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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The Race to Translate "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
October 13, 2007, 01:52 AM

The Times Online has an absorbing new article online which examines the many translations of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” we’ve been telling you about in recent months. This article details the race that some foreign publishers have taken to satisfy the demandContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

'Magic Bus' Tour in France for "Deathly Hallows" Release

Posted by: Edward
October 08, 2007, 12:51 AM

In addition to the recent news of Gallimard, the publisher of the Harry Potter novels in France, revealing the cover art for their edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the publishing house recently announced a special ‘Magic Bus’ tour. Beginning on October 17th, the ‘MagicContinued...

Charity

Auction of Signed Harry Potter Books to Help National Braille Press

Posted by: sue
October 03, 2007, 08:21 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has donated an entire set of the Harry Potter novels for a charity auction in order to help the National Braille Press. The complete set of hardback books published by Scholastic have been autographed by J.K. Rowling, and the books are now currentlyContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Scholastic, Raincoast Posts Names of NYC Open Book Tour Sweepstake Winners

Posted by: sue
October 02, 2007, 09:55 PM

Previously we told you Scholastic had begun notifying the winners of the sweepstakes to see J.K. Rowling on her Open Book Tour here in New York October 19. The US publishers of the Harry Potter novels have now posted some of the confirmed names of these winners (first name only, withContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Portuguese Publishers Announce "Deathly Hallows" Title and Release Date

Posted by: Edward
October 02, 2007, 07:33 PM

Readers of the Harry Potter series in Portugal will soon have the Portuguese edition of the seventh book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, in their hands. Portuguese publishers Editorial Presenca announced today their edition of “Deathly Hallows” will be releasedContinued...

Books

Followup: JKR Autographed Books Auctioned For Charity

Posted by: sue
September 30, 2007, 07:58 PM

We have a follow up today, on a story we told you previously regarding a rare complete set of Harry Potter books that were to be part of an auction for charity. This auction was completed last night, with the winning bid coming in at 18,200 Pounds (37,100 US Dollars) for the entire set of allContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

French "Deathly Hallows" Cover Art Revealed

Posted by: Edward
September 20, 2007, 05:48 PM

More news comes today concerning the French edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows we’ve been telling you about in recent weeks. A short time ago, French publishers Gallimard revealed the long awaited cover art for their edition of the seventh book in J. K. Rowling’s series. You canContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Visit to Canada October 23

Posted by: sue
September 17, 2007, 03:07 PM

For those disappointed that they will not be seeing Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling on her Open Book Tour next month, fear not! Fans now have another chance to see our favorite author as there is news today that Jo will be appearing in Toronto, Canada on October 23.

The Globe and Mail reports that a newContinued...

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Complete Set of Signed Harry Potter Books Up for Charity Auction

Posted by: sue
September 17, 2007, 02:59 PM

We have a couple pieces of news today relating to Harry Potter books that are being auctioned off in charitable efforts.

The first is a rare complete set of books signed by author J.K. Rowling are to be auctioned off on Ebay starting at midnight September 24, with proceeds to benefitContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Winners to JKR New York Open Book Tour Appearance Now Being Notified

Posted by: sue
September 14, 2007, 06:52 PM

Lucky winners in the sweepstakes contest to see Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling at her New York Carnegie Hall appearance are now being notified by Scholastic. TLC readers Helene, Didir, and Meghan have sent us very happy owls relaying this most joyful news. If you are amongContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Title for Italian Edition of "Deathly Hallows" Announced

Posted by: Edward
September 12, 2007, 03:26 AM

Salani, the Italian publishers of the Harry Potter novels, announced today the long awaited title of the seventh book in author J. K. Rowling’s series. The title, which garners a slight spoiler caution for those still awaiting “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in theirContinued...

J.K. Rowling

LA Schools to See JKR on Open Book Tour Announced, New Orleans School to be Announced Wednesday

Posted by: sue
September 11, 2007, 12:51 AM

As announced previously, author J.K. Rowling is making three appearances here in the US on the “Open Book Tour,” with stops in New York, Los Angeles and New Orleans. On three of these appearances select schools were chosen to see the HarryContinued...

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Schools in NYC to See Jo on Open Book Tour Now Announced

Posted by: sue
September 06, 2007, 12:23 AM

Scholastic has issued a press release announcing the 40 schools in the New York City area that will be participating in the chance to see author J.K. Rowling on her Open Book Tour here in the States this October. When announcing the 40 New York City public schools which will send 40 studentsContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

No Mere Owls for Delivery of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
September 05, 2007, 09:57 PM

Planes, trains, and trucks may be sources of transportation used by Muggles, but these were the methods used in delivering some 12 million copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows to eager fans worldwide on July 21, 2007. In a fascinating detailed article that is now onlineContinued...

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JKR to Read from "Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows" in New York, Will Sign Books and Answer Questions about Harry Potter Series

Posted by: sue
August 24, 2007, 02:24 AM

Previously we told you about the Open Book Tour author J.K. Rowling would be undertaking this fall here in the United States, making three appearances for school children only at schools in Los Angeles, New Orleans, andContinued...

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