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Stephen King and Owen King at Anderson's Bookshop
Residence Hall/Recreation Center on the campus of North Central College
Naperville, IL
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Stephen King and Owen King at Anderson's Bookshop
In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place...  The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied? Or is she a demon who must be slain?  Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a women's prison, SLEEPING BEAUTIES is a wildly provocative, gloriously absorbing father/son collaboration between Stephen King and Owen King.

Join Anderson's Bookshop and North Central College for this amazing opportunity!  This is a presentation and Q&A event only; there will be no live signing or photo line.  There is a limit to FOUR TICKETS PER PERSON.

You will receive your book at the event. The authors will not be signing after the event, however a limited number of signed copies will be distributed completely at random.  


Here's what you get with each ticket:
Admittance for one person
A copy of the book, "Sleeping Beauties" handed to you at the event
A presentation
Audience Q&A with previously submitted questions (email your question to ginny@andersonsbookshop.com)

Here's what you shouldn't expect:
An autographed book or personalization
The opportunity to meet Stephen or Owen personally or get a photo

Parking will be at a premium; campus parking is limited.  Please plan ahead and consider carpooling, cab/Uber, Tuk Tuk Naperville service, or public transportation (the Naperville train station is a 15 minute walk).  Downtown Naperville offers four parking garages, some valet parking, and there is street parking throughout the area per Naperville city ordinance.

Naperville offers a wide variety of dining options, hotels and shopping, all within walking distance of the event venue as well as options closer to the highways.

See you there!

PLEASE NOTE that this event follows the authors' and publisher's wishes.  Anderson's Bookshop is not responsible for changes made by the author to the guidelines prior to or during the event.  Your understanding is appreciated.

Tickets are non-refundable. If you miss the event, in order to receive your book you will need to contact us within 30 days of the event.


Residence Hall/Recreation Center on the campus of North Central College (View)
440 S. Brainard St.
Naperville, IL 60540
United States


Arts > Literary

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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