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JKR in Fortune

Posted by: Melissa
September 17, 2003, 08:54 AM

JK Rowling is included in Fortune's list of the youngest, richest, and most powerful people in the world.

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Nobel Prize Drive Update

Posted by: Kristin
August 22, 2003, 07:33 AM

The BBC tells us that while more than 100 people emailed the Nobel Prize Committee, no one wrote an actual letter.
We also learn that James Downey, the U.S. author behind the drive to have J.K. Rowling nominated for the prize, was also behind a project to get people around the world to point laser pens at the moon in anContinued...

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J.K. Rowlng Fans Lobby for Nobel Prize

Posted by: Kristin
August 20, 2003, 07:13 AM

Even though the Swedish academy that chooses Nobel Prize nominees has said there is "absolutely no point in sending nominations by e-mail or letter", as the public has no say in the matter, author James Downey has launched a campaign to have author J.K. Rowling nominated for the Nobel Prize for LiteratureContinued...

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J.K. Rowling in September Biography Magazine

Posted by: Kristin
August 16, 2003, 11:33 PM

We've received this tip from multiple TLC readers (including Carol and Donna), and can now finally provide a link to the correct issue - stop by your newstand to pick up this month's Biography for an article on J.K. Rowling.
Thanks to our readers for keeping us informed!

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Property Prices Skyrocket Thanks to J.K. Rowling

Posted by: Kristin
August 09, 2003, 11:25 PM

Property prices in Perthshire have seen a dramatic increase since J.K. Rowling purchased her six bedroom 19th century home there:
A three-bedroom farmhouse next to Rowling's Strathtay property sold last week for well over £300,000. That's around £200,000 more than it would haveContinued...

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Charity Auction

Posted by: Kristin
July 26, 2003, 08:02 PM

J.K. Rowling has donated her footwear for a charity auction to help anti-abuse charities YWCA Scotland, Women’s Aid, and Rape Crisis.

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Who's Who in Edinburgh

Posted by: Kristin
July 21, 2003, 09:08 PM

More news from Scotland - this time an article that identifies the people to invite if you're throwing a bash in Edinburgh:
J.K. Rowling

Bagging the Harry Potter author shows you’ve hit the big time. She held her own star-studded Halloween party at Stirling Castle last year and raised £275,000 for multiple sclerosis.Continued...

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Money

Posted by: Kristin
July 21, 2003, 08:59 PM

In this article from The Scotsman, we find that J.K. Rowling is one of few wealthy Britons whose networth has grown in the last year:

Her bank balance is understood to have risen by about £50 million last year, to £280 million, and, as the Harry Potter books and merchandise continue to bewitch children, shares in her publisher,Continued...

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