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J. K. Rowling

Rowling after receiving an honorary degree from the University of Aberdeen, in 2006.
Born Joanne Rowling
31 July 1965 (1965-07-31) (age 44)
Yate, Gloucestershire, England
Occupation Novelist
Nationality British
Notable work(s) Harry Potter series
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.Joanne "Jo" Murray, OBE[1] (née Rowling; born 31 July 1965),[2] better known under the pen name J. K. Rowling (pronounced /ˈroʊlɪŋ/, ROE-ling),[3 ] is a British author best known as the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, the idea for which was conceived whilst on a train trip from Manchester to London in 1990. The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, sold more than 400 million copies,[4] and been the basis for a popular series of films.^ But he argues that the books do more than entertain.
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^ With over 400 million Harry Potter books sold, this description is not only apt for J.K. Rowling , she’s blown all competition out of the water.
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^ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” – the best movie from the best book in the series – was released in 2004.
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.Aside from writing the Potter novels, Rowling is perhaps equally famous for her "rags to riches" life story, in which she progressed from living on welfare to multi-millionaire status within five years.^ J.K. ROWLING Everyone loves a rags-to-riches story.
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^ Aside from writing the Potter novels, Rowling is perhaps equally famous for her "rags to riches" life story, in which she progressed from living on welfare to multi-millionaire status within five years.
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^ JK Rowling's Harry Potter novels.
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.The 2008 Sunday Times Rich List estimated Rowling's fortune at £560 million ($798 million), ranking her as the twelfth richest woman in Britain.^ Daniel Radcliffe has made “The Sunday Times” rich list for the first time with his £14million fortune.
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^ In addition, the 2008 Sunday Times Rich List named Rowling the 144th richest person in Britain.
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^ Rowling, whose fortune was estimated at £560 million in this year's Sunday Times Rich List, is known to be a personal friend of Mr Brown and his wife Sarah.
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[5] .Forbes ranked Rowling as the forty-eighth most powerful celebrity of 2007,[6] and Time magazine named her as a runner-up for its 2007 Person of the Year, noting the social, moral, and political inspiration she has given her fandom.^ J.K. Rowling has been named the world’s 19 th most powerful celebrity by “Forbes” magazine, in a poll that was topped by Tom Cruise.
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^ Time” magazine has named J. K. Rowling as one of the heroes of the past 60 years.
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^ JK Rowling 2nd Runner up for Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year” .
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[7] .She has become a notable philanthropist, supporting such charities as Comic Relief, One Parent Families, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain, and the Children's High Level Group.^ The fund also gives to organisations that aid children, one parent families, and multiple sclerosis research.
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^ She has become a notable philanthropist , supporting such charities as Comic Relief, One Parent Families, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain, and the Children's High Level Group .
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^ Never was she a struggling one parent family.
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Contents

Name

.Although she writes under the pen name "J. K. Rowling", pronounced like "rolling" (/ˈroʊlɪŋ/),[8] her name when her first Harry Potter book was published was simply "Joanne Rowling". Her publisher Bloomsbury feared that the target audience of young boys might be reluctant to buy books written by a female author, and requested that she use two initials, rather than reveal her first name.^ J.K. Rowling Reveals Two Characters Die In Book 7 J.K. Rowling horrified fans by revealing that two characters will die in the seventh and final Harry Potter book.

^ JK Rowling has revealed the title of the final Harry Potter book - 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'.

^ J. K. hard at work on Harry Potter book 7 – J. K. Rowling has written about a strange dream she’s had while writing the last book.
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.As she had no middle name, she chose K as the second initial of her pseudonym, from her paternal grandmother Kathleen; it has never been part of her legal name.^ Joanne does not have a middle name, so she plumped for “Kathleen”, which was her grandmother’s name.
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^ They wanted a second initial so I took Kathleen as my middle name.
  • Accio Quote!, the Largest Archive of J.K. Rowling quotes on the web 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.accio-quote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Rowling chose to adopt her grandmother's name, Kathleen, for the middle initial.
  • J. K. Rowling - Harry Potter Wiki - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC harrypotter.wikia.com [Source type: General]

[3 ] .Following her marriage, her legal name is Joanne Murray, which she uses when conducting her personal business.^ Please use your name or nickname and not your business name (ie Discount Car Parts) as we might confuse and mark it as spam.
  • Harry Potter: JK Rowling Reveals Dumbledore was Gay | /Film 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.slashfilm.com [Source type: General]

^ Publishers did not want Rowling to use her first name (Joanne) for the fear that little boys wouldn't want to read a book by a chick.
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^ I use my current ebook reader all the time and it has business and personal books so I can read what I want where ever I am.
  • J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter, ebooks, and the definition of irony | Brad’s Reader 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.bradsreader.com [Source type: General]

[9][10] .She calls herself "Jo" and said, "No one ever called me 'Joanne' when I was young, unless they were angry."^ She calls herself "Jo" and said, "No one ever called me 'Joanne' when I was young, unless they were angry."
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^ Apparently, people only call her Joanne when they’re angry with her.

^ J.K. Rowling: No one ever called me Joanne when I was young, unless they were angry.
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[11]

Background

.Rowling was born to Peter James Rowling and Anne Rowling (née Volant), on 31 July 1965 in Yate, Gloucestershire, England, 10 miles (16.1 km) northeast of Bristol.^ Date of Birth: July 31, 1965 .

^ Birth: July 31, 1965 England .
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^ Born: Joanne Rowling in Chipping Sodbury, near Bristol, England, on July 31, 1965 .
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[12] .Her sister Dianne (Di) was born at their home on 28 June 1967[13] when Rowling was 23 months old.^ Rowling was 23 months old.
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^ Her sister Dianne (Di) was born at their home on 28 June 1967 when Rowling was 23 months old.
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^ Rowling was born nine months later and then came her sister Di.

[12] .The family moved to the nearby village Winterbourne when Rowling was four.^ The family moved to the nearby village Winterbourne when Rowling was four.
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^ In 1971, Peter Rowling moved his family to the nearby village of Winterbourne (still in the Bristol vicinity).
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^ At the age of nine, Rowling moved to the Gloucestershire village of Tutshill, close to Chepstow, Wales.
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.She attended St Michael's Primary School,[14] a school founded almost 200 years ago by famed abolitionist William Wilberforce[15] and education reformer Hannah More.^ This was almost seven years ago!
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^ She attended St Michael's Primary School, a school founded almost 200 years ago by famed abolitionist William Wilberforce and education reformer Hannah More.
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^ Rowling studied the classics at St. Michaels, a school founded almost two centuries ago by William Wilberforce (of Amazing Grace fame).
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.Her elderly headmaster at St Michael's, Alfred Dunn, was claimed as the inspiration for the Harry Potter character Albus Dumbledore.^ Her elderly headmaster at St. Michael's, Alfred Dunn, was claimed as the inspiration for the Harry Potter character Albus Dumbledore.
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^ Her elderly headmaster at St Michael's, Alfred Dunn, was claimed as the inspiration for the Harry Potter character Albus Dumbledore.
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^ Harry Potter and the Truth about Dumbledore .
  • BlogRunner: J.K. Rowling Reveals 'Harry Potter' Character Dumbledore Is Gay 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: General]

[16][17]
.As a child, Rowling often wrote fantasy stories, which she would usually then read to her sister.^ As a child, Rowling enjoyed writing fantasy stories, which she often read to her sister.
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^ When I was a child, I would read absolutely anything.
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^ As a child, Rowling often wrote fantasy stories, which she would usually then read to her sister.
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She recalls that
."I can still remember me telling her a story in which she fell down a rabbit hole and was fed strawberries by the rabbit family inside it.^ "I can still remember me telling her a story in which she fell down a rabbit hole and was fed strawberries by the rabbit family inside it," she recalls, "Certainly the first story I ever wrote down (when I was five or six) was about a rabbit called Rabbit.
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^ She recalls that "I can still remember me telling her a story in which she fell down a rabbit hole and was fed strawberries by the rabbit family inside it.
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^ Di can still remember me telling her a story in which she fell down a rabbit hole and was fed strawberries by the rabbit family inside it.

.Certainly the first story I ever wrote down (when I was five or six) was about a rabbit called Rabbit.^ "I can still remember me telling her a story in which she fell down a rabbit hole and was fed strawberries by the rabbit family inside it," she recalls, "Certainly the first story I ever wrote down (when I was five or six) was about a rabbit called Rabbit.
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^ Joanne wrote her first story down at the age of six - a story about a rabbit called Rabbit.
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^ The first things I wrote were the Rabbit stories, which were about a rabbit called Rabbit.

.He got the measles and was visited by his friends, including a giant bee called Miss Bee."^ He got the measles and was visited by his friends, including a giant bee called Miss Bee.

^ He got the measles and was visited by his friends, including a giant bee called Miss Bee."
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^ He got the measles and was visited by friends like Miss Bee.

[8]
.At the age of nine, Rowling moved to the Gloucestershire village of Tutshill, close to Chepstow, Wales.^ At the age of nine, Rowling moved to the Gloucestershire village of Tutshill , close to Chepstow , Wales.
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^ At the age of nine, Rowling moved to the Gloucestershire village of Tutshill, close to Chepstow, Wales.
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^ Together with her mother , father , and younger sister, Dianne , she moved to Winterbourne , Bristol and then to Tutshill near Chepstow .
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[12] .When she was a young teenager, her great aunt, who Rowling said "taught classics and approved of a thirst for knowledge, even of a questionable kind", gave her a very old copy of Jessica Mitford's autobiography, Hons and Rebels.[18] Mitford became Rowling's heroine, and Rowling subsequently read all of her books.^ She had a daughter whom she named Jessica, after Jessica Mitford, a heroine of Rowling.

^ I have read all your book.

^ Like Shannon, I have not read any of Rowling’s books.
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[19]
.She attended secondary school at Wyedean School and College.^ She attended secondary school at Wyedean School and College.
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^ Mirror site She attended secondary school at Wyedean School and College.
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^ After finishing primary school, she attended secondary school at Wyedean School and College.
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Rowling has said of her adolescence,
."Hermione is loosely based on me.^ Rowling has said of her adolescence, " Hermione is loosely based on me.
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^ Rowling has said of her adolescence, "Hermione is loosely based on me.
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^ Rowling confided to Roxanne Feldman in an interview in School Library Journal that the character of Harry's friend Hermione is loosely based on herself at age eleven.
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.She's a caricature of me when I was eleven, which I'm not particularly proud of."^ She's a caricature of me when I was eleven, which I'm not particularly proud of."
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[20]
.Sean Harris, her best friend in the Upper Sixth owned a turquoise Ford Anglia, which she says inspired the one in her books.^ Sean Harris, her best friend in the Upper Sixth owned a turquoise Ford Anglia, which she says inspired the one in her books.
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^ You say that's one of the best arguments?
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^ Who is Harry Potter's best friend?
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."Ron Weasley isn't a living portrait of Sean, but he really is very Sean-ish."^ "Ron Weasley isn't a living portrait of Sean, but he really is very Sean-ish."
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^ Or if he shares the same fate as Snape (and Harry, Ron, Hermione) of only ever really loving once in their lives.
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[21] .Of her musical tastes of the time, she said "My favourite group in the world is The Smiths.^ Of her musical tastes of the time, she said "My favourite group in the world is The Smiths.
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^ Of her musical tastes of the time, she said "My favourite group in the world is The Smiths .
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^ My favourite writer of all time is Jane Austen, but when I was younger I liked Paul Gallico's 'Manxmouse', CS Lewis' Narnia books and Noel Streatfield.
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And when I was going through a punky phase, it was The Clash."[22] Rowling read for a BA in French and Classics at the University of Exeter, which she says was a "bit of a shock" as she "was expecting to be amongst lots of similar people– thinking radical thoughts." Once she made friends with "some like-minded people" she says she began to enjoy herself.[23] .With a year of study in Paris, Rowling moved to London to work as a researcher and bilingual secretary for Amnesty International.^ Jo Rowling once worked for Amnesty International.
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^ After studying French and Classics at Exeter University, with a year of study in Paris, she moved to London to work as a researcher and bilingual secretary for Amnesty International.
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^ After college she moved to London to work for Amnesty International as a researcher and bilingual secretary.
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[24]
.In 1990, while she was on a four-hour-delayed train trip from Manchester to London, the idea for a story of a young boy attending a school of wizardry "came fully formed" into her mind.^ In 1990, while she was on a four-hour-delayed train trip from Manchester to London, the idea for a story of a young boy attending a school of wizardry "came fully formed" into her mind.
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^ In 1990, Rowling first imagined Harry Potter while on a train that was delayed for hours between Manchester and London, and has noted that the character emerged to her "fully formed."
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^ Harry's story is told from the first time Rowling met him on the delayed train through the 2nd film and the fifth novel.

