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Patt Morrison for December 30, 2011




Author Stephen King reads from his novella
Author Stephen King reads from his novella "Ur" at an unveiling event for the Amazon Kindle 2 at the Morgan Library & Museum.
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Almost a decade has passed since literary critic Harold Bloom called the men and women of the National Book Foundation idiots for choosing to honor author Stephen King with a medal for distinguished contribution, so we wonder what Bloom would make of the New York Times’ “Best Books of 2011,” which, for the first time ever, includes a work by King: “11/22/63,” his alternate take on the John F. Kennedy assassination. Plus, Time Warner Cable rate hikes and trusting someone else to set your New Year's Resolutions for you.