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Encyclopedia > J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling


Born Joanne Rowling
31 July 1965 (1965-07-31) (age 42)
Yate, South Gloucestershire, England
Occupation Novelist
Nationality British
Notable work(s) Harry Potter series

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Joanne "Jo" Murray, née Rowling OBE[1] (born 31 July 1965),[2] who writes under the pen name J. K. Rowling,[3] is a British writer and author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold nearly 400 million copies.[4] The 2007 Sunday Times Rich List estimated Rowling's fortune at £545 million, ranking her as the 136th richest person and the 13th richest woman in Britain.[5] Forbes has named Rowling the second-richest female entertainer in the world[6] the 48th most powerful celebrity of 2007.[7] Time magazine named Rowling as a runner up for their 2007 Person of the Year noting the social, moral, and political themes in her books and her inspired fandom.[8] The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are Knight Grand Cross or Dame Grand Cross (GBE) Knight Commander... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... A pen name or nom de plume is a pseudonym adopted by an author. ... A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... This article is about the Harry Potter series of novels. ... For other uses, see Fantasy (disambiguation). ... The Sunday Times Rich List is a list of the 1,000 most wealthy people or families in the United Kingdom, updated annually in April and published as a magazine supplement by British national Sunday newspaper The Sunday Times since 1989. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... “TIME” redirects here. ... Person of the Year is an annual issue of United States (U.S.) newsmagazine Time that features a profile on the man, woman, couple, group, idea, place, or machine that [1] // The tradition of selecting a Man of the Year began in 1927, when Time editors contemplated what they could... There have been many published theories about politics in the Harry Potter books and from academic circles. ... Because students in the novels board the train to Hogwarts at Platform 9¾ at Kings Cross railway station in London, the real Kings Cross has erected a sign at a wall between tracks 9 and 10 to commemorate this. ...


Rowling has also gained recognition for sparking an interest in reading among the young at a time when children were thought to be abandoning the book for the computer and the television.[9] She has become a notable philanthropist, supporting such charities as Comic Relief, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain and One Parent Families. A philanthropist is someone who engages in philanthropy; that is, someone who donates his or her time, money, or reputation to a charitable cause. ... For the origin of the term, see comic relief. ... Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain is a British medical research charity dedicated to the curing of the multiple sclerosis. ... One Parent Families is a registered British charity that advocates on behalf of single parent families. ...


Harry Potter is now a global brand worth an estimated $15 billion (£7 billion),[10] and the last four Harry Potter books have consecutively set records as the fastest-selling books in history.[11][12] The series, totalling 4,195 pages,[13] has been translated, in whole or in part, into 65 languages.[14]

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Name

Although she writes under the pen name "J. K. Rowling", pronounced rolling (IPA: /ˈroʊlɪŋ/),[15] she actually has no middle name, hence her full name when her first Harry Potter book was published was simply "Joanne Rowling". Before publishing her first book, her publisher Bloomsbury feared that the target audience of young boys might be reluctant to buy books written by a female author. It requested that Rowling use two initials, rather than reveal her first name. As she had no middle name, she chose K. for Kathleen as the second initial of her pseudonym, from her paternal grandmother. The name Kathleen has never been part of her real name.[3] Following her marriage, her legal name is Joanne Murray.[16] She calls herself "Jo" and claims, "No one ever called me 'Joanne' when I was young, unless they were angry."[17] A pen name or nom de plume is a pseudonym adopted by an author. ... Bloomsbury Publishing plc is an independent, London-based publishing house best known as the publisher of the Harry Potter series of novels, written by J. K. Rowling. ...


Early life

Rowling was born to Peter James Rowling and Anne Rowling née Volant on 31 July 1965 in Yate, Gloucestershire, England 10 miles (16.1 km) northeast of Bristol.[18] Her sister Dianne (Di) was born at their home when Rowling was 23 months old.[18] The family moved to the nearby village Winterbourne when Rowling was four. She attended St Michael's Primary School,[19] a school founded almost 200 years ago by famed abolitionist William Wilberforce[20] and education reformer Hannah More. Her elderly headmaster at St. Michaels, Alfred Dunn, was claimed as the inspiration for the Harry Potter character Albus Dumbledore.[21][22] is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Gloucestershire (pronounced ; GLOSS-ter-sher) is a county in South West England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This article is about the English city. ... Winterbourne is a large village in South Gloucestershire on the outskirts of the English city of Bristol. ... St Michaels Church of England Primary School (more commonly known as St Michaels Primary School or St Michaels) is a school for children aged 4-11 in the village of Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire on the outskirts of Bristol, England. ... This article is about the abolition of slavery. ... William Wilberforce (24 August 1759–29 July 1833) was a British politician and philanthropist. ... Hannah More (February 2, 1745 - September 7, 1833) was an English religious writer and philanthropist. ... Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character within the Harry Potter series written by British author J. K. Rowling. ...


