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HP-1: Getting the Party Started

  • Motoko Rich rounds up parties and is clearly getting tired of having to write about all things Harry for the past week-plus. [NYT]
  • More parties in the Boston area. [Boston Globe]
  • Saying goodbye to Harry is tough on J.K. Rowling. Duh. [AP]
  • Bloomsbury says no to reprints until Wednesday, hoping to stave off the expected high volume of returns. [The Bookseller]
  • Still more on the deep discounting of HP7. [Reuters]
  • Who’s making money from Harry? J.K. Rowling and the reader, pretty much. [FT]
  • And even if it is a loss leader, bookstores are happy to take it. [NorthJersey.com]
  • Potter embargo broken in Norway. [The Earth Times]
  • A Scottish hotel plans a “Mrs. Weasley breakfast” for tomorrow. [Scotsman]
  • And life after Harry? Yes, even for the publishing industry, there will be one. [PN]
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