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Stephen King delves into the seedy underworld of carnies for his latest novel, Joyland. Hard Case Crime hide caption

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Stephen King came up with the idea for 11/22/63 in 1971, but at the time he wasn't ready to take on a project of such scope. Perhaps it was for the best: "I think that the wounds were a little bit too fresh then," King says. "I'm glad that I waited." AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen King working at his home office in Maine in the 1980s. Scribner hide caption

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