As a child, Rowling enjoyed writing fantasy stories, which she often read to her sister. "I can still remember me telling her a story in which she fell down a rabbit hole and was fed strawberries by the rabbit family inside it", she recalls, "Certainly the first story I ever wrote down (when I was five or six) was about a rabbit called Rabbit. He got the measles and was visited by his friends, including a giant bee called Miss Bee."[15]


At the age of nine, Rowling moved to the Gloucestershire village of Tutshill, close to Chepstow, South Wales.[18] When she was a young teen, her great aunt, who Rowling said "taught classics and approved of a thirst for knowledge, even of a questionable kind",[23] gave her a very old copy of Jessica Mitford's autobiography, Hons and Rebels.[23] Mitford became Rowling's heroine, and Rowling subsequently read all of her books.[24] Tutshill is a small village within the parish of Tidenham in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England. ... , Chepstow (Welsh: Cas-gwent) is a border town straddling the Wales—England (Monmouthshire—Gloucestershire) border, situated at the confluence of the River Wye and River Severn on the Severns west bank. ... Approximate extent of South East Wales. ... The Honourable Jessica Lucy Freeman-Mitford, known to friends and family as Decca (September 11, 1917–July 22, 1996), self-described muckraker and political radical, was one of the noted Mitford sisters, daughters of David Bertram Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford, the 2nd Baron Redesdale. ... Hons and Rebels is an autobiography by political activist Jessica Mitford which describes her aristocratic childhood and the conflicts between her and her sisters Unity and Diana, who were ardent supporters of Nazism. ...


She attended secondary school at Wyedean School and College. Rowling has said of her adolescence, "Hermione is loosely based on me. She's a caricature of me when I was 11, which I'm not particularly proud of."[25] Sean Harris, her best friend in the Upper Sixth owned a turquoise Ford Anglia, which she says inspired the one in her books. "Ron Weasley isn't a living portrait of Sean, but he really is very Sean-ish."[26] Of her musical tastes of the time, she said "My favourite group in the world is The Smiths. And when I was going through a punky phase, it was The Clash."[27] Rowling read for a BA in French and Classics at the University of Exeter, which she says was a "bit of a shock" as she "was expecting to be amongst lots of similar people– thinking radical thoughts."[28] Once she made friends with "some like-minded people" she says she began to enjoy herself.[28] With a year of study in Paris, Rowling moved to London to work as a researcher and bilingual secretary for Amnesty International.[29] Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Hermione Jean Granger (first name pronounced IPA: ) is a fictional character in J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter series. ... England, Wales, Northern Ireland The sixth form, in the English, Welsh and Northern Irish education systems, is the term used to refer to the final two years of secondary schooling (when students are about sixteen to eighteen years of age), during which students normally prepare for their GCE A-level... The Ford Anglia was a British car from Ford in the UK. It was related to the Ford Prefect and the later Ford Popular. ... The Smiths were an English rock band active from 1982 to 1987. ... This article is about the English rock band. ... For other uses, see Classics (disambiguation). ... The University of Exeter (usually abbreviated as Exon. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Amnesty international Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is an international non-governmental organization which defines its mission as to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience...


In 1990, while she was on a four-hour-delayed train trip from Manchester to London, the idea for a story of a young boy attending a school of wizardry "came fully formed" into her mind.[30] "I really don't know where the idea came from", she told the Boston Globe, "It started with Harry, then all these characters and situations came flooding into my head."[30][18] When she had reached her Clapham Junction flat, she began to write immediately.[18][31] This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ... The Boston Globe is the most widely-circulated daily newspaper in Boston, Massachusetts and in the greater New England region. ... Clapham Junction is a railway station located in Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth. ...


