In the afterword of Stephen King’s highly regarded memoir/writing guide book On Writing, the bestselling writer shared a list of 96 books that he’d read while writing the book that he’d enjoyed and had influenced him. When a 10th anniversary of On Writing was released, an updated reading list of 82 books was included.
More recently, King has taken to Twitter to share with his fans and followers some of his favourite recent reads. Since joining the social media site in December 2013, he’s recommended the following 22 books.
1. Red Moon by Benjamin Percy
Finished RED MOON, by Benjamin Percy. A werewolf epic. Can’t stop thinking about it.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) December 10, 2013
2. The Marauders by Tom Cooper
“If shit was money, poor people would be born without assholes.” Read it in Tom Cooper’s THE MARAUDERS.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) January 2, 2014