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JK Rowling wins lawsuit

Rowling Publisher's Weekly reports that Harry Potter creator JK Rowling has emerged triumphant from her lawsuit against RDR Books Monday, preventing the Michigan-based house from publishing Steven Vander Ark's The Harry Potter Lexicon.

“I took no pleasure at all in bringing legal action and am delighted that this issue has been resolved favourably,” said Rowling in a statement, according to PW. “I went to court to uphold the right of authors everywhere to protect their own original work. The court has upheld that right. The proposed book took an enormous amount of my work and added virtually no original commentary of its own. Now the court has ordered that it must not be published. Many books have been published which offer original insights into the world of Harry Potter. The Lexicon just is not one of them.”

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Sarah Palin

Thus saving me the trouble of ordering it, too, banned from the library.

Connie

HA!!!! Never thought I'd say this, but: Sarah Palin, you made my day!

HBW

Mine too...that's hysterical!

Silvia C

You never know, maybe the lexicon revealed all the secret devil-worshipping in the Potter books, Sarah might have liked it!

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