Book News — Thursday, 16th June, 2011

  • For those of us not ready to give up Harry Potter just yet, a mysterious new website from J.K. Rowling has popped up.  After sending fans on a scavenger hunt on the internet, the website at simply has a “Coming Soon” title card.  From The Guardian.
  • LA Weekly have an interview with Simon Pegg about his new autobiography, Nerd Do Well.
  • A previously unpublished book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is set to be published 120 years after it was written.  From BBC News.
  • Details about the relaunch of the Batman comic  in DC’s new shakeup have been revealed.  From Digital Spy.
  • Researchers think they may have found the inspiration for the character of Ophelia in Shakespeares’ Hamlet.  From BBC News.
  • Glee’s Chris Colfer just seems determined to show us all just how talented he is, and is now writing a book of fairy tales.  From Digital Spy.