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Studying Harry Potter

Reported today on news.scotsman.com: JK works her magic on Harry Potter students STUDENTS at an American university studying the work of Edinburgh author JK Rowling have been split up into the four Hogwarts’ houses due to the popularity of the course. The class, focused on discussing the marketing and cultural significance of the best-selling Harry […]

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Harry Potter and The Legion of Honour

Earlier today France bestowed upon Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling  the honorary title of “knight” in the legion.  Rowling was inducted into the Legion of Honour by French President Nicolas Sarkozy during  a ceremony in a gilded hall in the Elysee presidential palace. In 2003,  prior to the publication of the French language edition, Harry […]

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Harry Potter and the Most Expensive Sales Ever

Behold, muggles and magicians alike! The new and improved List of Most Expensive Harry Potter Books Ever Sold on AbeBooks is here. From a whopping $37,000 for a first edition of Harry Potter and Philosopher’s Stone to a paltry sum of only $3,000 for a set of all seven American first editions, they’re all here. […]

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