[25] She told The Boston Globe that
."I really don't know where the idea came from.^ She told The Boston Globe that "I really don't know where the idea came from.
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^ Don’t really know why I’m doing this.
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^ Don't really know why I'm doing this.
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.It started with Harry, then all these characters and situations came flooding into my head."^ Harry has all these faults.” .
  • Growing up Potter: From recess to college graduation, a generation matures during J.K. Rowling’s famed series / LJWorld.com 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www2.ljworld.com [Source type: General]

^ "Harry just strolled into my head fully formed."
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^ It started with Harry, then all these characters and situations came flooding into my head."
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[12][25]
.When she had reached her Clapham Junction flat, she began to write immediately.^ When she had reached her Clapham Junction flat, she began to write immediately.
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[12][26]
.However, in December of that year, Rowling’s mother died, after her ten-year battle with multiple sclerosis.^ However, in December of that year, Rowling’s mother died, after her ten-year battle with multiple sclerosis .
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^ However, on December 30 th 1990, Joanne’s mother died after suffering from Multiple Sclerosis for 10 years.
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^ In 1990, at the age of 25, he mother died due to multiple sclerosis.
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[12] Rowling commented,
."I was writing Harry Potter at the moment my mother died.^ I first met Harry Potter when my grandmother was dying.
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^ My favorite take on Harry Potter: .
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^ Me and my old-fashioned writing ways, by Harry Potter's creator .

.I had never told her about Harry Potter."^ I had never told her about Harry Potter."
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^ HARRY POTTER: Make a poster about Harry Potter.

^ Midnight about to toll for 'Harry Potter' .
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[10]
.Rowling said this death heavily affected her writing[10][27] and that she introduced much more detail about Harry's loss in the first book, because she knew about how it felt.^ Jangles: Are you going to write books about harry after school?
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^ Rowling sues over Harry Potter book .

^ I found it upsetting to write because I knew what it would mean to Harry.
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[28]
.Rowling then moved to Porto, Portugal to teach English as a foreign language.^ She went to Portugal, where she had a fun time teaching English as a second language.
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^ In 1990, at the age of 26, she moved to Portugal to teach English.
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^ In 1990, she moved to Portugal to teach English.

[19] .While there, on 16 October 1992, she married Portuguese television journalist Jorge Arantes.^ While in Portugal she met and married a Portuguese journalist.
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^ She married Portuguese television journalist Jorge Arantes on 16 October 1992.
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^ While there, on 16 October 1992, she married Portuguese television journalist Jorge Arantes.
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.Their one child, Jessica Isabel Rowling Arantes (named after Jessica Mitford), was born on 27 July 1993 in Portugal.^ Rowling met and married a journalist in Portugal (he was Portuguese), and her daughter Jessica was born in 1993.
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^ Jessica was born the following July.

^ Daughter, Jessica Rowling Arantes was born on July 27, 1993.
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[29] .They separated in November 1993.[29][30] In December 1993, Rowling and her daughter moved to be near her sister in Edinburgh, Scotland.^ Home: Lives with daughter in Edinburgh, Scotland .

^ J. K. Rowling Biography - a come back She moved to Edinburgh, Scotland, to be near her sister Di.

^ After her marriage ended in divorce, Rowling and her daughter moved to Edinburgh, Scotland, to be close to her younger sister, Di.
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[12] .During this period Rowling was diagnosed with clinical depression, and contemplated suicide.^ She was diagnosed with clinical depression and even contemplated suicide.
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^ During this period Rowling was diagnosed with clinical depression, and contemplated suicide.
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^ Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling said she contemplated suicide as she suffered from depression before her rise to success, according to an interview w...

[31] .It was the feeling of her illness which brought her the idea of Dementors, soulless creatures featured in Harry Potter.^ The idea for the Harry Potter novels .

^ Potter from idea Harry came The the .

^ Presents facsimile editions of two books from the world of Harry Potter--the text for Hogwarts' Care of Magical Creatures class and a book on the origins and ...
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[32]
.After Jessica's birth and the separation from her husband, Rowling had left her teaching job in Portugal.^ After Jessica's birth and the separation from her husband, Rowling had left her teaching job in Portugal.
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^ Rowling then moved to Oporto, Portugal, to teach English as a foreign language.
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^ Rowling split from her first husband, Portuguese journalist Jorge Arantes, shortly after their daughter Jessica was born in 1993.
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.In order to teach in Scotland she would need a postgraduate certificate of education (PGCE), requiring a full-time, year-long course of study.^ After she graduated from Exeter University, she found work as a secretary, and later spent time teaching English in Portugal before moving to Edinburgh, Scotland, with her daughter.
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^ She and the baby lived with her sister and brother-in-law for a while, then she lived in Scotland on welfare while she wrote her book, attended classes to earn a teaching certificate, and eventually taught classes.
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^ I really tought this through, didn’t I? But as I was saying it will be a long time till J.K. gets the inspiration for another book (and I’m still hopeful), but in the meantime an encyclopedi would be great!
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.She began this course in August 1995,[33] after completing her first novel while having survived on welfare.^ It was only in recent years, after having the first of four children nine years ago, that she began writing.
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^ Unemployed and living on state benefits, she completed her first novel, doing some of the work in an Edinburgh cafe.
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^ After Jessica's birth, Rowling left her teaching job, choosing instead to survive on welfare while working on her first novel.
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[34] .She wrote in many cafés, especially Nicolson's Café,[35] whenever she could get Jessica to fall asleep.^ She wrote in many cafés, especially Nicolson's Café, »"From the dole to Hollywood" whenever she could get Jessica to fall asleep.
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^ Nicolson's Cafe and Elephant House Caf), whenever she could get Jessica to fall asleep.
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^ Instead, as she stated on the American TV program A&E Biography , one of the reasons she wrote in cafés was because taking her baby out for a walk was the best way to make her fall asleep.
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[12][36] In a 2001 BBC interview, Rowling denied the rumour that she wrote in local cafés to escape from her unheated flat, remarking,
."I am not stupid enough to rent an unheated flat in Edinburgh in midwinter.^ In a 2001 BBC interview, Rowling denied the rumour that she wrote in local cafés to escape from her unheated flat, remarking, "I am not stupid enough to rent an unheated flat in Edinburgh in midwinter.
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It had heating."
.Instead, as she stated on the American TV program A&E Biography, one of the reasons she wrote in cafés was because taking her baby out for a walk was the best way to make her fall asleep.^ Instead, as she stated on the American TV program A&E Biography, one of the reasons she wrote in cafés was because taking her baby out for a walk was the best way to make her fall asleep.
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^ Instead, as she stated on the American TV program A&E Biography , one of the reasons she wrote in cafés was because taking her baby out for a walk was the best way to make her fall asleep.
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^ It’s based on a radio program in England called The Write Stuff which, in the tradition of British quiz shows, makes the typical American [...
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[36]

Harry Potter

Harry Potter books

.In 1995, Rowling finished her manuscript for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone on an old manual typewriter.^ JK Rowling is 'heartbroken' after finishing the final Harry Potter book.

^ Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (15) .
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^ Rowling sues over Harry Potter book .

[37] .Upon the enthusiastic response of Bryony Evans, a reader who had been asked to review the book’s first three chapters, the Fulham-based Christopher Little Literary Agents agreed to represent Rowling in her quest for a publisher.^ Upon the enthusiastic response of Bryony Evans, a reader who had been asked to review the book’s first three chapters, the Fulham-based Christopher Little Literary Agents agreed to represent Rowling in her quest for a publisher.
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^ Fulham-based Christopher Little Literary Agents agreed to represent Rowling in her quest for a publisher.
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^ It was here that a young reader, Bryony Evans, read the first chapter and laughed.
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.The book was submitted to twelve publishing houses, all of which rejected the manuscript.^ The book was handed to twelve publishing houses, all of which rejected it.
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^ The book was submitted to twelve publishing houses, all of which rejected the manuscript.
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^ If you’re submitting a manuscript to an agent or publisher, you might find 6 Tips for Submitting Sample Chapters to Publishers helpful.

[29] .A year later she was finally given the green light (and a £1500 advance) by editor Barry Cunningham from Bloomsbury, a small British publishing house in London, England.^ Published in 1999 in London by Bloomsbury.
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^ A year later she was finally given the green light (and a £1500 advance) by editor Barry Cunningham from Bloomsbury, a small British publishing house in London, England.
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^ Published in London in 1999 by Bloomsbury.
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[29][38] .The decision to publish Rowling's book apparently owes much to Alice Newton, the eight-year-old daughter of Bloomsbury’s chairman, who was given the first chapter to review by her father and immediately demanded the next.^ The first story I finished was when I was 6 years old.
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^ Rowling's books have existed as much as Tolkien's.
  • Money Face-Off: JRR Tolkien vs. JK Rowling - BloggingStocks 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.bloggingstocks.com [Source type: General]

^ Rowling can remember telling stories from early on and writing down her first story when she was 5 or 6 years old - about a rabbit called Rabbit who got the measles and was visited by friends including a giant bee called Miss Bee.
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[39 ] .Although Bloomsbury agreed to publish the book, Cunningham says that he advised Rowling to get a day job, since she had little chance of making money in children’s books.^ Although Bloomsbury agreed to publish the book, Cunningham says that he advised Rowling to get a day job, since she had little chance of making money in children’s books.
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^ That this book might make money is a reason for publishing it, not against.
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^ Upon the enthusiastic response of Bryony Evans, a reader who had been asked to review the book’s first three chapters, the Fulham-based Christopher Little Literary Agents agreed to represent Rowling in her quest for a publisher.
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[40] .Soon after, in 1997, Rowling received an £8000 grant from the Scottish Arts Council to enable her to continue writing.^ Rowling requested a grant from the Scottish Arts Council, which she eventually received, in order to complete her book.
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^ She won a grant from the Scottish Arts Council, which she used to buy a computer, but she writes all of her books by hand.
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^ The Scottish Arts Council gave her a grant to finish the book and, after a number of rejections, she eventually sold Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone for the equivalent of about USA $4,000 to Bloomsbury (UK).
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[41] .The following spring, an auction was held in the United States for the rights to publish the novel, and was won by Scholastic Inc., for $105,000. Rowling has said she “nearly died” when she heard the news.^ Rowling has said she “nearly died” when she heard the news.
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^ J.K. Rowling retains all publishing rights.
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^ Rowling said the following of the verdict: .
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[42]
.In June 1997, Bloomsbury published Philosopher’s Stone with an initial print-run of 1000 copies, five hundred of which were distributed to libraries.^ Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published in June of 1997 and was an overnight sensation.
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^ HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE This is the fourth printing, of the first edition, published by Bloomsbury in 1997.
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^ In June 1997, Bloomsbury published Philosopher’s Stone with an initial print-run of 1000 copies, five hundred of which were distributed to libraries.
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.Today, such copies are valued between £16,000 and £25,000.[43] Five months later, the book won its first award, a Nestlé Smarties Book Prize.^ The book won many awards, including the prestigious Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Medal.
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^ Today, such copies are valued between £16,000 and £25,000.
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^ Five months later, the book won its first award, a Nestlé Smarties Book Prize .
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.In February, the novel won the prestigious British Book Award for Children’s Book of the Year, and later, the Children’s Book Award.^ She won the book of the year category, and best children’s chapter book.
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^ In February, the novel won the prestigious British Book Award for Children’s Book of the Year, and later, the Children’s Book Award.
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^ It won the Smarties Book Prize Gold Medal for ages 9-11, and won the Children’s Book of the Year at the British Book Awards.
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.Its sequel, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, was published in July, 1998.[44] In October 1998, Scholastic published Philosopher’s Stone in the US under the title of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: a change Rowling claims she now regrets and would have fought if she had been in a better position at the time.^ Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published in June of 1997 and was an overnight sensation.
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^ And now he wants to publish another Harry Potter-themed book?
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^ In 1998, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was published in the United States, kicking off Harry-mania.
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[3 ]
.In December 1999, the third novel, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, won the Smarties Prize, making Rowling the first person to win the award three times running.^ I run a Harry Potter blog?
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^ Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (1999), through Chapter 7 (p.
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^ Rowling sues over Harry Potter book .

