Little, Brown is delighted to announce that they will publish J.K. Rowling’s first novel for adults worldwide in the English language, both in print, audio and ebooks. The title, pub date and further details about the novel will be announced later in the year.

 J.K. Rowling said:

“Although I’ve enjoyed writing it every bit as much, my next book will be very different to the Harry Potter series, which has been published so brilliantly by Bloomsbury and my other publishers around the world.  The freedom to explore new territory is a gift that Harry's success has brought me, and with that new territory it seemed a logical progression to have a new publisher.   I am delighted to have a second publishing home in Little, Brown, and a publishing team that will be a great partner in this new phase of my writing life."

J.K. Rowling is the author of the bestselling Harry Potter series of seven books, which have sold over 450 million copies worldwide, are distributed in  more than 200 territories, translated into 74 languages, and have been turned into eight blockbuster films.

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