However, in December of that year, Rowling’s mother succumbed to a 10-year battle with multiple sclerosis.[18] Rowling commented, "I was writing Harry Potter at the moment my mother died. I had never told her about Harry Potter."[32] Rowling said this death heavily affected her writing[33][32] and that she introduced much more detail about Harry's loss in the first book, because she knew about how it felt.[34]


Rowling then moved to Porto, Portugal to teach English as a foreign language.[24] While there, on 16 October 1992, she married Portuguese television journalist Jorge Arantes.[35] Their one child, Jessica Isabel Rowling Arantes (named after Jessica Mitford), was born on 27 July 1993 in Portugal.[35] They separated in November 1993.[35][36] In December 1994, Rowling and her daughter moved to be near her sister in Edinburgh, Scotland.[18] During this period Rowling was diagnosed with clinical depression. It was the feeling of her illness which brought her the idea of Dementors, soulless creatures featured in Harry Potter.[37] Unemployed and living on state benefits, she completed her first novel. She did her work in numerous cafés (e.g. Nicolson's Café and Elephant House Café), whenever she could get Jessica to fall asleep.[18][38] In a 2001 BBC interview, Rowling denied the rumour that she wrote in local cafés to escape from her unheated flat, remarking, "I am not stupid enough to rent an unheated flat in Edinburgh in midwinter. It had heating."[38] Instead, as she stated on the American TV program A&E Biography, one of the reasons she wrote in cafés was because taking her baby out for a walk was the best way to make her fall asleep.[38] Oporto redirects here. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... This article is about the country. ... A dementor is an utterly foul fictional being, the worst creature J. K. Rowlings Harry Potter book series has to offer. ...


Harry Potter

Harry Potter books

Main article: Harry Potter

In 1995, Rowling finished her manuscript for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone on an old manual typewriter.[39] Upon the enthusiastic response of Bryony Evans, a reader who had been asked to review the book’s first three chapters, the Fulham-based Christopher Little Literary Agents agreed to represent Rowling in her quest for a publisher. The book was submitted to twelve publishing houses, all of which rejected the manuscript.[35] A year later she was finally given the green light (and a £1500 advance) by editor Barry Cunningham from Bloomsbury, a small British publishing house in London, England.[40][35] The decision to publish Rowling's book apparently owes much to Alice Newton, the eight-year-old daughter of Bloomsbury’s chairman, who was given the first chapter to review by her father and immediately demanded the next.[41] Although Bloomsbury agreed to publish the book, Cunningham says that he advised Rowling to get a day job, since she had little chance of making money in children’s books.[42] Soon after, Rowling received an £8000 grant from the Scottish Arts Council to enable her to continue writing.[43] The following spring, an auction was held in the United States for the rights to publish the novel, and was won by Scholastic Inc., for $105,000. Rowling has said she “nearly died” when she heard the news.[44] This article is about the Harry Potter series of novels. ... HPSS redirects here. ... The Christopher Little Literary Agency is a firm of literary agents based in London, UK. Its clients include J. K. Rowling, writer of the Harry Potter novels, and Janet Gleeson External links www. ... Bloomsbury Publishing plc is an independent, London-based publishing house best known as the publisher of the Harry Potter series of novels, written by J. K. Rowling. ... Scottish Arts Council logo The Scottish Arts Council is a Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Scottish Executive and is the leading national organization for the funding, development and promotion of the arts in Scotland. ... Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is an American book publishing company known for publishing educational materials for schools, teachers, and parents, and selling and distributing them by mail order and via book clubs and book fairs. ...


In June 1997, Bloomsbury published Philosopher’s Stone with an initial print-run of one thousand copies, five hundred of which were distributed to libraries. Today, such copies are valued between £16,000 and £25,000.[45] Five months later, the book won its first award, a Nestlé Smarties Book Prize. In February, the novel won the prestigious British Book Award for Children’s Book of the Year, and later, the Children’s Book Award. In October 1998, Scholastic published Philosopher’s Stone in the US under the title of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: a change Rowling claims she now regrets and would have fought if she had been in a better position at the time.[3] The Nestlé Smarties Book Prize is an annual award given to childrens books written in the previous year by a UK citizen or resident. ... The British Book Awards are given annually and promoted by the UK publishing industry trade journal Publishing News. ...


In December 1999, the third novel, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, won the Smarties Prize, making Rowling the first person to win the award three times running.[46] She later withdrew the fourth Harry Potter novel from contention to allow other books a fair chance. In January 2000, Prisoner of Azkaban won the inaugural Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year award, though it lost the Book of the Year prize to Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf.[47] HP3 redirects here. ... Book of the Year Seamus Heaney, Beowulf Childrens Book Winner: J K Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Shortlist: Carol Ann Duffy, Meeting Midnight Michael Morpurgo, Kensuke’s Kingdom Jacqueline Wilson, The Illustrated Mum First Novel Winner: Tim Lott, White City Blue Shortlist: Suzanne Cleminshaw, The Great... Seamus Justin Heaney (IPA: ) (born 13 April 1939) is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. ... This article is about the epic poem. ...


