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Rowling: Two 'Potter' characters will die

Submitted by Blake on Tue, 06/27/2006 - 02:51
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Author
J.K. Rowling said
two characters will die in the last installment of her boy wizard series, and she hinted
Harry Potter might not survive either.

"I can completely understand, however, the mentality of an author who thinks, `Well, I'm gonna kill them off because that means there can be no non-author-written sequels. So it will end with me, and after I'm dead and gone they won't be able to bring back the character'."

Harry Potter Book Seven Due Next Year

Submitted by Blake on Tue, 06/06/2006 - 12:55
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ith Liz confirming to IANS that the last 'Harry Potter' book from Rowling would hit the bookstores in 2007, the 67-year-old publishing director of Bloomsbury and the force behind Potter-mania, expects new writers to cast a spell on readers and does not rule out an Indian emerging successfully on the international scene. In An Interview Calder said Rowling would write only one more book in the series and no more.

Harry & the Potters -Playing at a Library Near You

Submitted by Blake on Wed, 05/24/2006 - 12:05
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http://search-engines-web.com/ writes "Do Re Me... reuters.com Has A report on A new guitar-driven rock band, ''Harry and the Potters'' has muggles head-banging away in America.The brothers perform for free in venues like libraries, bookstores and art galleries and hit the touring circuit at clubs like New York City's NorthSix"

For Book Publishing in '05, Harry Potter Worked Magic

Submitted by Blake on Sun, 05/21/2006 - 11:14

The NY TImes Reports Harry Potter, books by religious leaders and textbooks for elementary and high school students were the bright spots in publishing last year, according to a report to be released today by the Book Industry Study Group, a publishing trade association.

Publishers generated net revenue of $34.6 billion in 2005, up 5.9 percent from the previous year, according to the report. The industry sold about 3.1 billion books last year, up 3.8 percent from a year earlier.

Fans welcome Japan release of latest Harry Potter book

Submitted by Blake on Sun, 05/21/2006 - 02:04
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Fans of the popular "Harry Potter" novels lined up outside bookstores on Wednesday, eager to get their hands on the latest installment in the series as it went on sale in Japan.

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is the sixth and latest installment in British author J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The books have appeared on shelves in some 150 countries and regions and sold a total of more than 300 million copies.