Fake it to make it?

Where’s the line between fact and fiction? And does there really need to be one anyway? Over the years, there have been quite a few examples of non-fiction books being exposed as not as factual as their authors wanted everyone to believe. Should we expect writers to be scrupulously honest with us, and is there really such a thing as non-fiction anyway? Recently Surviving with Wolves by Misha Defonseca, a memoir of a six year old girl surviving the Holocaust and making her way through Europe in search of her parents, turned out to be a hoax. James Frey’s book … Continue reading Fake it to make it?