August 14th, 2022
Warner Bros. Discovery has condemned the threats made against J.K. Rowling after she expressed concern author Salman Rushdie, who has been stabbed on stage in New York after years of Islamist death threats. The company has issued the following statement: Warner Bros. Discovery strongly condemns the threats made against J.K. Rowling. We stand with her […]
How the Harry Potter video games can be approached in the Wizarding World canon It has already been more than 20 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone video game was released. The game is seen as the cornerstone of the subsequent instalments of the franchise – without mentioning its significant place in fans’ […]
June 30th, 2022
Synopsis for The Ink Black Heart, the sixth book in the Cormoran Strike series, written by J.K. Rowling under the pen name Robert Galbraith: When frantic, dishevelled Edie Ledwell appears in the office begging to speak to her, private detective Robin Ellacott doesn’t know quite what to make of the situation. The co-creator of a […]
June 23rd, 2022
Vovan and Lexus are a Russian comedy duo, known for their prank telephone calls on celebrities, such as Elton John and former president of the United States of America, George W. Bush. This time, their victim was Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. Due to J.K. Rowling’s support for Ukraine in the current conflict, and the […]
June 4th, 2022
Raw footage from an interview made in Edinburgh, Scotland, with J.K. Rowling, in 1998. The interview segment was aired on October 8th, 1998, on ITN, and was around 3 minutes long. This is the entire footage from that interview session.
May 15th, 2022
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Bloomsbury is going to publish a new edition next June 9th. This was announced a few months ago, where the publisher promised that this new edition (that will have the original cover by Thomas Taylor) was going to include some […]
April 17th, 2022
The Wyvern is one of the new beasts featured in Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. But this is not the first time the creature was mentioned by J.K. Rowling. A few weeks after the publication of the original book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (March 2001), a man named Howard Brayton, inspired […]
April 15th, 2022
A rare galley proof of the first book by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, will be auctioned by Chiswick Auctions in London next Thursday April 28th. The estimate by the auction house is between £20,000 and £30,000 (US$25,000 – US$39000). These early galley sheet, one of a small number of copies produced […]
April 7th, 2022
The Rowling Library is proud to own this original programme for a Christmas Concert at Wyedean School, where J.K. Rowling was a notable student. The event “An Evening of Words and Music” was on December 13, 14 and 15, 1978. Joanne Rowling (13 years old at the time), together with Fiona Ashley and Lisa Ashley, […]
April 5th, 2022
After the unenthusiastic reception of The Crimes of Grindelwald, Warner Bros. knew they had to do something different for the third part of the Fantastic Beasts series. Something different that would appeal back to the casual fans of the Wizarding World: that something different is Fantastic Beasts – The Secrets of Dumbledore. Warner Bros. knew […]
March 24th, 2022
The cover for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore Original Screenplay have been revealed. J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves appears in the cover as the authors of the material. This official screenplay includes behind-the-scenes commentary and content and serves as the ultimate companion to the film. Not only can readers explore every scene of the […]
March 22nd, 2022
Bloomsbury are getting ready to celebrate 25 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published! To celebrate, the publishing house will be releasing a video of fans remembering their first reading experiences of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Send Bloomsbury your memories (by video or in writing) to be in with […]
February 28th, 2022
It has been confirmed that the Original Screenplay for Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (by J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves) will be published by Little, Brown in the United Kingdom and Scholastic in the United States, as well as in ebook format by Pottermore Publishing. The publication date for the third screenplay in the […]
February 7th, 2022
Stephen Fry, who famously narrated the Bloomsbury (United Kingdom) Harry Potter audiobooks, will embark on a fantastical journey across the world in this upcoming BBC One special, entitled Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History. In a unique collaboration with the BBC Natural History Unit, the Natural History Museum (who helmed the exhibition, Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of […]
January 31st, 2022
The Bookseller reports that Pottermore Publishing, the digital content company for J K Rowling’s Wizarding World, saw revenues rise by 23% to £40.4m while pretax profits rocketed 150% to £9.5m. The company reported details of its financial results covering the period for the 12 months to 31st March 2021. Revenues saw an uplift of 23% […]
January 31st, 2022
