Harry, A History

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Harry, A History
Author Melissa Anelli
Country United States
Language English
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Pocket
Publication date
November 4, 2008
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 368 (US)

Harry, A History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon is a 2008 book by writer and webmistress of The Leaky Cauldron, Melissa Anelli. The book describes the Harry Potter phenomenon in detail.[1] The book was published on November 4, 2008, by Pocket Books, and debuted at #18 on The New York Times paperback bestseller list.[2] Notably, the book features exclusive interview material and insights from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling who also wrote the foreword.


  1. ^ Donahue, Deirdre (November 4, 2008). "Fan's book delves into Potter's magic in online world.". USA Today. Retrieved 2008-11-08. 
  2. ^ New York Times BestSeller - Paperback Nonfiction, published November 14, 2008