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2006-08-01 12:10:00

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two of America's top authors, John Irving and Stephen King, made a plea to J.K. Rowling on Tuesday not to kill the fictional boy wizard Harry Potter in the final book of the series, but Rowling made no promises.

2006-07-31 09:51:01

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - What began as a small protest by Bangladeshis in East London worried about how they would be portrayed in a low-budget film has escalated into a feud between literary heavyweights Salman Rushdie and Germaine Greer.

2006-06-26 14:52:50

LONDON (Reuters) - Children's author J.K. Rowling has revealed that at least two characters will die in the seventh and final installment of her bestselling Harry Potter series, but was careful not to say who.

2006-06-26 12:53:26

LONDON (Reuters) - Children's author J.K. Rowling has revealed that at least two characters will die in the seventh and final installment of her bestselling Harry Potter series, but was careful not to say who.

2006-06-25 15:58:49

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Author JK Rowling confessed on Sunday she was feeling sad that her days penning the Harry Potter books were almost over.

2006-06-26 02:55:00

Author JK Rowling confessed on Sunday she was feeling sad that her days penning the Harry Potter books were almost over.

2006-06-25 13:51:36

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Harry Potter and Captain Hook will be hot on the trail of the Queen's stolen handbag on Sunday at one of the most surreal garden parties ever staged at Buckingham Palace.

2006-06-22 16:29:54

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Harry Potter and Captain Hook will be hot on the trail of the queen's stolen handbag on Sunday at one of the most surreal garden parties ever staged at Buckingham Palace.

2006-05-15 08:00:03

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2006-03-29 15:35:00

JK Rowling's latest teenage wizard tale -- "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" -- was named Book of the Year on Wednesday at the British Book Awards


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