Now for Important News

And a glimpse into one of my guilty pleasures.

The title of the upcoming (and final) Harry Potter book has been revealed. From the BBC:

Author JK Rowling has revealed the title of the seventh and final Harry Potter book.

The book will be called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

The announcement was made on the writer's official website. Fans must play a game in order to find out what the title is.

This week Rowling, 41, revealed how she has gone back to writing in cafes - as she did 13 years ago when starting to write about the boy wizard.
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows" just doesn't have the kind of ring to it I had hoped for. There's no sense of finality. The Lord of the Rings trilogy had "The Return of the King." Frank Herbert had "Chapterhouse: Dune" which broke the title form of the previous 5 books, giving it authority. Even "Return of the Jedi" had a sense of gravitas, though it basically copied J.R.R. Tolkien's title.

I suppose I shouldn't get to wrapped up in what the title means (Godric's Hollow?) or to upset that the title isn't all that striking.

I will now return to our regularly scheduled programming.

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