• Another advance review of DEATHLY HALLOWS, without spoilers, but Mary Carole McAuley comments that “once the pieces fall into place, it all seems rather obvious. No other outcome would have been as plausible.” [Baltimore Sun]
  • Bloomsbury is confident that UK press won’t break the embargo. See the flying pigs over in the sky? [The Bookseller]
  • Nicholas Clee is astonished that Asda knuckled under to Bloomsbury. [Guardian blog]
  • More on the breach of contract suit launched by Scholastic against DeepDiscount.com. [BBC]
  • UK retailers will line up like civilians to buy their copies cheap from Tesco. [Times]
  • Boston teens hide their eyes from spoilers and predict their own ending for HP7. [Boston Globe]
  • Did Harry Potter change the world? Maybe, maybe not. [WaPo]