Daily Archives: March 14, 2018

FAK185-Fakeologist 55

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When? Wed, March 14, 2018 @2016h EDT

Who? Ab, Faye

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3.14 Hawking his last story

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Xilefelix is commenting in my original post.


What the hoax character is really about.

but for some readers the subtext of A Brief History of Timewas a human interest story about a genius who overcame his disability. Multiple reviews from the time touch on this. Hawking said in the Journal that it probably helped sales, but he signaled he was uneasy with such a reading.

Hawking and others have long joked that many people purchased his book because it made them look smart but never bothered to read it. “He agreed that the book, Brief History of Time, was probably the least-read, most-bought book ever,”

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