In case you haven’t been following, we’re kind of obsessed with Stephen King’s twitter feed. It’s a treasure trove of crazy genius.
You can find tweets in the third person where he refers to himself as ‘Honey Badger’.
Honey Badger don’t give a shit about Valentine’s Day. But I like it.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) February 14, 2015
And some magnificent dad jokes.
The difference between an onion and a bagpipe: nobody cries when you chop up a bagpipe.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) January 9, 2015
But most of all, we love it for his musings on books.
Here’s a look at some of his latest, including praise for Australia’s own Liane Moriarty!
I’m dismayed about Ruth Rendell’s stroke. I hope you guys will spare a good thought for her. Her books are simply amazing.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) January 23, 2015
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins: really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) January 26, 2015
Trivia Night is the climax of BIG LITTLE LIES, by Linda Moriarty. It’s a hell of a good book. Funny and scary. She nails the feuding moms.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) February 9, 2015
Reading the last book in Carsten Stroud’s horror/suspense NICEVILLE trilogy, THE RECKONING. Out in August. Good God, what an achievement.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) February 11, 2015
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Andrew Cattanach is a regular contributor to The Booktopia Blog. He has been shortlisted for The Age Short Story Prize and was named a finalist for the 2015 Young Bookseller of the Year Award. He enjoys reading, writing and sleeping, though finds it difficult to do them all at once.
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