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The Harry Potter effect


A discussion on how the Harry Potter books have changed the landscape of children’s literature and permeated our cultural consciousness.

20 years on, how have the Harry Potter books changed the landscape of children’s literature and permeated our cultural consciousness? Journalist Nicolette Jones, children’s author Katherine Rundell, Publishing Director of Children’s Publishing at Bloomsbury, Rebecca McNally, and social commentator Shami Chakrabati discuss the Harry Potter effect.

Recorded on: November 23, 2017
Recorded at: British Library Knowledge Centre