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Sunday Times: Rowling to Read at Queen's Birthday

Posted by: Melissa
March 04, 2006, 11:37 PM

UPDATE: We've confirmed that the Times's use of the words the "next" Harry Potter book are incorrect. Jo is not yet sure which book she will be reading, but it will NOT BE BOOK SEVEN. She won't read from that until it's finished and published. This was an unfortunate misprint.Continued...

J.K.Rowling Updates Site; Diary Entry on Book Seven Progress

Posted by: sue
February 28, 2006, 11:53 AM

Here is some happy news for the last day of February; J.K. Rowling has updated her website. She has given us a bit of news on the progress of Book Seven, and the number of possible chapters with a new entry in her diary section, saying two chapters have turned into four. She also saysContinued...


Complete Arthur Levine Interview Now Available in MP3 and Transcript Form

Posted by: Melissa
February 25, 2006, 03:35 PM

By popular demand, the complete version of the interview with Arthur Levine, co-editor of Harry Potter, that was on episodes 22, 23 and 24 of our podcast, PotterCast is now available as a downloadable MP3 and in transcript. Check it out on our TLC Interviews page. In thisContinued...

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Full "House of Black" Family Tree from JKR on Display Tonight

Posted by: sue
February 20, 2006, 04:50 PM

As we have been telling you for the past couple of weeks now, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has donated a special piece of work for a charity auction to benefit Book Aid International. A preview of these items was held tonight in London, and included the full rendition of Jo's"Continued...


Book Aid Auction Catalogue Online; No Additional JKR Material Shown

Posted by: sue
February 18, 2006, 08:58 AM

For the past few weeks we have been telling you about the upcoming charity auction for Book Aid International that will feature a new piece of work from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling depicting the Black Family Tree. This auction will be held this week on Tuesday, February 21st,Continued...

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New Interview with Spanish HP Illustrator

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2006, 09:53 PM

Spanish HP site has translated its recent interview with the Spanish Harry Potter Illustrator, Dolores Aavedaãno for us, which you can read below. Thanks, Martin!
This is a preview: the rest is here.

This interview has been translated, so there may be some errors.

How many time do you spendContinued...


PotterCast #24: The Final Part of the Arthur Levine Interview and More

Posted by: Melissa
February 03, 2006, 10:25 AM

PotterCast #24, temporarily held hostage by the release of the site's redeisgn, is now available for download!

In this show:
The third and final portion of the interview with Arthur Levine, co-editor of the Harry Potter books. We talk about the anticipation for book seven, theContinued...

J.K. Rowling Updates Site with Romanian Visit, Book Seven Info

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2006, 07:07 AM

J.K. Rowling has updated her website today with mention of her trip to Romania, as well as a hint of good news on Book Seven. In her new diary section, she indicates that she is "floating along on this flood of inspiration" in terms of the writing the last Harry Potter novel.Continued...

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Scans and Pics of Jo Rowling in The Tatler; Title Tidbits and More

Posted by: Melissa
January 10, 2006, 04:26 PM

Thanks Tom, for sending us scans of The Tatler article featuring Jo Rowling, which include some stunning new pics of the author.
The article sugests a title is decided upon for the seventh book ("I so nearly told you the title," she tells the reporter, "it almostContinued...

A Christmas Present From J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
December 24, 2005, 07:22 PM

J.K. Rowling has left a gift-wrapped message on her desk this Christmas, which brings us glad tidings heralding a hint of things to come on the website, and oh yes, a mention of Book Seven. Jo writes:


That tired old welcome page was starting to bug me, so I thought I'd give you something newContinued...


Rumors Fly About Harry's Fate

Posted by: Melissa
December 05, 2005, 09:25 PM

The ever-so-trustworthy British tabloids are running wild with an ambiguous quote from Jim Dale, the voice of the American editions of the HP books, that says what we all know: That J.K. Rowling may kill Harry in book seven.
(Hint: She also may not.)

The Mirror says "the revelation will shock millions of die-hardContinued...


Arthur Levine Talks Half-Blood Prince and Beyond

Posted by: sue
September 27, 2005, 07:58 AM

Arthur Levine, editor of the US edition of the Harry Potter books, recently appeared at Silliman College (Yale), and spoke about his work at Scholastic on the series of books. Mr. Levine refleced about topics such as working with Jo, and spoke of his reaction to the death of a much belovedContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Interview with Katie Couric Transcript

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2005, 08:41 PM

The transcript from Katie Couric's interview with J.K. Rowling has now been posted on the Dateline NBC website. In this piece which aired tonight, unfortunately, there wasn't too much specifically about the new book. The questions that the children submitted will be broadcast tomorrowContinued...


Rubbish Fodder: "The Sun" Claims to Publish Book Seven Title(s)

Posted by: Melissa
June 24, 2005, 03:05 AM

rubbish.jpgBrit tabloid The Sun reports today that it "may have solved one of the biggest Harry Potter mysteries - the title of the final novel about the boy wizard," and that the book seven title is either Harry Potter and the Parseltongue Trophy or Harry Potter and the Great RevelationContinued...

JKRowling Updates Site

Posted by: Melissa
April 06, 2005, 10:08 AM

There's some updating going on at's Rumors section - check it out...she answers some questions about time travel (knocking down a very popular fan theory, sorry Milly), about Nicholas Flamel, Lupin's papers, Snape's Crosswords, and the Creevey brothers as Quidditch players.
And the updates continueContinued...