Imagine “Harry Potter” with nothing but Muggles -- mean, graceless people without a trace of magic. It would be a dull book indeed.
Time Warner Inc.’s Warner Bros. studio announced plans for a new series of films based on the works of “Harry Potter” writer J.K. Rowling, expanding a partnership with the best-selling author.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton entered the debate over Scottish independence, becoming the latest high-profile figure to warn against the breakup of the U.K.
J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter books who lives in Scotland, gave 1 million pounds ($1.7 million) to the campaign to keep the country in the U.K. ahead of a referendum on independence.
Amazon.com Inc., still in a dispute with publisher Hachette Book Group over e-book prices, made an exception by accepting orders and reducing shipping times for a new book by author J.K. Rowling.
J.K. Rowling wanted to see how it would feel to publish a crime novel without all the pressure that goes along with her famous name.
"My guess is that if we vote to stay, we will be in the heady position of the spouse who looked like walking out, but decided to give things one last go."
- J.K. Rowling on Jun 11, 2014