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Archive for 'Harry Potter'

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Today (July 31) on Harry and J. K. Rowling’s birthday the new Harry Potter book (Book 8) came out: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” Not a novel, but a screenplay of two plays: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One & Two and Harry Potter parties were once again held around the […]

Harry in Korean!

One of my student workers went to South Korea this summer and brought me back books #1 and #2 of the Harry Potter series. Thats ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ for you Muggles out there. Needless to say, it was a great way to start a […]

The Paraguayan Harry Potter

Sadly, Candy does not share my excitement over my birthday Paraguayan Harry Potter. Thanks Madeline, Brian, and Nicky for the Harry!

Girls night out!

Continuing our tradition of seeing bad trilogy movies it was girls night out with friends Nicky and Jenny. We went to a Mexican restaurant and I decided to try the fish tacos, because they were great in New Orleans so why would they not be great in Minnesota, but I was so wrong. Its sad […]

Harry Potter in Norwegian!

I received a copy of Harry Potter in Norwegian today! Another Harry Potter in a foreign language to add to my collection! Thanks Jeremy!

And so it begins, again…

J.K. Rowling (aka Harry’s mom) posted this today on her website: “Warner Bros. announced on 12th September 2013 that J.K. Rowling would be making her screenwriting debut with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first in a new film series which is part of their expanded creative partnership with J.K. Rowling. The films […]

Harry just arrived

A wonderful friend of mine (and very cool librarian) Kristen went to Japan and brought me back a Japanese Harry Potter! It magically appeared on my desk at work today and even came with an “action book cover” to hide what you are reading!

It’s Harry Potter’s world and we just live in it

A little while ago the Bio-Medical Library hosted a display of 6 panels from “National Library of Medicine that explore the connections between elements of the Harry Potter books and Renaissance medical and scientific philosophy and tradition. According to the NLM web site, “Although a fantasy story, the magic in the Harry Potter books is […]

Summer vacation!

So now that my summer PhD classes have ended, I have about 2 1/2 weeks of summer vacation before starting the fall semester (which officially starts next week). I have been busy getting caught up on my life, seeing friends and family, trying to do a bit of fun reading (I refuse to read any […]

Video from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Video from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Sunday July 10, 2011 Dogweed and Deathcap and crying mandrake plants I am inline to get into Ollivanders: Makers of Fine Wands since 382 BC Spintwitches sellers of Quality Quidditch Supplies Flourish & Blotts with books by Gilderoy Lockheart Inside Ollivanders: Makers of Fine Wands since 382 […]