Daily Archives: 2 February 2008

When a forger decides to use a famous byline

When Robert Fisk, the London Independent‘s most famous byline, received a copy of a small, 272-page Arabic paperback biography of Saddam Hussain in the mail, he didn’t care much until he read a small note in English accompanying it. “Robert,” it read. “Did you really write this?” Robert really hadn’t. So he decided to trace…