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Friday, 20 February 2009
Elif Batuman's article in Harper's this month asks this question. It's wildly interesting stuff. So's much of her writing on her blog, here's a fun bit from My Life and Thoughts:
Probably the biggest disappointment to me during the fact-checking process was the discovery that I fabricated the Lev Tolstoy Accordion Academy—it appears not to exist. Anyone with any information to the contrary should please contact me. There may be a reward.