New Stephen King novel alludes to Updike et alia

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 7.04.25 AMStephen King, the master of horror who debuted with Carrie (1974), has turned to the newspaper headlines and a trio of literary masters for the subject of his new book. Finders Keepers is about a psychopath’s obsession with writer John Rothstein (a mash-up of John Updike, Philip Roth, and J.D. Salinger), whose “fame comes from his Runner books, a trilogy that tips its hat to Updike’s Rabbit novels,” says Guardian writer James Smythe.

“Finders Keepers by Stephen King—writers, beware your fans”

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