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Thanks to reader Amanda for

Posted by: Mischa
April 02, 2002, 05:47 PM

Thanks to reader Amanda for this: In this month's Issue of Realm there an entire section devoted to the locations of some of the Harry Potter scenes... Spiffing pictures, aerial views of Chepstow Castle in South Wales, The outside of the library in Oxford.... at the end if gives the addresses and phone numbers ofContinued...

Just to make this perfectly

Posted by: Melissa
April 02, 2002, 02:03 PM

Just to make this perfectly clear: The item below about HP5 being published in May was an April Fool's Joke. C'mon guys, be a little Fred and George about it, would ya? It's far better than the false alarms we get from the real publishing people! :-)

Harry Potter might be crowned

Posted by: Leaky
April 02, 2002, 01:35 PM

Harry Potter might be crowned king of the video realm this spring. Anticipation is mounting that Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, coming to VHS and DVD May 28, could become the top-selling video of all time, surpassing the 30-million-unit mark and nudging The Lion King, current record holder, from the topContinued...

A surge in applications to

Posted by: Leaky
April 02, 2002, 12:18 AM

A surge in applications to a Perthshire boarding school is being attributed to the success of the Harry Potter novels.

College isn't usually a popular time for pleasure reading - students' rooms are already piled with heavy tomes on subjects like tax law or microbiology. But when the hankering for unassigned readingContinued...

HOT HOT HOT news! Thanks

Posted by: Melissa
April 01, 2002, 08:01 PM

HOT HOT HOT news! Thanks to AReaderWhoMustNotBeNamed for sending us the heads up!

We received the following excerpt of an article about to be published on the London Times' Web site:

Bloomsbury Publishing is set to make a landmark announcement that the eagerly-awaited fifth installment of the blockbuster Harry Potter series,Continued...

Pottermania is set to storm

Posted by: Leaky
April 01, 2002, 12:15 PM

Pottermania is set to storm the Indian shores this April. J K Rowling’s bespectacled schoolboy wizard will not only entertain ‘‘muggle’’ kids with his adventures in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone — scheduled for an April 12 release — but also provide them a chance toContinued...

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