The Boy Wizard’s Notebook


"It’s changing out there. There’s a storm coming, Harry, just like the last time.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Image: © ABF

Elsewhere in the world of the muggles, specifically New York:

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11: Min Jin Lee, author of the acclaimed debut novel, Free Food for Millionaires, reads from and discusses
the book with David Henry Hwang, the Tony-award winning playwright of
M. BUTTERFLY and the OBIE-award winner for GOLDEN CHILD. At Barnes
& Noble, Lincoln Center. 7:30PM, FREE. More:

THURSDAY, JULY 12: Barnes & Noble’s “Upstairs at the Square” final edition until the fall features featuring Permanent Midnight author Jerry Stahl, whose new book is Love Without (Open City Books, July 12), and Teddy Thompson,
a young British singer-songwriter (and Rufus Wainwright BFF) raised in
a Sufi commune whose raw-boned, big-hearted country covers mine
classics with fresh depth.
7PM, FREE. More:

[via Lauren Cerand]