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Thursday, January 12, 2006

Literary Hoaxes...

Recent news stories have revealed certain "difficulties" with authors James Frey and JT Leroy. The tireless searchers at Librarians' Internet Index offer the following on the subject:

Top Ten Literary Hoaxes
Forging a Collection: The Frank W. Tober Collection of Literary Hoaxes

Ever read The Education of Little Tree? A charming, but false biography by an author who was a notorious racist and a George Wallace speechwriter.


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