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The Literary Liars Club recently expanded its roster. The latest scandal involves a suburban white woman writing as a half-white, half-Indian inner-city gangbanger. Why is there such a proliferation of fake memoirs? Why not just sell an imaginary story as fiction? Jonathan Kirsch speaks with novelists, editors and publishers.

Producers:
Sarah Spitz

Guest Interview Fake Memoirs

Guests:
Sara Nelson, Editor in Chief, Publishers Weekly
David Ulin, Los Angeles Times (@davidulin)
Judith Freeman, novelist and biographer

Love and Consequences

Margaret B. Jones

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