Wands at the Ready! A New Harry Potter Exhibit Is Coming To New York and You Should be Excited

Wands at the Ready! A New Harry Potter Exhibit Is Coming To New York and You Should be Excited

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With all the hype around Harry Potter & The Cursed Child finally making its way to Broadway, Harry Potter fans have even more to look forward to. The first of it’s kind celebrating a single series of books by a living author, ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ is coming to New York’s Historical Society from October 5, 2018 to January 27, 2019.      via Giphy   With prices ranging from $21 for adults to $6 for kids, fans of the series can now view original manuscripts, rare books, and even J.K. Rowling’s original pitch letter to publishers. With tons …

J.K. Rowling’s Return to the Harry Potter World Made Her the Richest Author Again

J.K. Rowling’s Return to the Harry Potter World Made Her the Richest Author Again

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For the first time in this decade, J.K. Rowling has exceeded the prolific James Patterson, according to Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid authors. With a combination of print, ebooks, audiobooks, films, and a bunch of other things, Rowling earned an estimated total of $95 million (£72.3 million) in 2017, which is equivalent to $180 per minute.   Much of her success this year derived from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. After the Cursed Child‘s release last summer, the book sold more than 680,000 print copies in the U.K. in three days, and became the …