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Ananova tells us that analysts

Posted by: Leaky
September 02, 2002, 01:26 PM

Ananova tells us that analysts are hoping Bloomsbury will announce a release date for the fifth book in the Harry Potter septet next Wednesday. They've predicted a mid-summer 2003 arrival for the latest instalment of the schoolboy wizard's adventures. [Note: Thanks to everyone who wrote in that the Ananova story was a bit out of date! It was orginally referred to in an article posted on the BookTrade website dated "Monday 2nd September 2002." And while I should have double-checked the Ananova reference (mea maxima culpa!), I wonder at its sudden appearance on the BookTrade site (although now that the article has been removed, I'm thinking it was merely a goof) ... -- RL]

Jasen of iHP sends us this link to an article from the Scotsman about the upcoming auction of the chair in which JK Rowling sat while writing the first Harry Potter novels.

"A Springfield Public Schools policy that required libraries to yank Harry Potter books while a patron’s complaint was being reviewed may be on the way out. A proposed change would allow targeted books or materials to stay in schools while a committee evaluates any objection ..." (From the Springfield News-Leader.)

"A southway youngster is celebrating after winning a 'Golden Snitch'. Emily Elvin, seven, won a national Harry Potter competition organised by Warner Brothers. More than 5,000 children entered the competition, which asked them to draw their favourite characters from the movie ..." (From the Plymouth Evening Herald; thanks to Dark Mark for the link.)

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