[45] .She later withdrew the fourth Harry Potter novel from contention to allow other books a fair chance.^ Harry Potter book - Google Search .
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^ Harry Potter and the Book Seven spoilers?
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^ Harry Potter books .
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.In January 2000, Prisoner of Azkaban won the inaugural Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year award, though it lost the Book of the Year prize to Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf.^ In January 2000, Prisoner of Azkaban won the inaugural Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year award, though it lost the Book of the Year prize to Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf.
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^ She won the book of the year category, and best children’s chapter book.
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^ In February, the novel won the prestigious British Book Award for Children’s Book of the Year, and later, the Children’s Book Award.
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[46]
.The fourth book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, was released simultaneously in the UK and the US on 8 July 2000, and broke sales records in both countries.^ Harry Potter book - Google Search .
  • JK Rowling in Video - Harry Potter discussion forum for movies, books, and more! - The Leaky Lounge 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.leakylounge.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) 8.
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^ I got started on Harry Potter when book four was released.
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.Some 372,775 copies of the book were sold in its first day in the UK, almost equalling the number Prisoner of Azkaban sold during its first year.^ Some 372,775 copies of the book were sold in its first day in the UK, almost equalling the number Prisoner of Azkaban sold during its first year.
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^ In 2003, J.K.'s fifth installment of her Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, became the fastest selling book ever with an average of 220 copies sold per minute in the first 24 hours.
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^ In January 2000, Prisoner of Azkaban won the inaugural Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year award , though it lost the Book of the Year prize to Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf .
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[47] .In the US, the book sold three million copies in its first 48 hours, smashing all literary sales records.^ It too broke all sales records, selling nine million copies in its first 24 hours of release.
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^ Conservatively, it's estimated that the books have sold $480 million in three years.
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^ She earned 48 million through book sales and the box office.
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[47] .Rowling admitted that she had had a moment of crisis while writing the novel; "Halfway through writing Four, I realised there was a serious fault with the plot ...^ Rowling admitted that she had had a moment of crisis while writing the novel; "Halfway through writing Four, I realised there was a serious fault with the plot ...
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^ Rowling's agent, Christopher Little, confirmed the possibility admitting that the author has "retained all the rights in the Harry Potter series."
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^ I wrote what I thought was half the book and suddenly realized that there was this huge, gaping hole in the middle of the plot,” says Rowling in J.K. Rowling: The Wizard Behind the Harry Potter .

.I've had some of my blackest moments with this book ...^ I've had some of my blackest moments with this book ...
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^ So, I'm not from GB, but I've been known to watch my fair share of BBC, and to me the "done" sentence in book 5 just seems like something that GBer's would say.
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^ Some of the best moments in Rowling's books occur when she reminds us that the wizards-in-training at Hogwarts are, after all, just children.
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.One chapter I rewrote 13 times, though no-one who has read it can spot which one or know the pain it caused me."^ This time, no one knows what’s going on either.” .

^ Who stole our reading time?
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^ I wish I had read this before the movie came out though, it would have been one of my favorites, the movie guys did a great job following the book so closely.
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[48] .Rowling was named author of the year in the 2000 British Book Awards.^ Rowling has also been named an Officer of the British Empire.
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^ Rowling was named author of the year in the 2000 British Book Awards.
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^ In January 2000, Prisoner of Azkaban won the inaugural Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year award, though it lost the Book of the Year prize to Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf.
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[49]
.A wait of three years occurred between the release of Goblet of Fire and the fifth Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.^ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Bloomsbury, 2000 .

^ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix diary 2 video – for the video game.
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^ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Bloomsbury, 2003 .

.This gap led to press speculation that Rowling had developed writer's block, speculations she fervently denied.^ This gap led to press speculation that Rowling had developed writer's block, speculations she fervently denied.
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^ Rowling denies wroter's block .
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^ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling is scheduled to be published by Scholastic Press (NASDAQ: SCHL ) on July 21, and some fans are speculating that Harry will die.
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[50] .Rowling later admitted that writing the book was a chore.^ Rowling later admitted that writing the book was a chore.
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^ However, upon later reflecting on the completed work, Rowling admits that she "felt ill", and "vomited on an hourly basis".
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^ Writers who fancy themselves as the next JK Rowling are being invited to submit entries to a national children’s book writing competition.

"I think Phoenix could have been shorter", she told Lev Grossman, "I knew that, and I ran out of time and energy toward the end."[51]
.The sixth book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, was released on 16 July 2005. It too broke all sales records, selling nine million copies in its first 24 hours of release.^ The fifth Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix , was released in 2007, and the sixth, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , is due for release in 2009.

^ I really like all the books about Harry Potter.
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^ And the Half-Blood Prince I worked that out in the first few chapters.
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[52] .While writing, she told a fan online, "Book six has been planned for years, but before I started writing seriously I spend two months re-visiting the plan and making absolutely sure I knew what I was doing."^ It took her six years to write the book.
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^ JK Rowling replies -> It's hard to say; book six has been planned for years, but before I started writing seriously I spend two months re-visting the plan and making absolutely sure I knew what I was doing (learning from my mistakes - I didn't check the plan for 'Goblet of Fire' and had to re-write a third of the book.
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^ She planned seven books in the series - one for each of the years the hero was at school.
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[53] .She noted on her website that the opening chapter of book six, which features a conversation between the Minister of Magic and the British Prime Minister, had been intended as the first chapter first for Philosopher's Stone, then Chamber of Secrets then Prisoner of Azkaban.^ She noted on her website that the opening chapter of book six, which features a conversation between the Minister of Magic and the British Prime Minister, had been intended as the first chapter first for Philosopher's Stone , then Chamber of Secrets then Prisoner of Azkaban .
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^ Rowling refers to the first book as the Philosopher's Stone.

^ I finished Philosopher's Stone, I literally started Chamber of Secrets that afternoon.
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[54] .In 2006, Half-Blood Prince received the Book of the Year prize at the British Book Awards.^ Half-Blood Prince preview .
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^ HP and the Half-Blood Prince (84) .
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^ In 2006, Half-Blood Prince received the Book of the Year prize at the British Book Awards .
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[55]
.The title of the seventh and final Harry Potter book was revealed 21 December 2006 to be Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.^ JK Rowling has revealed the title of the final Harry Potter book - 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'.

^ What was Harry Potter's final great concern?
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^ Harry Potter's final secret: The Deathly Hallows .

[56] .In February 2007 it was reported that Rowling wrote on a bust in her hotel room at the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh that she had finished the seventh book in that room on 11 January 2007.[57] Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was released on 21 July 2007 (0:00 BST) and broke its predecessor's record as the fastest-selling book of all time.^ JK Rowling has revealed the title of the final Harry Potter book - 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'.

^ July 21, 2007 2:17 AM .
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^ Pages missing in hundreds of Harry Potter books – a report from Pakistan.
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[58] .It sold 11 million copies in the first day of release in the United Kingdom and United States.^ Currently, the series has sold over 325 million copies worldwide and been translated into 65 languages since the first book was published in 1997.
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^ The Potter books have sold more than 325 million copies worldwide with translations into 64 languages.
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^ The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown's latest novel since his worldwide bestseller The Da Vinci Code, has surpassed the 2 million copies sold mark since the book's release on September 15.
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[58] .She has said that the last chapter of the book was written "in something like 1990", as part of her earliest work on the entire series.^ She has said that the last chapter of the book was written "in something like 1990", as part of her earliest work on the entire series.
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^ This is supposed to be the 2nd to last book in the series.
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^ The last three volumes in the series have been the fastest-selling books in history, grossing more in their opening 24 hours than blockbuster films.
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[59] .During a year period when Rowling was completing the last book, she allowed herself to be filmed for a documentary which aired in Britain on ITV on 30 December 2007. It was entitled J K Rowling...^ Accessed 30 December 2007.
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^ During a year period when Rowling was completing the last book, she allowed herself to be filmed for a documentary which aired in Britain on ITV on 30 December 2007.
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^ It's hard to believe that, by the end of 2011, the full collection of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" books will have been committed to film.
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.A Year In The Life
and showed her returning to her old Edinburgh tenement flat where she lived, and completed the first Harry Potter book.^ Harry Potter book - Google Search .
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^ A complete set of deluxe first printings of Bloomsbury Harry Potter books.
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^ Harry Potter and the Book Seven spoilers?
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[60] .Re-visiting the flat for the first time reduced her to tears, saying it was "really where I turned my life around completely."^ Re-visiting the flat for the first time reduced her to tears, saying it was "really where I turned my life around completely."
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^ I sort of put my head up and got a big lungful of air, and I looked around, and I saw what had happened, and I allowed myself time to deal with it a bit better.
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^ "I tried to put Rita in ''Philosopher's Stone - you know when Harry walks into the Leaky Cauldron for the first time and everyone says, "Mr.
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[60]
.Harry Potter is now a global brand worth an estimated £7 billion ($15 billion),[61] and the last four Harry Potter books have consecutively set records as the fastest-selling books in history.^ And now he wants to publish another Harry Potter-themed book?
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^ Harry Potter and the Book Seven spoilers?
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^ Last 3 volumes of the Harry Potter series have been the fastest selling books in history.
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[58][62] .The series, totalling 4,195 pages,[63] has been translated, in whole or in part, into 65 languages.^ The series, totalling 4,195 pages, has been translated, in whole or in part, into 65 languages.
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^ The series, totalling 4,195 pages, Sawyer, Jenny.
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^ She is the most successful literary author of all time and her world-famous Harry Potter series has so far sold a staggering 400,000,000 copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty five different languages.
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[64]
.The Harry Potter books have also gained recognition for sparking an interest in reading among the young at a time when children were thought to be abandoning books for computers and television,[65] although the series' overall impact on children's reading habits has been questioned.^ Harry Potter book - Google Search .
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^ Quiz 1 How many books are there in the Harry Potter series?
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^ This is the third entry in the wildly popular Harry Potter series of books.
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[66]

Harry Potter films

In October 1998, Warner Bros. purchased the film rights to the first two novels for a seven-figure sum.[67] .A film version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was released on 16 November 2001, and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on 15 November 2002.[68] Both were directed by Chris Columbus.^ A remarkable sequel to the best-selling Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
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^ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) 12.
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^ Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets [videorecording] / Warner Bros.

.4 June 2004 saw the release of the film version of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, directed by Alfonso Cuarón.^ DVD 0292 Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban .
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^ Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban [videorecording] / Warner Bros.

^ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” – the best movie from the best book in the series – was released in 2004.
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.The fourth film, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, was directed by another new director, Mike Newell, and released on 18 November 2005. The film of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was released on 11 July 2007.[68] David Yates directed, and Michael Goldenberg wrote the screenplay, having taken over the position from Steve Kloves.^ Pictures presents a Heyday Films production ; produced by David Heyman, David Barron ; screenplay by Steve Kloves ; directed by David Yates.

^ The fifth Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix , was released in 2007, and the sixth, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , is due for release in 2009.

^ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) 8.
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.Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was released on 15 July 2009.[69][70] David Yates directed again, and Kloves returned to screenwrite it.^ David Yates to direct Harry Potter – David Yates will be directing Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as well as Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix .
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^ By Vernon Carpenter   |  Published 7/15/2007 More topics: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince .
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^ "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" is packed with twists and turns.
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[71] .In March 2008, Warner Bros.^ By Rosa Hayes   |  Published 4/14/2008 More topics: Warner Bros .
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^ In March 2008, Warner Bros.
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announced that the final instalment of the series, .Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, would be filmed in two segments, with part one released in November 2010 and part two released in May 2011. Yates would again return to direct both films.^ Sneak peek at Harry Potter finale 'Deathly Hallows' .

^ Harry Potter's final secret: The Deathly Hallows .

