Rowling Thunder

Harry Potter's creator rocks the book world, again

Last week the news broke that J.K. Rowling had quietly done something that these days most people do as noisily as possible: she published a book. It was a mystery novel called The Cuckoo's Calling, which appeared in April under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The secret was uncovered by the Times of London after one of its writers was tipped off on Twitter from an account that was, mysteriously enough, immediately deleted. Further investigation revealed that Galbraith--whose bio describes him as a former member of the Special Investigative Branch of the Royal Military Police (can fake bios just say anything?)--shared Rowling's...

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