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1 hr ago | Access Hollywood

Would Daniel Radcliffe Ever Reprise His 'Harry...

At Comic-Con 2014, Daniel Radcliffe chats with Access' guest correspondent, Fandango's Tiffany Smith about his new movie, "Horns."

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6 hrs ago | The Times of India

India helps Europe's oldest university get world heritage status

COIMBRA : One of world's oldest universities, with an uncanny similarity to Harry Potter's Hogwarts, has been declared a world heritage site, thanks to a major push from India.

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Related Topix: World News, Portugal, J.K. Rowling, Books

15 hrs ago | Brand Republic

Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscription service plans leaked

Amazon appears to be nearing the launch of a subscription service that will allow consumers to sign up for an unlimited number of downloadable Kindle e-books and audio books in return for a monthly fee.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Books, Life of Pi, J.K. Rowling

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Deseret News

Harry Potter trivia quiz: Can you get 10 points for Gryffindor?

On July 15, a Harry Potter theme park opened Japan , July 21 marked seven years since the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series was published, and July 31 is Harry Potter's 34th birthday.

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USA Today

Book Buzz: TFIOS's streak at No. 1 ends

Book Buzz: TFIOS's streak at No. 1 ends Teen love story was No. 1 for 11 straight weeks Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rDfUjo Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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Related Topix: Books, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Arts, Literature

Wed Jul 23, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Robert Galbraith, a.k.a. J.K. Rowling, attends crime writing festival

Each July, crime fiction readers and 80 of the genre's most recognizable authors descend on Harrogate in North Yorkshire for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival.

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India.com

Happy Birthday, Daniel Radcliffe! Top 10 best quotes by the British actor

Popularly known as Harry Potter , Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on the July 23, 1989.

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Related Topix: Daniel Radcliffe, Family, Drama Movies, Animation Movies, David Copperfield, Best of 2007, J.K. Rowling, Books

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

Books-A-Million Prepares for Harry Potter Spellbinding Birthday Parties

Harry Potter, one of the most popular book series characters in publishing history, celebrates his birthday on July 31 - and every Books-A-Million store across the country will host a party that all his fans can enjoy, muggle and wizard alike.

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Related Topix: BooksAMillion, Retail, Harry Potter, Books, J.K. Rowling, Washington DC

The Miami Herald

Local booksellers capitalizing on Amazon dispute

Fans of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling might have had a difficult time ordering her new book on Amazon when it first came out.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Books, Harry Potter, Vocal, Marketing, Harleysville, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Seven crazy 'Harry Potter' theories we wish had come true

This week marks the seven-year anniversary of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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Related Topix: Books, Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling

The London Free Press

Van Moorsel: Cool-to-care Kielburgers to share how-to

Fourteen years ago, when he was studying at Oxford on a prestigious Rhodes scholarship, one of Marc Kielburger's neighbours was a film set for the original Harry Potter movie.

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TIME.com

J.K. Rowling to Write a Lot More Cormoran Strike Novels

J.K. Rowling at an appearance to promote her book "The Casual Vacancy," at The David H. Koch Theater in New York, Oct. 16, 2012.

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Publishers Marketplace

People, Etc.

Start-up BitLit has announced a pilot program with Harper Collins. The publisher is testing the app that provides a discounted ebook as a bundled offer to a proven print book purchaser or owner on 6 titles for now .

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CNN

Book Reviews Dyman Associates Publishing Inc: J.K. Rowling's New...

There are celebrities-and then there are celebrities." That's the first line of J.K. Rowling's latest Harry Potter short story, published this morning on her own website, Pottermore.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Teenager is only survivor in attack that killed her entire family

A teenager in a suburb of Houston is the only member of her family to survive an attack.

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Sports of Yore

How to be an overnight success

Angry Birds creator Rovio became an overnight success, after 51 less successful games, 8 years of hard work and almost going bankrupt.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Rovio Mobile, Video Games, Angry Birds, Books, J.K. Rowling

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Scotsman.com

JK Rowling hopes detective will outlast Harry Potter

AUTHOR JK Rowling has revealed plans to pen many more crime thrillers and create "a series" that will run for longer than her hugely successful seven Harry Potter books.

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Mail on Sunday

New JK Rowling hero will outdo Harry Potter: Author says she plans...

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.

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TechCrunch

How The Big 5 Publishers Hobbled The Amazon Unlimited Launch

Amazon Unlimited was dubbed the Netflix of books. That is correct as long as you imagine a Netflix consisting of an endless array of low-budget indie releases and some major small studio filks.

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Related Topix: Books, Flash Boys, J.K. Rowling

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BBC News

JK Rowling plans crime book spree

JK Rowling's series of crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith will eventually outnumber her Harry Potter books, she has revealed.

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