‘Harry Potter’ Author Aims for an Older Set

By JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG

“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling has left behind the world of magic and muggles and written an adult novel.

Publisher Little, Brown startled the book world Thursday by saying it would publish the book, Ms. Rowling’s first title aimed at adults. Otherwise, the work is shrouded in mystery, befitting an author whose seven tales of wizards and sorcery have sold more than 450 million copies world-wide.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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