His insights and explanations have enabled me to delve deeper into the text and its referents as well as my responses.
After reading John's books, I found great joy in reading books that I previously had put down because I "just couldn't get into it".
John Granger has written a fantastic and fascinating exploration into the great books behind J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
I found the book to be exactly what I expected & more. It helped me to understand a lot of "rules" of literature & how J.K. Read morePublished 5 months ago by N. Collins
Found out what's in J. K. Rowling's library, and what that she read influenced what aspects of the Harry Potter saga.Published 13 months ago by J. Reuter
John Granger (a.k.a. Hogwarts Professor) looks into the classic books that inspired J.K. Rowling's hit series. Read morePublished 13 months ago by kschimmelwriter
While reading this book I could only feel that the author was using the success of J.K. Rowling and of the Harry Potter series to "piggyback" and make money. Read morePublished 14 months ago by StacieRachelle
This is super Dorking Out About Harry Potter level 10, but for an avid reader in general, and a Harry Potter fan, this was really interesting. Read morePublished 15 months ago by lolahShelter
If you've read the series and are even remotely interested in the details and influences that shape the Harry Potter universe, you'll be fascinated by the depths of information in... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Hillary Lewis
This 'geneology' of the literary traditions that fed the Harry Potter series was wonderful for me as an adult, and for teaching my tween about different genres, combining genres,... Read morePublished 23 months ago by okemos mama
Did anyone else notice that his lat name is GRANGER. This just screamed out to me and i thought of Hermione, then Ron and Harry. Then i thought about Fred and George. Read morePublished on December 31, 2011 by I am Byakuya Togami
Like all John Granger's books, Harry Potter's Bookshelf is fascinating and insightful. The Dean of Potterology has forgotten more about the Potter films and stories than most of us... Read morePublished on October 2, 2011 by Greg Bassham