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"Harry, A History" Discussion Tomorrow in Fairfax, Virginia

Harry, A History
Posted by: sue
October 22, 2009, 12:26 PM

Calling Harry Potter fans in the DC area! There will be a discussion about the phenomenal world of Harry Potter and the series by J.K. Rowling tomorrow in Fairfax, Virginia. Featuring TLC's own Melissa Anelli, author of "Harry, A History," the event will take place at 7:00pm (Eastern)Continued...

"Harry, A History" Event Reminder

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
May 01, 2009, 03:27 PM

Quick reminder: I'll be at the Contra Costa Library in Concord, CA (near SF) this weekend, giving a keynote and doing a signing of my book, Harry, A History. It should be a fun day and I hope to see you there! You can RSVP to the event on my Facebook account (page here, event here) or by just taking down the followingContinued...

PotterCast 188: Sue's Birthday... Not New Stuff

Posted by: Edward
March 26, 2009, 05:23 PM

We have for you today the 188th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, bringing you the latest Harry Potter news, discussion, and fun.  This week, Melissa, Sue, John, and Frak are joined by Paul DeGeorge from Harry and the Potters and Matt Maggiacomo of The Whomping Willows who sit downContinued...

Harry, A History Updates: Audio, Events and More

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
March 25, 2009, 03:22 PM

There are a few updates on the Harry, A History front!

Firstly, the audio edition was made available this month! It was released by Tantor Media and read by actress Renee Raudman. You can get it in person in a bookstore, or on Amazon here, on iTunes here, on Audible here. You can hear a sample byContinued...

Hallows of Hogwarts "for years" working title of DH

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
January 19, 2009, 03:15 AM

A small but fun factual nugget was hidden in the JKR interview from Harry, A History (which is available here). I've posted it now on the Web site. It seems Hallows of Hogwarts was a working title for DH; this title had been trademarked along with a bunch of others but (it seems) hadn't everContinued...

PotterCast 179: Best of 2008!

Posted by: Edward
December 31, 2008, 05:34 PM

It's that time once again to take a walk down memory lane with the PotterCasters, as they reminisce about 2008 and all that this past year had to offer.  The 179th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, beings with a look back at some of the biggest and favorite news stories of 2008, including theContinued...

2008: A Year in Review, Leaky and the Fandom

Posted by: sue
December 31, 2008, 04:23 PM

Time for the second year in review report, this focusing on events and moments for us here at Leaky and the Harry Potter fandom.


A new year brought a new poll on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter website, and reports claimed a December 2009 opening is possible. 

The Ace of Cakes met PotterCastContinued...

Reminder: Harry, A History Signing and Yule Ball in Boston Area Sunday!

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
December 19, 2008, 04:47 PM

Snow? What snow? There are two Harry events in the Boston area this Sunday within blocks of each other, and no such thing as a snow date! See you there! (Facebook event here.)

Sunday, 3 p.m., Harvard Coop in Cambridge:
Harry, A History Discussion and Signing
18 Palmer StreetContinued...

Harry, A History Updates: Boston Signing, Yule Ball, and More Vault Tidbits

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
December 16, 2008, 04:46 PM

First and foremost, thank you all again, because Harry, A History (UK version here) is enjoying its fourth week on the New York Times Bestseller List!

Second: I'm excited to announce that I'll be doing a discussion and signing of the book on December 21 at the HarvardContinued...

PotterCast 174: Ballious Repello

Posted by: Edward
November 25, 2008, 01:29 AM

The 174th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is here for you today, ready to give you your super high-energy Harry Potter fix.  In the news this week, we have for you information on a new picture of Ginny Weasley from the Half-Blood Prince film, location scouting for Deathly Hallows, the callContinued...

Harry, A History Updates: New JKR Snippet and More

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
November 21, 2008, 01:46 AM

A couple of quick updates: Harry, A History (which you can order here) will spend its second week on the NYT Bestseller list this week, so, thank you again! It's been really exciting, but I know there's more to come, so stay tuned. Second, I have added another vault entry to Harry, A History'sContinued...

"Harry, A History" Makes New York Times Bestseller List

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2008, 06:02 PM

On Sunday, the New York Times Nonfiction Bestseller List will include Harry, A History. It will debut there at number 18 (a very lucky number in my, and many other people's, family).

It's tempting to say a lot right here. I'll save that for the website; for now, I'll just say thank you LeakyContinued...

"We Are Wizards" Gets Theatrical NYC Run; Joint "Harry, A History"/WAW Event Friday

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2008, 03:14 PM

This Friday, November 14, we will have a special joint event at the Barnes & Noble in TriBeCa (97 Warren St, NY, click here for a map); it's a discussion and signing of Harry, A History, and a discussion with some of the cast and crew of We Are Wizards in celebrationContinued...

PotterCast 172: The Subway

Posted by: Edward
November 11, 2008, 08:40 PM

The 172nd episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is now online (along with an entire new week of vlogs) with the start of our three part series where we examine Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling's The Beedle the Bard stories prior to its release. As always, Sue starts off the show with the latest news, whichContinued...

Scholastic to Publish 3.5 Million Copies of "Beedle," Ads Planned for NYT, USA Today and More

Posted by: sue
November 10, 2008, 07:15 AM

Publisher's Weekly has a lengthy new piece online regarding the upcoming The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling where it notes that as this is the first new Harry Potter novel due out at the height of the holiday season, retailers are hoping for goodContinued...