The Ickabog, J.K. Rowling’s fairy tale published during the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago, is still helping people around the world. The author shared the news today that, thanks to the all sales worldwide, her charity trust Volant was able to donate over £8 millions to more than 70 international charities to help alleviate the […]
January 19th, 2022
The sixth book in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling’s pen name) has an official release date. One day after it was leaked into bookstores such as Amazon and Waterstones, the official social media account for Robert Galbraith together with the publishers’ accounts (Mullholland Books and Little, Brown and Co) have announced […]
The year 2021 is now a thing of the past. Fans of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling had a quiet year: the high point was the publication of The Christmas Pig, our fav author’s new novel for children that charmed adults alike, and still stays on the bestseller lists after months since its release. For […]
December 3rd, 2021
J.K. Rowling tweeted minutes ago that she just finished a new novel and it will be published next year. Her tweet is a reply/quote to another tweet asking for “Strike news”, so we can assume she is referring to the sixth book in the Cormoran Strike series. New book finished, out next year 🖤 <- […]
This November marks 20 years since the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone hit cinemas around the world, starting some kind of a revolution in the film industry and giving the Harry Potter books a boost to become even more successful than they already were. Philosopher’s Stone was important at the time […]
==== Spoilers from The Christmas Pig ==== Some passages of The Christmas Pig will trigger memories on those readers who are very fond of the Harry Potter series. Are these scenes and dialogues a nod to the Harry Potter books, or just a mere coincidence? Jack arrives at a new school and somehow he is […]
October 11th, 2021
To promote The Christmas Pig, the new book that is out tomorrow, J.K. Rowling did a interview with The Daily Mail, and read an extract of The Christmas Pig. These are the questions and answers, and at the end you can watch the video. Can you tell us a bit about the inspiration behind the […]
October 10th, 2021
For the promotion of The Christmas Pig (out this Tuesday), The Sunday Times has published a new article by J.K. Rowling titled My childhood, the novel I threw away — and how my son inspired my new book. The article has been published online on Saturday 9th, and in the print edition of the Culture […]
October 4th, 2021
The Christmas Pig J.K. Rowling Hachette Kids – October 12th, 2021 4.5 / 5 ⭐ J.K. Rowling’s first children’s novel since Harry Potter1 is published next week, and it is the most enjoyable book by the author in the last decade. It is a feel-good book, full of surprises, which will delight adults and children […]
September 30th, 2021
The Christmas Pig: A Family Event with J.K. Rowling will be a one-time event for the publication of Rowling’s new book. It will take place at the Alexandra Palace Theatre, in London, on October 12th. J.K. Rowling will be in conversation with television presenter Konnie Huq, and she will be joined on stage by the […]
Do you remember the times when J.K. Rowling used to have a website showing her desktop, with easter eggs, secrets, frequently asked questions, and content written in first person? Well, those times seem to be back. On September 9th the launch of a new online hub for younger readers was announced, where they can discover […]
September 14th, 2021
Two illustrations from the upcoming novel by J.K. Rowling, The Christmas Pig, have been revealed today. The first one shows Dur Pig, or DP. Dur Pig is the best friend that Jack has ever known. The second image shows Jack and The Christmas Pig, falling into the “Last of the Lost”, a place that will […]
September 9th, 2021
To herald the publication of her first major children’s book since Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling has launched a new interactive section on her website for younger readers to discover and explore the different imaginary worlds of her children’s fiction. On J.K. Rowling’s Stories, visitors first arrive at a writing desk that includes meaningful, personal items reflecting the author’s […]
September 8th, 2021
On October 2nd, Lumos Global Virtual Gala will take place. Hosted by Alec Baldwin – and with the participation of Harry Potter actresses Noma Dumezweni, Evanna Lynch and Bonnie Wright -, it will also feature J.K. Rowling who will read from The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The author will also present a new Richard Robinson […]
August 26th, 2021
The Elephant House café, the “birthplace” of Harry Potter in Edinburgh, suffered severe fire damage on Tuesday morning. More than 60 firefighters were deployed to tackle the blaze. One person was taken to hospital as a precaution and another was treated at the scene. The front windows are gone and the interior is largely destroyed. […]
June 29th, 2021
The cover design for J.K. Rowling’s new book for children, The Christmas Pig, has been revealed. Jim Field has produced a stunning illustration for the cover as well as nine black and white spreads and design features for the interior of the book. J.K. Rowling commented: ‘Jim’s illustrations are simply perfect. It really is as […]
Interview with Richard Horne,who designed the original covers forFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages.
