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Dan Hocker
04-27-2011, 03:25 PM
11/22/63
A massive new novel by Stephen King!
Author: Stephen King
Page Count: 960 pages!!
Pub. Date: November 2011
ISBN: 78-1451627282
Status: Forthcoming from Scribner

On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas,
President Kennedy died, and the world changed.

If you had the chance to change history, would you?
Would the consequences be worth it?

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US Trade Hardcover (http://www.cemeterydance.com/page/CDP/PROD/o_king70)

Publisher: Scribner
Format: Trade Hardcover
Publication Date: November 2011
Trade Hardcover: $35.00

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UK Trade Hardcover (http://www.cemeterydance.com/page/CDP/PROD/o_king72)

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Format: Trade Hardcover
Publication Date: Fall 2011
Trade Hardcover: $49.00

This fall Scribner will be publishing Stephen King's heart-stopping new novel, a thousand page tour de force about a man who travels back in time to prevent the JFK assassination, and we're pleased to report that we'll be getting copies for our customers!

King sweeps readers back in time to another moment—a real life moment—when everything went wrong and he introduces readers to a character who has the power to change the course of history.
Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. He receives an essay from one of the students—a gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night 50 years ago when Harry Dunning’s father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced by his crooked walk.

Not much later, Jake’s friend Al, who runs the local diner, divulges a secret: his storeroom is a portal to 1958. He enlists Jake on an insane—and insanely possible—mission to try to prevent the Kennedy assassination.

So begins Jake’s new life as George Amberson and his new world of Elvis and JFK, of big American cars and sock hops, of a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald and a beautiful high school librarian named Sadie Dunhill, who becomes the love of Jake’s life—a life that transgresses all the normal rules of time.

A tribute to a simpler era and a devastating exercise in escalating suspense, 11/22/63 is Stephen King at his epic best!

bsaenz24
05-04-2011, 09:17 PM
You have to love a new SK doorstopper novel!!

Brian James Freeman
05-04-2011, 09:24 PM
I can't wait for it! :)

Roland of Gilead
05-04-2011, 09:44 PM
Me neither. more pages = more fun to read :)

Chris
05-04-2011, 11:57 PM
Love time travel books.

frik51
05-06-2011, 01:19 PM
I like the American cover, but not so much the one from the UK edition.
Really looking forwards to this book.

sk

divemaster
05-09-2011, 11:43 AM
I like the American cover, but not so much the one from the UK edition.
Really looking forwards to this book.

sk

Same here. The U.S. cover is clever and attention-getting. I wonder if there will be any S/L issued by someone.

RJK1981
05-09-2011, 03:48 PM
Have to agree about the cover, the US one looks much better to me

ozmosis7
06-08-2011, 12:09 AM
Can't wait to read this one.

chantal
06-08-2011, 01:47 AM
Can't wait for this.. Love SK and I've always been fascinated with the Kennedy legacy. Combining the two = amazing.

C.W. LaSart
06-08-2011, 03:59 AM
I buy all King books, it doesn't matter what they are about. I am such a fan of his writing that he could put out a cook book and I would be entertained. I had the incomparable pleaseure of seeing him speak to an intimate crowd of only about 1,000 people in St. Paul Minnesota, just after he released Under the Dome, and it is one of my most cherished memories.

folgersnyourcup
06-09-2011, 01:54 AM
I am really excited for this one. I am big history buff in addition to loving anything involving time travel. Oh yeah, and I kinda like Stephen King and horror. This one is right up my alley.

frik51
06-09-2011, 04:17 AM
I buy all King books, it doesn't matter what they are about. I am such a fan of his writing that he could put out a cook book and I would be entertained.

That's what I thought too.
But then I came across Faithful, which I haven't been able to get myself to actually read -yet.
Have you?

sk

http://booksreadaround.pbworks.com/f/Faithful.jpg

RJK1981
06-09-2011, 05:06 AM
I had the incomparable pleaseure of seeing him speak to an intimate crowd of only about 1,000 people in St. Paul Minnesota, just after he released Under the Dome, and it is one of my most cherished memories.

I must say I am jealous as I have lived all my life outside of the Army in MN, but never heard about this. What time of the year was this? Could have been when I was on vacation to CO

RichardThomas
06-11-2011, 03:23 PM
I buy all King books, it doesn't matter what they are about. I am such a fan of his writing that he could put out a cook book and I would be entertained. I had the incomparable pleaseure of seeing him speak to an intimate crowd of only about 1,000 people in St. Paul Minnesota, just after he released Under the Dome, and it is one of my most cherished memories.

