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1. Who said of Lillian Hellman, "every word she writes is a lie, including 'and' and 'the'"?
2. Who said that James Fenimore Cooper "in the restricted two-thirds of a page... scored 114 offenses against literary art out of a possible 115. It breaks the record"?
3. Who called William F. Buckley a "crypto-Nazi" on television?
4. When William F. Buckley was called a "crypto-Nazi" on TV, what was his response?
5. What two "institutions" did Tom Wolfe have the temerity to attack in a hilarious piece entitled "Tiny Mummies! The True Story of the Ruler of 43rd Street's Land of the Walking Dead!"?
6. Put forth a highly acclaimed autobiography, became an immediate darling of the left, and won the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize; the autobiography was subsequently shown to be substantially fraudulent.
7. Pulitzer Prize-winning book, ostensibly non-fiction, yet long since shown to be both largely fictional and also heavily plagiarized.
8. Even after this alleged work of non-fiction was investigated and widely denounced as "preposterous", fraudulent and "fictitious", the movie made from the book still presented it as a "true story".
9. Kosinski and Wilkomirski:
10. Jules Davids and Ted Sorensen are generally acknowledged to be (along with several other uncredited writers) the actual authors of this prize-winning book.
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