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J.K. Rowling

Mar 17, 2014 — Also: A new story from J.K. Rowling; Nigella Lawson on why she became a cookbook writer; Walter Dean Myers reacts to a study's findings on the number of children's books about black people.
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Feb 24, 2014 — Also: Ghostwriter says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange "simply couldn't bear" having his autobiography written; the best books coming out this week.
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Feb 18, 2014 — Also: Wendy Doniger on having her book yanked in India; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on what it means to be a feminist; a letter from Lewis Carroll.
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Feb 3, 2014 — Also: a new poem by Stephen Burt; Lemony Snicket's prize for librarians; the best books coming out this week.
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Oct 8, 2013 — Also: Sleuthing the first story by Edgar Allan Poe; the merits of YA literature; Atavist Books launches.
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Sep 13, 2013 — Also: J.K. Rowling will write a screenplay set in the magical world; Tina Brown is coming out with a memoir.
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Sep 12, 2013 — The author of the incredibly successful Harry Potter books, which went on to be incredibly successful movies, has made a deal with Warner Bros. The plan is for a series of movies based on "Newt Scamander," writer of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them textbook in the Potter stories.
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Aug 1, 2013 — Also: John Hodgman on Ayn Rand; J.K. Rowling to donate proceeds of new novel to charity; Fox News defends anchor's interview with the author of Zealot.
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Jul 31, 2013 — Also: an excerpt from George R.R. Martin's upcoming novella; a plea from the OED; a new short story from Adam Johnson.
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Jul 19, 2013 — Also: Martin Amis talks about the "burden" of his famous surname; a new study says children's books reinforce gender stereotypes.
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