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Excerpts from J.K. Rowling Radio Interview

Posted by: sue
December 06, 2005, 01:50 PM

The print edition of the Radio Times has an excerpt from the upcoming BBC Radio4 interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and Stephen Fry. In this excerpt, Jo speaks more about how the events in Book Six will tie into Book Seven.

SF Is it really true that you've got it [the end of the story]Continued...

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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...

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"One City," with Foreword by Rowling, Available Jan. 2?

Posted by: Melissa
December 04, 2005, 11:50 AM

One City, the book to which J.K. Rowling has written a foreword and the profits from which will benefit the One City charity, which fights social exclusion in Edinburgh, is listed as available for release on Jan. 2 by Amazon.co.uk.
Edinburgh's Lord Provost said about the book, "This bookContinued...

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JKR to Write New Children's Book

Posted by: sue
December 03, 2005, 08:01 AM

The Scotsman is reporting today that author J.K. Rowling is planning on writing another book for children after she has concluded the Harry Potter series. Jo discusses her future writing plans in an upcoming radio interview to be broadcast on BBC Radio4. The newspaper article states that Jo " said that sheContinued...

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JKR and the Rags Before the Riches

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2005, 10:35 PM

The Scotsman has a very good new article highlighting excerpts from a foreward that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has written for a new book, in which she describes her life in relative poverty before achieving her current fame and wealth. In describing parts of her days in Edinburgh as a single mother orContinued...

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J.K. Rowling: The Woman, The Myth

Posted by: Melissa
December 01, 2005, 09:49 AM

That's right, guys. According to this Norwegian paper, J.K. Rowling is an elaborate illusion, cooked up by big companies as part of a worldwide conspiracy to sell books - because we all know you can't do that without tricking people.
This article gets our long-ago-forgotten-but-brought-back-when-truly-mind-numbingly-necessaryContinued...

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Radio Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
November 30, 2005, 01:54 PM

BBC Radio4 will broadcast a 30 minute interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling titled "Living with Harry Potter" which will be aired on Saturday, December 10th at 9:00am(GMT). The website description of the program reads:

"In a rare recorded conversation, J K Rowling and Stephen Fry, the voiceContinued...

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David Heyman Interview in "Metro"

Posted by: sue
November 19, 2005, 11:12 AM

An interview with Harry Potter film producer David Heyman appeared in the UK publication "Metro" on Friday. While most of the information we have heard previously, David talks again about the power of the Potter fans, and the mistake on Voldemort's tombstone.

Harry Potter fans are a hardcore bunchContinued...

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J.K. Rowling: Time's Person of the Year?

Posted by: sue
November 15, 2005, 03:54 PM

Every year, Time Magazine chooses an individual as their "Person of the Year." This award is given to "the person or persons who most affected the news and our lives, for good or for ill, and embodied what was important about the year." Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is apparentlyContinued...

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Official Attendees for Goblet World Premiere in Leicester Square, London

Posted by: Melissa
November 02, 2005, 04:57 PM

The Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire World Premiere is this Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Leicester Square Odeon in London at 6:15 p.m., and WB has confirmed to TLC those involved who are scheduled to attend. The list is as follows (and people will start arriving at 5pm):Continued...

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JKR Misses Potter Screening to Take Care of Husband

Posted by: Melissa
October 26, 2005, 10:07 AM

A recent article from Yahoo! that states that Jo Rowling missed a screening of Goblet to take care of her husband, Neil Murray, after his appendix surgery, is correct. We've heard he's doing just great, and that all is well in the Rowling-Murray household - best wishes for a speedy recoveryContinued...

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JKR Original Drafts Featured on UK Television Show

Posted by: sue
October 18, 2005, 01:38 PM

Earlier this summer, we told you that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling was donating some original hand-written work for display at the Centre for Children's Books in the UK. Reader Wendy let us know that a television program is set to air on Channel Five in the UK that will show these drawings.Continued...

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Half-Blood Prince Book by JKR Wins Two Quill Awards

Posted by: sue
October 12, 2005, 06:32 AM

Previously we told you that J.K. Rowling and her latest book were nominated for the Quill Awards. The winners have been announced, and author J.K. Rowling has won the prize for "Book of the Year" and "Children's Chapter Book/Middle Grade" for Harry Potter and theContinued...

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JKRowling Talks Writing

Posted by: sue
October 03, 2005, 06:48 AM

J.K. Rowling has given a brief new interview with CBBC Newsround about a subject near and dear to her, writing. This is in conjunction with the start of the National Children's Book Week in the UK. Our favorite author gives tips to young writers, reveals how she gets inspiration for her writing, and answers this questionContinued...

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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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