Author J. Peder Zane asked scores of writers about their favorite novels for his 2007 book The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books. Stephen King picks the following books:
1. The Golden Argosy, The Most Celebrated Short Stories in the English Language, edited by Van Cartmell and Charles Grayson
2.Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain.
3.The Satanic Verses, by Salman Rushdie.
4.McTeague, by Frank Norris.
5.Lord of the Flies by William Golding.
6.Bleak House by Charles Dicken.
7.1984 , by George Orwell.
8.The Raj Quartet, by Paul Scott.
9.Light in August, by William Faulkner.
10.Blood Meridian, by Cormac McCarthy.