On the stock markets, shares
Apr 22, 2002
On the stock markets, shares of Scholastic Corp., the American publisher of the Harry Potter books, fell on concerns that the next Harry Potter book will be delayed. The company said author J.K. Rowling hasn’t told the company when she will deliver the book. A few days ago, Scholastic spokesman Ray Marchuk said the company hopes to release the next Potter book during its fiscal 2003 (ending May 31 of that year), but does not know exactly when Rowling will deliver the manuscript. She is “busily working” on the fifth installment of the series, Marchuk said.
We are trying to get a confirmation from JK Rowling or one of her spokespersons on that issue – if she is still writing on the book…