Dreams authorship questions mounting

Thomas Lipscomb, the founder of Times Books -- publisher of Dreams from my Father, has particular credibility when it comes to examining the dispute over the book's authorship. In an important and thorough examination of the evidence to date on Pajamas media, he concludes:The case is still open on Ayers and any responsible news organization should press on.As a publishing industry authority, he is using his status to ask difficult questions, comparing the way James Frey's notorious literary fraud was handled -- at a cost of millions the publisher sent out inserts for existing buyers and refunded the purchase price to those who felt defrauded.I have called Markus Dohle, the CEO of Random House, and Stuart Applebaum, the wily director of Communications at Random House who helped weather the Frey fray so well. Do they have a lower standard for an American president who may be defrauding them and their American and international readers than for a James Frey? Are they looking into this?We...(Read Full Post)