JK Rowling conjures up post-'Potter' novel

By Michael Inbar, TODAY.com contributor Harry Potter may not be returning to the printed page, but his creator JK Rowling is — some five years after she penned her seventh and final “Harry Potter” book, the English author is set to return to

'The Casual Vacancy' – whose title has been revealed for the first time – will be a black comedy about 'a town at war.'

JK Rowling has confirmed that she has begun work on a long-awaited Harry Potter encyclopaedia. The author had previously spoken of plans to create a "definitive guide" which would detail creatures, characters, places and other important parts of the

Will grownups stand in line, the way young Harry Potter fans did, to be among the first to get their hands on what the author calls her "blackly comic" tal.

'The Casual Vacancy' – whose title has been revealed for the first time – will be a black comedy about 'a town at war.'