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HP Reading Groups Open on the Lounge

Posted by: Melissa
March 18, 2006, 02:07 AM

Update: The response has been so overwhelming that we've had to create a waiting list; in three weeks those on this list will be formed into two (or more, depending on demand) groups, for additional book one discussion. Those on the list will be notified when their group gets going; use the links belowContinued...

Mirror of Erised Inspires Prize-Winning Classical Music Composition

Posted by: Melissa
March 10, 2006, 05:32 PM

The world premiere of Mirror, Mirror, a classical wind ensemble composition will be held at the University of Connecticut on Saturday, March 19. The piece, written by composer Stacy Garrop, winner of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Music Composition Prize, was inspired by threeContinued...

JKRowling.com

Spring Spruce Up on J.K.Rowling.com

Posted by: sue
March 09, 2006, 07:52 AM

Spring is right around the corner, and it looks like author J.K. Rowling is doing some cleaning and re-decorating on her website. Nice little changes can be found here and there on her website including new portkeys, one of which is an eraser... hmm. Check it out! Thanks Roonwit!
Update: There are FIVE cool newContinued...

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

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...

News

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...

iTunes Downloads

HP Audio Books Soar to Top of iTunes Charts

Posted by: Melissa
September 08, 2005, 03:57 PM

A quick look the U.S. iTunes AudioBook store reveals that less than 24 hours after the announcement of their release, HP books are ripping up the charts at iTunes. The rankings stand thus, at this moment:

1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($49.95)
3.The Complete Harry Potter ($249.00)
4.Harry PotterContinued...

Companion Books

RetroVision Releases Chronicle of HP

Posted by: Melissa
July 11, 2005, 02:20 PM

The next edition of RetroVision Magazine will feature a Harry Potter News Diary, chronicling in 35,000 words a month-by-month, year-by-year timeline of the Harry Potter phenomenon. It covers "everything from the first announcement that J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher'sContinued...

GoFFilm

The Mirror: Trio Grows Up

Posted by: sue
July 11, 2005, 06:49 AM

UK newspaper The Mirror is running a week-long series all about the world of Harry Potter, and today they focused on the films, in particular the trio of Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson. In an article that has focuses on how they have grown and changed through the years,the actors talk about things thatContinued...