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Thursday, February 5, 2009

JK Rowling a French Knight

JK Rowling has named a knight of the Legion of Honor. Her great grandfather was French. According to BBC News, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was the first book in English to top France's sales chart. (It was later translated into French.) Rowling felt compelled to apologize for giving an evil character a French name, Voldemort.

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