J.K. Rowling
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Blogs // 2 Articles

Airplane Books, Junk Literature, and the Western Canon: All Novels Are Lies, Some Lies Are Better
3 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM

Reading deeply and widely at the very least makes us less dull and more patient, and it happens to be the only way to make informed, qualitative judgments within and across genres.


An Excellent Ensemble Shines In 'The Casual Vacancy'
6 Aug 2015 // 2:00 AM

The series does an admirable job of adapting J.K. Rowling’s dense book into a miniseries, even with the sacrifice of several storylines.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
31 Jul 2005 // 7:00 PM

With her astonishing run of the first five books, Rowling's magical thrillers have grown increasingly darker, using deaths in books four and five to really give the story's arc an emotional heft the first trio were thin on.


J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' Charts the Perils of Adaption
14 May 2015 // 5:00 AM

In bringing J.K. Rowling's first post-Potter novel to TV, Sarah Phelps sands away the sharp corners and personal complications that made the book so memorable.

What’s in a Pseudonym? J. K. Rowling Unmasked
17 Jul 2013 // 3:00 AM

Why would as popular an author as J.K. Rowling feel the need or desire to publish under a different name?

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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