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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

International "Deathly Hallows" Release Dates, More

Posted by: sue
May 25, 2007, 04:12 PM

We have a few bits of news for you today, regarding several editions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
First, thanks to Dean from the Swedish Rowling Fanclub we know the Swedish edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ( Harry Potter och Dödsrelikernahas) been given a NovemberContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Translator Silent on Upcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2007, 09:00 AM

Harry Potter fans who attended the Jerusalem book fair yesterday had the opportunity to meet and talk with Gili Bar-Hillel about the process she used while translating the Hebrew editions of the books.The AP reports fans were also hoping to hear a bit more about the final installmentContinued...

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Translating Harry

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2007, 11:47 AM

The Guardian has a new article online about the unique art and hard work involved in translating the Harry Potter novels. While facing deadlines and a whole host of other obstacles, translators often have to face one primary hurtle first: "finding the balance between literal fidelity and the equivalence that makes for fidelityContinued...

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harrius Potter Et Camera Secretorum

Posted by: sue
January 05, 2007, 07:39 PM

The second installment in the Harry Potter series has now been released in Latin. Harrius Potter Et Camera Secretorum is now available (as seen in our Cauldron Shop), and The Times newspaper has a review of this new version of Chamber of Secrets. Of this translation into the ancient language, the reviewer writes:Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Deathly Hallows Translation May Shed More Light on Title's Meaning

Posted by: Melissa
December 23, 2006, 01:12 PM

HarryPotter.nl, J.K. Rowlng's Dutch publishers' site, has listed the working title of the seventh book - not as the expected Harry Potter en de Dodelijke Heiligen, the literal translation, but Harry Potter en het Fatale Heiligdom. That means the title is something likeContinued...

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Renewed Calls for Scottish Gaelic Edition of the Harry Potter Books

Posted by: sue
December 01, 2006, 02:03 PM

This is North Scotland reports that despite renewed requests for a Scottish Gaelic edition of the Harry Potter books, Bloomsbury now says it does not have any plans to release this version any time soon. In an email, a spokesperson for the UK publishers of the series is quotedContinued...

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R.A.B. Name Rumors Surface Again

Posted by: sue
October 09, 2006, 10:40 AM

Reports are now online again of another supposed confirmation of the identity of the mysterious R.A.B from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The question of R.A.B possibily being Regulus Black (the younger brother of Sirius) was first brought up in the TLC/MuggleNet interview with JKR shortly after the publicationContinued...

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Japanese HBP Ready to Hit Bookstores Next Week

Posted by: Melissa
May 12, 2006, 02:48 PM

The Japanese translation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is ready to hit bookstore shelves on May 17. Translator Yuko Matsuoka, dressed in witches' robes, ceremoniously packed the first box of books for shipment at Amazon's Ichikawa distribution center. The book is being soldContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Released in Finland

Posted by: sue
March 16, 2006, 09:04 AM

The Finnish translation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was released yesterday, and HPfanit has some photos up of the release parties. Ilkka and Milja let us know that there were parties in 30 bookstores which were all celebrating the release of "Harry Potter ja puoliverinen prinssi."Continued...

PotterCast

Complete Arthur Levine Interview Now Available in MP3 and Transcript Form

Posted by: Melissa
February 25, 2006, 03:35 PM

By popular demand, the complete version of the interview with Arthur Levine, co-editor of Harry Potter, that was on episodes 22, 23 and 24 of our podcast, PotterCast is now available as a downloadable MP3 and in transcript. Check it out on our TLC Interviews page. In thisContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince Released in Spanish

Posted by: sue
February 24, 2006, 08:00 AM

As we have been telling you, the Spanish-language edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was due to be released yesterday, and there are now several news articles online about this event. In Buenos Aires, Argentina, one bookstore anticipates that between "15-to-18 thousand copies "Continued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Harry Potter y el Misterio del Principe Coming February 23

Posted by: sue
February 15, 2006, 12:44 PM

Previously we had told you that the Spanish language edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince would be released on February 23. Today, Scholastic and Lectorum, a division of Scholastic announced more details about the release of "Harry Potter y el Misterio del Principe."Continued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Hungarian Edition of Half-Blood Prince Released

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2006, 07:22 AM

The Hungarian edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , or Harry Potter és a Félvér Herceg, has now been released. Daisy, from Lumos.hu let us know that, despite a snowstorm, there were numerous midnight release parties in Budapest and elsewhereContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

New Interview with Spanish HP Illustrator

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2006, 09:53 PM

Spanish HP site RedFlu.com has translated its recent interview with the Spanish Harry Potter Illustrator, Dolores Aavedaãno for us, which you can read below. Thanks, Martin!
This is a preview: the rest is here.

This interview has been translated, so there may be some errors.

How many time do you spendContinued...

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Hindi HP Translations Now Available in India

Posted by: Melissa
February 01, 2006, 11:08 PM

The Hindu reports that the Harry Potter books are now available in Hindi. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was released by publisher Manjul Books at the New Delhi World Book Fair yesterday, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is expected to be released by this June. Translator SudhirContinued...