The fourth book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, was released simultaneously in the UK and the US on 8 July 2000, and broke sales records in both countries. Some 372,775 copies of the book were sold in its first day in the UK, almost equalling the number Prisoner of Azkaban sold during its first year.[48] In the US, the book sold three million copies in its first 48 hours, smashing all literary sales records.[48] Rowling admitted that she had had a moment of crisis while writing the novel; "Halfway through writing Four, I realised there was a serious fault with the plot ... I've had some of my blackest moments with this book ... One chapter I rewrote 13 times, though no-one who has read it can spot which one or know the pain it caused me."[49] Rowling was named author of the year in the 2000 British Book Awards.[50] Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the fourth novel in the Harry Potter series written by J. K. Rowling. ... is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ...


A wait of three years occurred between the release of Goblet of Fire and the fifth Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This gap led to press speculation that Rowling had developed writer's block, speculations she fervently denied.[51] Rowling later admitted that writing the book was a chore. "I think Phoenix could have been shorter", she told Lev Grossman, "I knew that, and I ran out of time and energy toward the end."[52] OotP redirects here. ... For other uses, see Writers block (disambiguation). ... Lev Grossman is an American writer, notably the author of Codex. ...


The sixth book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, was released on July 16, 2005. It too broke all sales records, selling nine million copies in its first 24 hours of release.[53] While writing, she told a fan online, "Book six has been planned for years, but before I started writing seriously I spend two months re-visiting the plan and making absolutely sure I knew what I was doing."[54] She noted on her website that the opening chapter of book six, which features a conversation between the Minister of Magic and the British Prime Minister, had been intended as the first chapter first for Philosopher's Stone, then Chamber of Secrets then Prisoner of Azkaban.[55] In 2006, Half-Blood Prince received the Book of the Year prize at the British Book Awards.[56] Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, released on July 16, 2005, is the sixth of seven novels in J.K. Rowlings popular Harry Potter series. ... is the 197th day of the year (198th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In the Harry Potter series of novels by J. K. Rowling, the Minister for Magic (original United Kingdom editions and the film series) or Minister of Magic (US editions) is the head of a Ministry of Magic. ... The British Book of the Year Award is given annually and promoted by the UK publishing industry trade journal Publishing News, one of the British Book Awards. ... The British Book Awards are given annually and promoted by the UK publishing industry trade journal Publishing News. ...


The title of the seventh and final Harry Potter book was revealed 21 December 2006 to be Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.[57] On 1 February 2007 Rowling wrote on a bust in her hotel room at the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh that she had written the seventh book in that room on 11 January 2007.[58] Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was released on 21 July 2007 (0:00 BST) and broke its predecessor's record as the fastest-selling book of all time.[12] It sold 11 million copies in the first day of release in the United Kingdom and United States.[12] She has said that the last chapter of the book was written "in something like 1990", as part of her earliest work on the entire series.[59] During a year period when Rowling was completing the last book, she allowed herself to be filmed for a documentary which aired in Britain on ITV on 30 December 2007. It was entitled J K Rowling... A Year In The Life and showed her returning to her old Edinburgh tenement flat where she lived, and completed the first Harry Potter book.[60] Re-visiting the flat for the first time reduced her to tears, saying it was "really where I turned my life around completely."[60] is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... “HP7” redirects here. ... is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... BST redirects here. ... For other uses, see ITV (disambiguation). ... is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Harry Potter films

Main article: Harry Potter film series

In October 1998, Warner Bros. purchased the film rights to the first two novels for a seven-figure sum.[61] A film version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was released on 16 November 2001, and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on 15 November 2002.[62] Both were directed by Chris Columbus. 4 June 2004 saw the release of the film version of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, directed by Alfonso Cuarón.[62] The fourth film, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, was directed by yet another new director, Mike Newell, and released on 18 November 2005.[62] The film of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was released on 11 July 2007.[62] David Yates was its director, and Michael Goldenberg its screenwriter, having taken over the position from Steven Kloves. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is in production,[63] scheduled for release on 21 November 2008.[62] David Yates will direct again, and Kloves will return to screenwrite it.[64] In March 2008, Warner Bros. announced that the final installment of the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, would be filmed in two segments, with part one released in November 2010 and part two released in May 2011. Yates would again return to direct both films.[65] The Harry Potter film series are the fantasy films based on the Harry Potter heptalogy of novels by British author and writer J. K. Rowling. ... “WB” redirects here. ... Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, known in the United States as Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone, is a 2001 fantasy/adventure film based on the novel of the same name by J.K. Rowling. ... is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second fantasy adventure film in the popular Harry Potter films series, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. ... is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Chris Columbus (born in Spangler, Pennsylvania, on September 10, 1958) is an American filmmaker. ... is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy adventure film, based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ... Alfonso Cuarón Orozco (born November 28, 1961 in Mexico City) is an Academy Award-nominated Mexican film director, screenwriter and producer. ... Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy adventure film, based on J.K. Rowlings novel of the same name, and is the fourth film in the popular Harry Potter film series. ... Michael Cormac Newell (born 28 March 1942) is an English director and producer of motion pictures for the screen and for television. ... is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy adventure film, based on the novel of the same name, by J. K. Rowling. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... David Yates (born 1963 in St Helens, Merseyside) is an English film and television director. ... Michael Goldenberg is a playwright and more recently a Hollywood screenwriter and director. ... Steven Kloves (born 1960) is an accomplished screenwriter and is most renowned for his adaptations of novels, especially for the Harry Potter film series. ... Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a 2008 fantasy adventure, based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ... is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... “HP7” redirects here. ...


