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Attorney for JK Rowling Says Scottish Book is Something to be Completed "Sometime in the Future"

Posted by: sue
September 13, 2009, 09:11 AM

Last week we heard from author Ian Rankin who gave an update of sorts regarding the long awaited Scottish book or Harry Potter encyclopedia from J.K. Rowling. As noted before, Mr. Rankin said the last time he saw his neighbor and friend, Jo was "wasContinued...

HBP Film

Half-Blood Prince DVD to Contain JK Rowling A Year in the Life Documentary

Posted by: sue
September 10, 2009, 04:17 AM

More exciting news for fans regarding what will be contained on the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD. In addition to the deleted scenes we first told you about the other day, we can now report that as a bonus fans will receive the specialContinued...

J.K. Rowling

'Female Force' Biographical Comic Book of J. K. Rowling to be Published

Posted by: Edward
September 08, 2009, 10:02 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling will be joining the ranks of such other notable people as President Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey with the publication of a biographical comic book from Bluewater Productions.  MTV is reporting that the author will be the latest subject toContinued...

Charity

Charity Auction Followup: JK Rowling Handprint a Big Seller at Event

Posted by: sue
September 07, 2009, 07:27 PM

Previously we told you of a special hand print drawing J.K. Rowling donated for a charity auction being held in order to help a young girl who had lost her hands and toes to Menigitus. The auction for two year old Tilly Lockey has now taken place, with this marvelous handprintContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Ian Rankin Says JK Rowling "Writing Family Trees" and Working on Scottish Book

Posted by: sue
September 04, 2009, 02:41 PM

Author Ian Rankin has given a new interview on BBC radio with Simon Mayo (download here) where he mentions his friend and neighbor in Scotland, J.K. Rowling. In the middle of this interview, Mr. Rankin notes that while he has not seen the Harry Potter author in some time,Continued...

Charity

Hands On for Charity with JK Rowling and Robbie Coltrane

Posted by: sue
August 28, 2009, 06:51 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is lending a hand for charity, or her hand print more accurately. Jo and actor Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) are part of over 100 celebrities who have donated specially designed hand prints for a charity auction to help this toddler who lost her hands and toesContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Percy Weasley

Posted by: Edward
August 22, 2009, 01:43 AM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling's website has been updated to mark the August 22nd birthday of Percy Weasley.  Please join us at TLC in wishing this fine fellow a happy birthday.  Cheers to you, Percy!

JKRowling.com

Slight Changes to JKRowling.com

Posted by: sue
August 19, 2009, 01:33 PM

Slight changes are afoot at JKRowling.com, the official website of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. Thanks to longtime reader Bel, we know that the title of her diary has been changed to "Everything you might want to Know," along with new books in the link section and a few changes of the links. As readers willContinued...

HP References

Boston Globe Examines Relationship Between Harry Potter and Religion

Posted by: Edward
August 19, 2009, 11:31 AM

The Boston Globe has published a lengthy article regarding the growing acceptance of the Harry Potter books among the religious communities and scholars.  Citing the advancing moderate views by a number of religious scholars and theologians, the article relates their argumentContinued...

Books

Harry Potter, The Best Beach Book Ever

Posted by: sue
July 29, 2009, 08:49 PM

Ah sweet summer, the time when many of us take time off and head to the beach or holiday for rest and relaxation, and perhaps a fair bit of reading. As such,  National Public Radio recently conducted a poll of the Best Beach Books Eve, and the Harry Potter series by author J.K. Rowling took the top spot.Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Chair Used by J. K. Rowling Sells for 20,000 Pounds at Charity Auction

Posted by: Edward
July 28, 2009, 02:22 PM

Recently, TLC reported that a chair used by author J. K. Rowling while she wrote the first two Harry Potter novels went up for a charity auction benefiting the Books Abroad charity which sends free school books to impoverished countries.  The Scotsman is now reporting thatContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Fan Report: Deathly Hallows PaperBack Release Party at Scholastic Store

Posted by: sue
July 21, 2009, 02:15 PM

Two years ago today, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling was released. As readers will recall, several weeks ago in the midst of the flurry of the HBP movie release, Scholastic, US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, released the paperback edition of DeathlyContinued...

J.K. Rowling

TV Watch Tonight: Discovering Real World of Harry Potter, JK Rowling, A Year in the Life

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2009, 06:05 PM

In case you missed our reminder post yesterday, tonight will see the J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life documentary broadcast on ABC at 8:00pm (Eastern). As noted by the NY Daily News, this airing of the 2007 documentary " which was filmed by James Runcie, insertsContinued...

J.K. Rowling

ABC Preview of JK Rowling: A Year in the Life Due Thursday

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2009, 09:52 AM

Last April, we reported that at long last viewers here in the US would be able to watch the special "J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life" documentary on Thursday, July 16 at 8:00pm on ABC. Today, the network has released a preview of the film which was recorded in Edinburgh, Scotland as JoContinued...

Watson Interviews

Oprah.com Interview with Emma Watson Now Online

Posted by: Edward
July 13, 2009, 11:34 AM

Oprah.com has a lengthy new Q&A with Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) online, in which the actress discusses her role in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film, her work on the final two installments of the series, and her life as a soon-to-be college freshman.  First, onContinued...

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