Travis Prinzi, the author of Harry Potter and Imagination: The Way Between Two Worlds, editor of two collections of essays on the Hogwarts Saga, most recently Harry Potter for Nerds, and web site host for TheHogsHead.org, sits down to chat with Keith, John, and [student to be named] about what's 'hot' on the front line of Potter studies. Looking through his For Nerds collection, Travis shares his thoughts on the literary magic of the seven novels, from their ring composition to the symbolism of the planets, from the Dante, Spencer, and MacDonald echoes to exploration of the meanings of magic and technology. He talks, too, about the difference between academic and fan contributions to the series and his thoughts about the several future directions of Potter Studies. Pull up a bar stool and order a butterbeer or Fire Whiskey; this conversation is one you won't want to miss!
November 1, 2007 - The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a book of five fairytales including one within Deathly Hallows, is revealed by Jo on her official website. Jo says six handwritten copies will go to those who helped her most with Potter and one will be auctioned for chari