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

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

'Exceptional' Pottermore returns to profit

Pottermore, the digital content business set up to support J K Rowling’s Harry Potter output, has doubled sales and returned to profit, after what was... Read more

A sneak peek at the British Library's Harry Potter exhibition

Unseen material from J K Rowling and Bloomsbury’s personal collections sit alongside artefacts from the British Library's archives in the new Harry Potter: A History of... Read more

Harry Potter exhibition sells record 30,000 advance tickets

The British Library has revealed that its Harry Potter exhibition has sold more than 30,000 tickets - the highest number of advance tickets it has ever... Read more

Origin bursts into the charts with 100,000 copies sold

Dan Brown’s Origin (Bantam) has cracked the code to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 100,095 copies for £1m according to Nielsen... Read more

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