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(Updated)"What's Your Story" with HP Prequel Back in Stock

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 03:08 PM

Previously we told you of the special prequel to the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling for charity. This prequel was then published in a book called “What’s Your Story,” with the book rapidly selling out in the first days it was available. Thanks to TLC reader Roonwit,Continued...

Books

Harry Potter Display at National Library of Medicine

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2008, 02:03 PM

The National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, MD is hosting a special Harry Potter display, called Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine. The NLM website says this exhibit “using materials from the National Library of Medicine, explores Harry Potter’sContinued...

Books

MTV Interviews Cheryl Klein

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2008, 08:45 PM

Cheryl Klein, Senior Editor, Arthur A. Levine Books, is the subject of a new interview with MTV regarding her work as continuity editor of the US editions of the Harry Potter series. In this piece, Cheryl discusses her job, which involves keeping “track of everything that happens in the series, to make sure thingsContinued...

Harry, A History

A History of Harry for MTV

Harry, A History
Posted by: sue
September 23, 2008, 05:55 PM

As readers will recall, TLC’s own webmistress Melissa Anelli is the author of a new book called “Harry, a History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon,” which contains an interview and a foreward from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. This week, MTVContinued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Harry Potter "Cover to Cover" Day Today

Posted by: sue
September 23, 2008, 10:19 AM

A reminder that the special Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Read-a-thon is taking place today at the Scholastic store in New York. “Cover to Cover” Day is due to begin shortly at 8am, where people will take turns reading from the tenth anniversary edition of the first Harry Potter novel,Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Scholastic to Release US Paperback Edition of "Deathly Hallows" July, 2009

Posted by: sue
September 22, 2008, 05:43 PM

Scholastic has issued a press release heralding the good news that they will be releasing the paperback edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” on July 7, 2009. The US publishers of the Harry Potter series note that this will see an nitial print run ofContinued...

Legal

Followup: Indian Court Rules Against WB in "Hari Puttar" Case

Posted by: sue
September 22, 2008, 02:06 PM

A followup today regarding Warner Brothers and a legal case they had brought, seeking to stop the release of a film from India called “Hari Puttar.” The BBC is reporting the High Court in Delhi, India has rejected the suit filed by WB, saying “Warner Bros could have broughtContinued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Scholastic Updates with Special Guests, Video of Prep for Cover to Cover Day

Posted by: sue
September 18, 2008, 12:53 PM

Previously we told you that Scholastic would be holding a special read-a-thon to celebrate the release of the Tenth Anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” This Cover to Cover event is to be held next week in New York City at the Scholastic store on Tuesday,Continued...

Companion Books

JKR/WB vs RDR Books Trial: An Appeal to be Filed

Posted by: Edward
September 15, 2008, 12:19 PM

An update for you this morning on the ongoing trial between WB/JKR vs.RDR Books. The Detroit Free Press is reporting an appeal is expected to be filed this week in this matter. The paper reports:

Roger Rapoport, a Muskegon publisher, and Steve Vander Ark, a Grand Rapids area librarian and author,Continued...

Companion Books

Cover Art for German "Tales of Beedle the Bard"

Posted by: sue
September 13, 2008, 12:45 AM

We have several updates regarding the upcoming publication of “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” by J.K. Rowling. As readers know, this book, including the tales first mentioned in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” is due to be published in the UK and US on December 4, 2008.Continued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Scholastic Updates Site with New Video, "Sorcerer's Stone" Shipping Early

Posted by: sue
September 11, 2008, 03:02 AM

Previously we told you that Scholastic was issuing a special 10th Anniversary edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone that was due to be released on September 23. Today however, this TLC editor got word her copy pre-ordered from Amazon.com had already been shippedContinued...

News

JKR/WB vs RDR Books Trial: Statements Regarding Ruling

Posted by: Kristin
September 08, 2008, 07:47 PM

Since the opinion earlier today in which Judge Patterson ruled in favor of J.K. Rowling and Warner Brothers, the following statements have been issued.

From J.K. Rowling:

“I took no pleasure at all in bringing legal action and am delighted that this issue has been resolved favourably. I went to courtContinued...

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JKR/WB vs. RDR Books Trial: JKR Wins Copyright Case

Posted by: Kristin
September 08, 2008, 06:34 PM

News sources are reporting that the judge in the case of J.K. Rowling and Warner Brothers vs. RDR Books has issued a ruling. From WNBC NY:

“The small publisher was not contesting that the lexicon infringes upon Rowling’s copyright but argued that it was a fair use allowable by law for referenceContinued...

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Winners of Deathly Hallows Sorting Hat Song Contest Now Online

Posted by: Edward
September 04, 2008, 03:19 AM

Last month we first brought you our latest Leaky contest, the Deathly Hallows Sorting Hat Song Contest. With this contest we had you put fingers to keys and create a song you think the famed Sorting Hat would sing either at Harry’s seventh year at Hogwarts, the year following theContinued...

Books

Cheryl Klein and the Matter of Harry Potter Trivia

Posted by: sue
August 27, 2008, 03:00 PM

Cheryl Klein, Senior Editor at Arthur A. Levine Books, is the subject of a new interview, where she briefly discusses her work as Continuity Editor on the Harry Potter books published by Scholastic. Cheryl, who is to be a judge at a Harry Potter Trivia contest at the Decatur Book Festival in GeorgiaContinued...

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