Tagged: neil blair

Hodder to publish the story behind the making of the Oxford vaccine

Hodder & Stoughton is publishing the inside story of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine written by two of the leading scientists who developed it, Professor Sarah Gilbert and Dr Catherine Green.... Read more

Atwood, Rushdie, Gladwell and Rowling sign letter protesting against 'ideological conformity'

High-profile authors including Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Malcolm Gladwell and J K Rowling have signed an open letter protesting "ideological conformity" and the spread of "censoriousness", including "an... Read more

J K Rowling and Wizarding World partners launch Harry Potter at Home

J K Rowling and her Wizarding World partners have announced three new initiatives under the banner Harry Potter At Home, to help children, parents, carers and... Read more

Jacobson, Montefiore and Schama call on Labour to tackle antisemitism 'poison'

Authors Howard Jacobson, Simon Sebag Montefiore and Simon Schama, together with Pottermore chair Neil Blair, have called on Labour to drain the antisemitism “that lies like a... Read more

Pottermore and Warner Bros form new joint venture

​Harry Potter digital business Pottermore and movie studio Warner Bros have set up a joint venture to “widen and deepen” how they exploit the franchise... Read more

Judges revealed for the next Big Idea Competition

Neil Blair, Barry Cunningham, Jen Campbell and MG Leonard have been revealed as the judges of next year's Big Idea Competition which seeks to uncover... 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

Susan Jurevics stands down as Pottermore chief executive

Pottermore chief executive Susan Jurevics will leave the company at the end of February. Read more

Harry Potter play script to be published by Little, Brown

Little, Brown UK will publish the script of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter stage play in book form this July, along with Scholastic in the... Read more

'No publishing plans yet' for J K Rowling's new children's book

J K Rowling’s agent has told The Bookseller there are no immediate plans to publish her children’s book in progress. Read more

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