^ Yates would again return to direct both films.
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[72]
.Warner Bros took considerable notice of Rowling's desires and thoughts when drafting her contract.^ JK Rowling official site Harry Potter - Bloomsbury Books Harry Potter - Warner Bros Movies MuggleNet fan site The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites .
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^ Warner Bros have confirmed that the two film adaptations covering JK Rowlings Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book will be converted into the 3D format.
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^ Warner Bros have confirmed that the two film adaptations covering JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book will be converted into the 3D format.

.One of her principal stipulations was the films be shot in Britain with an all-British cast, which has been adhered to strictly.^ It will be filmed in Britain, with an all-British cast."

^ I've read all of the Harry Potter novels (although, I've yet to finish the last one) and have seen all the Harry Potter films...
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[73] .In an unprecedented move, Rowling also demanded that Coca-Cola, the victor in the race to tie in their products to the film series, donate $18 million to the American charity Reading is Fundamental, as well as a number of community charity programs.^ Maybe donate the proceeds to charity as well...?
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^ In an unprecedented move, Rowling also demanded that Coca-Cola , the victor in the race to tie in their products to the film series, donate $18 million to the American charity Reading is Fundamental , as well as a number of community charity programs.
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^ Coca-Cola were forced to give $18m to the American charity Reading is Fundamental in return for being allowed to rights to the movie tie-ins.
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[74]
.The first four films were scripted by Steve Kloves; Rowling assisted him in the writing process, ensuring that his scripts did not contradict future books in the series.^ The first four films were scripted by Steve Kloves; Rowling assisted him in the writing process, ensuring that his scripts did not contradict future books in the series.
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^ Rowling said this death heavily affected her writing and that she introduced much more detail about Harry's loss in the first book, because she knew about how it felt.
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^ Penned "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," the fifth book in the Harry Potter series; film released in 2007 and directed by David Yates .
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.She has said that she told him more about the later books than anybody else (prior to their release), but not everything.^ But he argues that the books do more than entertain.
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^ But the books offer more than that to her.
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^ More than anybody.
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[75] .She has also said that she told Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) certain secrets about their characters before they were revealed in the books.^ Worrying about what a character in a book does.
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^ Are you thinking about Alan Rickman or about Snape?
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^ I only hope that Ms. Rowling will continue past book seven -- perhaps going back in time to show how Hagrid, Dumbledore, Harry's parents, Snape and all of the other bit characters became whom they are today.
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[76] .Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) asked her if Harry died at any point in the series; Rowling answered him by saying, "You have a death scene", thereby not explicitly answering the question.^ Daniel Radcliffe talks Harry Potter 6 and 7 – in an interview for collider.com.
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^ Daniel Radcliffe ( Harry Potter ) asked her if Harry died at any point in the series; Rowling answered him by saying, "You have a death scene", thereby not explicitly answering the question.
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^ Rowling sues over Harry Potter book .

[77] .Steven Spielberg was approached to direct the first film, but dropped out.^ Heyday Films/1492 Pictures/Duncan Henderson production ; produced by David Heyman ; screenplay by Steven Kloves ; directed by Chris Columbus.

^ Potter’ films voted favourites by kids in the UK – “The Philosopher’s Stone” came first, followed by “The Prisoner of Azkaban” in a poll carried out by First Light Movies.
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.The press has repeatedly claimed that Rowling played a role in his departure, but Rowling stated that she has no say in who directs the films and would not have vetoed Spielberg if she had.^ We recently brought you the news that negotiations with the three leads for the final films have been sewn up , after some dispute as to whether Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger, would be returning to finish out the series.
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^ The private Rowling issued no photos, but the happy couple were caught on film several months ago: .
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^ CHRISTIAN motifs play a central role in the Harry Potter stories, author JK Rowling told an American television audience on July 29.
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[78] .Rowling's first choice for the director had been Monty Python member Terry Gilliam, as she is a fan of his work.^ Rowling's first choice for the director had been Monty Python member Terry Gilliam, as she is a fan of his work.
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^ Rowling (in the dough) you could be thankful you have fans who are that interested as to compile your work.
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^ Film director and former Python Terry Gilliam has revealed that he was J. K. Rowling’s original choice to direct the Harry Potter films.
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Warner Bros. wanted a more family friendly film, and eventually they settled on Chris Columbus.[79]

After Harry Potter

.Rowling has stated that she plans to continue writing.^ J.K. Rowlings next writing plans .

^ Soon after, in 1997, Rowling received an £8000 grant from the Scottish Arts Council to enable her to continue writing.
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^ July 16, 2005 11:48 AM How many HP books is JK Rowling planning to write?

[80] In an interview with Stephen Fry in 2005, Rowling claimed that she would much prefer to write any subsequent books under a pseudonym; however she conceded to Jeremy Paxman in 2003 that if she did, the press would probably "find out in seconds."[81] In 2006, Rowling revealed that she had finished writing a few short stories and another children's book (a "political fairy story") about a monster, aimed at a younger audience than Harry Potter readers.[82]
.She is not planning to write an eighth Harry Potter book, and has stated, "I can't say I'll never write another book about that world just because I think, what do I know, in ten years' time I might want to return to it but I think it's unlikely."^ I don't care what others say, I think Harry Potter is one of the best books in the world!
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^ I really like all the books about Harry Potter.
  • J.K. Rowling - Dating, Gossip, News, J.K. Rowling Photos 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.whosdatedwho.com [Source type: General]

^ It took her six years to write the book.
  • J.K. Rowling - Dating, Gossip, News, J.K. Rowling Photos 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.whosdatedwho.com [Source type: General]
  • EFL Club > People > J.K. Rowling 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC eflclub.com [Source type: General]

[83] .However, Rowling has said she will be writing an encyclopedia of Harry Potter's wizarding world consisting of various unpublished material and notes.^ A U.S. news anchor was angry after Rowling said Harry Potter was gay.

^ Rowling sues over Harry Potter book .

^ However, Rowling has said she will be writing an encyclopedia of Harry Potter'''s wizarding world consisting of various unpublished material and notes.
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[84] .Any profits from such a book would be given to charity.^ Any profits from such a book would be given to charity.
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^ I would like to remind him, as I told my friend, Brent HARTINGER has included gay characters in his books and not identified them as such.
  • J. K. Rowling Says "Harry Potter" Character is Gay | AfterElton.com 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.afterelton.com [Source type: General]

^ Petréa Mitchell Rowling has said that all the money that would normally go to her from the hypothetical official Harry Potter encyclopedia would be given to charity.
  • Why J.K. Rowling Shouldn't Get To Prevent Harry Potter Guidebook Publication | Techdirt 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

[85] .During a news conference at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre in 2007, Rowling, when asked how the encyclopedia was coming along, said, "It's not coming along, and I haven't started writing it.^ J. K. Rowling said that the writing of the last book was “coming along nicely”.
  • J K Rowling page: bibliography biography interviews essays news articles 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.authortrek.com [Source type: General]

^ During a news conference at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre in 2007, Rowling, when asked how the encyclopedia was coming along, said, "It's not coming along, and I haven't started writing it.
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^ Rowling said this death heavily affected her writing and that she introduced much more detail about Harry's loss in the first book, because she knew about how it felt.
  • MySpace - J.K. Rowling - 44 - Female - scottland, Scotland - myspace.com/jkrowlingharrypotter 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

.I never said it was the next thing I'd do."^ I never said it was the next thing I'd do."
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^ In November 2007, Rowling said that she was working on another book, a "half-finished book for children that I think will probably be the next thing I publish."
  • � J. K. Rowling Specs �"; 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.aadet.com [Source type: General]

[86] .As of the end of 2007, Rowling has said that the encyclopaedia could take up to ten years to complete, stating "There is no point in doing it unless it is amazing.^ During a year period when Rowling was completing the last book, she allowed herself to be filmed for a documentary which aired in Britain on ITV on 30 December 2007.
  • MySpace - J.K. Rowling - 44 - Female - scottland, Scotland - myspace.com/jkrowlingharrypotter 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ The encyclopaedia simply remains something Ms. Rowling would like to complete sometime in the future.
  • Potterish.com EN [Year 7] - Your Source of News About Harry Potter, JK Rowling, Fanfics, Movie 6 and Book 7 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC en.potterish.com [Source type: General]

^ Alexis Galvin on July 30, 2007 10:26 PM I just turned 12 years old on July 25 and I was wondering if there is any e-mail or way to contact J.K. Rowling.

The last thing I want to do is to rush something out".[60]
.In July 2007, Rowling said that she wants to dedicate "lots" of her time to her family, but is currently "sort of writing two things", one for children and the other for adults.^ One that is for children and the other that is for adults.

^ I sort of work around my children, so I spend a lot of time with them.
  • CBBC Newsround | World | Read the FULL JK Rowling interview 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: Original source]

^ The only thing that she ever really wanted to do was write.

[87] .She did not give any details about the two projects but did state that she was excited because the two book situation reminded her of writing the Philosopher's Stone, explaining how she was then writing two books until Harry took over.^ Jangles: Are you going to write books about harry after school?
  • 2004: Accio Quote!, the largest archive of J.K. Rowling interviews on the web 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.accio-quote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It took her six years to write the book.
  • J.K. Rowling - Dating, Gossip, News, J.K. Rowling Photos 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.whosdatedwho.com [Source type: General]
  • EFL Club > People > J.K. Rowling 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC eflclub.com [Source type: General]

^ Deal Zone Bargain Hunters 50% off Globe and Mail Bestsellers Up to 40% off Daily Top 50 Top DVDs up to 40% off 30% off select Board Games Up to 40% off Best Books of the Decade Books Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone .
  • chapters.indigo.ca: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: J.K. Rowling: Books 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.chapters.indigo.ca [Source type: General]

[88] .She stated in October 2007 that her future work was unlikely to be in the fantasy genre, explaining, "I think probably I've done my fantasy ...^ She stated in October 2007 that her future work was unlikely to be in the fantasy genre, explaining, "I think probably I've done my fantasy ...
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^ February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 Sub-genres .

^ In November 2007, Rowling said that she was working on another book, a "half-finished book for children that I think will probably be the next thing I publish."
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it would be incredibly difficult to go out and create another world that didn't in some way overlap with .Harry's or maybe borrow a little too much from Harry."^ Harry's or maybe borrow a little too much from Harry."
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^ I dont really care how much of her money she wants to waste on a party which has little relevance in my country.She maybe thinks Labour are important in her country.
  • JK Rowling conjures up £1m donation for Labour - Scotland on Sunday 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com [Source type: News]

^ I really think she should right another book, but maybe not an 8th book because Harry has pretty much done what he needs to do.
  • JK Rowling considers 8th Harry Potter book | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: General]

[89] .In November 2007, Rowling said that she was working on another book, a "half-finished book for children that I think will probably be the next thing I publish."^ Is this an indication that she is working on another book, perhaps?
  • JK Rowling : Gryffindor Gazette - The latest about Hogwarts & Muggles, with a little lemon twist. 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.gryffindorgazette.com [Source type: General]

^ I never said it was the next thing I'd do."
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^ In November 2007, Rowling said that she was working on another book, a "half-finished book for children that I think will probably be the next thing I publish."
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[90] .In March 2008, Rowling confirmed that her "political fairy tale" for children was nearing completion.^ J.K. Rowling fairy tale sells for what?

