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The pleasures of literary hoaxing


(Illustration / Joel Holland) Illustration / Joel Holland
By Hua Hsu
August 14, 2005

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LAST SPRING, the writer Paul Maliszewski published a lengthy inquiry into what he called a ''Holocaust hoax" perpetrated by the novelist Michael Chabon. In his essay, published in the journal Bookforum, Maliszewski recounted a series of lectures given by the author of ''Wonder Boys" and ''The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" at the invitation of Nextbook, a Jewish arts ... (Full article: 1774 words)

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