Special Report: Why Fraud Is Bad for Books

March 2008
Book Publishing Report;Mar2008, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p1
Trade Publication
The article investigates the impact of fraud on the sales of such books. The author cites the case of the sales of James Frey's book, "A Million Little Pieces," which was later found to be fraudulent. After the fraud issue surfaced, the sales of the book continued to decline until it disappeared in the composite ranking. Meanwhile, other books that were not frauds continued to sell even better.


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