Bloomsbury Caught in Crossfire Between Us and China

Bloomsbury Caught in Crossfire Between Us and China

The publishing company that brought us Harry Potter, Bloomsbury, has been faced with an increase of fifteen percent from China for books printed there. This happened overnight on the first of September.   Image via BriefedUp   According to Chief Executive Nigel Newton, the company wasn’t prepared for this increase but they are doing their best to take it in stride. This increase should only have a small impact for the finical year, but could possibly cause some issues in the future. Newton says that illustrated books, such as the Harry Potter illustrated editions are published in China due to …

New Harry Potter Book Covers Have Been Revealed

New Harry Potter Book Covers Have Been Revealed

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Following the announcement that two new Harry Potter books will be released on October 20th, Bloomsbury has revealed the covers of both.   “Harry Potter: A History of Magic” will walk readers through some Hogwarts classes taken by Harry, Hermione, and Ron. Image courtesy of Entertainment Weekly   “Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic” will delve into the nuts and bolts of the Wizarding World by explaining subjects like alchemy and witchcraft. Image courtesy of Entertainment Weekly   The books will accompany the opening of a new Harry Potter exhibition opening at the British Museum this fall. In addition, a newer edition …