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9 True Crime Stories You Won't Believe

(13) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 7:46 AM

Some true crime writing gets a bad rap in the literary world. But a new collection of thirteen true crime nonfiction nonfiction narratives, "True Crime: Real-Life Stories of Abduction, Addiction, Obsession, Murder, Grave-Robbing, and More" [In Fact Books, $15.95], seeks to dispel the notion that all writing within...

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Hall of Fame of Literary Fabricators and Fakers

(67) Comments | Posted August 29, 2012 | 12:40 PM

I love the first chapter of Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer. It's mostly about Bob Dylan, how he got inspired to write some of his songs, including "Like a Rolling Stone." There's one scene where he rips his notes into pieces and scatters them around the room in...

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