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Literary Hoaxes

5 Successful Literary Hoaxes

Thomas Heise | Posted 08.31.2013 | Books
Thomas Heise

For the literary prankster, this world and this life are never enough.

Philip Pullman, Duke of Cittagazze

Monica Edinger | Posted 11.04.2012 | Books
Monica Edinger

Philip Pullman, the well-known author of The Golden Compass and a forthcoming collection of Grimm fairy tales, has received many honors, perhaps none quite as unusual as his latest from the King of Redonda.

April Fool's: The Joke's On Us--Best Literary Hoaxes Ever

Posted 06.01.2011 | Books

Nobody plays better tricks on people than writers, and we're celebrating April Fools' by looking back at some of the greatest literary hoaxes of all t...

My James Frey Moment: Learning To Lie And Get Away With It

Adam Langer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Adam Langer

But when I did nothing but lie, violated every rule of journalism, acted in direct opposition to everything my heroes Woodward and Bernstein had seemed to stand for, I didn't get fired at all.

April Fools' 2010: The 11 Most Incredible Literary Hoaxes (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Happy April Fools' Day! This year, at HuffPost Books we're celebrating April Fools' by looking back at some of the greatest literary hoaxes of all tim...