Me too. I have all of his books, have read everything he's ever written. Never disappoints. I meant to go to that St. Paul thing, as I live in Chicago, and it was his closest city to me. So bummed I didn't go. He never comes to Chicago anymore. If anybody could write a good conspiracy story about JFK it's King. Can't wait.

ozmosis7
06-11-2011, 03:26 PM
Being a Cardinals fan, and that being the year the Red Sox blanked them in the World Series, I almost gave up King when he wrote that. It was a very painful offseason, and if the Cards hadn't won 2 years later I might not have recovered. :)

Brian James Freeman
06-11-2011, 03:32 PM
Being a Cardinals fan, and that being the year the Red Sox blanked them in the World Series, I almost gave up King when he wrote that. It was a very painful offseason, and if the Cards hadn't won 2 years later I might not have recovered. :)

Personally, I just liked the original cover of FAITHFUL better:

http://www.liljas-library.com/img/other/faithful_color.jpg

Brian

ozmosis7
06-11-2011, 03:36 PM
Ackk!! It makes me want to Boo :P

ozmosis7
06-11-2011, 03:37 PM
Either that or cry LOL

srboone
06-13-2011, 05:11 AM
I'm a life-long Yankee fan, but I still plan on buying Faithful. It just keeps getting moved down the list of priorities. Kinda like War and Peace keeps getting shifted to the bottom of my TBR list... :rolleyes:

Dave1442397
06-13-2011, 04:46 PM
I thought they might change the title to 22/11/63 for the UK edition. I've been in the US for 21 years and I still have to stop and think sometimes when writing dates in US format. MMDDYY just makes no sense...if we told time like that we'd have MM:HH:SS.

misery chastain loves co.
06-13-2011, 11:15 PM
That's what I thought too.
But then I came across Faithful, which I haven't been able to get myself to actually read -yet.
Have you?

sk

http://booksreadaround.pbworks.com/f/Faithful.jpg
I love Faithful but being a faithful Red Sox fan helps! lol. With apologies to OZ, I have been a die hard Sox fan practically since birth so this book is exciting to read and be able to relive the 2004 World Series win. If you're not a Sox fan,or a baseball fan for that matter, this probably will not be enjoyable for you. Even though THE MAN wrote it :) Also agree that the original cover is better but I do enjoy seeing A-Rod's face being smashed by V-Tek.
P.S. srboone-we won't be enemies now will we? ;)
P.P.S. second C.W. LaSart in that I would buy a freakin cookbook, telephone book, pamphlet..if he wrote it!
In regards to this thread: Already made room on the shelf, had to move a couple of dozen book for this behemoth!

ozmosis7
06-13-2011, 11:41 PM
[Holds up crucifix] Back evil!

srboone
06-14-2011, 12:56 AM
P.S. srboone-we won't be enemies now will we? ;)


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I guess not, I could never hold a grudge very long. And you took the time to look over my collection. Besides, it's just a game, right?

srboone
08-02-2011, 11:57 PM
In The Wolves of the Calla, Pere Callahan says that Black Thirteen tempted him with the idea of openning the Cave Doorway to Dallas 11/22/63 and trying to prevent the assasination of JFK. But he realized that B13 would tempt you with the thought that you would be doing good, only to have you discover the truth about your actions later. Susannah thinks it would be a good idea to try since JFK was a gunslinger, but Eddie chimes in that if the Crimson King tried to get Callahan to do this, JFK's death probably foiled some machination of CK's--Oswald might turn out to be a hero!

My sarcastic joke about an agent of CK having assassinated JFK was probably 180 degrees from the truth. I'm really looking forward to this book!

Tito_Villa
08-03-2011, 07:48 AM
I must admit that i forgot about that. Not sure there will be any Dark Tower references in 11/22/63 but like you said i am very much looking forward to reading it!

srboone
08-03-2011, 11:09 AM
Oh, there will be!!!

peteOcha
08-04-2011, 07:42 AM
Oh, there will be!!!

I'm putting my money on this as well! :)

lilbirdy
08-04-2011, 05:36 PM
I thought they might change the title to 22/11/63 for the UK edition. I've been in the US for 21 years and I still have to stop and think sometimes when writing dates in US format. MMDDYY just makes no sense...if we told time like that we'd have MM:HH:SS. I am a lifelong American and if you asked me today's date, I would say "August 4th" not "the fourth of August" so to me, the mm/dd/yyyy makes perfect sense. It probably stems from our earliest teachings and is beyond our control.

Dan Hocker
08-04-2011, 06:25 PM
I thought they might change the title to 22/11/63 for the UK edition. I've been in the US for 21 years and I still have to stop and think sometimes when writing dates in US format. MMDDYY just makes no sense...if we told time like that we'd have MM:HH:SS.

Ahh but don't we sometimes tell time like that? Half past, quarter after, quarter till.

Dave1442397
08-09-2011, 11:57 AM
Ahh but don't we sometimes tell time like that? Half past, quarter after, quarter till.

Not really...that's half an hour past, quarter of an hour after etc.

