Hoaxes

A hoax is a falsehood deliberately fabricated to masquerade as the truth. It is distinguishable from errors in observation or judgment, rumors, urban legends, pseudosciences, and April Fools' Day events that are passed along in good faith by believers or as jokes. ...more

The Museum of Hoaxes
The Fairy Ring
The Giant and How He Humbugged America
Assuming Names: A Con Artist's Masquerade
A Treasury of Deception: Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, and the Extraordinary True Stories of History's Greatest Hoaxes, Fakes, and Frauds
Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America
It Came From the Sky
Fakers: Hoaxers, Con Artists, Counterfeiters, and Other Great Pretenders
The Sun and the Moon: The Remarkable True Account of Hoaxers, Showmen, Dueling Journalists, and Lunar Man-Bats in Nineteenth-Century New York
The Coming of the Fairies
Honor Lost: Love And Death In Modern Day Jordan
The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of a Serial Impostor
The Songs of Bilitis
The First Phone Call from Heaven
Wrong Planet - Searching for your Tribe by Karl WigginsThe Mystic Symbol by Henriette MertzSoaring Stones by Daniel CrayForbidden Archeology by Michael A. CremoQueen Moo and the Egyptian Sphinx by Augustus Le Plongeon
Snarfeology
101 books — 3 voters
Fakes!? Hoaxes, Counterfeits and Deception in Early Modern Sc... by Marco BerettaMountebanks and Medicasters by Piero GambacciniTwenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World. ... by Clifton R. Wooldridge'Iron Mask' by Steve HollandFakes, Grafts and Swindles Exposed by J. Alfred McCurry
•Uptown Suckers
103 books — 2 voters

Hoax by Ian TattersallThe Heart is Deceitful Above All Things by J.T. LeRoyBunk by Kevin YoungThe Russia Hoax by Gregg JarrettThe Mormon Murders by Steven Naifeh
Hoaxes And Publicity Stunts
28 books — 4 voters
Go Ask Alice by Beatrice SparksA Million Little Pieces by James FreyJay's Journal by Beatrice SparksSurviving With Wolves by Misha DefonsecaPapillon by Henri Charrière
Fake Autobiographies
31 books — 21 voters


Whatever you own, whether it is real, fake or through the hoax, be a proud possessor on your own accord.
Pavan Desai

Alison   Miller
In my client who had confessed her “alien abduction” experience, an alter had been instructed that if she began to remember the ritual abuse she was to remember the alien abduction, so that nobody would believe her account of the ritual abuse. This program did not work with us, but you can imagine the larger consequences of such a ruse. p55
Alison Miller, Healing the Unimaginable: Treating Ritual Abuse and Mind Control

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