I don't know about this ...

Children's author Eoin Colfer is to write a sixth novel in the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series, seven years after the death of its creator Douglas Adams, Penguin said Wednesday.

The Irish writer, best known for his Artemis Fowl fairy stories, has the blessing of Adams' widow, Jane Belson, to continue the bestselling science fiction saga.

Called "And Another Thing...," the new novel will be published in October 2009. Colfer said he was a big fan of the original books, which started as a BBC radio serial.

- Yahoo News

As much as I like Hitchhiker's (which is a lot) and as much as I enjoyed the fragments of the novel presented in The Salmon of Doubt, I've got my grave doubts that anyone can pull off writing a "Douglas Adams" book. I'll buy it of course, but I'm dubious.