In contrast to the treatment of most authors by Hollywood studios, Warner Bros took considerable notice of Rowling's desires and thoughts when drafting her contract. One of her principal stipulations was the films be shot in Britain with an all-British cast, which has been adhered to strictly.[66] In an unprecedented move, Rowling also demanded that Coca-Cola, the victor in the race to tie-in their products to the film series, donate $18 million to the American charity Reading is Fundamental, as well as a number of community charity programs.[67] The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ... A tie-in is an authorized product that is based on an existing or upcoming media property, such as a movie or video/DVD, computer game, video game, television program/television series, board game, web site, role-playing game or literary property. ... In 1966, former teacher and Alpha Phi alumna Margaret McNamara brought a bag of used books to four boys in Washington, D.C., whom she tutored in reading. ...


The first four films were scripted by Steve Kloves; Rowling assisted him in the writing process, ensuring that his scripts did not contradict future books in the series. She has said that she told him more about the later books than anybody else (prior to their release), but not everything.[68] She has also said that she told Alan Rickman (Snape) and Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) certain secrets about their characters before they were revealed in the books.[69] She was also asked by Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) if Harry died and Rowling answered him by saying, "You have a death scene", thereby not explicitly answering the question.[70] Steven Spielberg was approached to direct the first film, but dropped out. The press has repeatedly claimed that Rowling played a role in his departure, but Rowling stated that she has no say in who directs the films and would not have vetoed Spielberg if she had.[71] Rowling's first choice for the director had been Monty Python member Terry Gilliam, as she is a fan of his work. Warner Bros. wanted a more family friendly film, and eventually they settled on Chris Columbus.[72] Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (born February 21, 1946) is an acclaimed, award-winning English film, television and stage actor. ... Severus Snape is a fictional character in the Harry Potter book series written by J. K. Rowling. ... For the jazz saxophonist, see Ravi Coltrane. ... Rubeus Hagrid (born December 6, year ca. ... Daniel Jacob Radcliffe[1] (born 23 July 1989)[2] is an English film, television and stage actor. ... Harry James Potter is a fictional character and the main protagonist of J. K. Rowlings Harry Potter series of fantasy books. ... Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ... Monty Python, or The Pythons,[2][3] is the collective name of the creators of Monty Pythons Flying Circus, a British television comedy sketch show that first aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969. ... Terrence Vance Gilliam (born November 22, 1940) is an American-born British filmmaker, animator, and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. ... Chris Columbus (born in Spangler, Pennsylvania, on September 10, 1958) is an American filmmaker. ...


After Harry Potter

Rowling has stated that she plans to continue writing after the publication of the final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and that she will most likely not use a new pen name as the press would quickly discover her identity.[73] In 2006, Rowling revealed that she had finished writing a few short stories and another children's book (a "political fairy story") about a monster, aimed at a younger audience than Harry Potter readers.[74] “HP7” redirects here. ...


She is not planning to write an eighth Harry Potter book, stating, "I can't say I'll never write another book about that world just because I think, what do I know, in ten years' time I might want to return to it but I think it's unlikely."[75] However, Rowling has said she will be writing an encyclopedia of Harry Potter's wizarding world consisting of various unpublished material and notes.[76] Any profits from such a book would be given to charity.[77] During a news conference at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre in 2007, Rowling, when asked how the encyclopedia was coming along, said, "It's not coming along, and I haven't started writing it. I never said it was the next thing I'd do."[78] As of the end of 2007, Rowling has said that the encyclopedia could take up to ten years to complete, stating "There is no point in doing it unless it is amazing. The last thing I want to do is to rush ­something out".[60] Hogwarts, a wizarding school. ... Kodak Theatre. ...


