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AllAfrica.com
Scientists Hope New Varieties Can Start Africa Rice Revolutionwestern Kenya. Kenya and Tanzania will be the first beneficiaries of the new h
Scientists Hope New Varieties Can Start Africa Rice Revolution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
western Kenya. Kenya and Tanzania will be the first beneficiaries of the new hybrid varieties. Trials will then be rolled out in other countries in East, West and Southern Africa, Sanni said. - Reporting by Isaiah Esipisu; editing by Megan Ro... Read more
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Marie Claire
J.K. Rowling just revealed the hidden meaning behind Hermione’s patronusThe wizarding world of Harry Potter is a complicated one, one which J.K. Rowlin
J.K. Rowling just revealed the hidden meaning behind Hermione’s patronus
Marie Claire / Posted 13 hours ago
The wizarding world of Harry Potter is a complicated one, one which J.K. Rowling spent many years carefully crafting. Although the last Harry Potter book was published in 2007, over the years since then more and more details have been fed to us,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Scientists hope new varieties can start Africa rice revolutionout in other countries in East, West and Southern Africa, Sanni said. (Reporti
Scientists hope new varieties can start Africa rice revolution
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
out in other countries in East, West and Southern Africa, Sanni said. (Reporting by Isaiah Esipisu; editing by Megan Rowling. Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, that covers humanitarian news,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good booksPerth Writers' Festival and he used the sense of being "on the edge of the eart
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good books
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
Perth Writers' Festival and he used the sense of being "on the edge of the earth" in his fiction. Grossman credits J.K. Rowling as "transformative" for fantasy and The New York Times said his 2009 book, The Magicians - about a young man who... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What you never knew about putting the action into the Harry Potter filmsspell as many of the spells had already been executed in past films with little
What you never knew about putting the action into the Harry Potter films
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
spell as many of the spells had already been executed in past films with little movement behind them. Related ContentJK Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter universe, is no longer its godJK Rowling is releasing three new Harry Potter stories in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good booksPerth Writers' Festival and he used the sense of being "on the edge of the eart
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good books
Canberra Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Perth Writers' Festival and he used the sense of being "on the edge of the earth" in his fiction. Grossman credits J.K. Rowling as "transformative" for fantasy and The New York Times said his 2009 book, The Magicians - about a young man who... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Political events to put on your calendarbookstore is a favorite of both book nerds and the writers they worship — the v
Political events to put on your calendar
The GW Hatchet / Posted 20 hours ago
bookstore is a favorite of both book nerds and the writers they worship — the venue has played host to the likes of J.K. Rowling and Stephen Colbert at the shop's near-nightly book talks. It is also the Small Business Saturday pick for President... Read more
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The Seattle Times
TV Picks for Aug. 28: ‘The Great Food Truck Race’8:15 p.m. (Freeform): Dumbledore tries to prepare Harry for the final battle wi
TV Picks for Aug. 28: ‘The Great Food Truck Race’
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
8:15 p.m. (Freeform): Dumbledore tries to prepare Harry for the final battle with Voldemort. Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling. “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town,” 8:45 p.m. (TCM): A folksy New England poet inherits $20 million he doesn’t want and tells... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Things get done to the HiltI believe it’s a must watch for any YSU student and for any family looking for
Things get done to the Hilt
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
I believe it’s a must watch for any YSU student and for any family looking for a college version of Slash or Jeter or J.K. Rowling. I asked one thing he’d do over, and Austin didn’t flinch in his answer: He should have done all of this sooner. The... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Book review: Potter fans may be disappointed with 'Cursed Child'keeps pace with the rising sales figures. The plot is clumsy and unbelievable.
Book review: Potter fans may be disappointed with 'Cursed Child'
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
keeps pace with the rising sales figures. The plot is clumsy and unbelievable. The time travel doesn’t work at all. Why did Rowling collaborate with lesser mortals? The characters are stilted. The dialogue is terrible. What has Rowling wrought?... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Team GB Paralympians 'stripped of Motability vehicles after Tory cuts'Wheelchair-racer Ben Rowlings, 20, said Team GB pals have had to ‘fight’ for Go
Team GB Paralympians 'stripped of Motability vehicles after Tory cuts'
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Wheelchair-racer Ben Rowlings, 20, said Team GB pals have had to ‘fight’ for Government-funded cars after undergoing controversial fit-for-work reassessments for the new Personal Independence Payments (PIPs). The tests are carried out by hated... Read more
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Boston Globe
What’s in a list of great movies? And who decides?“Harry Potter”s — these are the big-budget circuses predicated on familiarity f
What’s in a list of great movies? And who decides?
