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2005-07-20 11:30:00

The sixth book in the Harry Potter series, the fastest-selling book of all time, has become among the quickest to fall prey to Internet piracy, with illicit copies available online within hours of its release.

2005-07-18 12:12:54

By Jeffrey Goldfarb LONDON (Reuters) - The sixth volume of the Harry Potter saga sold more than 8.9 million copies in the first 24 hours it was on sale in the United States and Britain to become the fastest-selling book in history, publishers said.

2005-07-18 11:41:15

LONDON (Reuters) - The sixth volume of the Harry Potter saga sold more than 8.9 million copies in the first 24 hours it went on sale in the United States and Britain to become the fastest-selling book in history, publishers said.

2005-07-17 13:05:45

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Bookstores around the world tallied sales of the sixth Harry Potter installment on Sunday, but after the eagerly awaited global launch over the weekend, the magic was wearing off for some.

2005-07-17 08:05:48

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Bookstores checked their tills on Sunday to tally sales of the sixth Harry Potter installment, but a day after the eagerly awaited global launch the magic was wearing off for some.

2005-07-16 11:47:33

By Mike Collett-White and Carole Vaporean LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The sixth instalment in the Harry Potter series went on sale and flew off shelves around the world on Saturday, ending months of marketing hype that look set to make it the fastest-selling book in history.

2005-07-16 05:50:58

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Children and adults poured into stores around the world on Saturday to snatch up copies of the latest Harry Potter adventure, which looks set to become the fastest-selling book in history.

2005-07-15 20:34:39

By Michael Perry and Mike Collett-White SYDNEY/LONDON (Reuters) - Witching hour passed and Harry Potter fans poured into bookshops around the world on Saturday, snatching up copies of the latest instalment in the series that promises to be the fastest-selling book in history.

2005-07-15 18:22:30

LONDON (Reuters) - "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," J.K. Rowling's sixth book about the fictional boy wizard Harry Potter, went on sale on Saturday.

2005-07-15 18:43:28

By Michael Perry and Mike Collett-White SYDNEY/LONDON (Reuters) - Witching hour passed and Harry Potter fans poured into bookshops around the world on Saturday, snatching up copies of the latest instalment in the series that promises to be the fastest-selling book in history.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.