In July 2007, Rowling said that she wants to dedicate "lots" of her time to her family, but is currently "sort of writing two things", one for children and the other for adults.[79] She did not give any details about the two projects but did state that she was excited because the two book situation reminded her of writing the Philosopher's Stone, explaining how she was then writing two books until Harry took over.[80] She stated in October 2007 that her future work was unlikely to be in the fantasy genre, explaining, "I think probably I've done my fantasy....it would be incredibly difficult to go out and create another world that didn't in some way overlap with Harry's or maybe borrow a little too much from Harry."[81] In November 2007, Rowling said that she was working on another book, a "half-finished book for children that I think will probably be the next thing I publish."[82]


In March 2008, Rowling revealed in interview that she had returned to writing in Edinburgh cafes, intent on composing a new novel for children. "I will continue writing for children because that's what I enjoy," she told The Daily Telegraph. "I am very good at finding a suitable cafe; I blend into the crowd and, of course, I don't sit in the middle of the bar staring all around me."[83] This article concerns the British newspaper. ...


Personal life

Forbes has named Rowling as the first person to become a U.S.-dollar billionaire by writing books,[84] and ranked her as the 891st richest person in the world.[85] When first listed as a billionaire by Forbes in 2004, Rowling disputed the calculations and said she has plenty of money, but was not a billionaire.[86] In 2001, Rowling purchased a luxurious 19th-century estate house, Killiechassie House, on the banks of the River Tay, near Aberfeldy, in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.[87] Rowling also owns a home in Merchiston, Edinburgh, and a £4.5 million ($9 million) Georgian house in Kensington, West London,[88] on a street with 24-hour security.[89] An estate comprises the houses and outbuildings and supporting farmland and woods that surround the gardens and grounds of a very large property, such as a country house or mansion. ... Image:Killiechassie House small. ... The River Tay looking eastwards from Perth The River Tay, in terms of flow (193 kilometres or 120 miles), is the longest river in Scotland. ... Aberfeldy is a burgh in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, on the River Tay. ... Perth and Kinross (Peairt agus Ceann Rois in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council areas in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy Area. ... Merchiston is an wealthy area in the south-west of Edinburgh. ... For other uses, see Kensington (disambiguation). ...


On 26 December 2001, Rowling married Neil Michael Murray (born 30 June 1971), an anaesthetist, in a private ceremony at her Aberfeldy home.[90] This was a second marriage for both Rowling and Murray, as Murray had previously been married to Dr. Fiona Duncan in 1996. Murray and Duncan separated in 1999 and divorced in the summer of 2001. Rowling and Murray's son David Gordon Rowling Murray was born on 24 March 2003.[91] Shortly after Rowling began writing Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince she took a break from working on the novel to care for him in his early infancy.[92] Rowling's youngest child, daughter Mackenzie Jean Rowling Murray, to whom she dedicated Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, was born 23 January 2005.[93] is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... An anesthesiologist (American English), or anaesthetist (British English), is a medical doctor trained to administer Australia, for example, training is overseen by the United States, anesthesiologists are medical doctors (MD). ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, released on July 16, 2005, is the sixth of seven novels in J.K. Rowlings popular Harry Potter series. ... is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Rowling is a member of the Church of Scotland. She once said, "I believe in God, not magic."[94] Early on she felt that if readers knew of her Christian beliefs, they would be able to "guess what is coming in the books."[95] Rowling has stated that she struggles with her own beliefs. In an interview with the Today Show in July 2007, she said, "...until we reached Book Seven, views of what happens after death and so on...would give away a lot of what was coming. So … yes, my belief and my struggling with religious belief and so on I think is quite apparent in this book."[96] The Church of Scotland (CofS; Scottish Gaelic: ), known informally by its pre-Union Scots name, The Kirk, is the national church of Scotland. ... For other uses, see Christian (disambiguation). ... The Today Show (officially called Today) is currently, a long-running morning news show airing on the NBC television network in the United States. ...


Rowling has commented on her political views only when she discussed the 2008 United States presidential election with the Spanish-language newspaper El País. She said she is "obsessed with the United States elections" because "it will have a profound effect on the rest of the world". As of February 2008, she has said that both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton would be "extraordinary" in the White House. In the same interview, she also said her hero was Robert F. Kennedy.[97] The United States presidential election of 2008, scheduled to be held on November 4, 2008, will be the 55th consecutive quadrennial president and vice president of the United States. ... El País (Spanish for The Country) is the most widely-circulated daily newspaper in Spain. ... “Barack” redirects here. ... REDIRECT Hillary Rodham Clinton   This is a redirect from a title with another method of capitalisation. ... Robert Francis Bobby Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also called RFK, was one of two younger brothers of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and served as United States Attorney General from 1961 to 1964. ...


