Podcast episode

Host Megan Phelps-Roper writes a letter to J.K. Rowling—and receives a surprising invitation in reply: the opportunity for an intimate conversation in Rowling’s Scottish home.

Produced by Andy Mills, Matthew Boll, and Megan Phelps-Roper, with special thanks to Candace Mittel Kahn and Emily Yoffe.

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In the past, CNN might have sought out a conversation with one of the greatest children's novelists of all time, who also happens to be "controversial." Not anymore. Instead, CNN looks at this remarkable conversation as "harmful." Puke.