Thursday, 30 March 2017

For Sale: Baby Shoes. Never Said.

For Sale: Baby Shoes. Never Said.

Garson O’Toole’s new book, "Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations," grew out of a wonderful website O’Toole has been conducting since 2010; the title, Quote Investigator, describes the content. It in turn developed from O’Toole’s realization of a paradoxical truth about the internet. While it has been the prime culprit in the modern-day epidemic of fake quotes, it also offers at the same time tools undreamt of in your philosophy, Horatio, for determining actual quotation provenance.

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