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
“Harry Potter”s — these are the big-budget circuses predicated on familiarity from other sources (Hasbro, Disney, Tolkien, Rowling) and the promise of both fidelity and sensation. Some of them are exquisitely made; all of them are brilliantly hyped... Read more
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dna
Women are always, always 'asking for it': JK Rowling hits out at Sarkozy on burkini banlocked in a "battle of cultures" and that the full-body swimsuit symbolised the
Women are always, always 'asking for it': JK Rowling hits out at Sarkozy on burkini ban
dna / Posted 3 days ago
locked in a "battle of cultures" and that the full-body swimsuit symbolised the enslavement of women. British author JK Rowling took to Twitter expressing her opinion contrary to that of France. So Sarkozy calls the burkini a 'provocation.'... Read more
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DW
France's highest administrative court suspends ban on burkinis |magazine. "Women who wear it are testing the Republic." His hardline stance wa
France's highest administrative court suspends ban on burkinis |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
magazine. "Women who wear it are testing the Republic." His hardline stance was rejected by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling in a tweet: The high court began hearing arguments Thursday from two non-governmental organizations - the Human... Read more
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dna
France: PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban but some in cabinet waryto be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy h
France: PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban but some in cabinet wary
dna / Posted 3 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author JK Rowling tweeted: So Sarkozy calls the burkini a 'provocation.' Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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News.com.au
Ten must-see films left in 2016parts of Dunedin and several other locations on New Zealand’s South Island. Mo
Ten must-see films left in 2016
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
parts of Dunedin and several other locations on New Zealand’s South Island. Move over Potter: Eddie Redmayne is J.K. Rowling’s latest big-screen wizard, Newt Scamander, in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Picture: Warner... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Harrison
Girl Scouts Help Harrison Pet Rescue Find Homes For Cats, Kittensat the Kitty Cottage were among the first in Westchester to hear the highly ant
Girl Scouts Help Harrison Pet Rescue Find Homes For Cats, Kittens
The Daily Voice - Harrison / Posted 3 days ago
at the Kitty Cottage were among the first in Westchester to hear the highly anticipated eighth installment by J.K. Rowling, Walker said. The Girl Scouts also set up two tents outside where crafts including beautiful covers for cat beds... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rye
Rye Brook, Port Chester Girl Scouts Help Pet Rescue Find Homes For Kittensat the Kitty Cottage were among the first in Westchester to hear the highly ant
Rye Brook, Port Chester Girl Scouts Help Pet Rescue Find Homes For Kittens
The Daily Voice - Rye / Posted 3 days ago
at the Kitty Cottage were among the first in Westchester to hear the highly anticipated eighth installment by J.K. Rowling, Walker said. The Girl Scouts also set up two tents outside where crafts including beautiful covers for cat beds... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Port Chester
Port Chester, Rye Brook Girl Scouts Help Pet Rescue Find Homes For Kittensat the Kitty Cottage were among the first in Westchester to hear the highly ant
Port Chester, Rye Brook Girl Scouts Help Pet Rescue Find Homes For Kittens
The Daily Voice - Port Chester / Posted 3 days ago
at the Kitty Cottage were among the first in Westchester to hear the highly anticipated eighth installment by J.K. Rowling, Walker said. The Girl Scouts also set up two tents outside where crafts including beautiful covers for cat beds... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck
Girl Scouts Help Harrison Pet Rescue Find Homes For Cats, Kittensat the Kitty Cottage were among the first in Westchester to hear the highly ant
Girl Scouts Help Harrison Pet Rescue Find Homes For Cats, Kittens
The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck / Posted 3 days ago
at the Kitty Cottage were among the first in Westchester to hear the highly anticipated eighth installment by J.K. Rowling, Walker said. The Girl Scouts also set up two tents outside where crafts including beautiful covers for cat beds... Read more
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The Economic Times
France, the burkini and a "battle of cultures"to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy h
France, the burkini and a "battle of cultures"
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author J. K. Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the Burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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DW
French politicians spar ahead of administrative court ruling on burkini |magazine. "Women who wear it are testing the Republic." His hardline stance wa
French politicians spar ahead of administrative court ruling on burkini |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
magazine. "Women who wear it are testing the Republic." His hardline stance was rejected by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling in a tweet: The high court began hearing arguments Thursday from two non-governmental organizations - the Human... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Peoria teen lands Taco Bell scholarship, episode in web seriesschool. The Centennial High School grad says he finds inspiration from other w
Peoria teen lands Taco Bell scholarship, episode in web series
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
school. The Centennial High School grad says he finds inspiration from other writers in the video: "I think about if J.K. Rowling would have stopped ... it just keeps me going." Susan also talks about the importance of his heritage. He is a... Read more
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Canberra Times
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsto be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy h
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author JK Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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Brisbane Times
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsto be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy h
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author JK Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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The Age
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsto be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy h
