1. JK Rowling has revealed that professor Dolores Umbridge, a witch who gives Harry Potter a hard time, was inspired by a real person.
2. Simon and Schuster Children’s Books will be publishing a photo book based on Malala titled Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan.
3. Screen-writer of ‘The Theory of Everything’ to write George Clooney’s next movie based on the best selling book ‘Hack Attack’.
4. Robert Harris’s novel, An Officer and a Spy, has be named the best thriller of the year.
5. Well known agent, Andrew Wylie, has backed Hachette’s decision to battle Amazon.