Relationship with the press

Rowling has had a difficult relationship with the press. She admits to being "thin-skinned" and dislikes the fickle nature of reporting.[98] "They went in one day from saying, 'She’s got writer’s block' to saying, 'She's been self-indulgent'", she told The Times in 2003, "And I thought, well, what a difference 24 hours makes."[98] However, Rowling disputes her reputation as a recluse who hates to be interviewed.[98] In 2001, the Press Complaints Commission upheld a complaint by Rowling over a series of unauthorised photographs of her with her daughter on the beach in Mauritius published in OK! Magazine.[99] In 2007 Rowling lost a court fight to ban publication of a photograph of her young son.[16] The photo was taken by a photographer who used a long-range lens which subsequently published in a Sunday Express article featuring Rowling's family life and motherhood.[16] OK! is a British weekly magazine, specialising in celebrity news. ... The Daily Express is a British newspaper, currently tabloid, and it is owned by Richard Desmond. ...


Rowling has said she particularly dislikes the British tabloid The Daily Mail, which made references to a stalker Rowling insists does not exist, and conducted interviews with her estranged ex-husband.[100] As one journalist noted, "Harry's Uncle Vernon is a grotesque philistine of violent tendencies and remarkably little brain. It is not difficult to guess which newspaper Rowling gives him to read [in Goblet of Fire]."[100] The Daily Mail and its Sunday edition the Mail on Sunday are British newspapers, first published in 1896. ... The Dursleys are Harry Potters last living relatives. ...


Some have speculated that Rowling's fraught relationship with the press was the inspiration behind the character Rita Skeeter. However, Rowling noted in 2000 that the character actually predates her rise to fame: "People have asked me whether Rita Skeeter was invented [to reflect Harry Potter's popularity], but in fact she was always planned."[101] "I tried to put Rita in Philosopher's Stone- you know when Harry walks into the Leaky Cauldron for the first time and everyone says, "Mr Potter you're back!", I wanted to put a journalist in there. She wasn't called Rita then but she was a woman. And then I thought, as I looked at the plot overall, I thought, that's not really where she fits best, she fits best in Four when Harry's supposed to come to terms with his fame."[102] Rita Skeeter is a fictional character in the Harry Potter book series written by J. K. Rowling. ...


Philanthropy

In 2000, Rowling established the Volant Charitable Trust, which uses its annual budget of £5.1 million to aid women and children, and to combat poverty and social inequality. The fund also gives to organizations that aid children, one parent families, and multiple sclerosis research.[103] Rowling said, "I think you have a moral responsibility when you've been given far more than you need, to do wise things with it and give intelligently."[79] A boy from an East Cipinang trash dump slum in Jakarta, Indonesia shows what he found. ...


Rowling, once a single parent herself, is now president of the charity One Parent Families, having already become their first Ambassador in 2000.[104][105] Rowling collaborated with Sarah Brown, wife of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, a book of children's stories to aid One Parent Families.[106] One Parent Families is a registered British charity that advocates on behalf of single parent families. ... For others with the same or similar names, see Gordon Brown (disambiguation). ...


In 2001, the UK anti-poverty fundraiser Comic Relief asked three bestselling British authors – cookery writer and TV presenter Delia Smith, Bridget Jones creator Helen Fielding, and Rowling – to submit booklets related to their most famous works for publication.[107] Rowling's two booklets, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages, are ostensibly facsimiles of books found in the Hogwarts library. Since going on sale in March, 2001, the books have raised £15.7 million ($30 million) for the fund. The £10.8 million ($20 million) they have raised outside the UK have been channeled into a newly created International Fund for Children and Young People in Crisis.[108] For the origin of the term, see comic relief. ... Delia Smith OBE (born 18 June 1941) is an English television chef, known for her interest in food and teaching basic cookery. ... Bridget Jones is a fictional character created by English writer Helen Fielding. ... Helen Fielding (born February 19, 1958 in Morley, West Yorkshire) is a British author, best known as the author of the novel Bridget Joness Diary and its sequel Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason The Bridget Jones books had their origins in a column published in The Independent and... Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them is a 2001 book written by English author J. K. Rowling to benefit the British charity Comic Relief. ... Quidditch Through the Ages is both a fictional book described in the Harry Potter series of novels by the English author J. K. Rowling, and a real book by that author, although her name is only stated in the book as the copyright holder of the Harry Potter-name. ... Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is a fictional setting in J. K. Rowlings best-selling Harry Potter series. ...


