Click here to read the story in its entirety on The New Yorker webpage. Stephen King's "A Death" was originally published in the March 9, 2015 issue of The New Yorker.
Oh boy. Stephen King and I go way back, but it’s been decades since I paid him much attention. Through those years, though, he’s published periodically in The New Yorker, and I’ve read and been unimpressed with them. Perhaps this week it will be different. I’ll have thoughts up soon.
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