6 hrs ago
Dan Brown to set book in Ireland?
The author of The Da Vinci Code was in the capital on Monday as part of the Dublin Writers Festival.
11 hrs ago
Harry Potter book with author notes sold for $228K
For fans of the boy wizard, this could be the most coveted copy of all the "Harry Potter" books in the world.
12 hrs ago
Cycling is turning me into an alcoholic
Britain's cities, says Jeremy Clarkson in The Sun, are in a state of civil war. On one side are cyclists, who think that "thanks to the environment and the polar bear", the roads are theirs.
13 hrs ago
Sheepdogs treat Victoria Day crowd to concert
It was party time on Saskatoon's Broadway Avenue Monday evening, with native sons The Sheepdogs taking to the stage.
Mon May 20, 2013
JK Rowling's annotated copy of Harry Potter goes up for auction
Any Harry Potter fan desperate to get their hands on new details of the world of muggles and magic should get themselves down to Sotheby's auction house tomorrow, where a first edition of opening instalment Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone complete with personal notes scribbled into the margins by author JK Rowling after re-reading it is to ... (more)
First edition of a Harry Pottera book with JK Rowlinga s notes, drawings go up for auction in UK
A first edition copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" that contains author J.K. Rowling's notes and original illustrations is going on sale in a charity auction.
National Public Radio
Book News: J.K. Rowling Tells 'Harry Potter' Backstories
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fall of Arthur , an incomplete epic poem on King Arthur, has been edited for publication by his son, Christopher Tolkien, and newly released.
Sun May 19, 2013
Baz Luhrmann regrets not directing 'Harry Potter'
Australian director Baz Luhrmann regrets leaving the opportunity to direct the first edition of "Harry Potter" franchise because he was busy with something else Australian director Baz Luhrmann regrets leaving the opportunity to direct the first edition of "Harry Potter" franchise because he was busy with something else Australian director Baz ... (more)
The Star Online
No chance for an Inferno
Hyped worldwid e: Dan Brown's Inferno was released with all sorts of gimmicks around the world last Tuesday; in Amsterdam, women dressed as 'plague doctors' presented the book at the Amsterdam Central Station.
Conservative religious MPs in Afghanistan blocked legislation today aimed at strengthening provisions for women's freedoms, arguing that parts of it violate Islamic principles and encourage disobedience.... The fictional sport of Quidditch was only invented because J.K. Rowling had an argument with her boyfriend, the Harry Potter author has ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
"Harry Potter" first edition annotated by author up for auction
British author JK Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series of books, poses during the launch of new online website Pottermore in London June 23, 2011.
BWW Reviews: Potted Potter at The Bushnell is Mischief Mangled
What do you get when you meld the whiz-bang, condensed hilarity of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare with the cultural tsunami that is J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter septology? If you find out, let me know, because it is most assuredly not the cumbersomely titled Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience - A Parody by Dan and Jeff.
Fri May 17, 2013
Book auction to shine light on the secrets of quidditch
JK Rowling's notes reveal that she invented quidditch in a hotel in Manchester whilst 'pondering the things that hold a society together.' Photograph: PA From JK Rowling 's satisfaction at how the game of quidditch "infuriates men" to Ian Rankin 's revelation that he originally planned to kill off Rebus at the climax of the inspector's very first ... (more)
Eastern Daily Press
Review: In Conversation with Will Self
People can impose themselves on a room in different ways: Will Self towers over an audience both with his giant height and his substantial intellect.
The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)
Your Mac's connection to Harry Potter
The next time you wish to hack into a Mac, it may help to grab your wand and book of spells.
To hell and back
A Sure Bet - Publishers and booksellers already expect the latest Robert Langdon thriller to top bestseller lists all over the world.
Wed May 15, 2013
Harry Potter casts spell on Canadian campuses
Here at Maclean's, we appreciate the written word. And we appreciate you, the reader.
Dan Brown on making his novels current
Author Dan Brown is shown May 13 in New York ahead of the release of his new book, Inferno, published by Doubleday.
The Daily Scene: May 15
In "The Da Vinci Code," Professor Robert Langdon takes on Opus Dei; and in "Angels and Demons," he's up against the Illuminati.
Tue May 14, 2013
A virtual evening with Dan Brown, plus more Wednesday in New Orleans
Dan Brown's only U.S. appearance to promote his new novel, 'Inferno,' will be live streamed at the Algiers Branch Library on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.