In 2005, to improve the lot of vulnerable children in eastern Europe, Rowling and MEP Emma Nicholson founded the Children's High Level Group.[109] In January 2006, Rowling went to Bucharest to highlight the use of caged beds in children's mental institutions.[110] To further support the CHLG, Rowling auctioned one of seven handwritten and illustrated copies of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a series of fairy tales referred to in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The book was purchased for £1.95 million by on-line bookseller Amazon.com on 13 December 2007.[111][112][113] Rowling commented "This will mean so much to children in desperate need of help. It means Christmas has come early to me."[111][114] Rowling will give away the remaining six copies to those who have a close connection with the Harry Potter books.[111] A Member of the European Parliament (English abbreviation MEP)[1] is a member of the European Unions directly-elected legislative body, the European Parliament. ... Emma Harriet Nicholson, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne (born 16 October 1941) is a British politician. ... Nickname: Motto: Patria si Dreptul Meu (My Country and My Right) Location of Bucharest within Romania (in red) Coordinates: , Country County Founded 1459 (first official record) Government  - Mayor Adriean Videanu Area  - City 228 km² (88 sq mi)  - Metro 238 km² (91. ... The Tales of Beedle the Bard is the title of a book of fairy tales Albus Dumbledore left Hermione Granger in his will. ... Amazon. ... is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Rowling has contributed money and support for research and treatment of multiple sclerosis, from which her mother died in 1990. In 2006, Rowling contributed a substantial sum toward the creation of a new Centre for Regenerative Medicine at Edinburgh University.[115] On 1 August and 2 August 2006 she read alongside Stephen King and John Irving at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Profits from the event were donated to the Haven Foundation, a charity that aids artists and performers left uninsurable and unable to work, and the medical NGO Médecins Sans Frontières.[116] In May 2007, Rowling gave $495,000 to a reward fund of over $4.5 million for the safe return of a young British girl, Madeleine McCann, who disappeared in Portugal.[117][118] Rowling, along with Nelson Mandela, Al Gore, and Alan Greenspan, wrote an introduction to a collection of Gordon Brown's speeches, the proceeds of which are donated to the Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory.[119] The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583 as a renowned centre for teaching in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named Stephen King, see Stephen King (disambiguation). ... John Winslow Irving (born March 2, 1942 as John Wallace Blunt, Jr. ... Radio City Music Hall at Christmas 2005 Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... NGO is an abbreviation or code for: Non-governmental organization Nagoya Airport (IATA code) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Médecins Sans Frontières logo Médecins Sans Frontières ( ) (English: Doctors Without Borders, its official name in the United States) is a secular humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic disease. ... Madeleine McCann Madeleine McCann disappeared shortly before her fourth birthday, on the evening of Thursday, 3 May 2007. ... For other people named Mandela, or other uses, see Mandela. ... This article is about the former Vice President of the United States. ... Squalltoonix (born March 6, 1926 in New York City) is an American economist and was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006. ...


Publications

The Harry Potter series

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (26 June 1997; titled Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the United States)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2 July 1998)
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (8 July 1999)
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (8 July 2000)
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (21 June 2003)
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (16 July 2005)
  7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (21 July 2007)

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Other books

Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them is a 2001 book written by English author J. K. Rowling to benefit the British charity Comic Relief. ... Quidditch Through the Ages is both a fictional book described in the Harry Potter series of novels by the English author J. K. Rowling, and a real book by that author, although her name is only stated in the book as the copyright holder of the Harry Potter-name. ... The Tales of Beedle the Bard is the title of a book of fairy tales Albus Dumbledore left Hermione Granger in his will. ...

Articles

  • "The First It Girl: J.K. Rowling reviews Decca: the Letters of Jessica Mitford ed by Peter Y Sussman", The Daily Telegraph 26 July 2006
  • Introduction to "Ending Child Poverty" in Moving Britain Forward. Selected Speeches 1997-2006 by Gordon Brown, Bloomsbury (2006)
  • Foreword to the anthology Magic, edited by Gil McNeil and Sarah Brown, Bloomsbury (2002)

The Honourable Jessica Lucy Freeman-Mitford, known to friends and family as Decca (September 11, 1917–July 22, 1996), self-described muckraker and political radical, was one of the noted Mitford sisters, daughters of David Bertram Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford, the 2nd Baron Redesdale. ... This article concerns the British newspaper. ... is the 207th day of the year (208th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For others with the same or similar names, see Gordon Brown (disambiguation). ... Sarah Brown née Macaulay (born October 1963) is the wife of Gordon Brown, the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. ...

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