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JKR: "Lord Voldemort Requires My Constant Presence at the Moment"

Posted by: sue
September 05, 2006, 09:17 AM

Yesterday, we first told you that readers had voted Lord Voldemort as the top literary villain in the Big Bad Read poll, and the news reports included a portion of comments about this from author J.K. Rowling. Today, Bloomsbury has provided us with Jo's complete remarks, and sheContinued...

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Lord Voldemort: Top Literary Villain

Posted by: sue
September 04, 2006, 02:25 PM

Lord Voldemort is Tops!... well, is the top Literary Villain that is, as the results of the Big Bad Read have now been revealed. Earlier this year we told you about a poll that Bloomsbury had where you could vote for your favorite literary villian. He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named, who faced stiff competition from othersContinued...

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Video of J.K. Rowling at Radio City Music Hall Press Conference

Posted by: Melissa
August 30, 2006, 12:40 AM

We now have video available of the press conference that J.K. Rowling did at Radio City Music Hall on August 1; sorry for the delay getting this to you. We have a transcript available here and you can download the file by right-clicking and "saving as" at the following linksContinued...

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Two Fans Tell Story of Meeting with J.K.Rowling

Posted by: sue
August 13, 2006, 12:34 PM

There are new stories in the press about two lucky fans who got to ask author J.K. Rowling some questions while she was in New York for the "Harry, Carrie, and Garp" charity readings at Radio City Music Hall.
The first story involves young Kyle Searcy of Destin, Florida who spent almostContinued...

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MSNBC Commentary on "Harry Potter Dead Pool"

Posted by: sue
July 19, 2006, 08:33 PM

There is a new article online continuing the media coverage on the possible deaths of characters in Book Seven; this one coming now from MSNBC. Along with a discussion on some precedents for writing off a main character such as Harry, this commentary also mentions the poll we featured here on TLC andContinued...

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More of JKR from University of Aberdeen Award Ceremony

Posted by: sue
July 11, 2006, 08:59 AM

Last week, author J.K. Rowling received her honorary Doctorate of Laws from The University of Aberdeen, and their press release on this includes a new photo, here. Also, Dissendium now has video up of Jo answering reporters questions after the ceremony. To watch, click here (and don'tContinued...

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JKR Writes New Article on Children in Cages; Launches Fundraising Website

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 06:42 PM

Author J.K. Rowling has written an article highlighting new work facing the Children's High Level Group and the plight of children in Eastern European orphanages. Earlier this year, Jo became involved with the CHLG after being moved to action when reading about childrenContinued...

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Transcript of JKR Interview on Richard & Judy

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 02:25 PM

TLC reader Roonwit has come through yet again, this time with a transcript for Part One of the interview with Jo on the Richard & Judy show, which you can read below. Enjoy! Thanks very much to Roonwit!

Richard: And Jo joins us now. And I love that clip because it epitomises for me what is reallyContinued...

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Newsround Video and Interview of JKR at Queen's Party

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 12:55 PM

CBBC Newsround has now posted their video report from the Queen's birthday party that contains a very brief interview (one answer) with author J.K.Rowling, who read from Half-Blood Prince at this event. Along with video of all the festivities, you can also see a short glimpse of RupertContinued...

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Audio from JKR Interview on the "Richard & Judy" Show

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2006, 02:04 PM

Thanks to TLC reader Roonwit, we now have the audio version for download of Jo's brand new interview on the Richard and Judy show. Jo does discuss Book Seven, character deaths and much more. There are two parts to this; video coming soon.
Part one (mp3)

Part two (mp3)

Thanks very much to Roonwit!Continued...

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JKR on the Richard & Judy Show: Talks Book Seven Deaths and Reprieves

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2006, 12:06 PM

Author J.K. Rowling appeared today on the Richard & Judy talk show today where she discussed Book Seven, which she reiterates is still NOT finished. Jo said that the last chapter has changed slightly, and two characters die, who she did not originally plan for their demise.Continued...

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JKR Talks Book Seven and the End of a Saga

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2006, 06:00 PM

At the birthday party today for the Queen, author J.K. Rowling was asked about her thoughts and progress on Book Seven. She did not give any details nor clues about the book, but only said to Reuters:

"I am feeling sad as it is the last one. But so far, so good."

Pressed on when the book wouldContinued...

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Photos of Jo and Video from Queen's Party

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2006, 03:07 PM

Earlier today, author J.K. Rowling attended the special party for the Queen today at Buckingham Palace. Reuters is now reporting that Jo was met by many of her fans at the party.

As children's authors mingled with the guests, the biggest reception was given to JK Rowling, mobbed by children desperateContinued...

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Confirmed: JKR Interview on Richard & Judy Coming June 26

Posted by: sue
June 02, 2006, 01:36 PM

TLC can now confirm that author J.K. Rowling's appearance on the Richard & Judy talk show will be broadcast Monday, June 26. This show will air on Channel 4 from 5 -6 pm, and we do not have any details on what they will be discussing at this time. This interview comes the day afterContinued...

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Oh Yes I Can, I Read Green Eggs and Ham Says JKR

Posted by: sue
June 02, 2006, 09:55 AM

There is a new book out by Jacqueline Wilson called "Great Books to Read Aloud" that includes recommendations from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. Jo discusses the books that she reads to her children, which include such works as "Hippos Go Berserk" by Sandra Boynton, and theContinued...