^ Accessed 2 November 2007 In March 2008, Rowling confirmed that her "political fairy tale" for children was nearing completion.
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^ In 2006, Rowling revealed that she had finished writing a few short stories and another children's book (a "political fairy story") about a monster, aimed at a younger audience than Harry Potter readers.
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[91]
.In March 2008, Rowling revealed in interview that she had returned to writing in Edinburgh cafés, intent on composing a new novel for children.^ J. K. Rowling – The Sequel – J. K. Rowling has revealed that she is writing 2 new novels, one for children and one for adults, but that neither of them will be fantasy.
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^ In March 2008, Rowling revealed in interview that she had returned to writing in Edinburgh cafés, intent on composing a new novel for children.
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^ In 2006, Rowling revealed that she had finished writing a few short stories and another children's book (a "political fairy story") about a monster, aimed at a younger audience than Harry Potter readers.
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."I will continue writing for children because that's what I enjoy," she told The Daily Telegraph.^ Hannah Fenwick for Kingdom FM - I would like to know how you have time to write the book because you have got two children?
  • CBBC Newsround | World | Read the FULL JK Rowling interview 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: Original source]

^ I will continue writing for children because that’s what I enjoy,” reveals Jo, who greatly misses the child wizard.
  • Potterish.com EN [Year 7] - Your Source of News About Harry Potter, JK Rowling, Fanfics, Movie 6 and Book 7 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC en.potterish.com [Source type: General]

."I am very good at finding a suitable café; I blend into the crowd and, of course, I don't sit in the middle of the bar staring all around me."^ "I really don't know where the idea came from", she told the Boston Globe, "It started with Harry, then all these characters and situations came flooding into my head."
  • MySpace - J.K. Rowling - 44 - Female - scottland, Scotland - myspace.com/jkrowlingharrypotter 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ JK Rowling: That is one of those very good questions that I don't think I can answer.
  • CBBC Newsround | World | Read the FULL JK Rowling interview 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: Original source]

^ As for Tolkien, of course, the distance between our world and his Middle-earth is unbridgeable even by magic rings (which are of course very much in evidence in other connections!
  • Harry Potter vs. Gandalf: Magic in J.K. Rowling, Tolkien, and C.S. Lewis 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.decentfilms.com [Source type: Original source]
  • Harry Potter vs. Gandalf: Magic in J.K. Rowling, Tolkien, and C.S. Lewis 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.decentfilms.com [Source type: Original source]

[92]

Life after Harry Potter

.Forbes has named Rowling as the first person to become a U.S.-dollar billionaire by writing books,[93] the second-richest female entertainer and the 1,062nd richest person in the world.^ Forbes has named Rowling as the first person to become a U.S.-dollar billionaire by writing books, Watson, Julie and Kellner, Tomas.
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^ In February 2004, Forbes magazine estimated her fortune as 576 million, making her the first person to become a billionaire (in terms of U.S. dollars) by writing books.
  • Books by J. K. Rowling - Bibliography and List of Works 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.biblio.com [Source type: General]

^ Forbes magazine put Rowling second only to Oprah as the richest woman in entertainment, ahead of Martha Stewart and Madonna — and as the first person to become a billionaire by writing books.
  • EFL Club > People > J.K. Rowling 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC eflclub.com [Source type: General]

[94] .When first listed as a billionaire by Forbes in 2004, Rowling disputed the calculations and said she had plenty of money, but was not a billionaire.^ When first listed as a billionaire by Forbes in 2004, Rowling disputed the calculations and said she had plenty of money, but was not a billionaire.
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^ Rowling is the only career author on Forbes' Billionaires list.
  • MySpace - JK Rowling Fan Site/Made with love by Dreamer - 44 - Female - myspace.com/alterdream 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ In February 2004, Forbes magazine estimated her fortune as 576 million (just over US$1 billion), making her the first person to become a US dollar billionaire by writing books.
  • Favorite Author: J. K. Rowling - CB Movie Discussion Forum & Message Board 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.cinemablend.com [Source type: General]

[95] .In addition, the 2008 Sunday Times Rich List named Rowling the 144th richest person in Britain.^ J. K. Rowling 136 th richest person in the UK – according to the Sunday Times Rich List.
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^ Harry Potter star is richest teen – “The Sunday Times” story about Daniel Radcliffe becoming Britain’s richest teenager .
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^ What is interesting is that this comes on the same day as Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People came out with JK Rowling conspicuously NOT on the list.
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  • Harry Potter Prognostications Podcast – JK Rowling 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.hpprogs.com [Source type: General]

[5] .In 2001, Rowling purchased a luxurious nineteenth-century estate house, Killiechassie House, on the banks of the River Tay, near Aberfeldy, in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.^ In 2001, Rowling purchased a luxurious nineteenth-century estate house , Killiechassie House, on the banks of the River Tay , near Aberfeldy , in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.
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^ The sales made her a multi-millionaire, and in 2001 she used the proceeds to buy a luxurious 19th century mansion on the banks of the River Tay in Perthshire, Scotland, where she married her second husband, Dr. Neil Murray, on December 26th, 2001.
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^ Rowling, 37, married Dr Neil Murray at a secret Boxing day ceremony in 2001 at their home in Aberfeldy, Perthshire.

[96] .Rowling also owns a home in Merchiston, Edinburgh, and a £4.5 million ($9 million) Georgian house in Kensington, West London,[97] on a street with 24-hour security.^ Last Potter books blitzes record – Scholastic say that 8.3 million copies were sold within 24 hours of the release of The Deathly Hallows .
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^ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sells 2.6 million copies in Britain in 24 hours – 27/07/2007 .
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^ The Associated Press reports that 8.3 million copies of the last Harry Potter book sold within the first 24 hours, according to the publisher, Scholastic.

[98]
.On 26 December 2001, Rowling married Neil Michael Murray (born 30 June 1971), an anaesthetist, in a private ceremony at her Aberfeldy home.^ Rowling, 37, married Dr Neil Murray at a secret Boxing day ceremony in 2001 at their home in Aberfeldy, Perthshire.

^ JK Rowling and Neil Murray were married privately on December 26 in their house in Perthshire.

^ SUNDAY DECEMBER 30 2001 .

[99] This was a second marriage for both Rowling and Murray, as Murray had previously been married to Dr. Fiona Duncan in 1996. Murray and Duncan separated in 1999 and divorced in the summer of 2001. Rowling and Murray's son David Gordon Rowling Murray was born on 24 March 2003.[100] Shortly after Rowling began writing Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince she took a break from working on the novel to care for him in his early infancy.[101] Rowling's youngest child, daughter Mackenzie Jean Rowling Murray, to whom she dedicated Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, was born 23 January 2005.[102]
.Rowling is a member of the Church of Scotland.^ Rowling is a member of the Church of Scotland .
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^ The Catholic Church in Scotland refused to comment directly on Rowling's remarks, but reiterated its support for policies which support the traditional family structure.
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.She once said, "I believe in God, not magic."^ Stephen Fry: Now let's cross over to Hong Kong, China where we have a question from the Korea International School SCHOOL CHILDREN (all at once): Do you believe in magic?
  • MuggleNet | JK Rowling Q&A session at Royal Albert Hall 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.mugglenet.com [Source type: Original source]

^ J. K. Rowling has repeatedly said that, like most people nowadays, she doesn’t believe in magic (see the end of this CNN interview ).
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  • Harry Potter vs. Gandalf: Magic in J.K. Rowling, Tolkien, and C.S. Lewis 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.decentfilms.com [Source type: Original source]

^ JKR has said that she believes in God and attends church "more than weddings and christenings".
  • J.K. Rowling a Christian? - Harry Potter discussion forum for movies, books, and more! - The Leaky Lounge 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.leakylounge.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[103] Early on she felt that if readers knew of her Christian beliefs, they would be able to "guess what is coming in the books."[104] Rowling has stated that she struggles with her own beliefs. .In an interview with the Today Show in July 2007, she said, "... until we reached Book Seven, views of what happens after death and so on ...^ The hotly awaited seventh and final book in the internationally adored Harry Potter series will be published on July 21, 2007.
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling 2007, Hardcover: items on eBay.com 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC catalog.ebay.com [Source type: General]

^ July 21, 2007, it was announced today by Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company.
  • MySpace - JK Rowling Fan Site/Made with love by Dreamer - 44 - Female - myspace.com/alterdream 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Until Book Seven is finished, my priority has to be the books.

would give away a lot of what was coming. So ... yes, my belief and my struggling with religious belief and so on .I think is quite apparent in this book."^ I think is quite apparent in this book."
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^ Quite frankly i think an 8th book would be better, but what ever Mrs. J.K.Rowling wants, she can do i dont give a fuck.
  • JK Rowling considers 8th Harry Potter book | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: General]

^ Ross: Well, I think it would take quite a lot of control not to let your eldest child who knows the books -- finish.
  • Accio Quote!, the Largest Archive of J.K. Rowling quotes on the web 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.accio-quote.org [Source type: Original source]

[105]
.Rowling commented on her political views when she discussed the 2008 United States presidential election with the Spanish-language newspaper El País.^ Rowling commented on her political views when she discussed the 2008 United States presidential election with the Spanish-language newspaper El País .
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^ 'Harry Potter y el misterio del principe', the sixth Spanish-language installment of the bestselling Harry Potter book series by J.K. Rowling, published in Spain by Ediciones Salamandra, will be released simultaneously for Spanish-speakers around the world,in the United States at 12:30 p.m.

^ Twinrova Note: I want to point out my comment here is not to defend JK Rowling and will state what she's doing is beyond stupid.
  • Orson Scott Card Rips Apart JK Rowling For The Lexicon Lawsuit | Techdirt 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: Original source]

.She said she is obsessed with the United States elections because they will have a profound effect on the rest of the world.^ It was originally relesed only in the UK. When it was released in the United States and the rest of the world, the title was changed to the Sorcerer's Stone.

^ James D. Dirck from Connecticut, United States You have inspired me to create my own world in a book ...
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.In February 2008, she said that both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton would be "extraordinary" in the White House.^ In February 2008, she said that both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton would be "extraordinary" in the White House.
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^ BILL MAHER: Andrew Sullivan, General Wesley Clark, and Martina Navratilova appear on the show to talk about Bush, ruling through fear, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama's gospel tour.
  • J.K. Rowling Hub | J.K. Rowling Gay Blog Report | Towleroad, News Daily for Gay Guys. 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.towleroad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In the same interview, she also said her hero was Robert F. Kennedy.^ In the same interview, she also said her hero was Robert F. Kennedy .
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^ Her hero is Robert F. Kennedy.
  • J.K. Rowling - Dating, Gossip, News, J.K. Rowling Photos 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.whosdatedwho.com [Source type: General]

[106][107]
.Rowling has received honorary degrees from St Andrews University, the University of Edinburgh, Napier University, the University of Exeter[108] and the University of Aberdeen.^ Edinburgh University - Honorary Degree JK Rowling has received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh, recognising her huge contribution to children's literature .
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^ Her University years she spent at Exeter University, where she received a degree in French.
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^ Rowling has received honorary degrees from St Andrews University, the University of Edinburgh , Napier University , the University of Exeter and the University of Aberdeen .
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[109][110] .On 5 June 2008, Rowling spoke at the Harvard University commencement ceremony where she received another honorary degree.^ Harvard commencement June 2008 - Google Search .
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^ Harvard Commencement 2008 - Google Search .
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^ Harvard University's 357th Commencement Graduation on 5th June 2008 - Google Search .
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[111] .In 2009 Rowling was awarded the Légion d'honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.^ In 2009 Rowling was awarded the Légion d'honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
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^ She revealed publicly, during the Elysée Palace ceremony, that her maternal grandfather was French and had also received the Légion d'honneur for his bravery at the First World War battle of Verdun.
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.She revealed publicly, during the Elysée Palace ceremony, that her maternal grandfather was French and had also received the Légion d'honneur for his bravery at the First World War battle of Verdun.^ She revealed publicly, during the Elysée Palace ceremony, that her maternal grandfather was French and had also received the Légion d'honneur for his bravery at the First World War battle of Verdun.
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^ In 2009 Rowling was awarded the Légion d'honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
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[112] .Matt Latimer, a former speech writer for President George W Bush has claimed in his book Speechless: Tales of a White House Survivor that Rowling was turned down for the Presidential Medal of Freedom because White House officials in the Bush administration believed that the Harry Potter series promoted witchcraft.^ JK Rowling is 'heartbroken' after finishing the final Harry Potter book.

^ Harry Potter book - Google Search .
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^ Quiz 1 How many books are there in the Harry Potter series?
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[113]

Relationship with the press

.Rowling has had a difficult relationship with the press.^ Rowling has had a difficult relationship with the press.
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^ Some have speculated that Rowling's fraught relationship with the press was the inspiration behind the character Rita Skeeter.
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She admits to being "thin-skinned" and dislikes the fickle nature of reporting. ."They went in one day from saying, 'She’s got writer’s block' to saying, 'She's been self-indulgent'", she told The Times in 2003, "And I thought, well, what a difference 24 hours makes."^ You’re an amazing writer and I hope that one day (If I ever get around to publishing a book of my own) I might be able to meet you….
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^ Potter makes history: 1.7 lakh copies sold in a day – how the launch went in China.
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^ I have got to be careful what I say there, haven’t I? If you could be one of the characters for a day, who would it be?
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.However, Rowling disputes her reputation as a recluse who hates to be interviewed.^ However, Rowling disputes her reputation as a recluse who hates to be interviewed.
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^ I say that I have heard that she has become a recluse and hates interviews.

