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J.K. Rowling

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  • Burb's Eye View: Fictional game can result in real bruises

    Burb's Eye View: Fictional game can result in real bruises
    Chris Chavez cranks his arm back while palming a deflated volleyball. His other hand grips a broomstick positioned between his legs. He eyes his target: a 39-inch rubber hoop mounted to some PVC pipe. Before releasing his ball, he has to maneuver around...
  • Biblioracle: When it's time to re-read

    Biblioracle: When it's time to re-read
    I'm looking at the shelves in my living room and I stopped counting at 140 books with three shelves to go. That's just one room where I stash books. There's two others, plus an office, plus some boxes I've never unpacked, not to mention the digital bits...
  • ‘Harry Potter:’ J.K. Rowling debuts ‘Azkaban’ extras on Pottermore

     
    J.K. Rowling has a little holiday gift for Harry Potter fans. The first seven chapters of “Harry Potter and the ......
  • ‘Game of Thrones’: HBO fantasy series gets its own beer

     
    HBO's “Game of Thrones” has done an amazing job re-creating George R.R. Martin's fantasy world on-screen, but one aspect it ......
  • Dalkey Archive posts world's wackiest job listing

    Dalkey Archive posts world's wackiest job listing
    On Wednesday, the Dalkey Archive Press posted an announcement in its employment section. Founding publisher John O'Brien, it said, will be stepping down. He's been with the press, which is known for publishing books that are avant-garde and experimental,...
  • Stephen Colbert teases Malcolm Gladwell about his hair [video]

    If you weren't watching the Colbert Report on Tuesday night, you missed Stephen Colbert poking fun at author Malcolm Gladwell's shock of curly hair. Gladwell, for his part, looked kind of uncomfortable, and didn't even try to make a hair joke in return....
  • Picture it: 5 million butterbeers sold at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

     
    Universal Orlando celebrated the sale of 5 million butterbeers by giving away 1,000 of the foam-topped beverages to Islands of Adventure guests on Wednesday. The drink, which debuted with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in June 2010, has become a...
  • Best-sellers

    Best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Black Box" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown, $27.99). Harry Bosch discovers that a bullet from a recent crime can be linked to a suspicious murder from decades ago. Last week: — 2. "Notorious Nineteen" by Janet...
  • First editions: A rare present

    First editions: A rare present
    Never mind the Morlocks. For a book lover, the most chilling scene in the 1960 screen adaptation of "The Time Machine" is the one in which the Time Traveler is taken to the decrepit library of the Eloi race. "I can learn all I want about you from books,"...
  • ‘Game of Thrones’: App aids George R.R. Martin readers

     
    Most people agree that HBO's acclaimed fantasy series “Game of Thrones” is complex, but the multi-layered narrative sprawl of George ......
  • ‘Harry Potter’: ‘Book of Spells’ transports gamers to Hogwarts

     
    “Wonderbook: Book of Spells,” a new game released exclusively for PlayStation 3 earlier this month, uses augmented reality to transport ......