According to wiki, the US and Belize are the only places where mm/dd/yy is the standard - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_format_by_country

jhanic
08-16-2011, 03:21 PM
If you note, the US title is 11/22/63, while the UK title is 11.22.63. I don't really understand why Hodder changed the slashes to periods, but...

There was a preliminary announcement that Scribner was issuing a signed limited edition. That announcement disappeared after a day or so, but I was able to order a copy from Book Depository. Retail price was listed at $150. I just hope that they do a better job with this one than they did with Under the Dome. That was a real disappointment.

John

frik51
08-16-2011, 03:38 PM
I managed to sneak in an order for two limiteds, from Amazon.com. The announcement is gone, but my order is still there...

sk

Tito_Villa
08-16-2011, 03:39 PM
Hoping to get one of these signed in person :)

frik51
08-16-2011, 05:36 PM
Could you elaborate, Tom? King isn't coming to the UK, is he?
So..????

sk

Tito_Villa
08-16-2011, 08:10 PM
So i am hopefully flying into Boston on the 5th or 6th of Novemver for a tour of New England :)

frik51
08-17-2011, 05:25 AM
Hopefully...so nothing's finalised yet?
If you do go - awesome!!

sk

Tito_Villa
08-17-2011, 08:23 AM
Oh no i am deffinately going, just not sure which day yet :) can't wait!

srboone
08-24-2011, 10:00 AM
The cover for the UK HC from Hodder & Stoughton as beeen revealed on http://www.stephenking.com/promo/11-22-63/uk_dust_jacket/

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peteOcha
08-24-2011, 09:13 PM
The cover for the UK HC from Hodder & Stoughton as beeen revealed on http://www.stephenking.com/promo/11-22-63/uk_dust_jacket/

344

Meh... Still like the US one better.

Brian James Freeman
10-21-2011, 08:52 PM
Some early photos of the hardcover edition -- it is HUGE:

http://www.cemeterydance.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/o_king70sample01.jpg

http://www.cemeterydance.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/o_king70sample02.jpg

http://www.cemeterydance.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/o_king70sample03.jpg

http://www.cemeterydance.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/o_king70sample04.jpg

frik51
10-21-2011, 09:07 PM
That's how I like my King novels: huge!
Thanks for the photos, Brian! Sweet anticipation...

sk

srboone
10-21-2011, 09:19 PM
Can't wait to get a signed one in Dallas next month!:cool:

Anyone else on this board going to Dallas for 10Nov Conversation with SK?

Brian James Freeman
10-26-2011, 04:25 PM
And today the UK hardcover edition arrived on my desk if anyone is interested in seeing a few early photos:

http://wp.me/pKF4w-p9

RJK1981
10-26-2011, 04:49 PM
Definitely like the US cover better

bsaenz24
10-26-2011, 05:48 PM
Some early photos-- it is HUGE:



We'll wait for Kate to confirm........ ;)

peteOcha
10-26-2011, 06:47 PM
we'll wait for kate to confirm........ ;)

rofl! :D

Brian James Freeman
10-27-2011, 01:45 PM
If you'd like to see the Polish cover artwork, Vincent Chong (the artist) has posted it on his website:


http://vincentchongart.wordpress.com/2011/10/27/112263-polish-edition-cover-art/


Brian

frik51
10-27-2011, 03:35 PM
Yes, I was waiting for that one.
It's not a HC edition, but I think I'll go for it.

sk

peteOcha
10-28-2011, 07:41 AM
Nice, I didn't know that Vince was doing the cover for the Polish edition! Thanks for the info Brian!

srboone
10-28-2011, 07:43 AM
Now, that's a gerat cover!

peteOcha
10-28-2011, 07:45 AM
Yes, I was waiting for that one.
It's not a HC edition, but I think I'll go for it.

sk

http://www.empik.com/dallas-63-king-stephen,p1045222727,ksiazka-p#

You can pick it up here Siep. Probably the cheapest from this store. Don't know how much they charge for shipping, but if you want I could pick it up for you and ship it myself.

Yeah, no HC, they usually go straight to PB in Poland. But sometimes they do sneak a HC in, even without announcing it (like they did for Full Dark, No Stars)

frik51
10-28-2011, 02:22 PM
http://www.empik.com/dallas-63-king-stephen,p1045222727,ksiazka-p#

You can pick it up here Siep. Probably the cheapest from this store. Don't know how much they charge for shipping, but if you want I could pick it up for you and ship it myself.

Thanks for the link! I tried to order it, but got stuck during the ordering process.
I you could pick it up, and ship it to me, that would be excellent!

