Booksellers ready to relive midnight madness for Potter play

Retailers are plotting a range of spellbinding evenings across the UK ahead of the release of JK Rowling’s "eighth Harry Potter book”, the play script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': Here's how the play fits into the 'Potter' universe

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'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' is available to play a day early

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Bookshops, libraries and schools ready Harry Potter 20th birthday celebrations

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Rare bookseller puts Harry Potter first editions on sale for over £4,000

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Producer's childhood helped 'inspire' Harry Potter play

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Summer 2016: Children's Booksellers More Than Hold Their Own with a Little Harry Potter Magic

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Bonus Culture Podcast: Can the Harry Potter Play Cast the Same Spell as the Books?

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Harry Potter play script to be published by Little, Brown

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Sequel play to pick up where final JK Rowling book left off

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