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Topic: literary hoax detector
Rundle: Dale’s worst problem was anti-Semitism, not ‘Demidenko’

Rundle: Dale’s worst problem was anti-Semitism, not ‘Demidenko’

She's baaaaaaaaack. Helen Demidenko speaks up to re-claim her controversial book.

Did you hear about the Don DeLillo hoax?

Did you hear about the Don DeLillo hoax?

A hoax review appeared in US literary journal Modernism/Modernity, 'written' by a character from Don DeLillo's White Noise. Which wouldn't be a big deal, except it was being referenced by academics and took five years before the hoax was noticed.