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Authors capitalize off of famous book series with poor sequels

Authors capitalize off of famous book series with poor sequels

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer September 24, 2020
Remakes, sequels and prequels keep appearing on movie screens and bookstore shelves to bank off of nostalgic fans.
A child dressed up as a wizard for the first annual Wizarding Weekend, which took place Oct. 31, 2015, in downtown Ithaca. A costume contest will be part of this year’s event.

Charmed: Ithaca celebrates second annual Wizarding Weekend

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer October 19, 2016
Dozens of local Ithaca establishments are participating in Wizarding Weekend, and it has provided opportunities for Ithaca College students as well.
The four words that inspire the universe.

Why I Write (On Writing)

By Angel L. Zayas, Angel L. Zayas February 10, 2015
I told myself and members of my writing class that I would never write anything with this title. I mean, how can one write a remake of one of the greatest essays of all time? George Orwell, one of my biggest role models, as a writer. I wouldn’t be the first to say that remakes are never better than the original, and I am definitely no Orwell. Don’t compare me to him, though I know you may. I would rather not have that burden of a comparison. However, there are some things on my mind that need to be expressed, that I feel can only be expressed through what one may call “mind to paper” writing. So, let’s try this out. I have a lot to say.

Review: J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’ attracts adult readers

By Lara Bonner, Managing Editor October 1, 2012
The famous "Harry Potter" author released her first novel since the series.
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