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A surge in applications to a Perthshire boarding school is being attributed to the success of the Harry Potter novels.
College isn't usually a popular time for pleasure reading - students' rooms are already piled with heavy tomes on subjects like tax law or microbiology. But when the hankering for unassigned reading does come, it's most likely satisfied by a plot that's also playing out on the big screen. Here's a list of the Top 10, according to February book sales at about 50 US campuses.