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J.K. Rowling

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Harry Potter Breaks E-Book Lockdown

When the Harry Potter books finally went on sale in electronic form on Tuesday, it was as if Harry himself had cast the “Alohomora” spell on them — the one that unlocks doors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2012

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‘Harry Potter’ Series To Be Sold As E-Books

Author J.K. Rowling announced Thursday that her seven Potter novels will be sold as e-books starting in October, ending the boy wizard’s status as one of the highest-profile holdouts against digital publishing.

06/23/2011

Rowling is a British author best known as the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series. (Credit: Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Rowling To Reveal Secret Of ‘Pottermore’ Web Site

Harry Potter fans are holding their collective breath, as J.K. Rowling gets set to reveal her latest project involving the boy wizard.

06/22/2011

Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson (L-R) in scene from movie “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part.” (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures/AP)

‘Harry Potter’ Leads Holiday Weekend With $50.3M

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1″ remained the No. 1 movie with $50.3 million over Thanksgiving weekend, closely followed by the animated musical “Tangled” with $49.1 million.

11/28/2010

Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Box Office Magic: ‘Harry Potter’ Conjures Up $125.1M Opening Weekend

Harry Potter has cast his biggest box-office spell yet with a franchise record $125.1 million domestically over opening weekend.

11/21/2010

Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

‘Deathly Hallows’ Charms Fans With $61M On First Day

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1″ conjured up $61.2 million domestically in its first day, positioning it for the best opening weekend ever for the series about the young wizard.

11/20/2010

Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

‘Harry Potter’ Conjures $24M At Midnight Showings

Harry Potter has added to his billions with a whopping $24 million domestic haul from midnight screenings of his latest adventure.

11/19/2010