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author JK Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsto be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy h
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author JK Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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WA Today
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsto be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy h
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author JK Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French PM defends burkini ban but some in cabinet waryto be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy h
French PM defends burkini ban but some in cabinet wary
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author J. K. Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the Burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
The final films of 2016 line up for releaseScamander (Eddie Redmayne) on an excursion to document an array of magical crea
The final films of 2016 line up for release
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) on an excursion to document an array of magical creatures. Written by “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling, the adventure has not yet been rated. Opens Nov. 23 (take the kids) Disney and Pixar’s latest offering tells the... Read more
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iol.co.za
French PM defends burkini banto be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy h
French PM defends burkini ban
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author J. K. Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the Burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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Reuters
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy h
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author J. K. Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the Burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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Calcutta News
French high court to hear appeal against ban on burkinihygiene and of safety in public bathing areas.” However, criticism has been po
French high court to hear appeal against ban on burkini
Calcutta News / Posted 4 days ago
hygiene and of safety in public bathing areas.” However, criticism has been pouring from different quarters. Author J.K. Rowling took to Twitter to condemn the ban. “So Sarkozy calls the burkini a 'provocation.' Whether women cover or uncover... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France, the burkini and ato be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy h
France, the burkini and a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author J. K. Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the Burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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Reuters
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy h
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author J. K. Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the Burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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Swissinfo
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy h
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
to be published on Friday. In a demonstration of how the Burkini controversy has reverberated abroad, British author J. K. Rowling tweeted: "So Sarkozy calls the Burkini a 'provocation'. Whether women cover or uncover their bodies, seems we're... Read more
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Mashable
J.K. Rowling weighs in, fiercely, on burkini debategarment contravenes "good morals and secularism" and could incite violence. Na
J.K. Rowling weighs in, fiercely, on burkini debate
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
garment contravenes "good morals and secularism" and could incite violence. National treasure and all-round badass J.K. Rowling has joined the debate to make her feelings on the matter quite clear. So Sarkozy calls the burkini a 'provocation.'... Read more
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Calgary Sun
A lot to see in London for fans of Harry Potteruntil mid-2017. Time Out London magazine reports the online waiting list runs i
A lot to see in London for fans of Harry Potter
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
until mid-2017. Time Out London magazine reports the online waiting list runs into the hundreds of thousands. The J. K. Rowling magic remains powerful, even if she provided only the story idea for the Cursed Child and did not write the show... Read more
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Marie Claire
The meaning behind Snape's first words to Harry will blow your mindhis life is now i.e. a living death? Because we know that his part in Lily�s de
The meaning behind Snape's first words to Harry will blow your mind
Marie Claire / Posted 4 days ago
his life is now i.e. a living death? Because we know that his part in Lily�s death has haunted him for years. We knew JK Rowling did her research but Merlin�s beard! That is a LOT of hidden meanings in just one sentence. JK, we bow down to your... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Factbox-Which Countries Are Most At Risk of Disasters?one of the biggest movers in 2016, shifting from 18th to 13th highest-risk coun
Factbox-Which Countries Are Most At Risk of Disasters?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
one of the biggest movers in 2016, shifting from 18th to 13th highest-risk country, mainly due to a fall in the share of its people with access to clean water and improved sanitation. Reporting by Megan Rowling @meganrowling; editing by Katie Nguy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Don't Count On Technology to Save You in a Disaster - Researcherslie in the Pacific Ocean, Southeast Asia, Central America and Africa's southern
Don't Count On Technology to Save You in a Disaster - Researchers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
lie in the Pacific Ocean, Southeast Asia, Central America and Africa's southern Sahel region. (Reporting by Megan Rowling @meganrowling; additional reporting by Beh Lih Yi in Jakarta; editing by Katie Nguyen. Please credit the Thomson... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economic Growth Doesn't Have to Wreck the PlanetBy Megan Rowling | @meganrowling | Thomson Reuters Foundation Any views expres
Economic Growth Doesn't Have to Wreck the Planet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Megan Rowling | @meganrowling | Thomson Reuters Foundation Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. "Human footprint" maps show people's impact on the environment has slowed When... Read more
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NZCity
Daniel Radcliffe wants to work on another Broadway musical.it take away from the show. I would never want to do anything that would distra
Daniel Radcliffe wants to work on another Broadway musical.
