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Book Awards

J.K. Rowling Wins Best Book-to-Flick and All-Time Fave at Teen Read Awards

Posted by: Rosi
September 28, 2010, 09:48 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has won two awards at the first annual Teen Read Awards presented by Chapters Indigo Books & Music. Rowling received the Best Book-to-Flick award for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Best All-Time Fave for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Lord Voldemort wasContinued...

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New J.K. Rowling Interview Quotes and Image from The Oprah Winfrey Show (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
September 27, 2010, 10:38 AM

A press release issued today has a number of new quotations from J.K. Rowling's interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show, which will air this Friday, 1st October. Speaking to Oprah about the pressure of sudden stardom, Rowling says, "At that point, I kept saying to people, yeah I’m coping…but theContinued...

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First Images from Oprah Interview with J. K. Rowling Now Online

Posted by: Edward
September 25, 2010, 08:10 PM

As readers will recall, an interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is set to air this coming Friday, October 1st, on the nationally syndicated Oprah Winfrey Show.  The first glimpses of Ms. Rowling being interviewed have made their way online, and can be viewed rightContinued...

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J. K. Rowling to Appear on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Next Friday (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
September 24, 2010, 05:27 PM

Thanks to TLC reader Kyle we are now getting word that an interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling will air on on the Friday, October 1, episode of the nationally syndicated "The Oprah Winfrey Show."  The DVR listing reads:

All New! On Location in Scotland: Oprah & Harry PotterContinued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Rowling's Original Handwritten Chamber of Secrets Manuscripts on Display at Book Festival

Posted by: Rosi
September 19, 2010, 01:22 AM

J.K. Rowling's original and signed manuscripts from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets will be on display at the Wigtown Book Festival from today, according to a report in The Scotsman. Framed handwritten pages from the second book, including edited-out BalladContinued...

SetReports

Preview of Leaky's "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Set Report; Full Report October 5th

Posted by: Edward
September 15, 2010, 12:00 PM

Earlier this year, Leaky was among a number of fan sties to visit the set of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" film at Leavesden Studios just outside London, England.  Our full set report will be online on October 5, but today we have a sneak peek at what we uncovered onContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Donates 10 Million Pounds for MS Research at University of Edinburgh

Posted by: Edward
August 31, 2010, 08:28 AM

The BBC is reporting this morning that Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has given a donation of 10 million pounds to the University of Edinburgh to fund a research clinic studying MS (Multiple sclerosis).  The new research clinic will be named the AnneContinued...

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Happy Birthday Jo and Harry!

Posted by: Edward
July 31, 2010, 04:25 PM

Today, we celebrate the birthdays of two very special individuals: J. K. Rowling and Harry Potter.  Please take a moment to join us here today in sharing your best wishes to these extraordinary people.  

As per Leaky tradition, we shall mark this day in our usual way. :)  Happy Birthday, Jo andContinued...

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Twelve Page Personal Horoscope Hand Drawn by JKR For Sale

Posted by: Edward
July 30, 2010, 07:18 PM

The Scotsman is tonight reporting that a rare and unpublished "hand drawn, personal horoscope and natal chart" created by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is being offered for sale for £25,000 through high end memorabilia specialists Paul Fraser Collectibles. Rowling reportedly drew theContinued...

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Dismissal Requested for Copyright Infringement Case Against Bloomsbury, J. K. Rowling

Posted by: Edward
July 29, 2010, 01:36 PM

As readers will recall, last February the estate of the late Adrian Jacobs added Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling to a lawsuit against UK Potter publisher Bloomsbury, charging copyright infringement of a 1987 work The Adventures of Willy the Wizard-No 1 LividContinued...

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High Res Photos of J. K. Rowling Touring Hogsmeade Online

Posted by: Edward
June 18, 2010, 04:25 PM

Images have made their way online care of Universal showing Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling touring the now open Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park along with Mark Woodbury, the President of Universal Creative.  Showing Ms Rowling and Mr. Woodbrury exploring the streetsContinued...

J. K. Rowling Attends Wizarding World of Harry Potter Grand Opening

Posted by: Edward
June 16, 2010, 09:00 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is on hand this evening at a Celebrity Preview to open up the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park to the general public.  The Harry Potter author is currently walking the red carpet, making her way into the theme park for the first roundContinued...

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Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos Today With Newly Launched iPhone App

Posted by: Rosi
June 01, 2010, 04:39 PM

Lumos, the charity founded by J.K. Rowling formerly known as the Children's High Level Group, has launched an iPhone app as part of their Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos campaign. As today is International Children's Day, supporters are invited to light a virtual birthdayContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Light a Birthday Candle Charity Campaign for International Children's Day

Posted by: Edward
May 13, 2010, 01:35 PM

Lumos, the charitable organization co-founded by Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, has organized a campaign to launch on June 1st, International Children’s Day, in support of the countless disadvantaged children living in institutions across Europe unable to celebrate their birthdays.Continued...

Exclusives

Exclusive: Leaky's Harry Potter Books Giveaway

Posted by: Edward
May 06, 2010, 07:00 PM

Leaky is excited to offer its readers the opportunity to be the lucky winner of a Box Set of the US edition Harry Potter novels in paperback as part of Scholastic's Real Magic of Harry Potter campaign.  In partnership with Scholastic, this giveaway is open to readers 13 orContinued...

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