J.K. Rowling’s Website Starts Selling Harry Potter E-Books

It didn’t take a Hogwarts magician to know this day would eventually come.

The bookstore feature of J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore website went live Tuesday, enabling English-language readers to buy the digital editions of all seven Harry Potter novels — and the audiobook editions — from anywhere in the world. Editions in French, Italian, German and Spanish will be the next wave.

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work