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Rowling Names Last Book in Harry Potter Series

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Thursday, 21 Dec 2006 | 11:20 AM ET

J.K. Rowling announced on Thursday that the seventh and final book in her teenage wizard saga will be called "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows".

No publication date has yet been set. Earlier this week, Scholastic , the U.S. publisher of the Harry Potter books, reported earnings and confirmed guidance for 2007 of $1.55 to $1.85 a share. Those numbers could change depending on when the final Potter book is released.

The British author confessed on her website this week that Potter, the creation that has turned her into one of the world's most popular and successful authors, had now entered her dreams.

"For years now, people have asked me whether I ever dream that I am 'in' Harry's world," she wrote. "The answer was 'no' until a few nights ago when I had an epic dream in which I was,
simultaneously, Harry and the narrator."

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