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'Harry Potter' series finally available as e-booksupdated: Tue Mar 27 2012 15:57:00

Finally, fans of the world's most famous boy wizard can follow his fight against the evil Lord Voldemort on their e-readers.

Will J.K. Rowling net wizard profits from switch to crime?updated: Fri Feb 24 2012 13:58:00

The publishing industry is buzzing with reports that "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has made the switch from wizards to killers, after signing a new deal to write a book for adults.

J.K. Rowling chased from home by press, she saysupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 10:33:00

Paparazzi hounded "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling so constantly after her children were born that she felt like a hostage in her own house, she told a government-backed inquiry into British press ethics and practices Thursday.

Sienna Miller: Press chase 'terrifying'updated: Wed Nov 30 2011 10:33:00

CNN's Atika Shubert reports the British media inquiry has been hearing from high-profile figures all week.

J.K. Rowling almost killed off Ron Weasley updated: Tue Nov 01 2011 10:51:00

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" features one of the more soul-destroying death orgies in Fantasy-lit history, with a whole cavalcade of Potter supporting players winding up as casualties in the climactic wizard battle.

The lessons of Neville Longbottomupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 09:51:00

Actor Matthew Lewis, who spent the last 10 years portraying Neville Longbottom, the awkward, nerdy pal to the trio of students at the center of the Harry Potter films, is moving on.

J.K. Rowling unveils 'Pottermore'updated: Fri Jun 24 2011 10:33:00

J.K. Rowling reveals the "Pottermore" website, designed to bring new and interactive material to "Harry Potter" fans. Pottermore Unveiled! J.K. Rowling Launches New Web Siteupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 16:56:00

The site is meant to enhance the experience of reading the seven novels, but don't expect an eighth

CNNMoney: J.K. Rowling to release Harry Potter e-books herselfupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 09:49:00

Harry Potter series author J.K. Rowling will, for the first time, release the famous children's stories in e-book form in October through a new website called Pottermore. Is J.K. Rowling Working On More Harry Potter?updated: Fri Jun 17 2011 16:55:00

"The owls are gathering … Find out why soon," a Potter-related site playfully teases J.K. Rowling Hints to Oprah There Could Be More Harry Potterupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 17:28:00

"You never know," says the author, who also feels no need to top her past achievements

Ideas for future 'Harry Potter' booksupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 18:27:00

J.K. Rowling celebrated Easter at the White House, reading to some kids and answering questions about the future of "Harry Potter". According to the The Washington Post, Rowling said she doesn't have explicit plans to write another "Harry Potter" tome, but she certainly hasn't ruled out the idea. "Maybe 10 years from now," she said. Eee! Even this possibility, no matter how slim, got us excited about the prospect of another book about the gang from Hogwarts. To help Rowling get started writing, we came up with some ideas for her next novel. Sneak Peek: What Fans Will Find at Universal Orlando's World of Harry Potterupdated: Fri Mar 26 2010 08:27:00

Rowling's Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens June 18 at the Florida theme park Harry Potter's World Revealed, At Lastupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 12:11:00

Universal Orlando affords its first sneak preview of J.K. Rowling's realm

Sting, J.K. Rowling could have been your teacherupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 10:49:00

Students, we know you may not be all that ecstatic about seeing your teachers -- and the homework they assign -- as the school year starts up. Pay attention in class, though; you never know what hidden talents your teachers might have. Just look at all of these famous former teachers:

J.K. Rowling's new bookupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 23:42:00

CNN's Phil Black reports on the launch of the latest book by Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling.

Judge blocks 'Harry Potter Lexicon'updated: Mon Sep 08 2008 18:12:00

A federal judge on Monday ruled against a Web site operator who was seeking to publish an encyclopedia about the Harry Potter series of novels, blocking publication of "The Harry Potter Lexicon" after concluding that it would cause author J.K. Rowling "irreparable injury." J.K. Rowling to Publish First Post-Potter Bookupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 08:54:00

The fairy tale collection – due out just before Christmas – will raise money for charity

Harry Potter prequel fetches $50K for charityupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 10:11:00

An 800-word prequel to the blockbuster Harry Potter novel series fetched nearly $50,000 Tuesday for a writer's group and dyslexia charity.

Harry Potter prequel auctionedupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 10:11:00

JK Rowling sells a short prequel to the Harry Potter series at a charity auction. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports. Harry Potter Prequel Auctioned for Charityupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 07:00:00

An 800-word prequel to the Harry Potter series, handwritten by author J.K. Rowling, sold for nearly 25,000 pounds at a charity auction Tuesday Potter Prequel in Charity Auctionupdated: Tue Jun 10 2008 10:55:00

An 800-word prequel to the Harry Potter series, handwritten by author J.K. Rowling, will be auctioned for charity Tuesday night J.K. Rowling Writes Potter Prequelupdated: Thu May 29 2008 14:09:00

Unlike her usual lengthy tomes, this story clocks in at just 800 words

'Harry Potter' goes to courtupdated: Thu May 29 2008 09:30:00

Author J.K. Rowling is suing to stop publication of a book by one of her biggest fans, to protect everything Harry Potter.