As a huge fan of the Cormoran Strike series, I’ve been particularly enjoying the interview clips shared in the Robert Galbraith newsletters and on the Twitter account. Any insights from J.K. Rowling on these characters and books have my complete and full attention. However, one of the newer clips particularly piqued my interest when she […]
Before J.K. Rowling announced The Ickabog officially, she hinted it for a few days using her Twitter header image (in fact, we guessed those hints correctly, and she even acknowledged it later). In the case for The Christmas Pig, her new book, it was a bit different. On the morning of April 13th, J.K. Rowling […]
April 13th, 2021
J.K. Rowling’s new children’s book has been announced! The Christmas Pig will be simultaneously published on Tuesday 12th October 2021 in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and India by Hachette Children’s Group, in the US and Canada by Scholastic, as an English language audiobook by Audible, and in over twenty other languages by other publishers, making it […]
Published as a hardcover illustrated book, The Ickabog is J.K. Rowling’s latest work of fiction. Fourteen years after the final Harry Potter novel, Rowling returned to where she was most successful: writing for children. Although it was originally published online and for free, the printed version of The Ickabog did very well on sales, and […]
Johnny Depp leaving the Fantastic Beasts series was one of the main topics of 2020 for the fans of the Wizarding World. Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen, famous for his role in the TV series “Hannibal”, was quickly appointed to replace the American actor and to play the role of Gellert Grindelwald, the Dark Wizard who […]
The year 2020 will be remembered for a long time for well-known reasons. An unprecedented pandemic in modern times affected the whole planet, but this is not the place to go over the sad things that happened in the Muggle world. We will, instead, go over what happened in the Wizarding World in this 2020 […]
The Harry Potter franchise has been among us since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in 1997. However, J.K. Rowling waited until 2015 to write about the ancestors of the wizard boy (PMPFAM on RowlingIndex). It is there where we met Linfred of Stinchcombe, an eccentric potioneer who brewed his potions in […]
And in the end, it was announced. There were many months of waiting and anxiety for the Harry Potter fandom, or at least for the part that was asking for something since forever. A Harry Potter role-play game (RPG) looked like a million-dollar idea and there were not many reasons why a videogame like that […]
September 4th, 2020
We are first to report that the Hogwarts House Editions of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be published in 2021. The sixth book in the Harry Potter series will be published on 14th January, 2021, and the seventh and final book, The Deathly Hallows, will be […]
Pol Peiró knew he was skilled since he was a kid. “I drew the characters from memory from the films I liked”, he recalls. He is one of the many fans who arrived in the Wizarding World through the films and then dived into the books. “It was in 2002 when I did my first […]
On July 8, 2020, Harry Potter fans celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Let’s dive into the pensieve and reminisce about this amazing day in 2000. The title of Book Four changed multiple times before it became Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In an […]
I can’t remember the first time I heard or read the phrase a political fairy tale. I am sure, though, that it came from J.K. Rowling, and that it was a few years after she published Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. I am also sure that, since then, I have associated political to fairy-tale, […]
May 22nd, 2020
Can we trust in the information J.K. Rowling shares on her Twitter profile?
March 27th, 2020
We got access to a leaked preview of the upcoming edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the United States of America). In this preview, you can appreciate some illustrations from this beautiful edition that looks really promising. Update: We were asked to remove the […]
February 10th, 2020
Scholastic will publish Hogwarts Library: The Illustrated Collection, and the tentative publication date is November 10, 2020. This giftable boxset (as the publisher promotes it) will include the three illustrated editions of the companion books by J.K. Rowling, Fantastic beasts and where to find them, The Tales of Beedle the Bard and Quidditch through the […]
November 29th, 2019
“So, when Jack Thorne and John Tiffany were brought into the team to develop the story with me, I knew I could trust them to create something truly extraordinary.” says Rowling in the new foreword of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey”.
