J.K. Rowling is a welfare success story.
She lived on government assistance for years as a single mother before Harry Potter made her a billionaire and she seems pretty damn grateful for those benefits.
In fact, the successful author revealed (above) she pays "a lot of tax" on her fortune to the English government, but doesn't mind! She actually feels indebted to the system that provided for her and her child when nobody else would and told Jon Stewart:
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The numbers are in!
How do U think J.K. Rowling's newest book, The Casual Vacancy
: A Story That Is Not Harry Potter, did after just being released this past Thursday??
If your answer is "worse than expected" we're no longer on speaking terms! Plus you're wrong!
The Causal Vacancy EXCEEDED expectations!!
In the United States the book sold
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Ahh!! Our heads are swelling with SO much J.K. Rowling information, explosion is imminent!!
During her current promotional tour for Casual Vacancy, her new, non-Harry Potter book for adults, J.K. Rowling revealed she is not completely finished with her Harry Potter world, and is considering making a whole new series of books featuring new magical/muggle characters!!
The masterful author divulged:
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So much ripe-tomato red and bright, sunny yellow… GORGEOUS!
Back in April we gushed over the juicy filling of J.K. Rowling's post-Potter literary casserole, Casual Vacancy…
And now Miss Rowling has officially released the novel's cover art designed by Mario J. Pulice, and we vote YES YES YES on the final product!
We adore the vibrant simplicity, and the voting-ballot hint of what might be at the center of the book's inner mysteries…
Just stare at the book face (above) and let all that ominous cheerfulness absorb into your system so you'll be ready for the book's release THIS September 27th!
Potterheads, U onboard?
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