Stephen King is one of the most popular authors in recent history. Due to family problems, he had to travel around numerous states and eventually returned to Maine in 1958. One year later he began his writing career with his brother David when they wrote “Dave’s Rag”. In 1963,...Read more he attended the University of Lisbon where he published a collection of 18 short stories called “People, Places and things --- Volumes 1”. Among his most famous books are “It”, “Christine”, “Darked out Series”, “The Green Mile” and “Misery”. “The Shawshank Redemption”, one of the movies based on his novel, is one of the highest rated movies.