Tag: P.T. Barnum

Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists … and a whole bunch of other phonies

When you create a work of fiction, the world is whatever you want it to be. But “Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News”?isn?t about fiction as it applies to novels?it?s also fiction disguised as memoirs, personas, and especially P.T. Barnum’s world of ?curiosities.” Author Kevin Young dons his Columbo…

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