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Clip of "Today Show" Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
July 24, 2007, 02:20 PM

Previously we told you that author J.K. Rowling would be the subject of an exclusive interview on NBC’s “The Today Show,” which will air later this week. A preview clip was broadcast this morning on the program, and you can now watch a clip from this new upcoming interview with Jo,Continued...

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Video of Jo Reading from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
July 24, 2007, 12:51 PM

As many know, author J.K. Rowling read from the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the midnight release of the book in London. For those that were either waiting to watch until later to avoid spoilers, or having trouble accessing the streaming video online at theContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday Dan Radcliffe!

Posted by: Edward
July 23, 2007, 07:49 PM

We raise our glasses high today to Dan Radcliffe, who has turned the age of 18! Major cheers to the actor, who plays the character of Harry Potter in the films. Happy Birthday Dan, and many more to come!

Reminder: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has been released. Therefore, readers should be cautious of bookContinued...

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Post Your Post-DH Questions

Posted by: Melissa
July 23, 2007, 12:16 AM

As most of you know by now, while an enormous number of questions have been answered in DH, not every last thing about the series has been wrapped up (and we honestly didn’t expect such). Please use comment thread attached to this article this thread in our forum to list the questions you have about the series;Continued...

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Your Deathly Hallows Reactions

Posted by: Melissa
July 23, 2007, 12:15 AM

Welcome to the post-DH Harry Potter world everyone: please post your reactions to the book in the comment thread attached to this article. Naturally, this means that that thread is a SPOILER ZONE. Do not read it if you don’t want to know details about the book. We can’t wait to read what you have to say!Continued...

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Report from Jo's Signing at the Natural History Museum

Posted by: Melissa
July 23, 2007, 12:05 AM

Our lovely reader Katherine was one of the lucky people who got in to get their Deathly Hallows signed by Jo on release night; she sends the following report! Thank you Katherine!

I got to the Natural History Museum at about 2:20 a.m., and at the gate there were a few of Bloomsbury’sContinued...

News

Happy Belated Birthday, Jamie!

Posted by: Melissa
July 22, 2007, 11:45 PM

The site has been semi-closed while we’ve been reading (which is why you couldn’t comment), so it’s time to wish a very happy, belated birthday to our friend Jamie Waylett, who had the misfortune of having all Harry Potter fans’ attention directed elsewhere this year. His birthday is July 21.Continued...

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"Deathly Hallows" Shatters Sales Records

Posted by: Melissa
July 22, 2007, 11:37 PM

Less than 48 hours after the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the list of records the book has broken is already starting to pile up. Bloomsbury has said that more than 3 million copies have already been sold in the UK, beating HBP’s record by 150%. Meanwhile Scholastic says the bookContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The Beginning

Posted by: Melissa
July 21, 2007, 04:34 AM

We’re about 25 minutes away from receiving the book, here in Naperville, Ill. It’s just about starting to feel real, guys. Congratulations on making it here. Thank you for all the fun and laughter over the past seven-plus years.

There’s been a lot of speculation over the past few months about what happens now –Continued...

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First Author Signed Copy of "Deathly Hallows" Shown In New York

Posted by: Edward
July 20, 2007, 06:45 PM

The first copy of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” signed by author J.K. Rowling was unveiled today at a press conference in New York. Presented by editor Arthur A Levine of US Potter publishers Scholastic, you can see some photos of this event here.

Also as a reminderContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Honored with Gold Blue Peter Badge, Answers Children's Questions

Posted by: Melissa
July 20, 2007, 02:25 PM

During her appearance on the BBC children’s television show Blue Peter, which airs today at 4:30 p.m. British time, J.K. Rowling was presented with the program’s highest honor, a gold Blue Peter badge. See video footage of the appearance here.

You can see picturesContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Posts Potter Acknowledgements

Posted by: Melissa
July 20, 2007, 09:10 AM

On this last golden day of ignorance, J.K. Rowling has opened her “Do Not Disturb” door on her web site. The door is simply open: No games or puzzles to get inside. There is a heartfelt note waiting there, alone, in which she gives her last acknowledgments to the people who have helped her writeContinued...

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Join Us and 60,000 Harry Potter Fans for the Largest Deathly Hallows Release Party in the World!

Posted by: Leaky
July 20, 2007, 05:53 AM

Join Leaky this Friday for the biggest Harry Potter release party anywhere!

We'll be in Naperville and Downer's Grove, Ill., with roughly 60,000 other Harry Potter fans, counting down to midnight, having podcasts and costume contests, and much, muchContinued...

JKR Interviews

J.K. Rowling on Future Writing Plans: "Lightning Does Not Strike in the Same Place Twice"

Posted by: sue
July 20, 2007, 05:45 AM

The Associated Press is running a new interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling conducted earlier this week, where Jo reflects on the end of the series and looks forward to a writing life beyond Harry. She remarks on the pressures and emotions she experiencedContinued...

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JKR and Bloomsbury Speak Out About Early Reviews

Posted by: Edward
July 19, 2007, 02:53 PM

Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter novels, issued a press release today in response to copies of the final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, being released prior to the ‘UK, US and worldwide embargo time agreed with retailers, suppliers, and all thirdContinued...

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