| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:33 PM
"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling made a very important list, along with Kate Middleton, Adele, and some other well known British women. They were found the most inspirational Brits to women taking a survey....
| May 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Universal Studios Japan on Thursday will unveil plans to build the first international version of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the blockbuster attraction that has drawn millions of fans to Universal’s Orlando resort and is coming to Los...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 5:13 AM
.K. Rowling is down a few hundred-million galleons.
The Harry Potter author, estimated in recent years by Forbes to be worth $1 billion and therefore one of only a few dozen British billionaires, is no longer worth 10 figures, according to the bean-...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Definitely Christopher Fowler, who writes the "Peculiar Crimes Unit" and "Bryant & May" series. He has such a great sense of humor and knows so much about the history of London. His books are so much fun to read.
— Rena Gorman, Aurora
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:24 AM
The hypocrisy at the heart of "The Hunger Games" is irresistible. Novelist Suzanne Collins, whose trilogy has been decreed "awesome" by, among others, my 5th grade son, indicts violence and organized brutality as tools of mass-audience manipulation. Yet...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Contrary to Ms. Schick's letter (March 15) on teaching a Harry Potter literature course at NSU, J.K. Rowling's books about Harry Potter teach many good values for children and adults.
Major themes running throughout the books are triumph of good over...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Harry Potter fans, who have waited years for a wizard to transform his tales into digital form, can finally buy ebooks. J.K. Rowling's new website, Pottermore, began selling the ebooks this morning, with prices ranging from $7.99 for the first three in...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Por fin, las aventuras de Harry Potter están disponibles de manera electrónica.
Las siete novelas sobre el famoso niño mago creado por J.K. Rowling están a la venta en forma de libros electrónicos y audiolibros en el cibersitio de la autora, Pottermore....
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:33 AM
J.K. Rowling's first book aimed at adults will be called "The Casual Vacancy," and will be released Sept. 27, her British publisher announced today.
Of course, Rowling's Harry Potter series appealed to kids and adults alike, so she comes with a ready-...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:31 PM
1. "The Casual Vacancy" by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown, $35). A small English town is rattled by the unexpected death of an elected official. Last week: —
2. "Winter of the World" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36). The second...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 10:21 AM
J.K. Rowling doesn't make many public appearances, so tonight's New York City event to publicize her new novel "The Casual Vacancy" is getting a lot of attention. Fellow novelist Ann Patchett will lead a conversation, and there will be a Q&A.