We posted last week about Robert Galbraith’s “Career of Evil” being nominated in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015, and now the third book in the “Cormoran Strike” series has made it to the semi-finals! Plus, “The Silkworm” has landed a spot on the International Impac Dublin Literary Award’s 2016 longlist!
Wed, Jan 20
Sophie Thompson's birthday
Mafalda Hopkirk (DH1)
Thu, Jan 21
Harry visits the prefects' bathroom with the golden egg and solves the clue
Fri, Jan 22
Sir John Hurt's birthday (RIP)
- “Honestly, if you were any slower, you’d be going backward.”
- October 3, 2006 – The American Library Association reports that the Harry Potter series is voted as the favorite banned book.
Did You Know
- So many fans visit King’s Cross Station to take pictures of Platforms 9 and 10 that the station management erected a sign that says “Platform 9 3/4,” which, in the Harry Potter books, is invisible to Muggles but acts as a gateway for witches and wizards.