NEW YORK — Stephen King’s next novel takes on a real-life horror story: The assassination of JFK.

“11/22/63,” the title named for the day of President Kennedy’s murder, tells of a high school teacher’s desperate effort to prevent the tragedy. Scribner announced Wednesday that the 1,000-page book will come out on Nov. 8.

King’s many best-sellers include “Carrie” and “Misery.”