Mark Leibovich http://nwpr.org en Book News: This Town, That Town. A Squabble Worthy Of Washington http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-town-town-squabble-worthy-washington <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><em>N.B. — Book News is going on vacation next week. Your faithful correspondent will be in California sans laptop and praying that Jonathan Franzen doesn't choose this week to reignite any feuds with daytime talk show hosts. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:56:00 +0000 editor 33029 at http://nwpr.org Book News: This Town, That Town. A Squabble Worthy Of Washington Book News: Anonymous Tip Led To Outing Of J.K. Rowling's Alter Ego http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-anonymous-tip-led-outing-jk-rowlings-alter-ego <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>The debut detective novel <em>The Cuckoo's Calling</em>, seemingly written by a former Royal Military Police member named Robert Galbraith, was actually written by <em>Harry Potter </em>author J.K. Rowling, <em>The Sunday Times </em><a href="http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/uk_news/Arts/article1287513.ece">revealed</a> this weekend. Rowling's publisher confirmed the news. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:14:00 +0000 editor 30960 at http://nwpr.org Elevator Pitch: Why Care About Washington? http://nwpr.org/post/elevator-pitch-why-care-about-washington ­­My friend Mark Leibovich — a <em>New York Times</em> reporter — has written a book about the inner watchworkings of Power Washington called <em>This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Capital</em>. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 15:13:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 30710 at http://nwpr.org Elevator Pitch: Why Care About Washington?