1. "True Detective" solves the case. At Pajiba, Dustin Rowles argues that the series was great small-screen drama but "lousy literary TV", The Atlantic's roundtable asks "That's it?", and The New Yorker's Emily Nussbaum calls it "disappointing." The Huffington Post's Maureen Ryan writes about why she never cared much about "solving" the show. Show More Summary
Until recently, Patrick Juola was known primarily as the man who outed J.K. Rowling as the author of “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” a book she penned under another name. Now Juola can add another high-profile outing to his resume. The computational forensic linguist, who has worked at the arcane intersection of language and computer programming since […]
This morning, twitter once again seemed to come a live for wizards and J.K. Rowling. As it is always a treat when our literary Queen takes time to post a tweet, it was a pleasant surprise to see her twitter a buzz with more rugby. Low and behold, Ms. Show More Summary
This past Sunday, on the red carpet at the Oscars, Emma Watson spoke about J. K. Rowling's recent comments on the Ron/Hermione pairing, saying that the quote was "taken out of context":Rowling recently made waves when she confessed last month that she regretted pairing up Harry's best friends at the end of her beloved series. Show More Summary
So a few weeks ago JK Rowling came out and said that Harry and Hermione really should have ended up together.
As BBC announced their plans for adapting Dame Agatha Christie novel's in celebration of 125 years of publication, they also mentioned the screenwriter of the mini-series adaption of J.K. Rowling's The Casual Vacancy. Acclaimed screenwriter...Show More Summary
Since we only let one character per author move into the bracket, to prevent the Pratchett/Martin/Rowling wars of 2011, today we’re going to have several (and I’m not kidding) votes to narrow down our favorite characters. To the polls! Grab a snack, this might take a while.
J.K. Rowling may have ticked off a few Muggles when she admitted that she really wanted Harry Potter and Hermione to end up together! While this news would totally make Ron throw up slugs, Emma Watson, who actually conducted the interview with J.K., came to her defense! In an interview last night on the Oscars' red carpet, [...]
Lynn Shepherd must have known what she was getting herself into when she wrote a Huffington Post piece urging J.K. Rowling to get out of the adult literature market. Shepherd stated that other writers deserve a turn (this is how theShow More Summary
Someone had an idea about how the Harry Potter books should have ended and it's fantastic. And when I say fantastic I mean this is truly, objectively what Harry Potter's final fate should have been in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and J.K. Rowling screwed it up. Call your editor, J,K. You have some work to do. Read more...
Robert Galbraith J.K. Rowling fans rejoice: The author plans to publish seven novels total in her crime series that started with last April's The Cuckoo's Calling. Sales of the first book rocketed up after Rowling was revealed as the author behind the pseudonymous Galbraith. Show More Summary
After announcing a sequel to her book The Cuckoo’s Calling last week, J.K. Rowling has decided she’s going to go ahead and write five more books in the series as well. According to Entertainment Weekly, Rowling has mapped out the seven...Show More Summary
In a new interview at the What's on Stage Awards, Rupert Grint spoke about acting on stage for the first time, as well as commenting on J. K. Rowling's recent comments on Ron's romantic relationship with Hermione. You can watch the interview here or below.
Dear Ms. Rowling, I wanted to write you a letter so that you'd know there are writers, as well as readers, who think Lynn Shepherd is wrong. On their behalf, I beseech you not to give up writing as she suggested. I hope this missive doesn't arrive too late... Like many authors, Ms. Show More Summary
After The Sunday Times received a tip that debut author Robert Galbraith could really have been J.K. Rowling in disguise, the paper did a test. They hired forensic linguistics expert Patrick Juola to analyze the text of The Cuckoo’sShow More Summary
Well, we loved the last series of seven J.K. Rowling books, so this news totally Exceeds Expectations! J.K., who wrote her detective novel The Cuckoo's Calling under the pseudonym The Half Blood Prince Robert Galbraith, has reportedly "mapped out" a plan for a total of seven books featuring Cormoran Strike. Dare we say she's…Marauder's mapped it out? [...]
Earlier this month, Harry Potter fans were rattled with J.K. Rowling's revelation that Harry and Hermione should have ended up together, but they were rewarded with a treat on Friday. Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint reunited at the...Show More Summary
Mystery author Lynn Shepherd demands that J.K. Rowling stop hogging the spotlight for authors everywhere in a somewhat bizarre HuffPo article. News by Nathan Scalia Look, I'm not sure if I've ever poked fun at Fifty Shades of Grey, but I know that recently, I've avoided doing so for two reasons. Show More Summary
J.K. Rowling‘s foray into crime novels could prove to be serial. The Harry Potter writer reportedly has plans for up to seven novels starring private investigator Cormoran Strike, the protagonist in The Cuckoo’s Calling. Rowling published the book last April. Show More Summary
Using a similar approach as she took with Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling has plans to write up to seven novels