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A first edition of Harry Potter is now the most expensive modern work of fiction ever sold.

Apparently, J.K. Rowling’s bruised reputation has not lowered the value of her books. Yesterday, a rare first edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold at auction for $471,000, which Heritage Auctions says is “the highest price ever paid for the boy wizard’s debut... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-10 18:27:50 UTC ]
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Christopher Little, Who Built an Empire Around a Boy Wizard, Dies at 79

As a struggling literary agent in London, he took a chance on J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter, turning her books into the most lucrative literary franchise in history. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-27 22:39:44 UTC ]
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Misprint the legends: famous typos from James Joyce to JK Rowling

A proof of the first Harry Potter novel, which got the author’s name wrong, is only the latest example of an ungainly tradition stretching back centuriesProofreaders may be worth their weight in gold to authors, but their oversights have proved lucrative for some lucky readers of JK Rowling. On... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling posts letters of rejection on Twitter to help budding authors

Harry Potter writer shares publishers’ brush-offs for first Robert Galbraith novel in attempt to to inspire other authorsThe Harry Potter author JK Rowling has shared some withering rebuffs publishers sent to her alter ego Robert Galbraith, in an effort to comfort aspiring authors.Rowling posted... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter fever rages with announcement of eighth book

Harry Potter frenzy has already reached fever pitch — and we still have five months to wait until we can get our hands on the latest book about the boy wizard, now all grown up. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Harry Potter book from JK Rowling coming out in July: the play script

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II will be published the day after the play begins in London, picking up the wizard’s story 19 years after the final novel in the seriesHarry Potter author JK Rowling’s script of the stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is going to be... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': What will it be about?

'Potter' author J.K. Rowling recently revealed more details about the new play about the boy wizard that's opening in London in 2016. What will the story of the new play be? Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Harry Potter illustrated editions spell rising sales for Bloomsbury

Publisher also has high hopes for its 2015 fiction list, which includes new novels from William Boyd and Margaret AtwoodHarry Potter has conjured up another year of wizard sales for Bloomsbury, helping the publisher to ride out a decline in income from adult fiction.Sales of the boy wizard’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling unnerved by girls who fall for Malfoy

Girls are quick to romanticise anti-heroes, says Harry Potter author, as she shares her vision for the future of the boy wizard’s school enemyJK Rowling says that “girls are very apt to romanticise” the antihero, and reveals that she had been forced to pour “cold common sense” on the startling... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rowling 'got Potter romance wrong'

Harry Potter author JK Rowling appears to suggest the boy wizard would have been a better match for Hermione Granger than Ron Weasley in a new magazine interview. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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