J.K. Rowling’s 'adult' novel soars in sales

Published On: Oct 04 2012 07:42:48 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 05 2012 11:54:38 AM EDT

The Casual Vacancy—labeled, to the chagrin of Potter fans, as Rowling’s first foray into “adult” fiction—easily debuted at the top of the fiction charts in its first week.