J.K. Rowling pens Harry Potter prequelupdated: Thu May 29 2008 09:30:00

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is writing a prequel to her best-selling series to be auctioned for charity -- but at just 800 words, it may lack some of the magic fans of the boy wizard might be hoping for.

Harry Potter case brings the law into Internet Ageupdated: Thu Apr 24 2008 16:07:00

It's a battle worthy of Harry Potter himself.

'Potter' author sues fanupdated: Wed Apr 16 2008 00:15:00

Phil Black reports on why 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling is taking one of her most passionate fans to court. J.K. Rowling To Testify in Harry Potter Suitupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 13:05:00

The author "feels her words were stolen," says her lawyer 'Potter' Author Testifies in Lawsuitupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 13:00:00

J.K. Rowling said Monday that her efforts to halt a publisher's "Harry Potter" lexicon have been crushing her creativity

Pottermania lives on in college classrooms updated: Tue Mar 25 2008 11:03:00

J.K. Rowling has retired Harry Potter, but the fictional boy wizard lives in on college classes across the country where the children's books are embraced as literary and academic texts. J.K. Rowling Admits She Was Suicidalupdated: Mon Mar 24 2008 16:25:00

"I have never been remotely ashamed of having been depressed," she says

Harry Potter author: I considered suicideupdated: Mon Mar 24 2008 10:36:00

Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling has revealed she thought of killing herself while penniless and suffering from depression as a single mother, according to a report in Britain's Sunday Times newspaper. J.K. Rowling Seeks to Block Potter Fan Bookupdated: Fri Feb 29 2008 09:42:00

The author slaps a lawsuit on the editor of a proposed Harry Potter Lexicon Harry Potter Works Magic at Schoolupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 09:00:00

By borrowing elements from the book series, a school in England has turned its grades around J.K. Rowling Conjures Up Her Latest Bookupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 13:46:00

With Harry Potter's adventures having come to their breathless end, J.K. Rowling is wasting no time when it comes to what's next. Put Dumbledore Back in the Closetupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 19:55:00

J.K. Rowling has belatedly outed her wizard. But John Cloud doesn't see it as a triumph for gay equality Rowling Reveals Harry Potter Secretsupdated: Sat Oct 20 2007 14:50:00

During a New York City reading with delighted fans, the author explains that Dumbledore is gay Rowling: Potter's Dumbledore Gayupdated: Sat Oct 20 2007 11:00:00

Harry Potter fans, the rumors are true: Albus Dumbledore, master wizard and Headmaster of Hogwarts, is gay. Life after Potter, Bonanza and Gunsmokeupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 16:00:00

Fan Fiction Flourishes on the Net

Report: Rowling working on crime novelupdated: Sun Aug 19 2007 23:30:00

J.K. Rowling has been spotted at cafes in Scotland working on a detective novel, a British newspaper reported Saturday.

Wait for Harry Potter is overupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 22:24:00

Wait for Harry Potter is over J.K. Rowling 'Sad' to Finish Harry Potter Seriesupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 15:13:00

Even though Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sold an incredible 8.3 million copies in its first 24 hours on the American market - its author, J.K. Rowling, says reaching the finish line was bittersweet. REVIEW: Harry Potter 'Exhausting,' 'Exhilarating'updated: Mon Jul 23 2007 14:33:00

It was a night of broken curfews and late bedtimes as fans around the globe lined up to buy the final installment in the Harry Potter series at 12:01 a.m.

Review: Potter end gives 'fitting closure'updated: Mon Jul 23 2007 07:39:00

It's all out war.

'Deathly Hallows' reviewedupdated: Mon Jul 23 2007 07:39:00

'Deathly Hallows' reviewed

Kids read less despite 'Potter'updated: Mon Jul 23 2007 07:39:00

Kids read less despite 'Potter'

Fans now turning final pages of 'Harry Potter'updated: Sat Jul 21 2007 04:09:00

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the final book in J.K. Rowling's seven-book series about a youthful wizard and his magical and darkening world, arrived at 12:01 a.m. Saturday local time around the globe.

Last Potter book goes on saleupdated: Sat Jul 21 2007 04:09:00

Last Potter book goes on sale J.K. Rowling: Life With Harry Potter Was Lonelyupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 19:02:00

As millions of fans await Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and the final news of their hero's fate - to be revealed once and for all 12:01 a.m. Saturday - J.K. Rowling sounds almost relieved that it is sealed.

Midnight about to toll for 'Harry Potter'updated: Fri Jul 20 2007 07:30:00

The ending has come for Harry Potter.

Who's behind Potter-gate?updated: Fri Jul 20 2007 00:49:00

Who's behind Potter-gate? First Harry Potter Review Published Earlyupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 18:02:00

Muggles, rejoice. As hard copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows leaked out to fans, The New York Times has published the first review of the most eagerly anticipated book of the year. An Encore for Harry Potter?updated: Tue Jul 10 2007 12:52:00

Will the seventh Harry Potter book, due out July 21, really be the final one in the series? Rowling 'Devastated' at Finishing Potter Seriesupdated: Sat Jul 07 2007 11:02:00

J.K. Rowling says she broke down in tears as she finished writing the final chapters of the seventh and last Harry Potter novel.

