Leaky News Archives for July 2003
An article in the Norwich Bulletin discusses the longevity of Harry Potter in comparison to other popular series.
An article in the Vancouver Sun discusses the popularity of used books - especially signed Harry Potter volumes.
(Editor's Commentary: I'm not really sure how anyone manages to part with a signed Harry Potter book...or any Harry Potter book for that matter.)
Three years ago today, GoF was published.
Let's hope that three years from now, we'll have had book six for more than three weeks. ;)
The uncorrected proof of Philsopher's Stone that Melissa posted about on July 7, has been auctioned off according to Ananova.com.
Of the 13 Harry Potter books up for sale, an uncorrected proof copy of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone sold for £2,600. The copy featured a plain yellow cover without a frontContinued...
Christopher Smith of Tennessee's leafchronicle.com offers an amusing take on just how addictive the Harry Potter books can be.
The house that starred as No 4 Privet Drive in both Harry Potter movies is up for sale.
Thanks to Steve & Slon for the link.
According to the Daily Record, Warner Brothers will return to Glencoe for the filming of GoF.
Lucky enough to either live in England or have plans to visit? The Chicago Tribune has published a guide of places to go if you want to visit a little piece of Potter-movie magic.
Editor's Note: You will have to register, but it's free and easy!
The auction house is also selling an uncorrected proof copy of J.K. Rowling's first Harry Potter book -- "Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone" -- which is expected to sell for up to 3,000 pounds.
Alternet.org has posted a piece by Michael Bronski of The Boston Phoenix that takes an alternative look at the themes, plots and points of Harry Potter.
(Editor's Warning: MATURE THEMES INCLUDED IN ARTICLE)
From BBC news - Warner Brothers has given a dance tutor from Staffordshire exclusive permission to adapt Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets into a ballet.
Thanks to Linda and Derek for the link!
Sisters Anne (13) and Rachel (16) Burton offer their review of Order of the Phoenix to Canada's Star Phoenix.
The Lexicon has had quite an update over the weekend.
Linda G. Kincaid of The Boston Herald bravely confronts the monster we've all been facing since, oh June 22nd: Post-Potter depression.
Thanks to Cynthia for the tip!