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
it take away from the show. I would never want to do anything that would distract or take away from the show. Author J.K. Rowling recently pleaded with fans not to spoil the plot of the play for other audience members. She said in a YouTube... Read more
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Orange County Register
Robert Niles: Are movies taking over theme parks?of a great theme park experience because of the characters, because of the acti
Robert Niles: Are movies taking over theme parks?
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
of a great theme park experience because of the characters, because of the action, because of the magical places that Rowling created.” Potter might do this best, but, again, it wasn’t the first of its kind. Mark Twain’s stories about Tom... Read more
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Time
Apparently This Harry Potter Character Almost Had a Very Different NameAfter a series of Harry Potter sketches created by J.K. Rowling herself went vi
Apparently This Harry Potter Character Almost Had a Very Different Name
Time / Posted 5 days ago
After a series of Harry Potter sketches created by J.K. Rowling herself went viral Tuesday after being discovered on Pottermore, fans began to notice a surprising detail about one of the drawings. In an illustration featuring the Gryffindor gang... Read more
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birminghammail
Why your old Harry Potter books could be worth big moneyPotter book knocking around in them – and some are worth more than you’d think.
Why your old Harry Potter books could be worth big money
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
Potter book knocking around in them – and some are worth more than you’d think. There are thousands of copies of the JK Rowling book in circulation that are worth rather more than the recommended retail price. In fact, some sell for thousands of... Read more
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Games Radar
JK Rowling's early Harry Potter sketches feature Peeves, Snape, and moreFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them the franchise is more alive than ever.
JK Rowling's early Harry Potter sketches feature Peeves, Snape, and more
Games Radar / Posted 5 days ago
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them the franchise is more alive than ever. It all stemmed from the mind of author J.K. Rowling, who has taken to Pottermore to reveal some early Harry Potter sketches she drew back in the 90's. Check it out... Read more
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Londonist
Is Boudica Buried In London?the fresh-faced Harry Potter mythos has blended with old Queen Boudica. BBC Hi
Is Boudica Buried In London?
Londonist / Posted 5 days ago
the fresh-faced Harry Potter mythos has blended with old Queen Boudica. BBC History should have asked Potter author J.K. Rowling; in 2015 she blogged that she did not know about the myth when she gave the wizard’s platform as 9¾. In truth,... Read more
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Marie Claire
J.K. Rowling just revealed a very surprising detail about Dean ThomasIf you're a huge fan of the Harry Potter books and films, then you're no doubt
J.K. Rowling just revealed a very surprising detail about Dean Thomas
Marie Claire / Posted 5 days ago
If you're a huge fan of the Harry Potter books and films, then you're no doubt all over J.K. Rowling's wonderful creation, Pottermore. The author regularly releases old drawings of her characters from way back when - but recently, one in particular... Read more
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Mashable
J.K. Rowling explains the mystery of a strange character in early 'Harry Potter' sketchWhat's This?J.K. Rowling's early 'Harry Potter' sketches have been drumming up
J.K. Rowling explains the mystery of a strange character in early 'Harry Potter' sketch
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
What's This?J.K. Rowling's early 'Harry Potter' sketches have been drumming up a lot of online conversation lately. Image: Rob Stothard/Getty Images LONDON — The last of the Harry Potter books may have been published over nine years ago, but it'll... Read more
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