I'll pm you!

sk

srboone
10-28-2011, 02:28 PM
Link to WSJ article posted on stephenking.com

http://stephenking.com

frik51
10-28-2011, 02:34 PM
Hey, thanks, Squire!

sk

srboone
10-28-2011, 02:39 PM
You're welcome, Siep. I thought it was pretty good.

srboone
10-31-2011, 06:55 PM
NYT book review of 11/22/63: ***CONTAINS SPOILERS***

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/31/books/stephen-kings-11-23-63-review.html?pagewanted=2&_r=2&ref=arts

srboone
11-01-2011, 03:10 PM
Reveiw from The Washitnton Post, again with spoliers:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/stephen-kings-112263/2011/10/27/gIQARCxmaM_story.html

srboone
11-01-2011, 04:06 PM
Info on how to get a signed copy of 11/22/63 on stephenking.com

http://www.stephenking.com/promo/11-22-63/promo_page/limited_edition.html

frik51
11-01-2011, 05:04 PM
So I guess my Amazon.com orders will be cancelled as well??

sk

peteOcha
11-01-2011, 05:16 PM
Limited to domestic US sales only.... Phooey! :P

srboone
11-01-2011, 05:20 PM
So I guess my Amazon.com orders will be cancelled as well??

sk

Can't say, Siep. But as Pete noted, it's only for US domestic sales.

frik51
11-01-2011, 05:29 PM
Like two years ago, Under the Dome. :mad:
Oh well, I'm sure I'll get it eventually.

sk

theenormityofitall
11-01-2011, 05:52 PM
Yeah, I got an email today saying this:


The signed limited edition of 11/22/63 will go on sale at 9 AM ET on Tuesday, November 8th. This will be available on-line only through Simon & Schuster's web site. There will be a one book per customer limit, available to consumers only, no retail accounts. This is also limited to domestic US sales only.

Price $150 plus shipping & handling. Books ship immediately

Limited time offer. Available while supplies last.

* Signed by the Author
* Chapter opening photos
* Shrink-wrapped

Check back with StephenKing.com on November 8th for more details including the link for placing an order.



I'm not messing with it. It just sounds like a signed trade edition, not a "limited". And I'm supposed to get up at 8am?? Besides, I'm flat broke.

Tito_Villa
11-01-2011, 08:58 PM
us orders only is a bit rubbish

theenormityofitall
11-02-2011, 12:02 AM
us orders only is a bit rubbish

Yeah, I don't quite get that myself. Seems rather odd. From what I know, there will be about 1500-2000 copies available.

frik51
11-02-2011, 05:13 AM
us orders only is a bit rubbish

You said it, Tom!

sk

srboone
11-02-2011, 05:20 AM
Maybe they're offering a similar deal for the UK version...don't see anything about that, but, who knows...

Tito_Villa
11-02-2011, 10:37 AM
Less than UTD too ...

From SKMB:

"My understanding is that 850 will be going on sale. There are more that were signed (1,000 total) that are being held back for author copies and for the publisher's use."

I'm still hoping to pick one or two signed firsts at the Boston event (which is on Monday!!!)

Dave1442397
11-02-2011, 11:16 AM
Hmm, guess I'll be sitting here at my work PC on Tuesday morning :)

srboone
11-02-2011, 11:24 AM
I'll only be able to get one in Dallas...

theenormityofitall
11-02-2011, 10:40 PM
Less than UTD too ...

From SKMB:

"My understanding is that 850 will be going on sale. There are more that were signed (1,000 total) that are being held back for author copies and for the publisher's use."

I'm still hoping to pick one or two signed firsts at the Boston event (which is on Monday!!!)
Well, I think it was from stephenkingcollector.com where I read there will probably be arounf 1500 or so fo sale...at least I hope. I've changed my mind. I'm gonna go for it. How can I not when it's just $150?? But there's no mention of a slipcase which worries me. I could always get an afertmarket one, but even if it doesn't have a slip, it's still cheaper than a signed King trade edition. I'm going to once again dip into the bank tomorrow and just go fo it dammit.

Tito_Villa
11-03-2011, 10:46 AM
I will be off to Portland next tuesday after spending monday in Boston for the SK event :)

Grant Wootton
11-04-2011, 07:42 AM
I will be off to Portland next tuesday after spending monday in Boston for the SK event :)

You're a lucky bugger Tom :cool:

frik51
11-04-2011, 04:38 PM
I will be off to Portland next tuesday after spending monday in Boston for the SK event :)

Enjoy, Tom, and have a safe journey!

sk

peteOcha
11-04-2011, 09:42 PM
That's awesome Tom! I hope to be able to go to a King event some day as well...

theenormityofitall
11-06-2011, 07:57 PM
I don't think I'll ever get to one.
But I may of asked this or something similiar....what would you guys do....ask King to personally inscribe it or just have a "regular" sig? If the author asks what's your name, he of course wants to personally inscribe it but that really takes the book's value down. How do you get out of something like that? You can't say no dumbass, the book won't be worth as much if you put my name on the page. With Laymon, I wanted him to personally inscribe it having no clue the book would shoot up in value since he died so young.