On September 23rd, Coronet Books (an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton) announced the publication of “A Love Letter to Europe”. The book was planned to be published on October 31st, the day when Britain was expected to leave the European Union. However, the conditions changed and the United Kingdom will remain at least for a […]
July 8th marked two decades since the release of the Prisoner of Azkaban. It was a normal day, July 8th 1999, when Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban reached the bookshops in the United Kingdom for all the kids who were waiting for the third part in the Harry Potter saga. In the United […]
A little over ten years ago, I, already an avid Potterhead, decided I wanted to collect Harry Potter books and J.K. Rowling signed items. I was so excited. I hopped on eBay and immediately purchased two J.K Rowling signed scripts. I was glowing when they arrived. I touched the signed pages repeatedly, loving the idea […]
December 22nd, 2018
J.K. Rowling just published a new political Christmas Tale on Twitter, using the social network threads feature. You can read the full text below: And lo, unto her did appear a host of Corbyn defenders, who did descend upon her mentions, and she was not sore afraid, because she was used to it. And the […]
It was May 2004 when J.K. Rowling opened the new version of her official website. Up to then, the site had been just a list of the publishing houses that edited Harry Potter, but in 2004, jkrowling.com became an overhead view of Rowling’s desk, with animations, secrets, new canon and her characteristic humour. The site […]
The new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer brought a lot of clues from the plot of the film, but also what could be a hint about the next location in the film series. In January, David Yates (director) confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that each of the films will be set in a different […]
It was 2001 when the first companion book for the Harry Potter series was published. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, written by J.K. Rowling, was released to the Muggle world as a text-book from the Wizarding World, by Newt Scamander, to help the non-profit organization Comic Relief. The book was a facsimile copy […]
The Harry Potter fandom was keen to know the right answers to the WOMBATs as soon as the first one appeared behind the door at jkrowling.com. I can remember attempts to collect people’s answers and the grade they got. However, I don’t think this ever got very far as the few lists of answers and […]
On March 31st of 2006, JK Rowling released a new addition to her website. By solving a certain puzzle, fans could open a secret door and discover a Harry Potter test known as “W.O.M.B.A.T. Grade One”. For the next five days, fans could take this test and submit their answers. Various fansites of the time, […]
November 29th, 2017
The House Editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone published earlier this year included a few pages of “fact files” in the back of each book. Most of this information can be traced back to various writings, interviews, and tweets of J.K. Rowling. One of these facts, however, can not. The Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw […]
August 14th, 2017
Lumos, J.K. R0wling’s non-profit organization that works to help the millions of children in institutions worldwide regain their right to a family, has launched a new campaign to raise money. It aims at Harry Potter fans – the perks that you can get by donating are really interesting. While the grand prize is an all-paid visit […]
There is another Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone being released this year and it doesn’t come in the colours of your house but in a different language. We had the pleasure of interviewing Matthew Fitt, who is in charge of translating the book into Scots.
June 21st, 2017
There will be a special exhibition at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh that will last only for seven hours. The reason? The 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
“Imagine being a young 17-year-old boy who has everything going for him, a senior prefect, full colours, a good athlete, then imagine having all that taken away from you in a split second.” That’s how Henry Fraser starts telling his own story. In 2009, he was a 17-year-old rugby player who liked to spend hours […]
March 16th, 2017
A few days ago, J.K. Rowling released a new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, originally published as a mock-textbook in 2001. A few sections were removed, including all of Rowling’s handwritten parts, some new content was added, and a handful of lines were edited to ensure consistency with the new movies. While Rowling […]
March 11th, 2017
There are two new previews of the upcoming audiobook edition for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, narrated by Eddie Redmayne, the actor who portraits Newt Scamander in the newest films from J.K. Rowling’s. Wizarding World.
January 29th, 2017
Last night, at the Harry Potter Celebration in Universal Orland Resort, the visitors had the chance to watch a deleted scene from Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. The scene shows Queenie and Tina performing the Ilvermorny School Song. But who wrote that song?
Ally Waring attended the special event in New York on November 12th, where J.K. Rowling and Eddie Redmayne discussed Lumos organization and Fantastic Beasts, just before watching and advanced screening of the film. Read her report of the event.
I’m glad it wasn’t the first time I went to London. I’m not sure how I could have enjoyed this beautiful city while checking my cell phone every two minutes to see if anything had happened in the Potterverse. I was eating breakfast near Camden Market the morning before when I saw on Twitter that […]
It is February 2000, and we still do not know the title of the fourth book in Harry Potter series. Meanwhile, J.K. Rowling gave this short but interesting interview to Writer’s Digest.
