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Thursday, July 19 2007

Classic Harry

With six novels down, at least one to come, J.K. Rowling has elevated herself to among the masters of children's literature.


Harry Potter and the judgment of posterity

Now that the conclusion of the seven-book Harry Potter saga is finally upon us, it is not too early to begin placing J.K. Rowling's creation into literary perspective. The Lords of High Culture, not surprisingly, have examined Harry and found him wanting.


Harry Potter and the last hurrah

When it comes to perceptiveness, I cannot claim the talent of Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore. But here are a few thoughts on what readers might -- or might not, or should, or should not -- encounter in Harry's last hurrah.


Can Harry Potter conjure a generation of writers? Or, at least, readers?

Six years from now, experts believe, some of those youngsters will be writing fantasy and science fiction novels themselves. And if America is really lucky, the Potter generation might be more literate than the one that preceded it.


The end is near

Below, you'll find a spellbinding guide to all of the major characters and conflicts so far -- and what big questions should be answered in Book Seven.


What awaits the literary world beyond the Deathly Hallows?

No matter what is following on Harry Potter's heels, Rowling has left a legacy of children's writing to which all fantasy newcomers will be compared.


Harry Potter death odds

Based on remarks made by Rowling, fans are expecting two important characters to die, but it could be more. Here is a rundown on Harry and other principals, along with the odds on their demise.


Potter fans’ new foe? The Web


Wednesday, July 18 2007

New York readies for Potter release night frenzy


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Life after Harry Potter? (Re:Print) [15.Jul.07]
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Cell by Stephen King (Reviews) [9.Feb.06]
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