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J. K. Rowling Receives Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award in Denmark, Updated: Video and Images

Posted by: Edward
October 19, 2010, 04:02 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling was on hand in Odense, Denmark today to be the first recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Literature prize.  The BBC has video online from the event, which features Ms. Rowling receiving the award as well as her acceptanceContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Voted Britain's Most Influential Woman

Posted by: Rosi
October 10, 2010, 01:42 PM

Some of Britain's most powerful magazine editors have voted J.K. Rowling to the top of the list of Britain's Most Influential Women, reports The Independent. The list of 100 women who have had the most influence over our lives will be unveiled tomorrow, 11th October 2010, in celebration of theContinued...

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Video of J. K. Rowling Interview on Oprah Winfrey Show Available

Posted by: Edward
October 01, 2010, 08:40 PM

Video of the interview Oprah conducted with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is now available to watch in its entirety right here in our Video Galleries.  Read Leaky's full and comprehensive coverage from this morning's interview here!

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Leaky Live Coverage: J. K. Rowling Interview on Oprah Winfrey Show

Posted by: Edward
October 01, 2010, 10:00 AM

++++Today, the nationally syndicated Oprah Winfrey Show is set to broadcast an interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling.  This interview is being broadcast now in Chicago, and Leaky will live updates, quotes, and information from the interview as it airs.  Leaky'sContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Discusses Final Words of "Deathly Hallows" In New Clip from Oprah Interview

Posted by: Edward
September 30, 2010, 06:47 PM

The official Harry Potter website on Scholastic.com has been updated with a preview clip from tomorrow's interview with Harry Potter J. K. Rowling on the Oprah Winfrey Show.  In the thirty-six second clip, Ms. Rowling discusses her decision to change theContinued...

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First Preview Clip of Oprah Interview with J. K. Rowling Online

Posted by: Edward
September 29, 2010, 06:25 PM

The Oprah Show YouTube channel has been updated with this 41 second video teaser from Friday's interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling.  In the teaser, topics such as Ms. Rowling's quick rise to fame, her depression, and day-to-day life are touched on.


If you are able toContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Wins Best Book-to-Flick and All-Time Fave at Teen Read Awards

Posted by: Rosi
September 28, 2010, 09:48 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has won two awards at the first annual Teen Read Awards presented by Chapters Indigo Books & Music. Rowling received the Best Book-to-Flick award for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Best All-Time Fave for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Lord Voldemort wasContinued...

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New J.K. Rowling Interview Quotes and Image from The Oprah Winfrey Show (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
September 27, 2010, 10:38 AM

A press release issued today has a number of new quotations from J.K. Rowling's interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show, which will air this Friday, 1st October. Speaking to Oprah about the pressure of sudden stardom, Rowling says, "At that point, I kept saying to people, yeah I’m coping…but theContinued...

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First Images from Oprah Interview with J. K. Rowling Now Online

Posted by: Edward
September 25, 2010, 08:10 PM

As readers will recall, an interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is set to air this coming Friday, October 1st, on the nationally syndicated Oprah Winfrey Show.  The first glimpses of Ms. Rowling being interviewed have made their way online, and can be viewed rightContinued...

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J. K. Rowling to Appear on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Next Friday (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
September 24, 2010, 05:27 PM

Thanks to TLC reader Kyle we are now getting word that an interview with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling will air on on the Friday, October 1, episode of the nationally syndicated "The Oprah Winfrey Show."  The DVR listing reads:

All New! On Location in Scotland: Oprah & Harry PotterContinued...

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Rowling's Original Handwritten Chamber of Secrets Manuscripts on Display at Book Festival

Posted by: Rosi
September 19, 2010, 01:22 AM

J.K. Rowling's original and signed manuscripts from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets will be on display at the Wigtown Book Festival from today, according to a report in The Scotsman. Framed handwritten pages from the second book, including edited-out BalladContinued...

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Preview of Leaky's "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Set Report; Full Report October 5th

Posted by: Edward
September 15, 2010, 12:00 PM

Earlier this year, Leaky was among a number of fan sties to visit the set of the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" film at Leavesden Studios just outside London, England.  Our full set report will be online on October 5, but today we have a sneak peek at what we uncovered onContinued...

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J. K. Rowling Donates 10 Million Pounds for MS Research at University of Edinburgh

Posted by: Edward
August 31, 2010, 08:28 AM

The BBC is reporting this morning that Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has given a donation of 10 million pounds to the University of Edinburgh to fund a research clinic studying MS (Multiple sclerosis).  The new research clinic will be named the AnneContinued...

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Happy Birthday Jo and Harry!

Posted by: Edward
July 31, 2010, 04:25 PM

Today, we celebrate the birthdays of two very special individuals: J. K. Rowling and Harry Potter.  Please take a moment to join us here today in sharing your best wishes to these extraordinary people.  

As per Leaky tradition, we shall mark this day in our usual way. :)  Happy Birthday, Jo andContinued...

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Twelve Page Personal Horoscope Hand Drawn by JKR For Sale

Posted by: Edward
July 30, 2010, 07:18 PM

The Scotsman is tonight reporting that a rare and unpublished "hand drawn, personal horoscope and natal chart" created by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is being offered for sale for £25,000 through high end memorabilia specialists Paul Fraser Collectibles. Rowling reportedly drew theContinued...

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