Tue, 21 November 2017
The Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Poetry Editor of The New Yorker speaks with Garnette Cadogan about his most recent work of nonfiction, Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News. Young traces the particularly American tradition of cons, hoaxes, and fakes, from P. T. Barnum to today.
Direct download: Kevin_Young__BunkHoaxes_Hooey_Hocum_Cons_Plagiarists_and_Forgers.mp3
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