Octavia Books to host Stephen King for presentation of new novel

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Stephen King (via octaviabooks.com)

In the rear of the store at Octavia Books is a little corner where literary figures make near-daily appearances, but a bit more space is going to be needed for the latest author they’ll be hosting: Stephen King.

King, whose dozens of novels have sold millions of copies around the world, will be presenting his latest novel, “11/22/63,” on Nov. 12 in the fine arts center at the Academy of the Sacred Heart. The book is a cross between historical fiction about the Kennedy assassination and a time-traveling fantasy, a story about an English teacher who travels back to 1958 on a mission to prevent President Kennedy from being killed.

Tickets are $35 and include a copy of the novel, and Octavia suggests you don’t wait around.

“We strongly recommend that you pre-purchase now,” the Uptown bookseller’s website reads.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Nims Fine Arts Center, 4301 St. Charles Avenue (at Napoleon Avenue).

2 thoughts on “Octavia Books to host Stephen King for presentation of new novel

  1. That’s great how Octavia Books will host Stephen King’s presentation of his new novel, “11/22/63”! My family, friends, and I enjoy reading Stephen King’s books. We really like his writing style! Stephen King is a literary icon to us.

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