[114] .In 2001, the Press Complaints Commission upheld a complaint by Rowling over a series of unauthorised photographs of her with her daughter on the beach in Mauritius published in OK! Magazine.^ In 2001, the Press Complaints Commission upheld a complaint by Rowling over a series of unauthorised photographs of her with her daughter on the beach in Mauritius published in OK! Magazine .
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^ Another area of legal dispute involves a series of injunctions obtained by Rowling and her publishers to prohibit anyone from reading her books before their official release date.
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^ According to the Associated Press, the final installment of J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has sold 11.5 million copies in the past 10 days.

[115] .In 2007, Rowling's young son, David, assisted by Rowling and her husband, lost a court fight to ban publication of a photograph of him.^ This followed the publication of a photo of J. K. Rowling’s son, David.
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^ David on March 4, 2007 12:46 AM Dear Mrs. Rowling, .

^ Friends of Rowling describe her new husband as being a huge moral support when the pressure of fame becomes to much and she is worried about public appearances.

.The photo, taken by a photographer using a long-range lens, was subsequently published in a Sunday Express article featuring Rowling's family life and motherhood.^ The photo, taken by a photographer using a long-range lens, was subsequently published in a Sunday Express article featuring Rowling's family life and motherhood.
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^ According to a recent Reuters article, J.K. Rowling stated that she would feel exploited if 'The Harry Potter Lexicon' were published.

^ The AP has yet another article involving Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and her fight against a publisher, and a man seeking to publish a book of Harry Potter information as a reference.

[9] However, the judgment was overturned in David's favour in May 2008.[116][117]
.Rowling has said she particularly dislikes the British tabloid The Daily Mail, which made references to a stalker Rowling insists does not exist, and conducted interviews with her estranged ex-husband.^ Rowling has said it will be a British movie.

^ Rowling does a wonderful job in displaying the lengths to which Uncle Vernon will go to deny that magic exists.
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^ JK Rowling: I see him as about 150 I have said before that wizards unless they contract some horrible magical disease which does happen...
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.As one journalist noted, "Harry's Uncle Vernon is a grotesque philistine of violent tendencies and remarkably little brain.^ As one journalist noted, "Harry's Uncle Vernon is a grotesque philistine of violent tendencies and remarkably little brain.
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^ Basically confined to his room by his vile Uncle Vernon and putrid Aunt Petunia, Harry can't wait to return to Hogwarts.
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^ Eleven-year-old Harry Potter was a baby when his parents died and since that time he has been living with his horrible Uncle Vernon, dislikable Aunt Petunia, and ...
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It is not difficult to guess which newspaper Rowling gives him to read [in Goblet of Fire]."[118]
.Some have speculated that Rowling's fraught relationship with the press was the inspiration behind the character Rita Skeeter.^ Some have speculated that Rowling's fraught relationship with the press was the inspiration behind the character Rita Skeeter.
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^ Rowling has had a difficult relationship with the press.
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^ However, Rowling noted in 2000 that the character actually predates her rise to fame: "People have asked me whether Rita Skeeter was invented »reflect Harry Potter'''s popularity , but in fact she was always planned."
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.However, Rowling noted in 2000 that the character actually predates her rise to fame: "People have asked me whether Rita Skeeter was invented [to reflect Harry Potter's popularity], but in fact she was always planned."^ Rowling sues over Harry Potter book .

^ After Harry Potter, is JK Rowling planning to write whodunnits?

^ However, Rowling noted in 2000 that the character actually predates her rise to fame: "People have asked me whether Rita Skeeter was invented »reflect Harry Potter'''s popularity , but in fact she was always planned."
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[119] "I tried to put Rita in Philosopher's Stone - you know when Harry walks into the Leaky Cauldron for the first time and everyone says, "Mr. Potter you're back!", I wanted to put a journalist in there. .She wasn't called Rita then but she was a woman.^ She wasn't called Rita then but she was a woman.
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.And then I thought, as I looked at the plot overall, I thought, that's not really where she fits best, she fits best in Four when Harry's supposed to come to terms with his fame."^ And then I thought, as I looked at the plot overall, I thought, that's not really where she fits best, she fits best in Four when Harry's supposed to come to terms with his fame."
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^ Hermione turned to Harry with a radiant expression and whispered, "Did you really tell him I'm the best in the year?

^ It really starts to weigh on him when he is exposed to the wider wizarding world so I thought that that would be the perfect place for Rita to come in.
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[120]

Philanthropy

.In 2000, Rowling established the Volant Charitable Trust, which uses its annual budget of £5.1 million to combat poverty and social inequality.^ In 2000, Rowling established the Volant Charitable Trust, which uses its annual budget of £5.1 million to combat poverty and social inequality.
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^ Her Volant Charitable Trust funds disadvantaged children and MS research.
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.The fund also gives to organisations that aid children, one parent families, and multiple sclerosis research.^ Never was she a struggling one parent family.
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^ She has contributed an uncountable amount of money and support to many charitable causes over the world, especially research and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, from which her mother died in 1990.
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^ No, I am not a single parent, but I have fostered children from broken families and I have seen, first hand, the devastating effects on them as well as having observed many others.
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[121] .Rowling said, "I think you have a moral responsibility when you've been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently."^ Can you give me J.K.Rowling e-mail address?

^ Rowling said, "I think you have a moral responsibility when you've been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently."
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^ J.K. Rowling, you need one more book to complete the set.
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[87]

Anti-poverty

.Rowling, once a single parent herself, is now president of the charity One Parent Families, having already become their first Ambassador in 2000.[122][123] Rowling collaborated with Sarah Brown, wife of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, to write a book of children's stories to aid One Parent Families.^ Her books are the best storys ever written for children..
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^ The children were 5 and 6 when the first book came out ...
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^ Rowling offered a contribution to a book of short stories, compiled by Sarah Brown, to boost the charity, of which she is a patron.
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[124]
.In 2001, the UK anti-poverty fundraiser Comic Relief asked three bestselling British authors – cookery writer and TV presenter Delia Smith, Bridget Jones creator Helen Fielding, and Rowling – to submit booklets related to their most famous works for publication.^ In 2001, the UK anti-poverty fundraiser Comic Relief asked three bestselling British authors – cookery writer and TV presenter Delia Smith, Bridget Jones creator Helen Fielding, and Rowling – to submit booklets related to their most famous works for publication.
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^ Rowling is most famous as author of the Harry Potter fantasy series, which has gained international attention, won multiple awards and sold a reported 300 million copies worldwide as of 2005.
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^ Penned "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find," a book written to benefit the British charity Comic Relief .
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[125] .Rowling's two booklets, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages, are ostensibly facsimiles of books found in the Hogwarts library.^ Rowling's two booklets, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages , are ostensibly facsimiles of books found in the Hogwarts library.
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^ Harry Potter books: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which are both mentioned in the Harry Potter series as books the characters read.
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^ Delleve: Are there any plans for any more background books like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages in the future?
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.Since going on sale in March 2001, the books have raised £15.7 million ($30 million) for the fund.^ Since going on sale in March 2001, the books have raised £15.7 million ($30 million) for the fund.
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^ Rare Potter books to go on sale The Harry Potter books could raise at least £20,000 A complete set of signed Harry Potter books - believed to be the only of its kind in the world - is being auctioned.
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^ Now it is being auctioned on eBay with 20% of the funds raised destined to the charity Books Abroad , that sends school books to poor countries free of charge.
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.The £10.8 million ($20 million) they have raised outside the UK have been channeled into a newly created International Fund for Children and Young People in Crisis.^ In the meantime i am enjoying the Movies as they are released and listen to Jim Dale put into words what my imagination has already created.
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^ They are intended for young people, not adults (even though some adults adore the books too).
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^ If a person believes that turning water into wine and raising the dead really happened, then they believe in witchcraft and therefore… BURN HERRR!!!, .
  • Think Progress » Bush Officials Objected To Awarding Medal To J.K. Rowling Because Harry Potter Books Promote Witchcraft 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

[126]
.In 2005, Rowling and MEP Emma Nicholson founded the Children's High Level Group.^ J. K. Rowling backs expert in fight for Romanian children – a report about the charity Children’s High Level Group.
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^ She has become a notable philanthropist , supporting such charities as Comic Relief, One Parent Families, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain, and the Children's High Level Group .
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^ J. K. Rowling writes for “The Sun” – an article where J. K. Rowling thanks readers of “The Sun” for contributing £100,000 to the charity Children’s High Level Group, which she launched after finding out about institutions in Eastern Europe that cage children with mental and physical disabilities.
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[127] .In January 2006, Rowling went to Bucharest to highlight the use of caged beds in children's mental institutions.^ In January 2006, Rowling went to Bucharest to highlight the use of caged beds in children's mental institution s.
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^ January 3, 2006 01:32 PM Hello, dear Joanne K. Rowling!

^ Hermioney Granger , on January 18th, 2006 at 8:38 pm Said: dear mrs.Rowling, .
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[128] .To further support the CHLG, Rowling auctioned one of seven handwritten and illustrated copies of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a series of fairy tales referred to in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.^ JK Rowling has revealed the title of the final Harry Potter book - 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'.

^ Harry Potter's final secret: The Deathly Hallows .

^ Harry Potter and the Book Seven spoilers?
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.The book was purchased for £1.95 million by on-line bookseller Amazon.com on 13 December 2007, becoming the most expensive modern book ever sold at auction.^ The most points doe BallerStatus.com » Kobe Bryant Becomes Lakers' All-Time Lead..
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^ Last Potter books blitzes record – Scholastic say that 8.3 million copies were sold within 24 hours of the release of The Deathly Hallows .
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^ Sign in to your Scholastic.com account to save a book list or make a purchase.

[129][130][131] .Rowling commented, "This will mean so much to children in desperate need of help.^ Rowling commented, "This will mean so much to children in desperate need of help.
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^ Your concern for children is admirable, J K Rowling, but you need to broaden your vision.
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^ Rowling doesn’t need any more readers, she has most of them already, and the phenomenon will continue for decades with new children and foreign translations.
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It means Christmas has come early to me."[130][132] .Rowling gave away the remaining six copies to those who have a close connection with the Harry Potter books.^ Rowling gave away the remaining six copies to those who have a close connection with the Harry Potter books.
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^ JK Rowling is 'heartbroken' after finishing the final Harry Potter book.

