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USA Today: Rowling Decade's Most Successful Author

Posted by: sue
March 11, 2004, 12:52 PM

In a feature about the changing landscape of books and bestsellers, USA Today says that J.K. Rowling " is the decade's most successful author, landing five of the top six spots on the list of the 100 best-selling books of the past 10 years."

J.K. Rowling

JKR Transcript Update

Posted by: Melissa
March 04, 2004, 07:15 AM

A full transcript of the chat is here, with the questions in order. (Phew!) Among the many revelations (no spoilers here, you'll have to read the chat!): which house at least three of the Marauders were in; clarification on the ages of the Weasley children; the kids' middle names; whether or not Hermione is an onlyContinued...


Scholastic on Book Six: "Summer of 2005...more likely summer 2006."

Posted by: sue
February 28, 2004, 07:55 PM

Financial advisor Smith Barney Citigroup recently downgraded the Scholastic(SCHL) stock from "buy" to "hold" citing concerns about the companies continuites business and worries about the government's "do not call" registry affecting Scholastic business.Continued...


JKR Rumor Debunked

Posted by: Melissa
October 31, 2003, 11:04 PM

In October, it was reported :

" JK Rowling publicly said 'Harry sustains a minimal but lasting injury in this [the sixth] book.' It is also reported to be roughly just under the length of GoF and will most likely be done by early January. (The first draft.).
We've got word from an irrefutable source that RowlingContinued...


More on 'Seabottom'

Posted by: Kristin
October 14, 2003, 07:00 AM

TLC Reader Cathy wrote to us with a bit of research on what the recently registered Harry Potter titles may mean. Click on the link below to read her notes, but in summary, her conclusion is what Melissa suggested - that these are likely titles of computer games. Thanks, Cathy!
Yesterday, you listed the notification about theContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Also check out JKR's exclusive

Posted by: Melissa
October 21, 2002, 12:26 PM

Also check out JKR's exclusive comments to BBC Newsround. As she says: "No one, literally no one, not in my family or anybody, knows the titles to Book Six or Seven. And I'm going to keep it that way for now." Yeah, you go girl.