Tag Archives: Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child© 2016 Jack Thorne, J.K. Rowling, and John Tiffany320 pages Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the book young adults who grew up with Harry have been waiting for….though it’s not quite what they … Continue reading

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Brilliant Harry Potter fanfiction

Last while I heard a fanfiction series, “Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality“, mentioned on a podcast. In it, Harry is raised not by the abusive and smallminded Dursleys, but by a scientist, and thought to think critically. For … Continue reading

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Tales of Beedle the Bard

The Tales of Beedle the Bard© 2007 J.K. Rowling111 pages “Translated from the ancient runes by Hermione Granger. Commentary by Albus Dumbledore Introduction, Notes, and Illustrations by J.K. Rowling” If the end of the Harry Potter story this summer has … Continue reading

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The Prisoner of Azkaban (Audio)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 10 discs, approximately 12 hours.© 2000 J.K. Rowling, Listening LibraryPerformed  by Jim Dale Last week I finished listening to my first audiobook, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. I don’t know why … Continue reading

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The Chamber of Secrets (Audio)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Audio)Read by Jim Dale; Written by J.K. Rowling© 1999, Listening LibraryEight discs, approximately nine hours.Preview the author reading: A few weeks ago while perusing an issue of National Geographic, I heard a rather … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Harry Potter

The Wisdom of Harry Potter: What Our Fvorite Hero Teaches Us about Moral Choices © 2003 Edmund M. Kern 296 pages including notes and index. Although I’m interested in the transmission of philosophy through literature or similar means, I’m still … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (17/07/08)

Books this Update: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Harry Potter Universe by Tere Stouffer The Undertaker’s Window by Philip Margolin The History of Science from 1945 to the 1990s by Ray Spangenburg and Diane Moser Asimov’s Guide to Shakespeare … Continue reading

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The Best of 2007:

While I do enjoy writing about the books I read (writing in general, really) and sharing my thoughts, the primary purpose I have for this blog is to keep track of my own reading. It occurred to me today that … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (11/9)

This Week at the Library (11/9) Currently Listening To: “Waking Up in the Universe“, Richard Dawkins ” It is sometimes said that scientists are unromantic, that their passion to figure out robs the world of beauty and mystery. But is … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (1/9)

Current Music: “Never There“, Cake I had hoped to delay this week’s update until I was able to read Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, but getting my hands on a copy of the final book has been harder than … Continue reading

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