JK Rowling

JK Rowling Wins Right to Build 40-ft. Tree Houses in Garden

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has won the right to build 40-feet tall tree houses, complete with “secret tunnels, a rope bridge and turreted roofs,” in her garden on her property in Edinburgh, The Daily Telegraph reports. …

JK Rowling Unveils Her First Grown-up Book: ‘The Casual Vacancy’

It’s been a long time coming, especially for Harry Potter fans who’ve grown up with her writing, bu JK Rowling has finally finished her first novel aimed at an adult audience, and it’s set to be released this fall.

Daniel Radcliffe Was Allergic To Harry Potter’s Specs

It’s funny to think, for a story which is so ridden with talk of destiny and following the path laid down for you by your genes, that Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe may not have been born into the role that made his name.

J.K. Rowling: ‘I Nearly Killed Off Ron Weasley’

If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you’ll know one of the common threads of all of the stories is that poor Ron Weasley gets the rough end of the stick more often than most. Not as often as Neville Longbottom, but then Neville …

Helena Bonham Carter Wins Fan Favorites Women’s Tournament

She’s been a critics’ darling and a fashion fascination for three decades. And now actress Helena Bonham Carter, 45, is the very first winner of the Anglo Fan Favorites women’s tournament, pulling out a 55-45 percent …

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Finals: Rowling vs. Bonham Carter

Once again, here we are on Center Court. Two strong competitors have survived the test of four weeks and thousands of votes. Either contender will wear the name “champion” with honor and dignity. But only one will be the Anglo Fan Favorite of 2011.

Vote for the Anglo Fan Favorites, Women of 2011: A Very ‘Harry Potter’ Semis


J.K. Rowling And The Boots Of Wondrous Generosity

When you’re 10 years old, teachers often give you strange class assignments, and you try and do them to the best of your ability because, well, that’s how you get the good marks.

News Roundup: Hugh Grant And JK Rowling Tackle Phone-Hacking

Hugh Grant has already proved himself to be something of a have-a-go hero in the phone-tapping scandal which overwhelmed UK tabloid journalism.

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament, Women of 2011: Round 1

We've crowned the men's champion. Now let's move on to the ladies. 32 fabulous British women vie for the title. Pippa Middleton or Karen Gillan? Helen Mirren or Joanna Lumley? Start your fan campaigns now and vote!