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Heard & Overheard (Stephen King Edition)

“I feel like the representative of the accounting firm at the Academy Awards.” – CBA president Steve Budnarchuk after taking the stage at the King event.

“It’s like being dead and going to your own funeral.” – Stephen King feels the love in the room.

“Thank you for contributing to world literacy. It is thanks to you that many men, now fully grown, will never spell scream with two e’s.” – Margaret Atwood addresses King.

“I don’t respect him. I don’t like his books because, to me, every one is the same as the last one.” – King on his fellow BOOKED! author James Patterson.

“If you try to write for the ages, you write shit.” – King on the question of literary legacy.