Today in the news: JK Rowling talks ‘Harry Potter’ rewrite
News to know
JK Rowling, whose first adult book (“The Casual Vacancy”) will hit shelves tomorrow, said in an interview with BBC that she has considered rewriting two of the “Harry Potter” novels. Rowling said she was hurrying to get the books out and wasn’t completely happy with them and is pondering doing a “director’s cut” of the novels.
Quote of note
“The wide difference between the two candidates is not just a result of Romney’s bad week. In Ohio and Florida, votes are basically split down the middle on whether the country and they and their families are worse or better off than they were four years ago.” - Peter A. Brown of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, talking about new polls that show President Barack Obama leading in several key swing states over Mitt Romney.
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