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4 hrs ago | International Business Times

Daniel Radcliffe Dons Spiderman Costume, Tired of Being Seen as Harry Potter

It's harder to be Harry Potter than Spider-Man. Daniel Radcliffe, who plays the titular wizard on the onscreen adaptation of J.K. Rowling's fantasy book series, Harry Potter, attended the Comic-Con disguised as Spiderman.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Woman in Black, Daniel Radcliffe, J.K. Rowling, Books

16 hrs ago | Pocono Record

Independent booksellers capitalize 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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

Radcliffe's wizard Comic-Com role

Fans posing with a person in a Spider-Man mask at the Comic-Con convention in America may actually have been standing next to Harry Potter.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

ContactMusic.com

Mel Gibson not an anti-Semite, Terry Hayes insists

Screenwriter Terry Hayes has insisted his long-time pal Mel Gibson is not an anti-Semite, following a number of incidents in which the actor's been accused of making racist comments.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Mel Gibson, J.K. Rowling, Books

Mirror.co.uk

Wizarding World of Harry Potter comes to life at Orlando Universal Studios

Paul Mottram finds Universal really has created the world of Harry Potter where aspiring wizards and witches can live out JK Rowling's vision for themselves Four years ago when I went to the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, I was stunned by the recreation of Hogsmeade ... (more)

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling, Travel

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

J.K. Rowling visits U.K. event as Robert Galbraith

As fans of J.K. Rowling know, the author doesn't make many public appearances-which is why Rowling shocked fans last week when she showed up to the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing festival in England.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

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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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

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

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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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

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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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Books

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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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Books, Family, Kids

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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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

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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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling, Pottermore, SCEA, Video Games

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