The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates

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"The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates"
Author Stephen King
Country United States
Language English
Published in Just After Sunset

"The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates" is a short story by Stephen King, originally published in the October/November 2008 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and collected in King's 2008 collection Just After Sunset.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

A widow answers a phone call from her husband who died two days earlier in an airplane crash. He is presumably in an afterlife. The husband predicts two tragedies which later come true and helps his wife avoid death herself.

Television adaption[edit]

"The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates" will be adapted into a television series called Grand Central. The series was originally slated to premiere on ABC during summer 2014 but has yet[when?] to come to fruition.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Webmaster, Rodger Turner,. "Fantasy and Science Fiction: Index to Volumes 114 & 115, January-December 2008". Retrieved March 4, 2017. 

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