Tagged: J K Rowling

Bringing the magic of Harry Potter to life

Acting children's editor and Harry Potter fan Caroline Carpenter gives her verdict on the British Library's new Harry Potter exhibition. Read more

Pottermore’s publishing push

Philip Jones reflects on Pottermore's latest move and explores the future of the business. Read more

Jamie Oliver falls off Sunday Times Rich List

Chart-topping chef and food writer Jamie Oliver has fallen off the Sunday Times Rich List for the first time in eight years.... Read more

Pottermore and Sport Relief launch Hogwarts challenge

Sport Relief is encouraging Harry Potter fans to compete for their Hogwarts house in the Nation's Billion Steps a Day Challenge. Read more

Harry Potter exhibition goes online

Google is hosting the British Library’s History of Magic exhibition online as the physical version closes its doors. Read more

Reading comprehension falls in secondary schools, study claims

A new report from Renaissance Learning suggests the reading comprehension of secondary school pupils is falling below that of primary school children because teenagers are... Read more

Harry Potter book sales top 500 million worldwide

Sales of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter books have exceeded 500 million worldwide, according to Bloomsbury. Read more

HarperCollins leads Big Four growth

The Big Four publishers claimed less of the overall market in 2017 than in previous years, with HarperCollins its biggest grower. Read more

Midlist authors plug big-brand gap in 2017 review

In 2017 the marginal growth was propelled not by breakout bestsellers, but by undervalued—perhaps literally—midlist writers. Read more

Rowling defends Depp's 'Fantastic Beasts' casting

J K Rowling has defended the casting of Johnny Depp as Grindelwald in the next "Fantastic Beasts" film, following a backlash from fans unhappy about the... Read more

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