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J.K. Rowling

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  • Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue

    Moviegoers are showing signs of 3-D fatigue
    Debora Bell would be glad "if 3-D went away." The Rockville printer is just the kind of filmgoer Hollywood wants to keep happy. Her family goes to movies every week. They get to the first screenings they can, usually at the 3-D-equipped AMC Columbia or...
  • 'Harry Potter' Finale Passes $1 Billion Box Office Mark

    'Harry Potter' Finale Passes $1 Billion Box Office Mark
    LOS ANGELES (The Wrap) -- Continuing its record-breaking run, Warner Bros. Pictures' "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2" has surpassed $1 billion at the worldwide box office, becoming the first in the series--and just the ninth film in...
  • Bloomsbury venture to bring books "back from dead"

    Bloomsbury venture to bring books "back from dead"
    LONDON (Reuters) - Bloomsbury Publishing, home to the Harry Potter books in Britain, launched its first purely digital imprint on Wednesday which it said would bring out-of-print titles "back from the dead." Bloomsbury Reader has signed up a string of...
  • Closet Geek Book Group

    Closet Geek Book Group
    Our book club has only three members. We work at the same company, which allows for ongoing discussion of the book as we read. We've been together for almost four years and are on our 38th book. Sometimes our book selection inspires field trips....
  • Rowling's revelation: What's the Potter author planning?

    Rowling's revelation: What's the Potter author planning?
    Oh, that J.K. Rowling—what a tease! This week the "Harry Potter" author revealed pottermore.com, a mysterious new website that has further confused her fans already emotional over the fact that they're less than one month away from the last Potter...
  • Who's your favorite literary mama?

    Who's your favorite literary mama?
    Mother's Day is Sunday, and in celebration some of Printers Row's regular contributors discussed their favorite literary moms. Julia Keller: Laura Bodey from "Gain" by Richard Powers   Literature includes good mothers and bad mothers, angelic mothers...
  • Under a literary spell

    Under a literary spell
    As Lucy Kobbs turned the final page of the seventh and last book in the "Harry Potter" series, she took a pencil to the wall beside her bed and memorialized the end of an era: 7/22/07, 3:20 a.m. "It's one of those books that will stick with me for life,"...
  • 'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe on new J.K. Rowling project

    'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe on new J.K. Rowling project
  • Happy Bookers

    Happy Bookers
    Our home base is Woodstock, Marengo and Union, Illinois. Our group of 15 to 20 members has been meeting for 20-plus years. We meet the fourth Thursday of the month, and each member is assigned one meeting per year The hostess chooses the book for the...
  • Movie review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2'

    Movie review: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2'
    After seven previous films over a 10-year span, $2 billion in domestic box office and still more treasure overseas, Warner Bros. has unwrapped the Harry Potter advertising line it hoped it would never have to use: "It all ends." In a classic storybook...
  • Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genre

    Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genre
    Thank J.K. Rowling for starting the kid's book craze with "Harry Potter" and Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" saga for perpetuating the trend that has more adults reading children's titles than ever before. The year 2011 has seen an explosion of books...