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How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

What does "New York Times Best-Selling Author" even mean?

J.K. Rowling uses new media to promote ‘Harry Potter’ series

J.K. Rowling uses new media to promote ‘Harry Potter’ series

May 1, 2014


Filed under Arts

As any true sports fan knows, the 2014 Quidditch World Cup is currently underway. While this is an event most closely followed by the wizarding community, it also has the muggle world abuzz because it means there is more writing from J.K. Rowling. These wizarding sports stories appear on Pottermore...

Arts Issue: J.K. Rowling journeys from anonymity to fame

Arts Issue: J.K. Rowling journeys from anonymity to fame

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

From her first creation — an abused, magically gifted orphan — to her most recent — a broken but capable detective — J.K. Rowling has come a long way in mainstream fiction writing. She penned her first novel over two decades ago when the charm of books was quickly fading from people’s min...