A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife
-- Read the reviews
-- Check out a special in-depth Guide to the Evidence of Forgery—with sources and citations. (Warning: If you have not read Veritas, this guide contains numerous spoilers. It's for readers who want to go deeper.)
-- Request the Doubleday Crash Course for Veritas, complete with a glossary of key terms, photo and translation of the papyrus, character map, and discussion questions. Great for book clubs.
-- Read the CNN interview with Ariel
-- Examine the fake Egyptology diploma that Walter Fritz submitted with job applications in Florida.
"[A] madcap, unforgettable book...for enthusiasts of ancient Christianity...and readers of idea-driven capers, whether by Daniel Silva or Janet Malcolm. It’s a barely believable tale, crazier than a tweed-sniffer in the faculty lounge."
—NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
"Mesmerizing....[Sabar] has our attention, and slowly, remorselessly, he pays out the rest of his devilish yarn...Savor the denouement—and don't leave at intermission."
—WALL STREET JOURNAL
NOMINATED FOR THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST TRUE CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR
—MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE
“A tour de force of investigative journalism.”
"A wonderfully absorbing example of truth being stranger than fiction."
—TAMPA BAY TIMES