Kerouac's Will Ruled a Forgery
A judge has finally ruled in a long-running case involving the estate of Beat icon Jack Kerouac.
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All the Way Hemingway
Very interesting NYT op-ed piece on changes in the new edition of Hemingway's A Moveable Feast, tampered with by grandson who didn't like some things said about his grandma.
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The 'Why' of Forgery
Though the examples are from the ancient world, the primary points are valid across time. An excellent overview.
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Questions About a Hoax Review
Although the full story hasn't emerged, it looks as though someone pranked the prestigious Modernism/Modernity journal with a book review written by a Don DeLillo character. As to why, the answer may be "to see if it could be done." But we don't know, yet, if that's it.
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For some odd reason a number of "lost" -- at least, unpublished -- manuscripts by noted authors have come to light and will be be published.
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"Priceless" Ty Cobb Diary a Fake
Following an FBI investigation, the Baseball Hall of Fame has removed a diary supposedly kept by Ty Cobb from the exhibit area. It will now reside in storage in the hall's basement.
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