History's Most Famous Literary Hoaxes

Barbara Maranzani reviews famous literary hoaxes

  • The Hitler Diaries
  • The Education of Little Tree
  • Col. Crockett’s Exploits and Adventures in Texas, written by himself
  • a mortgage deed supposedly signed by William Shakespeare
  • Clifford Irving's biography of Howard Hughes
  • Protocols of the Elders of Zion
  • The Donation of Constantine