More Literary Truths

From the informative Bookslut, I learned of this educational post…

Encyclopedia Hanasiana reminds us that it is a long standing tradition for American writers to be less than truthful about their work.

Among other discoveries, Jeff Hanas points out that “Thoreau never actually stayed at Walden Pond, relying instead on the observations of a series of stringers and unpaid interns—although he did briefly touchdown at the Concord airport to “get the dateline.”

 

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