J.K. Rowling Included Among Most Powerful in the Publishing Industry


Sep 23, 2011

Posted by EdwardTLC

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has been named among the top influences in the publishing industry, according to the Guardian’s just released Book Power 100 List. Ms Rowling ranked second in the list of 100 people who have been named by the newspaper as “the most influential people of the moment.” Amazon Co-Founder/CEO Jeff Bezos came in first place, while other notable people on the list include author James Patterson, Apple CEO Tim Cook, author Ian McEwan, Bloomsbury chief Nigel Newton, author Stephen Fry, and many others.
Check out the full list here.

25 Responses to J.K. Rowling Included Among Most Powerful in the Publishing Industry

Avatar ImageLivi22 says: She deserves it definitely!Avatar ImageLivi22 says: Woo, first comment!Avatar ImageLunaLuver says: Well earned JKR! :)Avatar ImageFutureJKR says: No surprises there! Well done Jo, I hope to follow in your footsteps. Thanks for being my biggest inspiration! <333 xoxoAvatar Imagemommy65 says: Congratulations!!! Jo you totally deserve this. Your an AH-Mazing person!!!! We love you!!!!Avatar Imagegem2 says: You rock Jo! Considering what you've done to the world of literature, this is no surprise! Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Congrats Jo! You deserve it!Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Her fan base gives her the power!Avatar Imagekyrstalkris says: I think she should get first place, but I'm still very pleased with the results! Jo, really is an amazing person and I'm glad so many people acknowledged that! :DAvatar Image1HarryPotterFan123 says: Great job Jo!!!! You completely deserve it. We love you!!! :) XOXOAvatar Imagetoughpygmypuffs says: HA she rightfully beat Stephenie Meyer AND the CEO of Apple!WOWWWW:DWe love you JK!!Avatar ImageG.Weasley says: DAMN STRAIGHT! The woman deserves it. She worked for it. Made an honest living.Avatar Imagecamila_black08 says: OOOHHH YEAH! Our Jo!!! She deserves!! Avatar Imagecamila_black08 says: Won_Ton: Yeah, she gots the power.Avatar Imageharrypotter4258 says: Huzzah for her!! :)Avatar ImageEeyore says: Well, of all the authors on the list, Jo is certainly the one who tops my list. I did get a chuckle our of number 100 - YOU, author, blogger, tweeter, etc. and the category is "other". Very cute. Congrats to J.K. Rowling, for being recognized for all her amazing contributions to our world of reading.Avatar ImageFleur-de- Lily says: Her fan base gives her the power!Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: Well done Jo :)Avatar ImageLoony97 says: Wow! congrats Jo, we really love you!!! You deserve it! I hope you read all these comments. *-*Avatar Imagesparkle9 says: Well duh! Congrats Jo!Avatar Imagesparkle9 says: Well duh! Congrats Jo!Avatar Imagemolly43 says: No Contest! Hands down! It’s JK all the way!Avatar Imagemlopez says: Well deserved. Congratulations Jo!Avatar ImageHarryLoverAllRound says: of course. She is so totally the best for that titleAvatar ImageWeasleyisourking99 says: About time! Geez, it's only been more than TEN YEARS of bestsellers! If 500 million copies in 67 different languages can't get you on the list, what will?

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