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J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter

When one of the cable channels aired a biopic of J.K. Rowling, it seemed a good time to revisit the first Harry Potter.  I have the complete set on my bookshelf, and it’s comforting to know that a single mother … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday J.K. Rowling

Joanne (Kathleen) Rowling, (the first syllable rhymes with ‘row’ your boat)  creator of Harry Potter, celebrates her birthday today.  Her manuscript for The Philosopher’s Stone, the first in the series, was turned down a few times before Bloomsbury agreed to … Continue reading

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