In Native American tradition, dream catchers are talismans hung above children’s beds to ward off bad dreams. But now bookstores are set to shill two hot books with that title — and both might induce nightmares.
Dreamcatcher by Stephen King
The New England horror-meister’s latest, due in March, pits four boyhood pals against a supernatural enemy.
He just sold the film rights to Castle Rock (Misery, The Green Mile).
Even a near-fatal car accident hardly slowed the prolific King: A Dreamcatcher movie would mark, gulp, the 36th King adaptation to film or TV.
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Dream Catcher by Margaret Salinger
Memoir by the daughter of J.D., famed New England recluse who wrote classroom fave The Catcher in the Rye.
Leo as Holden? Forget it. Papa won’t sell the rights to any of his works.
She says Dad spoke in tongues, prodded his kids with acupuncture dowels, and drank his urine as a health regimen. (Maybe he saw Kevin Costner do it in Waterworld.)
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