You know, I can kind of understand how Jonah Lehrer got himself into this situation, but at the same time I can’t wrap my head around it.
How do you continue to dig yourself such a deep hole. I feel like I’m a little bit more lenient on recycling your own material, it feels more like a grey area. But to make up quotes entirely, there just isn’t any excuse for that.
I can’t tell if he will never be able to recover from this, or if he’s going to be able to bounce back like James Frey has.
I feel bad for HMH. So many books are going to be heading off to the pulper.