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The Cuckoos Calling

J.K. Rowling Book To Get The On-Screen Treatment

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 12.11.2014 | Books

It's been an eventful month so far for fans of creative sorceress author J.K. Rowling, who recently announced that she'll be releasing 12 new stories ...

Summer Reading

Michael Drew | Posted 10.14.2013 | Books
Michael Drew

I'm all for saying read what you want (but I'll also add that everyone should buy my authors' books, too, and I hope these books get read as well as bought).

52 Books in 52 Weeks, Week 31: In Defense of Pseudonyms

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 10.05.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

The Cuckoo's Calling, a private detective novel about a down-on-his-luck P.I. investigating the (perhaps) suspicious death of a celebrity (whose nickname was Cuckoo), is a very good piece of detective fiction.

Valuable Small Actions Advice From a Big Author

Michael Drew | Posted 10.02.2013 | Books
Michael Drew

For J.K. Rowling, the act of anonymity represented a big action -- she went to great lengths to remain behind the curtain of a pseudonym -- but it also was a way for her to appear small, and to give pleasure without the burden of fame.

The Cuckoo's Calling -- Great Debut... By a Best-Selling Author

David Kudler | Posted 10.01.2013 | Books
David Kudler

Knowing the book was written by the author of the mega-successful Harry Potter books did change my perspective -- but just a bit. There are certainly some notes that will be familiar to anyone who read the adventures of Harry & Co.

How JK Rowling Chose Her Pen Name

Posted 07.24.2013 | Books

Recently, JK Rowling posted an FAQ on her pen name's (Robert Galbraith's) website. On it, she answered a lot of her readers' burning questions. Why d...

Unlike Rowling, They Were Denied Literary Fame

Dave Astor | Posted 09.18.2013 | Books
Dave Astor

J.K. Rowling tried to go under the radar by using a pen name for The Cuckoo's Calling, but many other great authors spent all or part of their careers involuntarily missing out on the literary cachet and cash they deserved.

What Else Is J.K. Rowling Hiding?

Posted 07.15.2013 | Comedy

J.K. Rowling is also hiding that she is: Inside the robot suit that controls Dick Cheney (a la Krang). Banksy. Tweeting for Jose Cans...