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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Bloomsbury Updates with New "Deathly Hallows" Screensavers

Posted by: sue
May 24, 2007, 04:32 PM

Bloomsbury has updated their Harry Potter website with screensavers now featuring the covers to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The Children's edition screen saver features that mysterious symbol found on the spine of the jacket, then the castle and grounds from the back cover.Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Contest Information to Hear JKR Read from "Deathly Hallows" Plus New HP Site from Bloomsbury

Posted by: sue
May 23, 2007, 07:43 AM

As a follow up to the big news that author J.K. Rowling will be reading from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the release of the novel midnight July 21 at the Natural History Museum in London, England, UK publishers Bloomsbury US publishers Scholastic,Continued...

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New Scholastic Box Set of All Seven Harry Potter Novels

Posted by: sue
May 09, 2007, 09:49 PM

The first image of a special box set due from Scholastic containing all seven Harry Potter novels is now online. This set, which you can see here in our galleries, includes a nice case or trunk with the Harry Potter logo on it, as well as what seems to be printed hardback copies of all sevenContinued...

JKRowling.com

J.K. Rowling Updates Site with New Info on Draco, More

Posted by: sue
May 08, 2007, 07:58 AM

It would seem this fine spring day will bring some news from J.K.Rowling, as she has now updated her F.A.Q section with a bit about young Mr. Malfoy, his Patronus, confirmation about the exact date of birth for Lord Voldemort, and interestingly, we learn that Myrtle was indeed a Ravenclaw andContinued...

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Pre-Order "Deathly Hallows" Audio Book,Excerpts Online from First Six Books

Posted by: sue
March 27, 2007, 10:38 AM

Over the years we at TLC have received many questions about the audio books for the Harry Potter series, especially about the availability of one for this last book. In the wake of yesterday's announcement, Random House and Listening Library have now updated their websiteContinued...

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Severus Snape and a Fandom Enthralled

Posted by: sue
March 21, 2007, 09:18 AM

Severus Snape. The mention of his very name immediately gets attention and never fails to conjure up a strong reaction among Harry Potter fans, especially given the events in Half-Blood Prince. The Baltimore Sun has a new article online featuring the nefarious Potionsmaster and how this character has becomeContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

12 Million First Print Copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Due from Scholastic

Posted by: sue
March 14, 2007, 09:13 AM

In addition to all the big news this morning about the launch of the There Will Soon Be 7 countdown campaign, Scholastic is set to print a whopping 12 million first print copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. As Reuters reminds us, this will breakContinued...

Charity

Sketch from "Goblet of Fire" on Auction for Charity

Posted by: sue
March 09, 2007, 09:24 AM

A sketch by Harry Potter illustrator Mary GrandPre is one of two the artist donated for auction to benefit a center that helps those with cancer. A sketch made for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is up for auction tonight in Sarasota, Florida, and you can see this image here. The Herald TribuneContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Scholastic Updates with New "Deathly Hallows" Release Date Poster

Posted by: sue
February 12, 2007, 09:18 AM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, has updated their site with a new "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" poster that you can download and print out at home. The poster features the current black and white placeholder art for the book, with the titleContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

"Half-Blood Prince" Most Borrowed Book In Scotland

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2007, 12:06 PM

Well the writer from the Herald might disapprove, but the Harry Potter books are indeed quite popular in her country, as The Scotsman reports that "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was the most borrowed book in Scotland last year, according to the Public Lending Right office, which tracksContinued...

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Translating Harry

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2007, 11:47 AM

The Guardian has a new article online about the unique art and hard work involved in translating the Harry Potter novels. While facing deadlines and a whole host of other obstacles, translators often have to face one primary hurtle first: "finding the balance between literal fidelity and the equivalence that makes for fidelityContinued...

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I Shall Not Tell Lies about Reading Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2007, 09:49 AM

Apparently residents in the UK haven't been listening to Professor Umbridge when it comes to lying, as a new survey reveals up to a third of British adults have fibbed about reading some well known novels including Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. According to a new survey conductedContinued...

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Audio Interview with Mary GrandPre

Posted by: sue
January 14, 2007, 06:10 PM

A podcast featuring a recent interview with US Harry Potter illustrator Mary GrandPre has now surfaced online. While this interview contains no new information about "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" (she says she doesn't know anything about it yet) the artist does say she would one day likeContinued...

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Sales of HBP Paperbacks Equal OotP

Posted by: sue
January 12, 2007, 02:01 PM

USA Today has an article online about the sales of books in 2006, and mentions a curious fact about the Harry Potter novels. While the hardcover of Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince was the number one bestseller for 2005, the list for 2006 sees the paperback edition of HBP ranked at number 21. Apparently, thisContinued...

OotP Film

Jason Isaacs Talks OotP and "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
January 11, 2007, 07:08 AM

"Magnificent" is the word actor Jason Isaacs uses to describe working with actor Gary Oldman for scenes with their characters in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.Returning in his role as nefarious Death Eater Lucius Malfoy, Mr. Isaacs talks to Sci Fi Wire about the battleContinued...