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UNESCO to Celebrate Literacy with International Translators of Harry Potter Novels

Posted by: sue
September 07, 2009, 07:46 PM

Tomorrow, September 8th, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will celebrate International Literacy Day with a special gathering of translators of the beloved Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling. According to the official release,Continued...

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Chamber of Secrets to be Published in Cambodia

Posted by: sue
May 06, 2009, 11:21 AM

While the final installment in the Harry Potter series has been formally released in 2007, many countries continue to receive new translations of the wildly popular series. The New York Times is reporting today "J.K. Rowling has agreed to donate the rights to the second book in the series, Harry PotterContinued...

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Danish Harry Potter Cover Art Up for Action

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2009, 01:38 PM

The seven original cover art work pieces of the Danish editions of the Harry Potter novels are now up for auction. As seen here, work done by artist Per Jørgensen, is up for auction starting this week and running until May 11th. The article on the auction gives some background and insight on how theContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Hindi Edition of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Released

Posted by: Edward
June 27, 2008, 10:42 PM

Nearly a year after the publication of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in the States and UK, the Hindi edition of the final installment in author J. K. Rowling’s series has been released. Starting on Friday, readers were able to purchase the book, which containsContinued...

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Spanish Language Translation of "Deathly Hallows" Released

Posted by: Edward
February 21, 2008, 09:26 PM

The Spanish language translations of the seventh novel in author J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series hit store shelves today in Spain, the United States, and throughout Latin America. As we told you previously, readers would today be able to get their hands on these editions of “HarryContinued...

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553 First Edition Harry Potter Books Up for Auction

Posted by: sue
February 17, 2008, 11:53 PM

While many Harry Potter fans have several copies of the beloved books in various forms and languages, one fan is selling his rather impressive collection: all 553 first edition copies in 63 languages to be exact. The Times reports tonight that a 33 year old Harry Potter fan who began collectingContinued...

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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Czech Translation Released

Posted by: Edward
January 31, 2008, 05:51 PM

Today brings the release of another translated edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” this time in the Czech Republic. Czech news source Rozhlas reported the main release event was held at the Kanzelsberger Bookshop where hundreds of eager fans lined up startingContinued...

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Recycled Paper Required for Finnish Editions of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
January 24, 2008, 07:49 PM

The New York Times is reporting the release of the Finnish editions of the final book in author J. K. Rowling’s series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” printed on Finland paper has been blocked due to lacking ‘ecologically friendly certification’Continued...

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"Deathly Hallows" Translation Released in Romania

Posted by: Edward
December 02, 2007, 06:24 PM

The release of translated editions of the seventh Harry Potter novel continues with the book’s publication yesterday in Romania. Their edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” was translated by Ioana Iepureanu, who has worked on the previous novels. The publishers of theContinued...

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"Deathly Hallows" Translation Updates for Sweden, Poland, and Greece

Posted by: Edward
November 23, 2007, 07:57 PM

Even more good news today for fans waiting to read “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in their native languages, as the book has recently been released in Sweden, in addition to a slew of other publication news. First, Tiden Young, who publish the book in Sweden,Continued...

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Release Date Set for Spanish "Deathly Hallows" Translations

Posted by: Edward
November 19, 2007, 07:24 PM

Ediciones Salamandra, the Spanish language publishers the Harry Potter novels, have today announced the release date for their translations of seventh book, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” These editions are set to hit store shelves at 18:30 (6:30 pm) in Spain, theContinued...

JKR Interviews

New Interview with J.K. Rowling for Release of Dutch Edition of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
November 19, 2007, 02:43 AM

As part of the release of the Dutch translation of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," author J.K. Rowling has given a new interview to the Dutch newspaper "The Volkskrant." While this interview is in Dutch (link to an elaborate animated page showcasing this interviewContinued...

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"Deathly Hallows" Translation Released in Portugal and in the Netherlands (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
November 17, 2007, 01:36 AM

The country of Portugal is now celebrating the release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” as the translated version of the seventh book in author J. K. Rowling’s series was released there today. TLC reader Rute, tells us of a midnight release party for winners of the previouslyContinued...

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Printing of 1.8 Million for Chinese Language Translations of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
November 14, 2007, 06:42 PM

The Boston Globe is reporting that Chinese language publishers have printed 1.8 million translated editions of the final book in author J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” since its release last month. The publishersContinued...

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Translated "Deathly Hallows" Released in Brazil

Posted by: Edward
November 10, 2007, 07:26 PM

Readers in Brazil are now able to get their hands on the translated edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” as the seventh book in the series by author J. K. Rowling was released today. This edition, published by Editora Rocco, was translated by Lia Wyler and will contain 592Continued...