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New L.A. reading series asks: Fact or fiction?
New L.A. reading series asks: Fact or fiction?

In the past, fiction disguised as fact has infuriated readers. Oprah Winfrey took James Frey to task for the exaggerations in his not-entirely-true memoir "A Million Little Pieces." Author Misha Defonseca was ordered by a court to return $22.5 million for her fabricated memoir of being a Jewish child raised by wolves during the Holocaust after it was discovered she was raised by her family, and wasn't Jewish. But a new reading series, Bamboozled, is jumping into the fact-or-fiction fray. Four writers will read stories that are either true or false, and the audience has to guess which is which. Appropriately enough, the series begins Wednesday, April Fools' Day. ...

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