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German writer pulls readers into fantasies

...cottage right out of one of her popular books, which include The Thief Lord and Dragon Ride . Ms. Funke and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, with whom she is often compared, have all but transcended the fantasy genre -- once almost exclusively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/30/liv_502146.shtml
Life & style
People in the News

...says she has given money to help set up a center for research into multiple sclerosis. The best-selling "Harry Potter" author didn't say how much she had given toward the $4 million facility, which will be housed at The Center for Regenerative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/22/ent_78558.shtml
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Sindelar has priorities and goals in order

...amount placed him fourth among top entertainers behind Mel Gibson and Oprah Winfrey ($210 million each) and "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling ($147 million). Woods was estimated to have earned $75 million in endorsements alone. Mickelson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/08/gol_439323.shtml
Golf
People in the News

EDINBURGH, Scotland -- "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling was praised for making reading "cool" as she received an honorary degree from Edinburgh University. The university's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/10/ent_421673.shtml
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J.K. Rowling, Google guys join Forbes billionaire's club

NEW YORK -- "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling and the founders of the Google search engine have landed on Forbes magazine's annual list of billionaires after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/27/bus_405973.shtml
Business
In the know

...is 45. Actor Wesley Snipes is 41. Musician Fatboy Slim is 40. Guitarist Jim Corr (The Corrs) is 39. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is 38. Actor Dean Cain (Lois and Clark) is 37. YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY: An ongoing argument about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/31/liv_382690.shtml
Life & style
Correction

...Potter books are bad for kids," a quote sourced to The London Times was in error. The quote, attributed to Harry Potter author J.K. Rowlings, was actually from the satirical publication, The Onion. Thank you to the readers who wrote to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/07/edi_295141.shtml
Editorials
Agrees Satanism is in kid books

I congratulate N. Passalaqua for her July 15 letter about the Harry Potter books. I feel the same way she does: Potter author J.K. Rowling is doing nothing but promoting Satanism. I have read that her books are not much different than C...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/31/edi_294136.shtml
Editorials
A truly magical ride

...Han Solo and Princess Leia. Only the figurines have changed.Fans or not, we should all take heart in the story of Potter author Rowling, who wrote her way out of a former hardscrabble, public-benefits life in Britain to become, in Forbes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-07-16/truly-magical-ride
Murder victims take tumbles in mysteries

...they're very different from each other. Characters in Susan Wittig Albert's "The Tale of Holly How" include Beatrix Potter, author of "Peter Rabbit"; Bosworth Badger, who has an underground home of many rooms where he works on the Holly How...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/18/art_3203.shtml
Arts