“Literary Agent from Hell”

The lit blogs are all over Ten Percent of Nothing by former FBI agent Jim Fisher. The book is a “look at the rise and fall of one bogus entrepreneur who… swindled thousands of would-be writers out of millions of dollars with promises of having their work turned into saleable books.”

The Christian Science Monitor offers one of those reviews that’s more a summary than a review. They give away what is likely the book’s best line: “As the prosecutor on her case would tell one reporter: ‘There is nothing more vulnerable than a vain writer.'”

Via The Mumpsimus.


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