^ Fans have been betting on who will kill Harry Potter in the final book.
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[130] .In 2008, Rowling agreed to publish the book with the proceeds going to the Children's High Level Group.^ Children's High Level Group ISBN: 0747599874 ISBN-13: 9780747599876 .
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^ In 2008, Rowling agreed to publish the book with the proceeds going to the Children's High Level Group.
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^ Upon the enthusiastic response of Bryony Evans, a reader who had been asked to review the book’s first three chapters, the Fulham-based Christopher Little Literary Agents agreed to represent Rowling in her quest for a publisher.
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[129]

Political donation

In September 2008, on the eve of the Labour Party Conference, Rowling announced that she had donated £1 million to the Labour Party, saying in a statement:
."I believe that poor and vulnerable families will fare much better under the Labour Party than they would under a Cameron-led Conservative Party.^ In September 2008, on the eve of the Labour Party Conference , Rowling announced that she had donated £1 million to the Labour Party, saying in a statement: "I believe that poor and vulnerable families will fare much better under the Labour Party than they would under a Cameron -led Conservative Party.
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^ Scotland 21/09/2008 08:52:38 "I believe that the poor and vulnerable will fare much better under the Labour Party than they would under a Cameron-led Conservative Party.
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^ ""I believe that the poor and vulnerable will fare much better under the Labour Party than they would under a Cameron-led Conservative Party.
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.Gordon Brown has consistently prioritised and introduced measures that will save as many children as possible from a life lacking in opportunity or choice.^ Glasgow 21/09/2008 08:57:03 'Gordon Brown has consistently prioritised and introduced measures that will save as many children as possible from a life lacking in opportunity or choice'.
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^ Gordon Brown has consistently prioritised and introduced measures that will save as many children as possible from a life lacking in opportunity or choice."
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^ Gordon Brown has consistently prioritised and introduced measures that will save as many children as possible from a life lacking in opportunity or choice.
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.The Labour government has reversed the long-term trend in child poverty, and is one of the leading EU countries in combating child poverty.^ The SNP Work and Pensions spokesman Angus MacNeil said: "Ms Rowling applauds Labour's record on reducing child poverty but seems to forget that, after 10 years of Labour rule, one in three children in Scotland live in poverty.
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.David Cameron's promise of tax perks for the married, on the other hand, is reminiscent of the Conservative government I experienced as a lone parent.^ "David Cameron's promise of tax perks for the married, on the other hand, is reminiscent of the Conservative government I experienced as a lone parent."
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^ David Cameron's promise of tax perks for the married, on the other hand, is reminiscent of the Conservative government I experienced as a lone parent.
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^ As well as nailing her colours to the Labour mast, the Scottish-based author launched a withering attack on David Cameron's Conservatives.
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.It sends the message that the Conservatives still believe a childless, dual-income, but married couple is more deserving of a financial pat on the head than those struggling, as I once was, to keep their families afloat in difficult times."^ Rowling insisted it sent the message that the Conservatives still believed "a childless, dual-income, but married couple is more deserving of a financial pat on the head than those struggling, as I once was, to keep their families afloat in difficult times."
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^ Fighting them is like fighting a many-headed monster, which, each time a neck is severed, sprouts a head even fiercer and cleverer than before.

^ By this time I was working as a French teacher and being serenaded down the corridors with the first line of the theme from Rawhide ('Rolling, rolling, rolling, keep those wagons rolling...'

[133]

Multiple sclerosis

.Rowling has contributed money and support for research and treatment of multiple sclerosis, from which her mother died in 1990. In 2006, Rowling contributed a substantial sum toward the creation of a new Centre for Regenerative Medicine at Edinburgh University.^ Rowling digs deep in memory of mother – Lyndsay Moss from “The Scotsman” reports on a substantial donation that J. K. Rowling has made to fund research into Multiple Sclerosis, the disease from which her mother died.
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^ Friends of Rowling describe her new husband as being a huge moral support when the pressure of fame becomes to much and she is worried about public appearances.

^ Harry Potter was born the day my mother died – “The Telegraph” reports on a J. K. Rowling interview in “The Tatler”.
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.For reasons unknown, Scotland, Rowling's country of adoption, has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world.^ The auction raised almost £30,000.00 for Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland.
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^ JK Rowling has donated a 'major sum' to fund research into multiple sclerosis - the disease that killed her mother.

^ Then her mother died from multiple sclerosis at the age of 45 and suddenly Rowling's life just went wrong.

[134] .In 2003, Rowling took part in a campaign to establish a national standard of care for MS sufferers.^ In 2003, Rowling took part in a campaign to establish a national standard of care for MS sufferers.
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^ Teletext has published that the author is again involved with actions related to the disease by supporting the campaign Shine on Scotland , created by a teenager from Glasgow whose mother suffers from MS. .
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^ Multiple Sclerosis, and to campaigning for better care and treatment of people with MS in Scotland, which is the MS capital of the world.” .
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[135] .In April 2009, she announced that she was withdrawing her support for Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland, citing her inability to resolve an ongoing feud between the organisation's northern and southern branches that had sapped morale and led to several resignations.^ The auction raised almost £30,000.00 for Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland.
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^ Multiple Sclerosis, and to campaigning for better care and treatment of people with MS in Scotland, which is the MS capital of the world.” .
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^ JK Rowling resigns MS Society Scotland leadership //Por Matheus em 09-04-2009 7:52 .
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[135]

Other philanthropic work

.In May 2008, bookseller Waterstones asked Rowling and 12 other writers (Sebastian Faulks, Doris Lessing, Lisa Appignanesi, Margaret Atwood, Lauren Child, Richard Ford, Neil Gaiman, Nick Hornby, Michael Rosen, Axel Scheffler, Tom Stoppard and Irvine Welsh) to compose a short piece of their own choosing on a single A5 card, which would then be sold at auction in aid of the charities Dyslexia Action and English PEN.^ May 2008 - 12:03 PM .
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^ May 2008 - 12:40 PM .
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^ May 2008 - 12:46 AM .
  • J.K. Rowling a Christian? - Harry Potter discussion forum for movies, books, and more! - The Leaky Lounge 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.leakylounge.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Rowling's contribution was an 800-word Harry Potter prequel that concerns Harry's father, James Potter and godfather, Sirius Black, and takes place three years before Harry was born.^ The AP reports than an 800 word Harry Potter Prequel will be auctioned.

^ Rowling sues over Harry Potter book .

^ The auctioning of a Harry Potter prequel .

[136][137] .Rowling claims that she does not intend to return to Harry Potter for at least ten years.^ Rowling sues over Harry Potter book .

^ Rowling claims that she does not intend to return to Harry Potter for at least ten years.
  • � J. K. Rowling Specs �"; 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.aadet.com [Source type: General]

^ Where does the Adult Harry Potter work?
  • JK Rowling considers 8th Harry Potter book | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: General]

[138][139] The cards were collected together and sold for charity in book form in August 2008.[137]
.On 1 August and 2 August 2006 she read alongside Stephen King and John Irving at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.^ The event is organised by Stephen King, who will also be reading with her, along with John Irving.
  • J K Rowling page: bibliography biography interviews essays news articles 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.authortrek.com [Source type: General]

^ There is an article in Entertainment Weekly where Stephen King discusses Rowling and her Ministry of Magic, and seems to think that reading is not dead for kids.

^ Tickets for J. K. Rowling’s reading with John Irving and Stephen King are going for as much as $1,000.00 in the online auction.
  • J K Rowling page: bibliography biography interviews essays news articles 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.authortrek.com [Source type: General]

.Profits from the event were donated to the Haven Foundation, a charity that aids artists and performers left uninsurable and unable to work, and the medical NGO Médecins Sans Frontières.^ Proceeds from the events will go to Médecins Sans Frontières and The Haven Foundation, Stephen King’s charity which helps performing artists suffering from debilitating accidents or illnesses that prevent them from working.
  • J K Rowling page: bibliography biography interviews essays news articles 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.authortrek.com [Source type: General]

^ They are works of scholarship -- works derived from detailed study of an artist's creations, and intended to aid in research and appreciation of those creations.
  • JK Rowling sues to stop Potter reference book from being published Boing Boing 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.boingboing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ J.K. Rowling donates Black family tree to Book Aid – more evidence of J. K. Rowling’s charity work.
  • J K Rowling page: bibliography biography interviews essays news articles 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.authortrek.com [Source type: General]

[140] .In May 2007, Rowling gave $495,000 to a reward fund of over $4.5 million for the safe return of a young British girl, Madeleine McCann, who disappeared in Portugal.^ Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has pledged a major contribution to a $3 million reward fund for the safe return of a British girl who has gone missing in Portugal.

^ Police investigating the disappearance of a missing British girl in Portugal said they may use sniffer dogs on Thursday to search the area where an anonymous tip-off said she was buried.
  • J.K. Rowling: News & Videos about J.K. Rowling - CNN.com 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ July 24, 2007 07:43 AM may i please ask who is the person who continues to do magic at the end????

[141][142] .Rowling, along with Nelson Mandela, Al Gore, and Alan Greenspan, wrote an introduction to a collection of Gordon Brown's speeches, the proceeds of which are donated to the Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory.^ Rowling, along with Nelson Mandela , Al Gore, and Alan Greenspan, wrote an introduction to a collection of Gordon Brown's speeches, the proceeds of which are donated to the Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory.
  • � J. K. Rowling Specs �"; 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.aadet.com [Source type: General]

^ The donation, and the personal endorsement of one of world's best-known authors, has come as a much-needed boost for Gordon Brown as he fights for his political life.
  • JK Rowling conjures up £1m donation for Labour - Scotland on Sunday 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com [Source type: News]

^ JK Rowling has donated a 'major sum' to fund research into multiple sclerosis - the disease that killed her mother.

[143]

Legal disputes

.Rowling, her publishers and Time Warner, the owner of the rights to the Harry Potter films, have taken numerous legal actions to protect their copyright, and also have been accused of copyright infringement themselves.^ Rowling sues over Harry Potter book .

^ Rowling, her publishers and Time Warner , the owner of the rights to the Harry Potter films, have taken numerous legal actions to protect their copyright, and also have been accused of copyright infringement themselves.
  • � J. K. Rowling Specs �"; 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.aadet.com [Source type: General]

^ Rowling attends London Harry Potter film premiere .

[144 ] .The worldwide popularity of the Harry Potter series has led to the appearance of a number of locally produced, unauthorised sequels and other derivative works, sparking efforts to ban or contain them.^ Harry Potter series .
  • � J. K. Rowling Specs �"; 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.aadet.com [Source type: General]

^ Harry Potter Thoughts: the series in summary .

^ Where does the Adult Harry Potter work?
  • JK Rowling considers 8th Harry Potter book | Showbiz Spy - celebrity news, rumors & gossip 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.showbizspy.com [Source type: General]

[145] .While these legal proceedings have countered a number of cases of outright piracy,[146] other attempts have targeted not-for-profit endeavours and have been criticised as a result as too draconian.^ While these legal proceedings have countered a number of cases of outright piracy, other attempts have targeted not-for-profit endeavours and have been criticised as a result as too draconian.
  • � J. K. Rowling Specs �"; 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.aadet.com [Source type: General]

[147]
.Another area of legal dispute involves a series of injunctions obtained by Rowling and her publishers to prohibit anyone from reading her books before their official release date.^ Like Shannon, I have not read any of Rowling’s books.
  • JK Rowling Is Wrong | Booksquare 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC booksquare.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Another area of legal dispute involves a series of injunctions obtained by Rowling and her publishers to prohibit anyone from reading her books before their official release date.
  • � J. K. Rowling Specs �"; 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.aadet.com [Source type: General]

^ I read those books and I'm in another world.

[148] .These injunctions have very sweeping powers and have drawn fire from civil liberties and free speech campaigners and sparked debates over the "right to read".[149][150] The powers afforded by these injunctions have even been used in subsequent cases unrelated to publishing.^ These injunctions have very sweeping powers and have drawn fire from civil liberties and free speech campaigners and sparked debates over the "right to read".
  • � J. K. Rowling Specs �"; 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.aadet.com [Source type: General]

^ The powers afforded by these injunctions have even been used in subsequent cases unrelated to publishing.
  • � J. K. Rowling Specs �"; 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.aadet.com [Source type: General]

^ I think this case is pretty even on both sides – there is heavy infringement, but there is also very good reason to claim fair use.
  • JK Rowling Is Wrong | Booksquare 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC booksquare.com [Source type: Original source]

[151]

Publications

Harry Potter series

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (26 June 1997)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2 July 1998)
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (8 July 1999)
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (8 July 2000)
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (21 June 2003)
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (16 July 2005)
  7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (21 July 2007)

Other books

Articles

.
  • "The First It Girl: J.K. Rowling reviews Decca: the Letters of Jessica Mitford ed by Peter Y Sussman", The Daily Telegraph 26 July 2006
  • Introduction to "Ending Child Poverty" in Moving Britain Forward.^ Alison on July 26, 2007 12:57 PM I just wanna say that i am enjoying HP7 very much, and J.K. Rowling, HAPPY EARLY B-DAY! .