The Deathly Hallows symbol appears in a promotional image of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald also makes an appearance in the trailer and is mentioned in the movie’s official summary. What to expect from the upcoming film.
In August 2005, J.K. Rowling was present at the International Edinburgh Book Festival. After reading an extract from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix which was published a month earlier, she took questions from the audience. Here is a transcription of the most interesting questions from that moment, which take us to a time when we still did not know about the last two books.
November 5th, 2016
Barry Cunningham, who was working for Bloomsbury in 1996, was one of the people who discovered Harry Potter. He signed J.K. Rowling for the publishing house – and published Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone the next year.
October 17th, 2016
While other magazines embarrass themselves, Empire Magazine will do something fabulous for the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them movie.
October 14th, 2016
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is not anymore part of a trilogy. J.K. Rowling confirmed today in a Fan Event that there will be five movies – although we do not know if the title of all of them will be Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.
September 11th, 2016
This is a guest post by Ibid. Ibid is an Editor at The Harry Potter Lexicon, You can find him at Reddit and SciFi StackExchange. This list is focused on new canon bits and how they relate to other canon. It doesn’t strive to summarize the original articles and therefore will not serve as a substitute […]
September 7th, 2016
Variety has confirmed the rumors that have been online lately. Finally, Tom Burke will play Cormoran Strike in the BBC adaptation of Robert Galbraith’s books.
August 21st, 2016
In the last months, new drawings made by J.K. Rowling have appeared in some sections on the Pottermore website, but no one noticed them. They were not announced by Pottermore Staff, so they stayed there until someone recognized them. There are new three handwritten drawings by J.K. Rowling, and four that we already knew but […]
July 31st, 2016
At the end of the seventh book in The Dark Tower series by Stephen King, the author urges and recommends the reader to close the book at this point. The final chapter could be controversial, so King suggests finishing the story with the happy ending. Well, something like this could be added to the end of […]
July 22nd, 2016
Back in 2000, when dynamic websites were reserved for IT professionals, the Harry Potter fandom started to flood the internet with a lot of different “pages”. You could easily find websites with news, forums and chats to discuss the latest theories – but there was a special fansite out there: The Harry Potter Lexicon. Created […]
July 21st, 2016
We found out about this a few weeks ago – but we couldn’t confirm what was about. “Harry Potter Illustrated Box Set” was the title but no more info, just a suggested price. Now, we have all the details about what Bloomsbury has planned for November for the Harry Potter fans.
June 27th, 2016
See author J.K. Rowling in conversation with Academy Award® winner Eddie Redmayne at an advance screening of the much-anticipated Warner Bros. feature film ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’.
June 25th, 2016
After the revelation of the final cover for the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Rehearsal Edition, now it is time to know how the book will look.
June 22nd, 2016
Bloomsbury in the United Kingdom and Scholastic in the United States released new information about the upcoming edition of the companion book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them.
June 1st, 2016
At the east end of Princes Street, just a few meters away from the Scott Monument, there is a Victorian Building that has been one of the landmarks of Edinburgh: The Balmoral, a luxury five-star hotel which opened more than 100 years ago.
April 26th, 2016
Fantastic Beasts is J.K. Rowling’s screenwriting debut, and luckily for us, the script will be published in November! This will give us a better idea of exactly what J.K. Rowling came up with and how the filmmakers embellished it. Exciting news come from Little, Brown and Scholastic, who together will publish Fantastic Beast And Where To […]
April 23rd, 2016
A 90-second new clip has been released online today, with footage from inside Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s rehearsals, revealing the cast working and also J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany talking about the play.
April 21st, 2016
Salamandra, the publisher of the Harry Potter Series in Spanish, used Dolores Avendaño’s artwork for their covers until 2014. Avendaño’s illustrations were inspired by their American counterpart, and they took part in different editions published since 1999.
