Is Rowling still ruler of the Harry Potter universe?
Is Rowling still ruler of the Harry Potter universe?

Ron Weasley's "patronus" is a Jack Russell terrier. Moaning Myrtle's full name is Myrtle Elizabeth Warren. Harry Potter's…

Self-publish and be damned happy
Self-publish and be damned happy

It has never been easier to get your own story into print. Michael Donaldson looks at the rise - and some of the pitfalls…

Editorial: Pleasures of self-made books
Editorial: Pleasures of self-made books

Self-published books can be well produced. It is probably worth paying to have them professionally written, edited, designed…

Author muses on art, life and love
Author muses on art, life and love

"What does it mean to be somebody else's muse, and do you feel like you're being harvested and used?" Author Jessie Burton…

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Three new Potter stories are coming
Three new Potter stories are coming

Considering she said Harry Potter's story was over, JK's been rolling out a tonne of new content.

Graphic comic raises eyebrows

Next to Batman and Superman, there is a comic book hero called Stix whose pornographic adventures in space can be followed…

Cowley still made of write stuff at 80

She may have just turned 80 but one of our most acclaimed authors has no plans to put down her pen.

Zayn to 'lift the lid' on boyband secrets

Zayn Malik is writing a tell-all book about his One Direction days, guaranteed to make Simon Cowell "furious".

This much I know: Dame Fiona Kidman
This much I know: Dame Fiona Kidman

Dame Fiona Kidman talks about her new novel A Day at the Movies.

Is your Harry Potter worth a mint?

Dig out your collection, a rare typo found on page 53 of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone could mean your book is…

When romance is just great timing

The author of the UK summer's most fought-over beach read tells how she struck it lucky - the real love story behind this…

NZ's top book for kids? Anzac Heroes

A non-fiction book commemorating Anzac heroes from both world wars has taken out the top prize at today's New Zealand Book…

Game of Thrones author plots new TV show

George R.R Martin could have another TV hit on his hands, but what does it mean for Game of Thrones?

Review: J.K. Rowling, none of this makes any sense
Review: J.K. Rowling, none of this makes any sense

COMMENT: I've loved the Harry Potter series and J.K. Rowling for over 10 years, but now, for the first…

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