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Rowling Curses Early Potter Reviews

Keep the magic, author pleads

(Newser) - Two papers have incurred the wrath of J.K. Rowling for reviewing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows after snagging copies ahead of the book's Saturday release date. Rowling took the New York Times and the Baltimore Sun to task for "spoiling Harry's last adventure for millions of readers,... More »

Whoops! Harry Potter Ships Early!

Last episode of boy-wizard saga cursed by leaks

(Newser) - Despite a massive security program to guard against leaks, an online retailer prematurely shipped out as many as 1,200 copies of the final Harry Potter book, the Wall Street Journal reports. Dozens of people already claim to have Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, including the New York Times ... More »

Potter Pages Leaked in Web Hocus Pocus

Scanned book appears on Internet despite $20M security

(Newser) - The world's favorite boy wizard flies onto bookshelves for the final time Saturday, but scanned pages of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—some real, some phony—have already landed on the Internet. Photographs of what seem to be every page of the 784-page tome have been posted on several... More »

Muggles Save Trees From Harry

(Newser) - It's almost 800 pages long and everyone you know will buy one, so Scholastic has a big chance to score green points with the printing of the final Harry Potter book this summer. The latest installment will use at least 30% recycled material in the U.S., and a "... More »

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