February 10th, 2016
We were sharing the rumours with you a few days ago, it has now been confirmed on Pottermore: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will also be published both as a book and an ebook. Actually, two versions of the script will exist. The first one will be on sale right after the world premiere on […]
January 25th, 2016
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the upcoming two-part West End stage play scheduled to open in July 2016, set nineteen years after the end of Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows, which will be about Harry Potter (now a Ministry of Magic employee) and his son Albus Potter. Considered to be the sequel of […]
December 28th, 2015
It was 4 in the morning in Tokyo, and the man (from now, we will call him the man, since he asked us to remain anonymous, though you can search for his name online) received a phone call from London. He had won the auction, but his reply was “Can you call me back in 1 […]
December 21st, 2015
Just a few minutes ago, the identity of the actors that will play the Golden Trio in the West End Play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been announced. And there is a little detail that will be the center of the comments and reactions about the news: the actress portraying Hermione Granger is black. Noma […]
December 15th, 2015
Finally, the first Fantastic Beasts trailer is here! The official social media accounts for the movie have released both the first poster and first trailer of the movie, though they do not reveal too much.
December 2nd, 2015
Lumos, the international non-profit organisation founded by J.K. Rowling to help countries reform their services for disadvantaged children, has launched a new crowdfunding campaign to purchase special equipment so children with disabilities can go to school. Among the perks, there are three signed copies of The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
November 13th, 2015
The deluxe edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone signed by Jo and Jim is not the only one book to be auctioned by Sotheby’s next month. The Sotheby’s English Literature, History, Children’s Books, and Illustrations 15 December 2015 includes 7 Harry Potter lots, besides the deluxe edition.
November 13th, 2015
On December 15th, Sotheby’s will auction a very special copy of the recently published deluxe illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Why so special? This copy, besides to be the first printed copy of this edition, is signed by Jim Kay, the illustrator, and J.K. Rowling herself. J. K. Rowling writes “The […]
November 2nd, 2015
For the first time, J.K. Rowling spoke as Robert Galbraith on radio (she already took Galbraith personality lats year at the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival). And as if one interview was not enough, Jo spoke with BBC Radio 2 and NPR, which means we have two new interviews with J.K. Rowling! Listen to them or […]
October 22nd, 2015
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open next year in London, England. But the artwork, date, prices and even the tagline has been released today for the, as they call it, the eight story.
October 8th, 2015
Digital versions of all seven Harry Potter books are now exclusively available on Apple’s iBooks Store. The company announced the launch in a press release published today, adding that the “enhanced” digital versions of J.K. Rowling’s novels feature interactive animations, custom covers, and annotations written by Rowling herself.
June 19th, 2014
The Silkworm, the new novel by J.K. Rowling, under the pen name of Robert Galbraith, is released today! This is the 10th novel by J.K. Rowling, after the Harry Potter serie and the two novels for adults, The Casual Vacancy and The Cuckoo’s Calling.
June 17th, 2014
Robert Galbraith’s official website has a new look, probably because of the publication of his new book, The Silkworm. The new website is made by The Creative Corporation.
June 11th, 2014
The first review copies of The Silkworm, the upcoming book by J.K. Rowling (under her pen name, Robert Galbraith) were sent today to the media, and two positive articles have appeared online. The first one, from The Independent, and the second one, from The Telegraph.
October 15th, 2012
The Casual Vacancy J.K. Rowling Little Brown, 2012 [wordery isbn=9780751561609][/wordery] It may be hard to write a review of The Casual Vacancy without making any reference to Harry Potter. After all, both can be summarized with teenagers and their parents fighting for the control of a society. The argument couldn’t be more interesting – as […]
September 5th, 2011
Dear Me… A letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self Joseph Galliano (Foreword by J.K. Rowling) Atria Books (Simon & Schuster), 2011 [wordery isbn=9781451649673][/wordery]> The people from Simon & Schuster were kind enough to send me a copy of Dear Me… A letter to my sixteen-year-old self two months prior to its release date. Dear Me… is […]
July 21st, 2011
Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story Paul A. Kaufman, Poppy Montgomery 2011 Magic Beyond Words is the first J.K. Rowling biography made into film. The film has a big production, so it’s surprising the amount of mistakes it has. It starts with her childhood, and we see Jo’s life until the release of the […]
November 26th, 2010
J.K. Rowling, a year in the life James Runcie 2007 J.K. Rowling, a year in the life, is a documentary filmed by writer and filmmaker James Runcie, who joined J.K. Rowling for one year (from October 2006 to October 2007) to show this important year in her life, in which she completed and published the […]
November 19th, 2010
STV talked to J.K. Rowling back in 1998 about her Harry Potter books and plans for a Hollywood movie. Watch the interview on YouTube.