Muggles and Magic: J. K. Rowling and the Harry Potter PhenomenonGeorge Beahm
Third revised edition 2007.
With 16 pages 4-color plus 100 B/W photos and illustrations.
With more than 50,000 copies of the first two editions in print, the popular Muggles and Magic has been substantially revised and updated to feature more exciting, up-to-the-minute information, including a photo essay on the famous Harry Potter-themed retail store, Whimsic Alley; a first-hand account of J.K. Rowling's celebrated August 2006 book reading in New York (with full-color photos); a new section on Harry Potter fans, with an article written by Steve Van Ark, webmaster of the Harry Potter Lexicon and popular speaker at Harry Potter conventions. George Beahm has written more than twenty books on pop culture, including Passport to Narnia and Fact, Fiction, and Folklore in Harry Potter's World.
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George Beahm is a New York Times bestselling author. He has written more literary companions than any other writer, and has published more than thirty books on pop culture icons, such as Michael Jordan, J.K. Rowling, Philip Pullman, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Indiana Jones, Anne Rice, Patricia Cornwell, the Big Bang Theory T.V. show, Caribbean Pirates, censorship, and several books on Stephen King. A former U.S. Army officer, he served on active duty and in the National Guard and Army Reserve.