J.K. Rowling’s Secret and a Linguist Sleuth

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A Forensic Linguist Explains How He Figured Rowling’s Pseudonym Out
As explained by the New York Times, a writer for the British paper received an anonymous tip via Twitter, in which a now-deleted user claimed that Rowling was the real author of The Cuckoo’s Calling. (Is it possible that the anonymous user was the book’s publisher? As the New York Times notes, there’s no way to rule it out.) Sunday Times editor Richard Brooks eventually confronted the publisher, but not before he investigated the similarities between Galbraith and Rowling.
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JK Rowling’s Pseudonym Stunt Reveals The Depressing Reality Of The Book Publishing Industry
‘The revelation that J.K. Rowling was the author behind little known author Robert Galbraith’s acclaimed but low-selling novel “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” released earlier this year, has been decried as a publicity stunt from some corners.

‘However, it’s hard to believe that Rowling, perhaps the most financially…

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