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This week, we delve into the inspiration for Harry Potter (and lots of other British fantasy stories) with the first half of TH White’s The Sword In The Stone in Dear Mr. Potter; in There And Back Again, we finally cast the One Ring into the fires of Mount Doom in chapters three and four of Book Six of The Lord of the Rings; we set aside our plans in order to discuss what makes a good fan, a good critic, and a good person in Story And Star Wars; and finally, we continue our new patron-exclusive Book Club discussion on Frank Herbert’s Dune.

There may also be some last-minute additions to the schedule, so stay tuned to Point North’s social media feeds — or you can see the complete Point North broadcast schedule, including up-to-the-minute updates, by clicking here!

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All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT, UTC-4)

Monday, July 2nd
12.00PM – 12.30PM: This Week On Point North

Tuesday, July 3rd
10.00PM – 11.30PM: Dear Mr. Potter 60: The Sword In The Stone

Thursday, July 5th
10.00PM – 11.30PM: There And Back Again 68: For Good Or Ill

Friday, July 6th
9.00PM – 11.00PM: The Globe’s Bard, Session 1: Poetry
9.00PM: Story And Star Wars 16: How To Be A Star Wars Fan

Sunday, July 8th
10.00PM – 11.00PM: Patron-Exclusive Book Club: Dune 2