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JK Rowling supports fight against Scottish independence

The Harry Potter author believes Scotland is better off remaining in the United Kingdom, unlike famous Scots Sean Connery and Irvine Welsh.

JK Rowling revealed as commended crime novel’s writer

JK Rowling secretly posed as a retired military policeman to write a novel that has been hailed as one of the best debut detective stories in years.

JK Rowling brings US fans to their feet

Just the mention of her name, JK Rowling, had the audience screaming and on its feet.

‘Mugglemarch’ a sour tale of small–town life

JK Rowling's first novel for adults The Casual Vacancy features grimy casual sex, self-harm, rape and heroin addiction and vicious parish politics.

JK Rowling steps into unknown with adult debut

JK Rowling has taken a step into the unknown with the publication of her debut adult novel "The Casual Vacancy".

Fans and stars bid farewell to Harry Potter

Thousands of fans braved rain in Trafalgar Square on Thursday to say farewell to the boy wizard Harry Potter at the world premiere of the final film.

Harry Potter and the digital era

Author unveils collaborative website that will have extensive background material, sell e-books and create an opportunity for fans to submit content.

Harry Potter goes digital with new website, e-books

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling on Thursday took her lucrative boy wizard firmly into the digital age.

Hogwarts: It’s every child’s home from home

Schoolchildren all over the world have grown up alongside Harry Potter. Bidisha explains how the fantasy world has supplied a surrogate family.

Latest Harry Potter film whets appetite for saga’s finale

Critics mostly applauded the latest Harry Potter film on Friday hours after its stars were contemplating their future at its premiere in London.

Harry Potter prequel sets record

The commercial wizardry of Harry Potter has conquered new territory with a fillip to a type of book, <i>What's Your Story?</i>

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