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JK Rowling’s Generosity Demotes Her To Millionaire

JK Rowling is no longer a billionaire, but a mere mortal millionaire – and it is largely thanks to her generosity of charitable donations that she finds herself in 7-figure dire straits.

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Taxman knocks JK Rowling off Forbes’ rich list

Tragic news from Edinburgh – JK Rowling has dropped off Forbes’ list of world’s richest people. Apparently, she’s being taxed to the hilt, which explains why she has been forced back to writing in cafes. The Daily Telegraph details JK’s financial woes. Forbes claims she is no longer a dollar billionaire and has less than […]

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One step closer to Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak

Aside from his wand, Harry Potter’s most useful accessory was his invisibility cloak. If my memory serves me correctly, the Boy Wizard used it in every story and his father also found it very useful during his time at Hogwarts. We should all own invisibility cloaks (I would use it to sneak into major sporting […]

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Voldemort Cat

This cat looks like Voldemort. Aww…WHO’S AN EVIL WIZARD.

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Whatever happened to the Harry Potter readers?

What did the legions of Harry Potter fans read after J.K. Rowling’s record-breaking series ended in 2007? Did they turn to the Twilight vampire novels, the Hunger Games trilogy or perhaps more books about wizards? AbeBooks discovered that post-Harry Potter reading has been eclectic to say the least and that the generation of folks devoted […]

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Rowling to appear at phone hacking enquiry

JK Rowling is expected to give evidence to Lord Justice Leveson’s judicial inquiry into phone hacking, according to this news report. The Harry Potter author is very keen on her privacy so if her phoneline at Potter Towers was hacked by the News of the World then she will be fuming.

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Snape voted favorite Harry Potter character

Severus Snape has been voted the favorite character from the Harry Potter books with 70,000 votes being cast in the ballot, which had a 4% higher turnout than the last general election in the UK. Hermione Granger took second place. Potter himself trailed in fourth – a woeful showing considering the books are called Harry […]

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J.K. Rowling’s childhood home for sale

The Harry Potter news just keeps coming and coming. Today, we have J.K. Rowling’s childhood in Chepstow for sale, reports The Guardian. Yes, people with a weird, stalker-like crush on this famous author could buy the house and sleep in the same bedroom as Rowling did as a small munchkin. The cottage is for sale […]

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An amazing Harry Potter maze

A farmer with too much time on his hands has created a Harry Potter maze in his corn fields. The Harry Potter phenomenon goes on and on.

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Harry Potter textbook

It had to happen. Someone has written a textbook on Harry Potter… basically creating ‘Harry Potter Studies’ reports the Boston College Chronicle. Vera Lee has penned On the Trail of Harry Potter – the first book-length literary analysis of the Harry Potter novels. JK Rowling’s books are, of course, a classic example of Bildungsroman where […]

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