J. K. Rowling’s Harvard Commencement Speech to be Published as an Illustrated Book

Dec 03, 2014

Posted by: Mel


J. K. Rowling’s 2008 Harvard commencement speech (which you can watch here or below), which centered of the benefits of failure, will be published as an illustrated book on April 14th. The book will be called Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination. All the profits from the book will go to Lumos, J. K. Rowling’s charity, and to help provide financial aid to students at Harvard.


The book will be illustrated by Joel Holland. You can read more here.



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