Author celebrated World Book Day in the most adorable way possible: with a tweet of a little puppy who loves Gryffindor
The Guardian recently published a review of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. As many of us may recall, this book originally hit bookstores in the UK in 1998, and in the USA one year later in 1999. The Guardian’s review mainly summarizes the novel, giving a brief opinion at the very...read more!
The National Union of Public and General Employees is releasing a second 40-page booklet on why employee unions matter. Both volumes one and two contain essays, quotes, quips, and images from various sources that are in support of unions. The second volume features J.K. Rowling, along side other big names such as Bruce Springsteen. It...read more!
As a fan of the Harry Potter novels and films I was excited when JK Rowling released her first post Potter book. It sounded interesting – an English village torn apart by a parish election. When the weighty tome arrived, I promptly didn’t read it for two years. Show More Summary
JK Rowling, author of the insanely popular Harry Potter series, recently had one of her other novels adapted for the small screen. The televised version of The Casual Vacancy was split into three parts, and Rowling watched, and cried, over the end. Show More Summary
New book by Philip Errington takes a look behind the scenes with one of the world's biggest authors Trending JK Rowling harry potter Philip Errington JK Rowling: A Bibliography
J.K. Rowling tweeted “This biting, blackly comic drama reminded me of mid-Eighties series A Very Peculiar Practice, Blott on the Landscape and Porterhouse Blue – panoramic ensemble pieces with a cartoonish sense of the absurd. The review uncovers many spoilers, especially it’s reaction to the changed ending, and can be read here. YouTube also posted trailers...read more!
A new bibliography for author J.K. Rowling, “J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013,” written by Philip Errington, reportedly divulges tons of secrets and behind-the-scenes info from the “Harry Potter” series! For example, The Guardian reports that J.K. wrote a letter to her editor while writing “Prisoner of Azkaban”: “Finally! I’ve read this book so much I’m [...]
Knowwhatabibliographyis?Justincaseyoudon’t,it’sessentiallyacarefullycatalogedhistoryofasinglebook,severalbooks,oranauthor’sentirecanon.YoushouldcareaboutthisbecauseJ.KRowling:ABibliography1997-2013 wasjustpublished,anditchroniclesthShow More Summary
Want to know some of my favorite words when it comes to Harry Potter? "slavishly thorough and somewhat mind-boggling."
Last April, Leaky reported on a new J.K. Rowling/Harry Potter non-fiction “biography.” The book is considered an academic textbook on the making of Harry Potter–to dispel rumors and reveal facts of how the Harry Potter phenomenon came to be. Then, it was thought that the book would be released in the United States December 18,...read more!
It's not a biography, it's a bibliography, but a new book about J.K. Rowling is so detailed the author herself calls it "slavishly thorough and somewhat mind-boggling." The reference volume aims to be the definitive publishing history of the Harry Potter series. Read more...
Thinking of doing a PhD on Harry Potter? Bloomsbury Academic has just released the text you’ll need for your studies. J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013 by Philip Errington is a complete bibliographic text on Rowling’s writing. It...Show More Summary
It’s been more than seven years since Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows hit bookshelves, but that doesn’t mean fans aren’t still poking holes in J.K. Rowling’s intricately detailed, often poorly thought out Wizarding World. HitFlix...Show More Summary
I wished more than anything in the world to be a writer. - J.K. Rowling I'm a children's book author and illustrator. I'm not alone in that. It seems like everyone I talk to has a picture book inside them just waiting to be written. We children's writers are passionate people. Show More Summary
Picture credit: Salon.com Rhetoric is a world of wizardry. It contains ancient wisdom and magical words. Rhetoric is magic. But just like magic, it has its dark side. Just as J. K. Rowling gave her magical world the three 'Unforgivable Curses' -- Imperio, and Crucio, and Avada Kedavra, so rhetoric has it's own. Show More Summary
Post by Laura Wattenberg. Is Bellatrix a traditional name, or did J.K. Rowling make it up? Is Sookie short for something? And how do you pronounce Quvenzhané? Let this list satisfy your name curiousity. I've compiled a list of the girls'...Show More Summary
Just a Few Obvious Questions about Money Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.” – J. K. Rowling, Author of The Harry Potter books. Do you...Show More Summary
BBC One is cock-a-hoop that its TV adaptation of JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy scored an average of 6.6 million viewers and swept aside Channel 4's Indian Summers (2.5 million) and ITV's Mr Selfridge (3.2 million) (CLICK). I wonder how many viewers will stay the course of JK's tedious hokum The Casual Vacancy, a mess of boring characters. Show More Summary
When 16-year-old Harry Potter fan Johnnie Blue handed J.K. Rowling a letter to thank her for "saving lives," he didn't expect to receive a reply — or to be likened to Harry himself.But that's exactly what happened to Johnnie, who lives in the Scottish county of Ayrshire and has been a fan of the wildly popular books and movies for as long as he can remember.