    ^ Love, Death, Redemption: J.K. Rowling drops hints about final ‘Harry Potter’ – Jennifer Vineyard reviews the first night of “An Evening with Harry, Carrie, and Garp”.
    • J K Rowling page: bibliography biography interviews essays news articles 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.authortrek.com [Source type: General]

    ^ First edition, third issue with adverts at end of text and J. K. Rowling on the copyright page.
    • J. K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - First Edition - Signed Copy - AbeBooks 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.abebooks.com [Source type: General]

    Selected Speeches 1997–2006
    by Gordon Brown, Bloomsbury (2006)
  • Foreword to the anthology Magic, edited by Gil McNeil and Sarah Brown, Bloomsbury (2002)
  • The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination, J.K. Rowling, Harvard Magazine, 5 June 2008
  • Foreword to "Harry, A History", written by Melissa Anelli, Pocket (2008)
  • Gordon Brown - The 2009 Time 100 J.K Rowling, Time Magazine, 30 April 2009

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.Joanne Rowling (born 31 July 1965) is a British author notable for writing the Harry Potter series.^ A work that is part of "Harry Potter" series.
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^ And the creator of the Harry Potter series.
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^ Date of Birth: July 31, 1965 .
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.She is most widely known as J. K. Rowling, a pen name devised using Kathleen as a middle name that she got from her grandmother.^ Rowling chose to adopt her grandmother's name, Kathleen, for the middle initial.
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^ Joanne does not have a middle name, so she plumped for “Kathleen”, which was her grandmother’s name.
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^ Rowling chose her grandmother's name, Kathleen.
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  • The wizards represent all that the true 'muggle' most fears: They are plainly outcasts and comfortable with being so.^ The wizards represent all that the true 'muggle' most fears: They are plainly outcasts and comfortable with being so.
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    ^ But they all refused, fearing that they too would fall victim to the bandits, and hurried on their way.
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    ^ They are true role models for girls of all ages, embodying the essence and values of Barbie,” said Barbie International Senior ...
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    .Nothing is more unnerving to the truly conventional than the unashamed misfit!^ Nothing is more unnerving to the truly conventional than the unashamed misfit!
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    ^ He was beaming at the students, his arms opened wide, as if nothing could have pleased him more than to see them all there.
    • J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.epiphyte.net [Source type: General]

    ^ For the space of a heartbeat both policemen imagined guns gleaming at them, but a second later they saw that the motorcyclists had drawn nothing more than- .
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    • Salon (31 March 1999)
  • I absolutely did not start writing these books to encourage any child into witchcraft...^ Jump-start your child's imagination with these great books!
    • Books That Made a Difference to J.K. Rowling - Just Dreaming - Your Life - MSN Lifestyle 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC lifestyle.msn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Salon (31 March 1999) I absolutely did not start writing these books to encourage any child into witchcraft...
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    ^ I absolutely did not start writing these books to encourage any child into witchcraft...
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    .I'm laughing slightly because to me, the idea is absurd.^ I'm laughing slightly because to me, the idea is absurd.
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    I have met thousands of children now, and not even one time has a child come up to me and said, "Ms. Rowling, I'm so glad I've read these books because now I want to be a witch." They see it for what it is... .It is a fantasy world and they understand that completely.^ They understand that completely."

    ^ Instead of sheltering kids, they should be taught to understand the dangers that exist in the world, instead of trying to remove them altogether.
    • J.K. Rowling Must Register as a Potential Pedophile | CarnalNation 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC carnalnation.com [Source type: Original source]

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  • I don't believe in magic, either.^ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ,1999 .
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    ^ This is not an official Harry Potter page.
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    ^ Harry Potter Quote of the Day (23) .
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    • As quoted in "Success of Harry Potter bowls author over" at CNN.com (21 October 1999)
  • I bumped into a woman I hadn't seen for nearly three years.^ Share The woman behind the Harry Potter series reflects on her success.
    • Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling Reflects on Success, ABC News EXCLUSIVE - ABC News 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC abcnews.go.com [Source type: General]

    ^ JJ AskMen.com (Harry Potter) .
    • J.K. Rowling biography, information, news, pics (pictures), links and products (author: Harry Potter) 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Harry Potter Quote of the Day (23) .
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    • jk rowling pics : Gryffindor Gazette - The latest about Hogwarts & Muggles, with a little lemon twist. 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.gryffindorgazette.com [Source type: General]

    .The first thing she said to me?^ The first thing she said to me?
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    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ "The first thing I'd like to say is thank you," she said.
    • Rowling's Harvard Speech Doesn't Entrance All : NPR 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Rowling opened with self-deprecating humor: "The first thing I'd like to say is thank you," she said.

    .'You've lost a lot of weight since the last time I saw you!'^ Q:When was the last time you received flowers?
    • Jk rowling - surchur 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC surchur.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ 'You've lost a lot of weight since the last time I saw you!'
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    ^ What I felt like saying was, 'I've produced my third child and my sixth novel since I last saw you.
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    .'Well,' I said, slightly nonplussed, 'the last time you saw me I'd just had a baby.'^ Reply 3 Sarah on January 9, 2010 said: I haven’t got on well with the Harry Potter series, but you do convey a depth I never perceived.
    • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix {Audio Book} « another cookie crumbles 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC anothercookiecrumbles.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Q:When was the last time you received flowers?
    • Jk rowling - surchur 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC surchur.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And they said ‘Well, you’ve got multiple sclerosis, see you’.” .
    • J.K. Rowling talks about childhood traumas in US documentary 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.tattletart.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


    .What I felt like saying was, 'I've produced my third child and my sixth novel since I last saw you.^ What I felt like saying was, 'I've produced my third child and my sixth novel since I last saw you.
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    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ 'You've lost a lot of weight since the last time I saw you!'
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    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ You don’t like my opinion.
    • JK Rowling Is Wrong | Booksquare 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC booksquare.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Aren't either of those things more important, more interesting, than my size?'^ Aren't either of those things more important, more interesting, than my size?'
    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ JK Rowling: The thing that Voldemort fears more than anything else is his own death.
    • CBBC Newsround | World | Read the FULL JK Rowling interview 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: Original source]
    • Interview With JK Rowling : D. Keith Robinson's Asterisk 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.7nights.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It's been more of an expression of my views and feelings than sitting down and deciding 'What is today's message?'
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    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    .But no — my waist looked smaller!^ But no — my waist looked smaller!
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    .Forget the kid and the book: finally, something to celebrate!^ Forget the kid and the book: finally, something to celebrate!
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    .
    • "For Girls Only, Probably..."^ "For Girls Only, Probably..."
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      at her website in ."Section: Extra Stuff".
  • I've never set out to teach anyone anything.^ I've never set out to teach anyone anything.
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    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Oh, I forgot scariness--well, I  never set out to make people scared, but it does seem to creep in along the way.
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    ^ I've heard they were good, and was waiting for a nice trade paperback set to come out, maybe in a box of some sort.
    • JK Rowling sues to stop Potter reference book from being published Boing Boing 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.boingboing.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .It's been more of an expression of my views and feelings than sitting down and deciding 'What is today's message?'^ It's been more of an expression of my views and feelings than sitting down and deciding 'What is today's message?'
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    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ And I do think that, although I never, again, sat down consciously and thought about this, I do think judging, even for my own daughter, that children respond to that than to 'thought for the day.'
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    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ There’s a battle going down over the world of Harry Potter, and this one is taking place in a location more terrifying than the deepest recesses of Azkaban.
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    .And I do think that, although I never, again, sat down consciously and thought about this, I do think judging, even for my own daughter, that children respond to that than to 'thought for the day.'^ And I do think that, although I never, again, sat down consciously and thought about this, I do think judging, even for my own daughter, that children respond to that than to 'thought for the day.'
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    ^ My common day is more own.
    • Designer-Notes: J.K. Rowling: Good Author, Bad Game Designer 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.designer-notes.com [Source type: General]

    ^ But I never thought about her personally.
    • J. K. Rowling to Raise $30 Million for Orphans? - ParentDish 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.parentdish.com [Source type: General]

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    • Interview by Lizo Mzimba (February 2003)
  • If you need to tell your readers something...there are only two characters that you can put it convincingly into their dialogue.^ Interview by Lizo Mzimba (February 2003) If you need to tell your readers something...there are only two characters that you can put it convincingly into their dialogue.
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    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Do you mind telling me where you get your ideas?

    ^ Tell me who your friends are and I will tell you who you are.

    .One is Hermione, the other is Dumbledore.^ One is Hermione, the other is Dumbledore.
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    • J. K. Rowling - Wikiquote 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ One when she touches his hair as he sits on the hiltop reading about Dumbledore and Grindelwald, and [two] the moment when they walk out of the graveyard with their arms around each other.” .
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    .In both cases you accept, it's plausible that they have, well Dumbledore knows pretty much everything anyway, but that Hermione has read it somewhere.^ Well, you are pretty sneaky.
    • Favorite Author: J. K. Rowling - CB Movie Discussion Forum & Message Board 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.cinemablend.com [Source type: General]
    • J.K.Rowling Official Site 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.jkrowling.co.uk [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "Too much of a good thing, you know.

    ^ And, if you’ve read the books, you know that the end is pretty intense.
    • J.k. Rowling | GeekDad | Wired.com 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

    So, she's handy. .
    • Interview by Lizo Mzimba (February 2003)
  • I've given you more than I've given anyone else which I probably shouldn't probably say on — on screen, or they'll kidnap and torture him, and we need him.^ And they say I don't believe in you!
    • J. K. Rowling at Carnegie Hall Reveals Dumbledore is Gay; Neville Marries Hannah Abbott, and Much More - The Leaky Cauldron 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.the-leaky-cauldron.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Can't say any more than that!
    • 2004: Accio Quote!, the largest archive of J.K. Rowling interviews on the web 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.accio-quote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I really can't say more than that.
    • CBBC Newsround | World | Read the FULL JK Rowling interview 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: Original source]

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    • To screenwriter Steve Kloves, in an interview by Lizo Mzimba (February 2003)
  • It would be one way to kill off the merchandising.^ JKR : It would be one way to kill off the merchandising.
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    ^ I shed tears whenever J.K. Rowling killed off another one of the good guys.
    • Rowling, J. K. - Blogrunner 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: General]

    ^ She publicly praised screenwriter Steve Kloves and lead actor Daniel Radcliffe.
    • MySpace - JK Rowling Fan Site/Made with love by Dreamer - 44 - Female - myspace.com/alterdream 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

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  • And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.^ Wild about Harry Finished 'Potter'?
    • Stop your sobbing! More Potter to come - Wild about Harry 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC today.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Harry Potter and the deathly hallows .
    • Fort Worth Public Library and the MetrOPAC Public Libraries' Catalog 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC fwplhip.fortworthlibrary.org [Source type: Academic]

    ^ Harry Potter's final secret: The Deathly Hallows .

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    • Harvard University Commencement Address (June 2008)
  • We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.^ "We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better."
    • J.K. Rowling's Harvard Speech: The Harry Potter Author on the Power of Failure and Imagination 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC britishfiction.suite101.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Harvard University Commencement, June 5, 2008.
    • Rowling's Harvard Speech Doesn't Entrance All : NPR 6 February 2010 12:012 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We do not need magic to transform the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already .
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    • Harvard University Commencement Address (June 2008)

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  • I think I'd most like to spend a day with Harry.^ I think I have the most likeable readership in the world.
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    ^ I think I'd most like to spend a day with Harry.
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    ^ SCHOOLS COMPETITION WINNER**** JK Rowling replies -> I think I'd most like to spend a day with Harry.
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    .I'd take him out for a meal and apologize for everything I've put him through.
  • Personally, If I were Harry Potter I think I would go and hide somewhere, but that's because I know what's coming!
  • It is important to remember that we all have magic inside us.
  • Journalists banging on my front door!^ Harry came first and then everything came out from Harry.
    • CBBC Newsround | World | Read the FULL JK Rowling interview 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Personally, If I were Harry Potter I think I would go and hide somewhere, but that's because I know what's coming!
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    ^ We've come to love the characters in the Harry Potter series — especially Harry.
    • J.K. Rowling suggests Harry Potter might be killed off | www.azstarnet.com ® 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.azstarnet.com [Source type: News]

    .Don't like that at all.^ Don't like that at all.
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    ^ I don't like reading books, but harry potter was an exception, I read all the 7 books.
    • J.K. Rowling on the power of failure - Boing Boing 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.boingboing.net [Source type: General]

    ^ "You don't want to bottle your anger up like that, Harry, let it all out," said Fred, beaming.
    • J.K. Rowling Message Board 28 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.allreaders.com [Source type: General]

    • When asked what parts of fame she least enjoyed

See also

Harry Potter
Film series
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone book film
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets book film
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban book film
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire book film
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix book film
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince book film
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book

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