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Nine black Hermiones, and 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' still won't talk race

As the Harry Potter play officially opens in San Francisco on Sunday, the production continues to sidestep a deeper discussion about casting. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-01 23:54:38 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child behind the scenes book cover revealed

Little, Brown has revealed the cover for its behind the scenes book on hit play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 22:49:55 UTC ]
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Little, Brown to publish Harry Potter and the Cursed Child behind the scenes book

An official behind-the-scenes book of the record-breaking play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One and Two" will be published by Little, Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Sales and Earnings Dropped in Fiscal 2018

Blockbuster sales of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' helped drive revenue to $1.74 billion in fiscal 2017, but without a comparable hit, sales fell 6% in the fiscal year ended May 31, 2018. Operating income dropped 38%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tony Awards: Races to watch and front-runners to beat

Can "Mean Girls" edge out "The Band's Visit" and "SpongeBob SquarePants"? Will "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" or "Angels in American" take home more trophies? Here's a quick rundown of key contenders from shows with the most nominations. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Soft July for Trade Sales

Sales in the children’s/young adult segment fell 36.8% in July, compared to same period a year ago, according to figures release by the AAP. The decline is due, in large part, to the fact that July 2017 did not see a hit like July 2016, when 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' was dominating... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With No Potter, Sales Plunged at Scholastic in Q1

A 52% decline in Scholastic's children’s book publishing group was blamed on the absence of a major bestseller. In fiscal 2017, the publisher's sales were driven by 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' which was released during the first quarter of last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With No Harry Potter Bump, July 2017 Bookstore Sales Slipped 1.9%

While July sales last year were mightily padded by the release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' which came out July 31, 2016, July 2017 saw no such blockbuster. Thanks in large part to this, July 2017 sales were down 1.9%, compared to the same time last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Suffer from Potter Curse, Sales Tumble 17%

Unit sales of print books in the week ended Aug. 6, 2017, were down 17% from the similar week in 2016 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The decline was due entirely to the release last year at this time of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which sold about 2.5 million... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling's return to Harry Potter makes her world's richest author in 2017

As her wizarding world returns to the stage and screen, Rowling’s $95m pushes James Patterson into second place with $87mJK Rowling will need to reserve a particularly large vault at Gringotts bank after a bumper year for the Harry Potter novelist magicked her back to the No 1 spot on Forbes’... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rowling conjures up 79th number one with Cursed Child paperback

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) has Wingardium Levoisa’d straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal 2017

Driven by sales of general merchandise and 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' the Canadian bookstore chain reported record revenue growth for fiscal 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling books 2016: the ghosts of Christmas charts past

JK Rowling and Bill Bryson top the charts, while film tie-ins give Paula Hawkins and Jojo Moyes a second bite of the cherry – but this unpredictable year has also seen a welcome revival of humorous writingIt was a year when the No 1 book was a play script. When hyper-prolific James Patterson,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book and Reading Data Points from Amazon.com

The bestselling books over the holidays at the e-tailer were 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down,' 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' and a children's backlist book. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Cursed Child' Boosts Kids' July Sales

The July publication of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' helped raise sales in the children's/young adult segment 31.1% in July over a year ago. July sales of adult books fell. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Cursed Child' Top Selling Book at Amazon in 2016

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 and 2' was Amazon's best-selling book of 2016 and was also the year's "most wished for" and "most gifted" book at the e-tailer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Politics Tops in France; ‘Cursed Child’ Big in Germany, Italy

The top of France’s nonfiction list took on a political bent in October, with an exposé of French president François Hollande penned by investigative journalists Fabrice Lhomme and Gérard Davet after five years of research. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry and Beatrix Potter face off on eclectic Waterstones book of the year shortlist

Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent is the only novel on the six-book shortlist, up against JK Rowling’s play script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and a long-lost Beatrix Potter storySarah Perry’s novel The Essex Serpent might have missed out on the big literary prizes this year, but her... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cursed Child boosts Scholastic Corp revenues

Sales of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has given US-based Scholastic Corp a huge boost, as the company has today posted a first quarter revenue increase of 48%. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks Turn More Readers Into Listeners as E-Books Slip

It’s unclear if publishers will bounce back by year’s end, but there are encouraging signs. There have been some prominent best sellers, including “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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