Guest Host: Andrea Seabrook

The movie is out. The seventh and last book comes on July 21. We discuss why millions of people have been following the story of a boy wizard named Harry Potter for the past decade and what it says about our society.


  • Nancy Pearl Author of "Book Crush," "Book Lust," and "More Book Lust." She lectures widely on books and reading and can regularly be heard on NPR's Morning Edition.
  • Desson Thomson Movie critic for the Washington Post
  • Jennie Levine Curator for historical manuscripts at the University of Maryland Libraries and headmistress of the Sugar Quill, a Harry Potter fan site.

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