Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
A little over a month ago it was announced that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling would write an adult novel due out later this year.
And while we still don't have a concrete release date, we now have a title. Lairs of Lady Po The full image depicts the printed title of the book with the author's name on an old-fashioned type-writer and blood spattered in the upper-left hand corner of the page.
From the press release issued from Little, Brown & Company: "It has become tradition for Ms. Rowling when announcing her projects to always have a bit of mystery at the onset.'Lairs of Lady Po' is no different. We look forward to seeing how her fans react to the image."
What do you think it all means? Given the blood, has Rowling penned her first horror/mystery novel? Let the speculation begin! Mugglenet