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Hoaxes & deceptions books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Hoaxes & deceptions category. Presented with a red border are the Hoaxes & deceptions books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Hippo Eats Dwarf by Alex Boese Hippo Eats Dwarf

The following news story apparently first appeared in the Las Vegas Sun: 'A circus dwarf, nicknamed Od, died recently when he bounced sideways from a trampoline and was swallowed by a yawning hippopotamus waiting to appear in the next act....
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2016

Bullshit! Amazing Lies and Unbelievable Truths from Around the Globe by Michael Getz Bullshit! Amazing Lies and Unbelievable Truths from Around the Globe

This book brings together some of the most weird and wonderful true (and not-so-true) tales. Together with an amazing selection of unbelievable facts, Bullshit will inform you about the real colour of hippo's milk (pink), the human-banana DNA split (50:50),...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2014

The Piltdown Man Hoax Case Closed by Miles Russell The Piltdown Man Hoax Case Closed

Between 1908 and 1912, a series of amazing discoveries relating to what appeared to be the earliest human were made close to the little village of Piltdown in Sussex. A SKULL MILLIONS OF YEARS OLD' it screamed, adding that the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/11/2012

The Humbugs of the World by P. T. Barnum The Humbugs of the World

Originally published in 1866, this book explores somes of the most bizarre hoaxes, adverts and scams of the nineteenth century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/02/2012

Hoaxes & Hexes Daring Deceptions & Mysterious Curses by Barbara Smith Hoaxes & Hexes Daring Deceptions & Mysterious Curses


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2011

Unsolved History Investigating Mysteries of the Past by Joe Nickell Unsolved History Investigating Mysteries of the Past

Joe Nickell demonstrates techniques used in solving some of the most perplexing mysteries, such as the authenticity of Abraham Lincoln's Bixby letter, and the apparent real-life model for a mysterious character in a novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Nickell also uses...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2005

Camera Clues A Handbook for Photographic Investigation by Joe Nickell Camera Clues A Handbook for Photographic Investigation

Joe Nickell shares his methods of identifying and dating photos and shows how to distinguish originals from copies and fakes. He discusses camera tricks, darkroom manipulations, retouching techniques, and computer technology. He concludes with a look at paranormal photography, from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2005

Abracadabra by Nathaniel Schiffman Abracadabra


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2005

Coming Soon

The Woman Who Fooled The World Belle Gibson's cancer con, and the darkness at the heart of the wellness industry by Beau Donelly, Nick Toscano The Woman Who Fooled The World Belle Gibson's cancer con, and the darkness at the heart of the wellness industry
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Belle Gibson convinced the world she had healed herself of terminal brain cancer by eating a healthy diet. She built a global business based on her story. There was just one problem: she never had cancer in the first place....
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

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Quacks Fakers and Charlatans in English Medicine by Roy Porter Quacks Fakers and Charlatans in English Medicine


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2000

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