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  • J.K. Rowling not against 'a sidestep' set of Harry Potter universe books

     
    J.K. Rowling says that while "where Harry's story is concerned, [she's] done," she adds that she has thought about a new story set in the Harry Potter universe....
  • 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...
  • Bad Sex in Fiction finalists: Tom Wolfe yes, J.K. Rowling no

    It’s Bad Sex Day on the Internet today. Of course, every day is bad sex day on the Internet. But today's bad sex is actually enjoyable, and it arrives via the respected Literary Review of London and its Bad Sex in Fiction Award. Call it coitus...
  • Fiction's worst families: Take the quiz

    Thanksgiving is one of the biggest family holidays of the year, a time for celebration — or regret, depending on the kind of family you’re born into. “All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own...
  • 'Casual Vacancy' fails to conjure Harry Potter's magic

    'Casual Vacancy' fails to conjure Harry Potter's magic
    It's hardly shocking that the most fully realized characters in "The Casual Vacancy," J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults, are the youngest. Fats Wall, Krystal Weedon, Gaia Bawden, Andrew Price, Sukhvinder Jawanda: Even the names are vaguely...
  • Michael Connelly video chat: Harry Bosch and 'The Black Box'

    Michael Connelly video chat: Harry Bosch and 'The Black Box'
    Bestselling author Michael Connelly joined the Los Angeles Times for a video chat on the publication day of his new mystery, "The Black Box." In the book, set in present day, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch investigates a cold case: a murder committed during...
  • 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....
  • J.K. Rowling talks to ABC about ‘Casual Vacancy’ on Sept. 26

     
    J.K. Rowling discusses her new novel in a series of interviews on Wednesday, Sept. 26, on ”Good Morning America,” “ABC World News With Diane Sawyer” and “Nightline.” Cynthia McFadden traveled to Scotland to interview...
  • J.K. Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy' reviews are mixed so far

     
    The reviews are mixed for J.K. Rowling's first post-Harry Potter novel "The Casual Vacancy."...
  • An unpleasant, and puzzling, experience at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

     
    What if you spent a boatload of money to build a beautiful, high-tech, world-class attraction – and then didn’t let your paying guests enjoy all of it? That was the question running through my mind after a recent visit to Islands of Adventure&...