South Korea becomes the latest country to get the Harry Potter series of seven books and the new ‘Cursed Child’ playscript in ebook format. This time, they’re in both Korean and English.
North American sales of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ top 2 million copies, UK sales blow past records, all within days of Rowling’s new release.
Ebook editions of the seven Harry Potter novels, plus the new ‘Cursed Child’ playscript, debut in China Monday (August 1) at five leading retailers, one of them with 600 million mobile users.
On a wrenching day, we learned that UK voted to leave the European Union. Despite Brexit, the book publishing industry remains internationally engaged.
A poll by Gallup reveals South Korea’s favorite foreign novelist was, surprise, French SF author Bernard Werber, followed by Murakami and Hemingway.
J.K. Rowling has accepted an apology and a charitable donation from the law firm which revealed she wrote The Cuckoo’s Calling using a pseudonym.
After it was revealed that JK Rowling wrote the crime novel, The Cuckoo’s Calling, under pseudonym Robert Galbraith, book sales on Amazon have spiked by 507,000 percent.
It was disconcerting the first time I came across words like ‘masturbation’ (or worse) in a Rowling text. Should she even KNOW those words? But the novel works.
With no Spanish translation of The Casual Vacancy available, fans are taking matters into their own hands and crowdsourcing a pirate translation.
As of last month, Harry Potter became available in e-book editions exclusively through Pottermore, and are available in French, German, Spanish and Italian.
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