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North Central College, Anderson’s Bookshops to host authors Stephen King and Owen King Sept. 29

Jun 23, 2017

North Central College and Anderson’s Bookshops will host authors Stephen King and Owen King for a Sept. 29 presentation of their new novel “Sleeping Beauties.” The cohosted event will take place at North Central College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center (Res/Rec) at 7 p.m.

Stephen King, author of more than 50 worldwide bestsellers and fellow author and son, Owen King, also will engage in a question-and-answer session. Scheduled for release Sept. 26, “Sleeping Beauties” is set in a small Appalachian town where the primary employer is a women’s prison.

Ticket sales begin June 27 at 10 a.m. exclusively at There is a limit of four tickets per person; there will be no live book signing or photo line. Ticket holders will receive a copy of the book at the event, and a limited number of signed copies will be randomly distributed. Res/Rec is located at 440 S. Brainard Street in Naperville, Ill. The question-and-answer session will rely on audience-submitted questions. To offer a question, email