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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)
Annotated 'Harry Potter' 1st edition on auction
Jodi Arias returns to court for the continuation of her trial after being convicted of murder in her lover's killing as jurors consider a life sentence or execution.
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.
Sat May 18, 2013
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.
"Harry Potter" first edition annotated by author up for auction
Fans of books about the boy wizard will have a chance to bid on a unique first edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," annotated by the author, at a charity auction this month, the English PEN organization said on Friday.
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)
Globe and Mail
James Stewart brings movie creatures to life
James Stewart and two of his clay sculptures, part of his Pangaea collection, inspired by the diversity of the earth's population.
Thu May 16, 2013
Meet Emma Watson, the Bling burglar
Cannes, May 16: Audiences would normally have little sympathy for a bunch of teenagers if a film portrayed them as breaking into people's homes and robbing them of their valuables.
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.
Could Universal's Harry Potter expansion feature interactive wands?
Kudos to theme park website, Theme Park Insider, for a post saying the new land could have more interactive elements than the original Wizarding World of Harry Potter offers at Universal's Islands of Adventure.
Tue May 14, 2013
The long and short of it: how to get children to look beyond the size of a book
Children's books have been getting longer since the Harry Potter series but there are ways to make them less daunting for less able readers Need your own Book Doctor prescription? Send in your question to firstname.lastname@example.org These Harry Potter fans have not been put off by the size of the Order of the Phoenix, the fifth and longest book ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
International Business Times
Happy Birthday Robert Pattinson! Twilight Star Turns 27 [PHOTOS]
Pattinson began acting in school and at the age of 14 appeared in a Chinese fashion magazine modelling underwear.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Papillion Times
What to watch: 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'
Alex Prusa has the next four or five years of his life to play games Morrison Stadium, but he wanted one more night with his high school buddies.
What to watch: 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'
The Nebraska Legislature gave initial approval to paying the remaining amount of an out-of-court settlement awarded last year to Darrel Parker, who said the money would mean that he and his current wife can finally own a home outright.
Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire Lithograph
In Harry Potter and the Goble of Fire , Harry ends up being one of the competitors in the Tri-Wizard Tournament.
Thu May 09, 2013
'Gravity' Trailer: Watch George Clooney Get Lost In Space
A sequel to "Up in the Air"? Not quite. But George Clooney is dealing with some pretty big issues while hovering in the skies above us in the new film "Gravity." The first teaser trailer for the film, which premiered Thursday night, offers audiences their first look at the science-fiction opus, written and directed by Alfonso Cuaron, who previously ... (more)
Want Dementors and Death Eaters at Universal Studios? Yeah, me too.
Could you imagine this place filled with Death Eaters and Dementors flying overhead? The Wizarding World of Harry Potter's expansion opens in 2014.
Wed May 08, 2013
My secret to success is ignorance. Seriously.
Gurus are a dime a dozen these days, and they all want to tell you the secret to success, so I'll share with you my version, and it's all about being ignorant.
George Clooney, Sandra Bullock in 1st "Gravity" sci-fi footage
PanARMENIAN.Net - Before debuting its first trailer on May 9, director Alfonso Quaron builds fans' anticipation for his upcoming film "Gravity" with the release of its first footage via Entertainment Tonight.
Tue May 07, 2013
Four Reasons the EA-Star Wars Deal Can't Possibly Work
May the force be with Electronic Arts. It'll surely need all the help it can get to pull a Jedi-rabbit out of this sarlacc pit of a hat.