Oct 8, 2013 — Also: Sleuthing the first story by Edgar Allan Poe; the merits of YA literature; Atavist Books launches.
Sep 13, 2013 — Also: J.K. Rowling will write a screenplay set in the magical world; Tina Brown is coming out with a memoir.
Sep 12, 2013 — The author of the incredibly successful Harry Potter books, which went on to be incredibly successful movies, has made a deal with Warner Bros. The plan is for a series of movies based on "Newt Scamander," writer of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them textbook in the Potter stories.
Aug 1, 2013 — Also: John Hodgman on Ayn Rand; J.K. Rowling to donate proceeds of new novel to charity; Fox News defends anchor's interview with the author of Zealot.
Jul 31, 2013 — Also: an excerpt from George R.R. Martin's upcoming novella; a plea from the OED; a new short story from Adam Johnson.
Jul 19, 2013 — Also: Martin Amis talks about the "burden" of his famous surname; a new study says children's books reinforce gender stereotypes.
Jul 18, 2013 — It was revealed this week that the Harry Potter author wrote a detective novel under the name Robert Galbraith. A law firm she dealt with has come forward to say one of its partners let the secret slip to a friend of his wife's, who then tipped off a newspaper.
Jul 15, 2013 — Also, Lionsgate on Orson Scott Card; the best books coming out this week.
Jul 14, 2013 — When J.K. Rowling published The Cuckoo's Calling, her first post-Potter book, she decided to go by the name Robert Galbraith.
May 20, 2013 — Quidditch was invented "in a small hotel in Manchester after a row with my then boyfriend," writes the Harry Potter creator. Other book news: Ireland puts an entire short story on a postage stamp; Daniel Handler on Midwestern literature; and the best books coming out this week.