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May 20, 2013 Quidditch was invented "in a small hotel in Manchester after a row with my then boyfriend," writes the Harry Potter creator. Other book news: Ireland puts an entire short story on a postage stamp; Daniel Handler on Midwestern literature; and the best books coming out this week.
June 23, 2011 Author J.K. Rowling says the website will be a "safe, unique online reading experience" built around her Harry Potter books. And that she'll be sharing "additional information I've been hoarding for years" about the wizard and his world.
September 9, 2008 A New York judge ruled Steven Jan Vander Ark's Harry Potter Lexicon borrowed too much from the series, amounting to plagiarism. Where would you have drawn the line?
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October 22, 2007 Author J.K. Rowling reveals Harry Potter's mentor and hero is gay.
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