle—Lee created world-famous characters including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, and the Hulk.

But Lee’s career was haunted by conflict and controversy. Was he the most innovative creator in the comic book industry? Was he a lucky no-talent whose only skill was taking credit for others’ work? Or was he something else altogether?   In A Marvelous Life, Fingeroth attempts to answer these questions while offering his unique insider’s view of Stan Lee, delving into his invention of Marvel Comics, how he redefined the word “hero,” and reconstructed the world’s idea of how a story should be told.

Order the book HERE.

Tagged , , , ,

Watch The Teaser Trailer For Stephen King’s The Outsider

Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, The Outsider premieres January 12 on HBO. 

The 10-episode series follows police detective Ralph Anderson (Ben Mendelsohn), as he sets out to investigate the mutilated body of 11-year-old Frankie Peterson found in the Georgia woods. The mysterious circumstances surrounding this horrifying crime leads Ralph, still grieving the recent death of his own son, to bring in unorthodox private investigator Holly Gibney (Cynthia Erivo), whose uncanny abilities he hopes will help explain the unexplainable. 

The cast includes Ben Mendelsohn, Jason Bateman, Cynthia Erivo, Bill Camp, Mare Winningham, Paddy Considine, Julianne Nicholson, Yul Vázquez, Jeremy Bobb and Marc Menchaca.

Tagged , , , ,

Suntup Editions Announces Misery UK Covers Collection Print By Paul Bryn Davies

Suntup Editions announces their second print by artist Paul Bryn Davies in The Covers Collection. Last year, they had the honor of including Paul’s art from the first edition U.K. paperback cover of IT. This month, Suntup brings you his cover art from the first edition U.K. paperback of Misery. This iconic cover art can now be enjoyed for the very first time without cover text.

Stephen King’s novel Misery made its debut in June 1987, but it would not be released in paperback until 1988. Constant readers in the U.K. were treated to a very different kind of artwork upon the paperback release. Previous covers had featured either a typewriter, or a shadow of Annie across the wall, making Davies the artist who holds the distinction for first rendering Annie Wilkes.

One of the major differences between the 1990 film adaptation of Misery and the novel is the movie’s slow burn to discovering Annie’s insanity. In earlier parts of the movie, she is portrayed as wholesome, hospitable, and even demure, but from the very first pages of Stephen King’s novel, Paul Sheldon describes Annie Wilkes as “dangerously crazy… giving only one thing: a feeling of unease deepening steadily toward terror.” Davies depiction portrays the wide-eyed mania evident in Wilkes right from the start.

– Museum Quality Giclée prints.
– Signed and authorized by the original cover artist.
– Limited to only 50 copies of each size worldwide, plus 3 Artist Proofs and 3 Publisher Proofs for private distribution.
– Shipped with a Certificate of Limitation and Authenticity from the publisher.
– Printed on 300 GSM, 100% cotton paper that is Acid-Free, Lignin-Free, Chlorine-Free and with No Optical Brighteners.
– Prints are embossed with the publisher’s mark.

Release Date: November 1, 2019
Available for Pre-Order: October 15, 2019

Large Size: 18″ x 24″ $175
Small Size: 11″ x 17″ $120

Order HERE.

Tagged , , , , , ,

Watch An Evening With Joe Hill & Stephen King At The Somerville Theater

 

Porter Square Books hosted Joe Hill and Stephen King at the Somerville Theatre October 10th.

Those lucky attendees shared a memorable evening as the father and son authors sat down together to discuss their respective new books, The Institute and Full Throttle.

Porter Square Books posted the entire event online and you can watch it below.

Tagged , , , ,
%d bloggers like this: