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Leveson: PEN warning on privacy as Rowling gives evidence

The Bookseller – 2011-11-25

English PEN has prepared a written submission to the Leveson inquiry, warning that if tough new...

Rowling almost killed off Ron

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-11-02

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has admitted in a leaked interview that she almost killed off the character of Ron Weasley half way through the book series, out of spite.

Little "disappointed and surprised" by Rowling exit

The Bookseller – 2011-07-04

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 09:50 Christopher Little is "disappointed and surprised" about Neil Blair's move to set up The Neil Blair Partnership, and J K...

Little hits back at Rowling and Blair over 'disappointing' split

The Bookseller – 2011-07-04

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 09:59 J K Rowling's former agent Christopher Little has broken his silence about the author's surprise defection from his agency,...

Rowling leaves Christopher Little Agency

The Bookseller – 2011-06-30

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 13:28 J K Rowling's agent Neil Blair has left the Christopher Little Literary Agency, setting up a new company, The Blair...

Rowling Casts E-Book Spell

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-06-24

After years of refusing to release her books in electronic format, Rowling is launching an online store that will sell Harry Potter e-books directly to consumers.

Confirmed: J K Rowling to sell Harry Potter e-books exclusively from Pottermore website

The Bookseller – 2011-06-23

Written By: Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 11:53 J K Rowling has confirmed that she will release paid-for e-book versions of her incredibly successful Harry...

J.K. Rowling Conjures Up Potter E-Books

AllThingsD – 2011-06-23

After years of refusing to release her boy-wizard books in electronic format, Harry Potter mastermind J.K. Rowling is finally taking the digital plunge, launching an online store that will sell Harry...

Sony Joins Hands with J.K. Rowling for Pottermore

PC World – 2011-06-23

Sony partners with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling to fashion an interactive online site with games and exclusive audio and e-books.

J K Rowling prepares to take Harry Potter digital with Pottermore

The Bookseller – 2011-06-22

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 07:30 E-book versions of the seven Harry Potter novels are likely to move a step closer today with the launch of an immersive website...

JK Rowling keeps Harry Potter fans guessing over next venture

Guardian – 2011-06-21

Online campaign builds up excitement but the revelation of an eighth Harry Potter book seems unlikelyHarry Potter fans are on tenterhooks before a press conference in which JK Rowling has promised to...

J.K. Rowling has a mysterious new Potter website

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-06-17

NEW YORK -- J.K. Rowling has a new website -- details to follow. The site, Pottermore.com, is a new project for the "Harry Potter" author, spokeswoman Rebecca Salt said Thursday.

J.K. Rowling does some viral marketing for Pottermore

Salon.com – 2011-06-16

J.K. Rowling has some very big news! Of course, you're going to have to wait a week before finding out what the "Harry Potter" author has to say, but that doesn't mean that her fans didn't get all...

Rowling launches "mysterious" website

The Bookseller – 2011-06-16

Publication Date: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:21 Harry Potter fans have been reacting with excitement to a mysterious website launched by J K Rowling. Pottermore.com features a pink holding page with the...

Rowling and Oliver make ST Rich List

The Bookseller – 2011-05-09

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 08:50 Pearson, Blackwell and Jamie Oliver are a few book trade names to make it onto the Sunday Times Rich List 2011. Vincent Cowdray and...

Eoin Colfer: 'If Rowling was the Beatles, I was the Rolling Stones'

The Independent – 2011-04-10

What with global book sales in the tens of millions, headline festival appearances, hotly tipped comedy gigs, a musical and potentially two Hollywood blockbusters to his name, I'm expecting something...

Rowling deliberates over e-books

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-04-05

Author considers spreading Harry Potter magic to e-book market.

US judge dismisses JK Rowling plagiarism claim

The Independent – 2011-01-07

An American judge has dismissed a case alleging that Harry Potter author JK Rowling copied her ideas from another writer.

JK Rowling author fights plagiarism allegations

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-02-19

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has said she will ask a court to dismiss plagiarism claims against her popular series of books, branding the allegations "unfounded" and "absurd".

'Potter' author Rowling hit with plagiarism lawsuit

USA Today – 2010-02-18

J.K. Rowling has been named in a lawsuit alleging she stole ideas for her wildly popular and lucrative Harry Potter books from another British author.

J K Rowling wants 'absurd' claim dismissed by the court

The Book Seller – 2010-02-18

J K Rowling has said that she intends to...

Twilight vampire series author Stephenie Meyer hailed as new JK Rowling

Daily Telegraph – 2009-03-04

Author of a series of vampire books made into film tops best seller lists around the world.

France honors Harry Potter author Rowling

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-02-03

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling brought a second French Legion of Honor award into her family on Tuesday, decades after her great-grandfather received the honor for battlefield courage during World...

France knights author J.K. Rowling

MSNBC – 2009-02-03

France paid homage to the author behind fiction's most famous boy magician by inducting Harry Potter series author J.K. Rowling into the country's prestigious Legion of Honor.

Rowling charity book fastest selling title of 2008

Reuters – 2008-12-17

LONDON (Reuters) - British author J.K. Rowling's new charity book has become the fastest selling title of the year, with more than 2.6 million copies sold worldwide in less than two weeks.

Rowling's book flies off shelves

BBC News – 2008-12-10

Harry Potter spin-off The Tale of Beedle the Bard is on course to become the fastest-selling book of 2008 in the UK.

Fairytale launch for Rowling book

BBC News – 2008-12-05

JK Rowling reads extracts from her new book of fairy tales, her first published work since the final Harry Potter novel.

Fairytale launch for new JK Rowling book

BBC News – 2008-12-04

JK Rowling is to read extracts of her first book since the final Harry Potter novel as the fairytales go on sale.

NY Public Library displays rare Rowling book

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-12-04

A rare original edition of J.K. Rowling's latest book is going on display at the New York Public Library, just as the work is being published around the world.

Rowling charity book heads for top

The Age – 2008-12-04

A Harry Potter spin-off by J. K. Rowling is predicted to become the biggest-selling book of the year in Britain.

Fans and booksellers eager for new JK Rowling book

AP via Yahoo! News – 2008-12-03

Recession-hit booksellers are hoping for a magical boost from a new book by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.

J.K. Rowling back in stores with charity book

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-12-02

A new book by British author J.K. Rowling, her unofficial farewell to the adventures of boy wizard Harry Potter which made her the world's wealthiest writer, goes on sale on Thursday.

Facts about Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling

Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News – 2008-12-02

Dec 2 (Reuters) - "The Tales of Beedle the Bard," a new book by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, goes on sale on Thursday.

Rowling Leads Wealthiest Author List, And It's Not Close

Arts Journal – 2008-10-05

"JK Rowling is the world's highest-earning author, making more than £5 every second over the past year... Her income was six times more than literature's next-biggest earner, James Patterson."

Quids for Quidditch - Harry Potter author Rowling earns $9 a second

BBC News – 2008-10-03

JK Rowling is the world's highest-earning author, making £170m last year, US business magazine Forbes announces.

J.K. Rowling to receive Edinburgh Award

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-19

J.K. Rowling has been honored for her services to the Scottish city in which she dreamed up the adventures of Harry Potter, her world-famous boy wizard character. Judges said Friday that the author...

Rowling Wins Lawsuit Against Potter Lexicon

New York Times – 2008-09-09

For seven years, a “Harry Potter” fanatic worked on a guidebook to J. K. Rowling’s best-selling series, but in the end, his book was too close to the work he admired.

JK Rowling ousted by 'racist' author

Perth Now – 2008-08-19

BESTSELLING writer J.K. Rowling suffered a rare literary defeat on Tuesday when Enid Blyton was voted top of a poll to find Britain's best-loved author.

Fairy Tales From Rowling

New York Times – 2008-08-01

A children?s charity founded by J. K. Rowling will publish ?The Tales of Beedle the Bard,? the ?wizarding fairy tales? written and illustrated by Ms. Rowling.

J.K. Rowling to Publish Fairy Tales For Charity

Fox News – 2008-07-31

A book of fairy tales written and illustrated by Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling is being published for charity.

Rowling gives children Beedle the Bard for Christmas

Guardian – 2008-07-31

JK Rowling's valediction to the world of child wizardry to be published for the mass market on December 4

JK Rowling says no to age banding on children's books

Guardian – 2007-04-08

Jul 3: Harry Potter author joins growing revolt against plans to brand children's books with 'appropriate' age bands

Little, Brown to publish J K Rowling's first adult novel

The Bookseller – 2012-02-23

Little, Brown is publish J K Rowling’s first novel for adults worldwide in the English...

Rowling to pen first adult novel

BBC – 2012-02-23

Author JK Rowling announces she plans to publish her first adult novel, which will be "very different" to the Harry Potter books she is famous for.

Harry Potter author JK Rowling writing adult novel

Yahoo! News – 2012-02-23

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling will return to the publishing world with a new adult book, whose title has not been named, Rowling said in a statement on Thursday. The writer,...

A new book from J.K. Rowling – like "a followup to the Bible"?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-02-24

J.K. Rowling's next book – a novel for adults – will be released published by Little, Brown, which is keeping kept mum as to the book's title, genre, and release date.

JK Rowling writing adult novel

Stuff – 2012-02-24

J.K. Rowling, whose Harry Potter fantasy book series became a global publishing phenomenon, is writing her first novel for adults but the title and plot are still a closely-guarded secret.

J.K. Rowling to Write Novel for Grown-Ups

The Wall Street Journal – 2012-02-24

J.K. Rowling, the wildly successful writer of the "Harry Potter" series of children's books, is coming out with a novel aimed at adults, to be published by Little, Brown.

JK Rowling writes adult novel

Hindustan Times – 2012-02-24

JK Rowling, whose "Harry Potter" fantasy book series became a global publishing phenomenon, is writing her first novel for adults, but the title and plot are still a closely-guarded secret.

Retailers welcome "huge news" of Rowling novel

The Bookseller – 2012-02-24

Retailers have welcomed the "huge news" J K Rowling is to publish her first novel for...

Retailers welcome "huge news", novel due later this year says Rowling

The Bookseller – 2012-02-24

Retailers have welcomed the "huge news" J K Rowling is to publish her first novel for...

Rowling’s Pottermore site to open in April

Hindustan Times – 2012-03-09

Author JK Rowling's new Pottermore website that will allow fans to navigate the world of British boy wizard Harry Potter and shop for merchandise including e-books of the Potter adventures will open...

JK Rowling loses ‘Billionaire’ crown

Hindustan Times – 2012-03-16

JK Rowling might have made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for being the ‘First Billionaire Author’, ...

J.K. Rowling's Website Starts Selling Harry Potter E-Books

AllThingsD – 2012-03-27

It didn't take a Hogwarts magician to know this day would eventually come. The bookstore feature of J.K. Rowling's Pottermore website went live Tuesday, enabling English-language readers to buy the...

Harry Potter E-Books Finally Arrive on J.K. Rowling's Pottermore

PC World – 2012-03-27

Pottermore was due to go live in October, but it missed its launch. The is expected to open to the public early next month.

"Harry Potter" author JK Rowling writing adult novel

Yahoo! News – 2012-02-23

NEW YORK (Reuters) - J.K. Rowling, whose "Harry Potter" fantasy book series became a global publishing phenomenon, is writing her first novel for adults but the title and plot are still a...

J.K. Rowling reveals 1st post-Potter novel details

CBC – 2012-04-12

J.K. Rowling's followup to her smash Harry Potter book series will be a novel for adults entitled The Casual Vacancy, the British author and her publisher have announced.

New J K Rowling novel to be village black comedy

The Bookseller – 2012-04-12

J K Rowling's new novel for adults is to be titled The Casual Vacancy and will be published...

J.K. Rowling's novel for adults gets a title and plot summary

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-12

'The Casual Vacancy' by J.K. Rowling will center on an election for a parish council seat.

JK Rowling's first adult novel will be "blackly comic"

Yahoo! News – 2012-04-12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - J.K. Rowling's first book for adults will be a "blackly comic" novel set in an idyllic English town where all is not what it seems, its publisher said on Thursday. The title of...

JK Rowling’s first adult novel will be “blackly comic”

Hindustan Times – 2012-04-12

JK Rowling's first book for adults will be a "blackly comic" novel set in an idyllic English town where all is not what it seems, its publisher said today.

Rowling’s next book: comical tale but will it have magic?

Hindustan Times – 2012-04-13

It may lack wizards and witches, but J.K. Rowling and her publisher are hoping her first novel for adults, "The Casual Vacancy," will have the magic touch.

J K Rowling's Pottermore opens for all

The Bookseller – 2012-04-14

Pottermore, the website experience based on the seven Harry Potter books, opened this morning,...

Rowling to bring out Harry Potter encyclopedia

Hindustan Times – 2012-04-18

Author JK Rowling is working on a Harry Potter encyclopedia, and will donate the royalties to charity, she has ...

Thank you, JK Rowling

Betanews – 2012-04-22

Sometime ago, I pledged to wait on reading the Harry Potter series until it came out as ebooks. I was ready and willing for October's planned debut on Google Books, but that was cancelled last...

First Rowling translation deals

The Bookseller – 2012-04-27

J K Rowling's The Casual Vacancy is to be published in Germany by Carlsen and Ullstein,...

Retailers do battle over new J K Rowling prices

The Bookseller – 2012-04-30

Major retailers are already discounting J K Rowling's forthcoming The Casual Vacancy by 50%...

E3 2012: Sony enlists JK Rowling's talent

Stuff – 2012-06-08

On Monday evening US time, PlayStation unveiled its plans for interactive books called 'Wonderbooks'. The books are big, thick, and blue, and contain not words but giant augmented reality codes....

Rowling book still a mystery

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2012-07-04

The cover of JK Rowling's next book revealed but not revealing.

First look: J.K. Rowling’s adult novel

Hindustan Times – 2012-07-04

The cover of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling’s first foray into adult fiction features a large black “X” in ...

J.K. Rowling's publisher reveals cover art

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-07-05

The cover art for 'The Casual Vacancy,' J.K. Rowling's upcoming novel for adults, consists of a simple design with a check mark in the center.

JK Rowling plans 40ft high Hogwarts inspired treehouse for kids

Hindustan Times – 2012-07-25

JK Rowling has decided to get 40ft high, two-storey Hogwarts-style tree houses built for her two youngest children in the back garden of her Edinburgh mansion.

What Amazon's Earnings Means For Books; JK Rowling's Treefort Hogwarts

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-07-27

Today in books and publishing: JK Rowling builds a treehouse Hogwarts; a change in leadership at The Bookseller; Amazon's income takes a tumble; writers weigh in on 50 Shades.  ...

Is Rowling Tarnishing Her Rep Abroad over Piracy Fears?

Publishers Weekly – 2012-07-27

If you’re a Slovenian fan of J.K. Rowling, and you’re eager to get your hands on the first available copy of her forthcoming novel, The Casual Vacancy, you’re probably going to have to read the...

Rowling webcast will promote new Potter kids club

Boston.com – 2012-07-31

J.K. Rowling's next book is for adults, but she will be on hand this fall to help promote a new club for kids, the Harry Potter Reading Club.

J.K. Rowling launches Harry Potter book club online

Reuters – 2012-07-31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Author J.K. Rowling launched an online book club for young readers on Tuesday and will appear in a live global webcast in October from Edinburgh, Scotland, to speak with her fans...

Sainsbury goes lowest on Rowling pre-orders

The Bookseller – 2012-08-01

Sainsbury’s has priced pre-orders for the much-anticipated JK Rowling and Jamie Oliver...

Two Rowling events for The Casual Vacancy

The Bookseller – 2012-08-01

J K Rowling will be appearing at two public events this autumn to discuss her first novel for...

Blair plays down Rowling translation fears

The Bookseller – 2012-08-02

J K Rowling's agent Neil Blair has played down reported concerns over the decision to...

Trade gears up for J K Rowling launch

The Bookseller – 2012-08-13

Little, Brown says it has designed a unified international marketing campaign for J K Rowling...

J.K. Rowling will come to New York for 'Casual Vacancy'

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-08-23

J.K. Rowling will be interviewed by Ann Patchett at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Oct. 16.

SEAL Book, New Rowling Could Signal A Strong Fall

Publishers Weekly – 2012-09-01

Over the past decade sales patterns have changed, with fall, or “holiday,” sales picking up later and later—often in the last two weeks of the season. But things could be different this year....

Scotland date for J K Rowling

The Bookseller – 2012-09-06

J K Rowling will appear at this year's Lennoxlove Book Festival in Haddington, East Lothian,...

Trade gears up for Rowling launch

The Bookseller – 2012-09-21

Booksellers are gearing up for the release of J K Rowling’s new novel next Thursday (27th...

J.K. Rowling Can Only Find Inspiration on Planes, Trains, or Automobiles

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-23

J.K. Rowling is on the verge of releasing her first book meant for grown ups, The Casual Vacancy, but she's barely done any marketing for it. So it's kind of important when she...

The Casual Vacancy: Rowling's first interviews

The Bookseller – 2012-09-24

J K Rowling chose Little, Brown publisher David Shelley to publish The Casual Vacancy "...

J.K. Rowling Book Gets Two-Million Copy Print Run

The Wall Street Journal – 2012-09-26

Two million copies of J.K. Rowling's new adult novel, "The Casual Vacancy," will be printed in preparation for its Thursday debut. While that is nothing next to her Harry Potter books, it is...

J.K. Rowling is 'Casual,' yet not

Los Angeles Times – 2012-09-26

Her first post-Harry Potter book is a work of adult fiction, but its release follows an earlier playbook: It's been kept from prying eyes. Mystery ensues.J.K. Rowling wrote "Harry Potter and the...

New children's novel from Rowling 'likely'

The Bookseller – 2012-09-26

Author J K Rowling has said she will "very likely" write a children's story next,...

Will J.K. Rowling return to Harry Potter?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-09-26

J. K. Rowling says she'd need a 'fabulous idea' to go back to the world of Harry Potter.

The Casual Vacancy: a radical departure for Rowling

The Bookseller – 2012-09-27

First, this is not Harry Potter. Those hoping for a dusting of Dumbledore, a sprinkling of Snape...

Muggle moms await new J.K. Rowling book

CNN – 2012-09-27

It's J.K. Rowling's first foray into fiction for adults. And thanks to her Harry Potter fame, her new novel, "The Casual Vacancy," is already a best-seller, even before its release Thursday. But some...

First reviewers highlight J K Rowling's politics

The Bookseller – 2012-09-27

Mixed reviews for J K Rowling's The Casual Vacancy (Little, Brown) this morning (27th...

J.K. Rowling's new novel draws bookstore lineups

CBC – 2012-09-27

British bookshops opened their doors early today and some grown-up Harry Potter fans lined up overnight as J.K. Rowling launched her long-anticipated first book for adults, The Casual Vacancy.

Little, Brown 'to pursue Rowling pirates'

The Bookseller – 2012-09-27

Little, Brown has said it intends to pursue "vigorously" anyone who pirates the e-book...

Muted enthusiasm for Rowling book

BBC – 2012-09-27

The Casual Vacancy, the first adult novel by Harry Potter creator JK Rowling, receives a mixed response from newspaper critics.

Why J.K. Rowling's New E-Book Costs So Much

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-27

The Casual Vacancy, the first and much-buzzed-about book for adults from “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling, is likely to be Hachette’s top-selling title this fall. Many...

Why J.K. Rowling can't lose with The Casual Vacancy

CBC – 2012-09-27

British writer J.K. Rowling makes her first foray into the world of adult writing with The Casual Vacancy. The Harry Potter series already deals with adult themes, so the question is whether Rowling...

J.K. Rowling might write “director’s cut” of Harry Potter

Salon.com – 2012-09-27

Rowling says that some of the "Potter" characters "needed another year"

J.K. Rowling’s new ebook: Literally unreadable

GigaOM – 2012-09-27

Fans who preordered the ebook edition of J.K. Rowling's new book, "The Casual Vacancy," are in for a disappointment today: Due to a file formatting mishap, It's basically unreadable on e-readers.

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