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Saturday, September 16, 2006
The Harry Potter stories are the most popular books in the Guantanamo Bay detention centre's library, the Pentagon has revealed.
Yes, in fact they've taken to writing their own: Harry Potter and the Two Towers, Harry Potter and the Martyr of Taliban, Harry Potter and the Carry-On Luggage of Fire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of an Alternative Set of Procedures, Harry Potter and the Border Near Phoenix (that one's for you, Ed the Roman!), Harry Potter and the Red-Blood Pope....