Jack Kerouac's Estate Fuels Family Feud
There are many articles on allegations of a forged will and other problems afflicting those who have or hope to profit from the remaining estate of the King of the Beats. This article does a great job of wading through the thick of the controversies.
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At the bottom of a trunk, in an old castle...
"Lost manuscript" stories always catch my eye. This one actually may be true. Then again, could be hype to boost the take at auction.
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Woodward and Bernstein Hoax?
I don't know where this is headed but a professor who appears to have done his homework is giving a lecture on the famous investigative reporters' relationship with Deep Throat from the "hoax" angle. He's got a book coming out. We'll keep an eye on this one.
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Don't think I'd care to be the ghost writer who apparently forged an endorsement by Nelson Mandela for a book "by" another African leader known for conducting military coups. "Paris-based Michel Lafon, which first published the book in French earlier this year, said Sassou-Nguesso provided the preface and offered no further comment."
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It really seems a sin that anyone would make up a story about having been through the Holocaust. Here's an author who has asked, "why?"
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So, Now Columbus is a Spaniard
A new book "proves" Columbus was Catalan. And his name wasn't really Columbus, that was the name of a pirate he worked with at one time.
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