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JKR Interviews

THE INTERVIEW with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: Melissa
July 19, 2005, 08:56 AM

Emerson of MuggleNet and I are in various stages of travel and consciousness, so we have two bits for you right now: our reports of the weekend up to the moment we opened our books, and the first snip of the interview with Jo Rowling, which is very short compared to what's coming on Wednesday and Friday. ThisContinued...

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A Delay in posting the Interview with Jo

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2005, 09:10 PM

Hello everyone!
I'm afraid we have some bad news for you. There will be a delay in the posting of the interview with Jo. We wanted to make sure that the interviews were posted on the two sites together, but unfortunately, (as posted on the MuggleNet website), Emerson's flight back home was delayed.Continued...

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"Magic at Midnight" to Air in Australia

Posted by: Kristin
July 18, 2005, 05:56 AM

Our Leaky readers in Australia will be able to watch Harry Potter - Magic at Midnight, a screening from the Edinburgh midnight book reading, this Thursday the 21st at 7:30 on Network 10.
Thanks, Marianna!

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Cub Reporters Full Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2005, 05:56 AM

CBBC Newsround has now posted the transcript of the 70 cub reporters interview with J.K. Rowling. While many of the questions we have heard in similar fashion before, there are a few new tidbits of information.

Peter Humphreys for BBC Newsround. - Who did Fawkes previously belong to and will he playContinued...

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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...

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Time Magazine Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2005, 04:02 PM

Time Magazine has now posted their interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. In an interview that briefly covers several subjects such theology, romance, and the fantasy genre, Jo is honest about her intentions with the Harry Potter books.

Granted, Rowling's books begin like invitations to garden-varietyContinued...

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J.K.Rowling Interview on ITV; Book 7 Two Years Away?

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2005, 12:02 PM

ITV just broadcast show that featured their contest winner, Owen Jones, interviewing Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. TLC Reader Dawn sent in some quick notes of things that JKR said in the broadcast.

- Jk says that Ravenclaw will have their day *taps nose*

- Wormtail will not kill Lupin.

- Jk wasContinued...

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New York Times Reviews Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2005, 12:10 AM

It's here; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is officially released, and the first of the reviews has now been published. In a hugely spoiler-ific article, the New York Times calls this "the darkest and most unsettling installment yet."

Harry still has his wry sense of humor andContinued...

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When Melissa Meets Jo

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2005, 09:12 PM

As many of you know :) our very own Melissa Anelli is in Edinburgh for the release weekend of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Along with Emerson from MuggleNet, Melissa will soon be sitting down for a very special interview with J.K.Rowling. The Guardian has posted an interview with Melissa, who talks about this wonderfulContinued...

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Report from Melissa in Edinburgh

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2005, 05:42 PM

We apologise for the problems we were having all day with our news posting system, but we are back to normal now.PLEASE NOTE: Due to spoiler problems our comments are turned off. If you wish to comment, one section of our forum is open HOWEVER , spoilers may be present so you are cautioned.
A short time ago I spokeContinued...

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Newsday: JKR Feeding her Fan Base

Posted by: sue
July 13, 2005, 03:31 PM

Newsday has this article today about our favourite author JK Rowling, and the way that she is spending this special release weekend of Half-Blood Prince with her readers. JKR will be spending the weekend with the 70 cub reporters lucky enough to win a trip to interview the author in Edinburgh. There are also twoContinued...

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Scholastic Video of JKR signing Half-Blood Prince Books

Posted by: sue
July 12, 2005, 05:10 PM

Yesterday we told you of Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter books, posting some video of JKR signing copies of Half-Blood Prince. Well today, US Potter publishers Scholastic have now posted a very cool, long video segment set to music, of the book signing, and it beingContinued...

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McCrum: HP for Kids and Their Minders

Posted by: Melissa
July 11, 2005, 12:55 PM

We've got another entry to the A.S. Byatt/Harold Bloom/William Safire school of HP-haters: Robert McCrum, who says:

"The great children's books were written by emotionally backward men and women who were writing principally for themselves....When all is said and done, JK Rowling is for children,Continued...

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Barnes and Noble: One Million Books Ordered; to Broadcast Edinburgh Reading on Web Site

Posted by: Melissa
July 11, 2005, 10:06 AM

More than a million HBPs have been ordered at BN.com, making it "the bestselling pre-order book of all time." Also, BN.com will be showing a taped broadcast of the J.K. Rowling reading from Edinburgh Castle; it will also be shown at the Union Square,Continued...

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Video of JKR Signing Half-Blood Prince Now Online

Posted by: sue
July 11, 2005, 07:28 AM

As noted in our earlier report this morning, Bloomsbury is releasing footage of JKR signing a copy of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. This video and more is now online. After clicking at this link, click on where it says "Electronic Press Kit- Video and Footage". Quicktime andContinued...

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