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JK Rowling shakes off transgender row as controversial new book shoots straight to top of the charts

JK Rowling shakes off transgender row as her controversial new book shoots straight to top of the charts Book Troubled Blood features a male killer who dresses up in women’s clothes Transgender rights activists want a boycott of the fifth in the Strike thriller series The book has sold 64,633 copies in its first five … Read more JK Rowling shakes off transgender row as controversial new book shoots straight to top of the charts

JK Rowling shakes off transgender row as controversial new book shoots straight to top of the charts

JK Rowling shakes off transgender row as her controversial new book shoots straight to top of the charts Book Troubled Blood features a male killer who dresses up in women’s clothes Transgender rights activists want a boycott of the fifth in the Strike thriller series The book has sold 64,633 copies in its first five … Read more JK Rowling shakes off transgender row as controversial new book shoots straight to top of the charts

JK Rowling offers rare insight into her marriage to husband Neil Murray

JK Rowling has offered a rare insight into her 19-year marriage to husband Neil Murray while discussing her favourite and most memorable songs. The author, 55, who married Neil in 2001 and shares two children with him, shared an anecdote during the Tracks Of My Years segment on Ken Bruce’s Radio 2 show. While listing some … Read more JK Rowling offers rare insight into her marriage to husband Neil Murray

JK Rowling reveals cross-dressing villain in new book is based on real-life serial killers

JK Rowling has revealed the cross-dressing villain in her new book is based on real-life serial killers Jerry Brudos and Russell Williams after facing another transphobia row.  The Harry Potter author released Troubled Blood under her crime-writing pseudonym Robert Galbraith earlier this week. The thriller sees detective Cormoran Strike try to work out what happened … Read more JK Rowling reveals cross-dressing villain in new book is based on real-life serial killers

JK Rowling reveals cross-dressing villain in new book is based on real-life serial killers

JK Rowling has revealed the cross-dressing villain in her new book is based on real-life serial killers Jerry Brudos and Russell Williams after facing another transphobia row.  The Harry Potter author released Troubled Blood under her crime-writing pseudonym Robert Galbraith earlier this week. The thriller sees detective Cormoran Strike try to work out what happened … Read more JK Rowling reveals cross-dressing villain in new book is based on real-life serial killers

JK Rowling’s new book comes under fire AGAIN for ‘transliterating’

JK Rowling has once again been criticised for her new novel, after she was accused of ‘transliterating’ one of the book’s working class characters by spelling their dialect differently.  Troubled Blood, written under Rowling’s pseudonym Robert Galbraith, was released Tuesday and sees detective Cormoran Strike work out what happened to missing GP Margot Bamborough. The … Read more JK Rowling’s new book comes under fire AGAIN for ‘transliterating’

JK Rowling’s new book comes under fire AGAIN for ‘transliterating’

JK Rowling has once again been criticised for her new novel, after she was accused of ‘transliterating’ one of the book’s working class characters by spelling their dialect differently.  Troubled Blood, written under Rowling’s pseudonym Robert Galbraith, was released Tuesday and sees detective Cormoran Strike work out what happened to missing GP Margot Bamborough. The … Read more JK Rowling’s new book comes under fire AGAIN for ‘transliterating’

Bullies won’t silence me: TV historian Neil Oliver is defiant and ready to go to war with critics 

More used to talking about war than fighting one, TV historian Neil Oliver says lately he has felt like he’s in ‘the Ypres Salient in the First World War’, fighting skirmish after skirmish.  The area in Belgium was the scene of some of the Western Front’s fiercest battles and, recently, the 53-year-old presenter has found … Read more Bullies won’t silence me: TV historian Neil Oliver is defiant and ready to go to war with critics