The Book That Didn’t Exist — Until Hundreds Asked for It

A radio hoax led to the book’s creation and publication

Cover of the paperback first edition (Source: Wikipedia)

OOccasionally there are reports of groups or authors trying to manipulate demand for a book, usually in an attempt to influence bestseller lists. One of the more singular cases of a group influencing the publishing business arose from a book that didn’t exist.

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Tim Gebhart

Tim Gebhart

Retired Lawyer. Book Addict. History Buff. Lifelong South Dakotan. Blog: prairieprogressive.com