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English novelist

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J. K. Rowling: English novelist
Joanne Rowling, better known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British writer and philanthropist. She is best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series, which has won multiple awards and sold more than 500 million copies, becoming the best-selling book series in history. The books are the basis of a popular film series, over which Rowling had overall approval on the scripts and was a producer on the final films. She also writes crime fiction under the pen name Robert Galbraith.

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Harry Potter statue unveiled in Leicester Square [Video]

Harry Potter statue unveiled in Leicester Square

A statue of the character Harry Potter, based on the JK Rowling novels, hasbeen unveiled in London’s Leicester Square. The monument depicts the famousyoung wizard playing Quidditch, a scene from the..

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Nixon Attacks JK Rowling [Video]

Nixon Attacks JK Rowling

In June, JK Rowling released an essay and a series of tweets calling for limits on transitionary care for trans youth. Business Insider reports that Rowling also mocked gender-inclusive words. Cynthia..

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What Is J.K. Rowling’s New Book About? [Video]

What Is J.K. Rowling’s New Book About?

J.K. Rowling has written a new book under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The book is called "Troubled Blood." What's the book about? According to a review in "the Telegraph" "Troubled Blood" is the..

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