The words in books remain the same every time we read them. But like memories in a Pensieve, the meanings of stories change for us whenever we reconsider them. Do you love finding something new every time you think about the seven-book series, Cursed Child, or Fantastic Beasts? Join Lorrie Kim, author of Snape: A Definitive Reading, in delving into the richly emotional writing of this universe.
- Five Times Irvin Khaytman’s “Dumbledore” Book Changed My Mind, and One Time It Didn’t (November 23, 2021) - Have you read “Dumbledore: The Life and Lies of Hogwarts’s Renowned Headmaster”? Lorrie Kim shares how the book changed her reading of the series.
- Tom Riddle, the Accidental Alchemist (October 22, 2021) - Every time Harry and Voldemort duel, they produce gold - literally. What is it about this connection that has an alchemical effect on Voldemort?
- Michael Cohen: A Modern-Day Snape (August 28, 2021) - Michael Cohen, once Trump’s personal lawyer, now works to expose Trump’s crimes. Looking at his story can help shed light on Snape’s double agency.
- Ron Weasley, Parselmouth? I Can Explain (July 3, 2021) - How does Parseltongue really work? You may not need to be the heir of Slytherin to find out.
- Claudia Kim’s Nagini: A Korean Woman in Potterverse (May 23, 2021) - While some people bristled at Claudia Kim’s casting as Nagini, Lorrie Kim explains why she loved having a brave, compassionate Korean character.
- Korean American Glimpses in “Harry Potter” (May 12, 2021) - Although Cho Chang is the only East Asian character mentioned in the "Harry Potter" series, Lorrie Kim sees reflections of Asian and immigrant experiences in Hermione and Snape as well.