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Scholastic to Continue Efforts in Environmentally Responsible Publishing

Posted by: sue
January 09, 2008, 04:23 PM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, announced new plans to continue their environmentally responsible publishing practices, setting new goals and launching a new website. In a press release, the company said they have “set a five-year goal to increaseContinued...

Books

A Deathly Hallows Year in Review

Posted by: sue
December 31, 2007, 09:27 PM

Ten Years, Seven Books, One Story. 2007 saw the last chapter in the Harry Potter series brought to life with the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on July 21. It was quite the journey to reach that remarkable day; please join us as we take a look back at the year in books.

January

As we beganContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter Tops Amazon UK 2007 Best Seller List

Posted by: sue
December 28, 2007, 04:57 PM

Online retail giant Amazon.com announced today that "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was the number one best-selling item of the year in both the US and the UK. The Telegraph reports that the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVD was also the number one best-seller DVD in the UK.Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Newsweek Names "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Best Book of the Year

Posted by: sue
December 16, 2007, 02:04 PM

The end of the year list mania continues as Newsweek magazine has selected "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" as their Best Book of 2007. In an article titled "Wizards, Warmongers and the West Coast," the magazine lists their 15 best books, with the final installmentContinued...

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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" UK Paperback Due July 5, 2008

Posted by: sue
December 10, 2007, 06:18 PM

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling will be published in paperback on Saturday, July 5, 2008 Bloomsbury announced today. The UK publishers let us know the final installment in the Harry Potter series will feature both covers, the children's edition, and one with theContinued...

J.K. Rowling

In Depth Preview of ITV Documentary on J.K.Rowling

Posted by: sue
December 10, 2007, 12:39 PM

We have an special in depth preview today of the upcoming documentary on J.K. Rowling, that will be airing in the UK later this month. ITV sent us information that provides some new quotes and detail regarding the special that will air on the UK channel December 30. New details include the exactContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Grammy Nomination for Jim Dale's "Deathly Hallows" Narration

Posted by: sue
December 06, 2007, 07:31 PM

Actor Jim Dale received a Grammy nomination today for his audio recording of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Theatermania.com reports Mr. Dale “is up for Best Spoken Word Album for Children,” with the awards due to be presented February 10 at the StaplesContinued...

Charity

Abe Books Auctions Signed "Deathly Hallows" for Charity

Posted by: sue
December 05, 2007, 10:49 PM

Abe books will be auctioning off a special signed copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for charity. The bookseller obtained an autographed copy of book seven when they attended the Open Book Tour in Toronto, Canada, and have put the book up for auction with proceeds to benefit the UnitedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Update on ITV J.K. Rowling Documentary

Posted by: sue
December 02, 2007, 12:51 AM

As today is the first of December, a reminder that later this month, UK channel ITV will be broadcasting an exclusive documentary on author J.K. Rowling as she completed "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." As reported earlier this summer by The Scotsman and reiterated again today by The Telegraph, "theContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Scholastic Updates with New "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Poster

Posted by: sue
November 30, 2007, 05:14 PM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, has now updated their website with a brand new “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” poster. This poster, which you can download and print out at home via this link (PDF), features various artwork by MaryContinued...

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Printing of 1.8 Million for Chinese Language Translations of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
November 14, 2007, 06:42 PM

The Boston Globe is reporting that Chinese language publishers have printed 1.8 million translated editions of the final book in author J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” since its release last month. The publishersContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Photos of JKR from Open Book Tour in New York City Now Online

Posted by: Edward
October 19, 2007, 06:07 PM

Moments ago author J. K. Rowling wrapped up the first of two reading and book signings scheduled to take place today as part of her Open Book Tour at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The first photos for which are now online via Getty Images.

UPDATE: A few more photos have surfaced onlineContinued...

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First Photos Online from J. K. Rowling Open Book Tour Stop in New Orleans

Posted by: Edward
October 18, 2007, 07:42 PM

Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling continued her Open Book Tour to the city of New Orleans, Louisiana today where she hosted a reading for 1,600 school children from the state’s 80 Orleans Parish public and charter schools. The first photos of this event are now onlineContinued...

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Swedish "Deathly Hallows" Cover Art Released

Posted by: Edward
October 17, 2007, 06:07 PM

More news about the translated editions of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” comes to us today from Sweden, where the cover art for the seventh book has been revealed. This most interesting cover can be seen right here. According to the publishers website, the Swedish edition of “DeathlyContinued...

JKR Interviews

J.K. Rowling Talks Hogwarts Encyclopedia and More

Posted by: sue
October 15, 2007, 10:37 PM

More wire reports from the first of the J.K. Rowling Open Book Tour stops are now online, the latest from the L.A. Times, which has some bad news for anxious Harry Potter fans eager to learn more about that magical world. JKR has not yet started on the promised Hogwarts Encyclopedia. When askedContinued...

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