I have to admit that I have never read any of the books from the Harry Potter series but I have known enough people that have confessed their love for these novels. Scriptorium Daily has posted a discussion to the question Are Harry Potter Novels Great Books? Click here for the audio of the discussion.
Homer, Cicero, Calvin, Austen, Nietzsche, and Rowling? John Granger joins Middlebrow’s John Mark Reynolds and Paul Spears to discuss whether the Potter novels belong in the canon of great Western literature.