A magical day for muggles!updated: Wed Jul 04 2007 00:21:00

A magical day for muggles!

2007: A year of surprisesupdated: Tue Jan 02 2007 07:49:00

As the world stands on the threshold of a new year, we offer a few left-field predictions for what's going to make the news in 2007.

The insider's guide to 2007updated: Fri Dec 29 2006 11:20:00

From the silver screen to the sports field, we present a round up of the potential hits and misses of 2007.

CNNMoney: New Harry Potter title is releasedupdated: Thu Dec 21 2006 12:22:00

The wait may almost be over for Harry Potter fans. Author J.K. Rowling announced Thursday the name of the seventh, and final, book in the series about the popular boy wizard.

CNNMoney: The final Potter: Just a year away?updated: Fri Jul 07 2006 10:17:00

7/7/07. A year from Friday is the day when many Harry Potter fans hope to get their hands on the next book in J.K. Rowling's popular series about the boy wizard.

Fortune: How I make decisionsupdated: Wed May 31 2006 15:26:00

(FORTUNE Magazine) - FORTUNE asked eight bold, creative people - from the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs, to the man who found Harry Potter, to the woman who picks next year's hip colors - to describe what guides their decision-making. Here is what they said. (This story is from the June 27, 2005 issue of FORTUNE.)

A letter to J.K. Rowlingupdated: Thu Nov 17 2005 09:40:00

To: Ms. J.K. Rowling, c/o Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Somewhere north of Platform 9 3/4 King's Cross Station, UK

Entertainment Weekly: The Must Listupdated: Tue Aug 02 2005 14:20:00

"Scarecrow," Stefani, and 8 other things we recommend this week:

Review: Charm still strong in sixth 'Potter' updated: Wed Jul 20 2005 07:56:00

Harry Potter's name may be on the cover, but the star of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is his black-hearted nemesis, Lord Voldemort.

A magical day for Harry Potter fansupdated: Sat Jul 16 2005 09:53:00

Now it's time to start reading.

Harry Potter hits midnight frenzyupdated: Thu Jul 14 2005 15:56:00

The frenzy over the latest Harry Potter book has begun.

Childhood's horror and joyupdated: Wed Jul 13 2005 10:35:00

In the Roald Dahl canon, the short story "The Wish" is nothing exceptional.

CNNMoney: There's something about Harryupdated: Fri Jul 08 2005 14:56:00

J.K. Rowling's latest book, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" goes on sale at the stroke of midnight, July 16th, but if pre-orders are any indication, nearly everyone who wants one will already own a copy.

Fortune: How I Make Decisionsupdated: Mon Jun 27 2005 00:01:00

FORTUNE asked eight bold, creative people--from the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs to the man who found Harry Potterto the woman who picks next year's hip colors--to describe what guides their d...

Harry Potter and 'Deep Throat'updated: Tue Jun 07 2005 09:31:00

This summer, we're off to see the wizard -- and "Deep Throat," Walt Whitman, John Irving, a few vampires, some sharks and an unhappy San Francisco family.

Arrests 'in Potter leak attempt'updated: Sat Jun 04 2005 08:08:00

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has won a court order to stop two men leaking details of her latest work after they were arrested in a dramatic operation to recover two copies of the book.

CNNMoney: Harry Potter casts new spellupdated: Tue Dec 21 2004 10:51:00

Harry Potter fans and investors alike cheered Tuesday when publishers announced that the sixth installment of the boy wizard's saga will hit shelves next summer.

Getting fired can be a good thingupdated: Wed Oct 27 2004 08:58:00

When it happens, you might think you're the only one who has been fired or suffered a setback in your career. In reality, you are far from alone -- some of the world's best and brightest have been sacked too.

showbuzzupdated: Fri Jul 09 2004 12:03:00

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling was praised for making reading "cool" as she received an honorary degree from Edinburgh University.

CNNMoney: New Harry Potter title revealedupdated: Tue Jun 29 2004 07:03:00

The sixth book in the popular Harry Potter series will be titled "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince," the books' author J.K. Rowling has announced.

A kick in the 'Azkaban'updated: Wed Jun 02 2004 11:51:00

I'm no fan of Chris Columbus, the man who directed the first two "Harry Potter" films.

showbuzzupdated: Wed Jan 21 2004 10:07:00

Matthew Perry, "the epitome of a hot Cosmo male," has been named Cosmopolitan magazine's Fun Fearless Male for 2004.

Money Magazine: Book Smartsupdated: Fri Aug 01 2003 00:01:00

Next time you shop for a book online, try first to compare the goods at 21 websites, like Amazon and Books-a-Million. A search for J.K. Rowling's fifth Harry Potter book turned...

Fortune: FORTUNE's Cultural Cheat Sheetupdated: Mon Aug 14 2000 00:01:00

A lot of kids (probably yours) think the four Harry Potter books are the greatest thing since The Phantom Tollbooth. They're definitely worth reading yourself, but in case you don't have the time, ...

Money Magazine: Coming Upupdated: Sat Jul 01 2000 00:01:00


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