3 min ago
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)
6 hrs ago
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.
9 hrs ago
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)
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Tue May 14, 2013
Pottermore's Winning Digital Publishing Strategy
Futurebook is reporting that Pottermore, JK Rowling's portal for all things Harry Potter, was a big winner at The Bookseller Industry Awards.
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 email@example.com 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
Wizarding World Of Harry Potter: Universal Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plans
Anyone who has visited Florida's Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park knows what a wholly immersive experience it is.
Dan Brown's "Inferno" novel in hot demand ahead of release
Booksellers are predicting that "Da Vinci Code" author Dan Brown's latest title "Inferno" will become the biggest-selling book of the year, ahead of its release on Tuesday.
Sat May 11, 2013
Top 5 adult fiction books authors at Woods Memorial Library
Check out the below five books to find out what are some of the top adult fiction books being read in Tucson.
Fri May 10, 2013
Harry Potter Red Carpet Weekend on ABC Family Channel
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1" makes its basic cable premiere on ABC Family Channel this weekend as part of their Harry Potter Red Carpet Weekend.
Creative Bootcamp: 3 Exercises to Build Your Brain
In her TED Conference talk , "Eat, Pray, Love" author Elizabeth Gilbert makes an analogy that creativity is like Dobby, the house elf in "Harry Potter." The mythical creature in J.K. Rowling's novels had a habit of showing up unannounced, typically when you didn't need him.
Thu May 09, 2013
Universal announces new Harry Potter expansion
Fans of Harry Potter and magic, rejoice: Universal Orlando is expanding its Wizarding World of Harry Potter with a new area based on the books' fictional scenes in Diagon Alley and London.
Wed May 08, 2013
Universal Announces New Harry Potter Expansion
In this handout image provided by Universal, just like the Harry Potter films, portraits line the walls of Hogwarts castle, the home of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey - the marquee attraction of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.