J.K. Rowling up for book award


Jan 14, 2004

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J.K. Rowling and her novel “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” is up for an award from bookseller WH Smith. A spokesperson for the awards said the themes of isolation and death as Harry matures made this book a contender. Also on the short list:

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon
  • Dancer by Colum McCann
  • Nobody True by James Herbert
  • A Question of Blood by Ian Rankin

Read more in this article from The Guardian.

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