J.K. Rowling's mystery book pen name is homage to RFK

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July 24, 2013 AT 1:31 PM
After Harry Potter authorJ.K. Rowling was outed as having written a new book, The Cuckoo's Calling, under the pen name Robert Galbraith, Rowling is now revealing her inspiration for the pseudonym. The famed scribe confessed that she took the nom de plume as a tribute to her favorite '60s American political leader, Senator Robert Kennedy.