J K Rowling
West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.18

Governor help and Rowling solace

Suranjan Das, the vice-chancellor of Jadavpur University, on Monday used what was possibly his last convocation speech to publicly thank the governor for helping him navigate through “trying circums...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 16.11.18

Fantastic Beasts 2 is an embarrassment of riches

The team behind Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald throws an awful lot at the screen during this clotted two-hour-plus diversion, the latest instalment in the J.K. Rowling-verse. As is often ...
By Manohla Dargis/The New York Times News Service in

Books  /  Published 15.05.20

Popular page-turners on digital platforms

There is always something fun to do online thanks to initiatives by bookstores like Starmark who are trying their best to add value to their patrons’ lives in the middle of this pandemic. The doors ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.19

Wonder women in the world of men

The scintillating fictional world created by J.K. Rowling in the acclaimed Harry Potter series came to light in 1997. After being rejected 12 times, a publishing house agreed to accept Rowling’s man...
By Prakhar Singh in

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.20

Fictional solace

Sir — Fans of J.K. Rowling have reason to cheer. The author is publishing children’s fiction for the first time since Harry Potter. Rowling has started putting chapters of The Ickabog on her websi...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 13.11.18

Childhood revisited with our favourite authors

By Rushati Mukherjee in

World  /  Published 12.06.20

Rowling: I know terror of abused trans women

J.K. Rowling on Wednesday said she was a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault, as she explained why she felt so strongly about women’s rights.The Harry Potter author was denounced as “...
By Anita Singh in London

Entertainment  /  Published 21.11.18

World's ready for gay Dumbledore: Jude Law

Even Jude Law gets nervous — especially when he has just been cast as Albus Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and he’s meeting J.K. Rowling.“She makes a great effort to m...
By Kathryn Shattuck/The New York Times News Service in

World  /  Published 02.05.20

Harry and Hari hit the headlines

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, who has always been generous with her money, announced on Saturday that she is donating £1 million to be split between Refuge and Crisis, two charities which help vi...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 26.05.20

New Rowling tale online

J.K. Rowling has taken everyone by surprise by unveiling a new book for children, The Ickabog, which she will be posting online on a daily basis free of charge.The story will have its own website, whe...
By Amit Roy in London


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