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The boy who lived and lived and lived

In every skirmish in the ‘culture war’, be it fought in universities, Twitter or Parliament, there’s an inevitable reference to Harry Potter. The Potter references can seem like a joke; the perpetual furore around the politics of a ‘mere’ children’s author more so. But it is no laughing matter.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-10 22:19:40 UTC ]
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Richard Robinson Dies at 84; Turned Scholastic Into an Empire

With help from Harry Potter, the Magic School Bus and the Baby-Sitters Club, he created the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 11:45:51 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury profits jump as ‘joy of reading rediscovered’ in lockdown

Harry Potter publisher issues third profit upgrade of 2021 after sales increase to £185mCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLockdown reading has helped the Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury to its third profit upgrade of the year after a 22% surge in annual pre-tax... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-02 08:20:05 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to release illustrated Harry Potter gift book

Bloomsbury is to release a gift book featuring Harry Potter illustrations by Jim Kay, accompanied by quotes from the series.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 20:34:58 UTC ]
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Helen McCrory, star of Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter, dies aged 52

Actor was also known for her roles in the films The Queen and The Special RelationshipA life in pictures‘How should a woman live her life?’ | Helen McCroryEngaging, enthralling, always magnetically watchableThe actor Helen McCrory has died at the age of 52. McCrory was best known for her roles... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-16 17:01:51 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury issues another profit upgrade

But company says reading boom may end when Covid restrictions are liftedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has issued its second profit upgrade of the year, lauding a lockdown reading boom, but the trend may not endure as coronavirus... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-24 12:22:49 UTC ]
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Enough With the Boring Magic Duels! Here’s How to Fix Them.

WandaVision and Harry Potter ended in underwhelming beam-o-wars. This Disney classic offers a solution. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2021-03-08 20:35:26 UTC ]
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Deep Nostalgia AI brings your photos to life just like in the ‘Harry Potter’ movies

Bring great-great-great grandma back to life using deep learning. If you’ve ever seen a Harry Potter movie and were enchanted by those movie photos seen in the world’s newspapers and on mantles, you’re going to want to give a new tool called Deep Nostalgia from genealogy site MyHeritage a... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-03-05 06:24:58 UTC ]
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Vancouver environmentalist wins $3M Climate Breakthrough Award

Nicole Rycroft's track record when it comes to protecting forests and fighting climate change includes a successful campaign to green all the copies of the last book in the Harry Potter series. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2021-02-04 02:30:09 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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Citi sticks with Justin Thomas and Twitter asks users to flag misinformation: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  'Party in the U.S.A. '  Good morning! Remember last week when we reported... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2021-01-26 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The magic question: can a Harry Potter TV show work?

News of a Harry Potter show in early development at HBO Max begs the question: what can justify another extension to an already stretched universe?When I saw the news, reported by the Hollywood Reporter, that HBO Max was in talks to develop live-action Harry Potter television series, all details... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-25 21:19:03 UTC ]
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Reputation Reparo! A Harry Potter TV series is in early development at HBO Max.

The Hollywood Reporter announced this morning that a new Harry Potter series is in early development at HBO Max. Though HBO Max and Warner Bros. said in a statement that “there are no Harry Potter series in development at the studio or on the streaming platform,” multiple sources have confirmed... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-25 18:25:26 UTC ]
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'Hogwarts Legacy' has been delayed to 2022

Budding wizards and witches will have to wait a while longer to delve into Hogwarts Legacy. The open-world Harry Potter RPG, which was supposed to arrive this year, has been delayed to 2022. pic.twitter.com/9zqii6DZLm— Hogwarts Legacy (@HogwartsLeg... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-01-13 17:44:36 UTC ]
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Pottermore sales and profits rise with 'strong' Harry Potter sales

Pottermore, the digital company for J K Rowling’s Wizarding World, saw revenues rise 3.2% and profits increase 23.2% in the 12 months to 31st March 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 12:26:57 UTC ]
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Help! My Son Is Trans. Is It Wrong to Read the Harry Potter Series to His Younger Brother?

We used to love these books, but he told me he doesn't want me to support J.K. Rowling now in any way. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-12-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Grint breaks Sir David Attenborough's Instagram record

Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint racked up a million followers in just over four hours. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2020-11-17 16:59:20 UTC ]
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Johnny Depp says he has been asked to resign from Fantastic Beasts franchise

Actor has announced he will be exiting the Harry Potter prequel series after losing his libel case over allegations of assault towards ex-wife Amber HeardJohnny Depp is set to exit the Fantastic Beasts franchise after being asked to resign by Warner Bros.The actor announced the decision in a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-06 16:53:04 UTC ]
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Dad builds secret Harry Potter street in daughter's wardrobe

Ella discovered Diagon Alley inside her wardrobe during a game of hide-and-seek on her birthday. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2020-11-04 00:03:40 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: November 2, 2020

Actor Matthew McConaughey has the #1 book in the country with ‘Greenlights.’ Plus books on baking and escapist photography help ease the lockdown blues, and a new edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ pops up. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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