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Frauds And Fakers And Counterfeit Makers

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When we shell out hard-earned cash for something nice, it’s upsetting to discover it’s a fake. Sometimes, though, collectors who wind up with knockoffs come to prize them. Lydia Pyne, visiting researcher at the Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the value of the right kind of fakes and which ones still take us for a ride. Her new book is called “Genuine Fakes: How Phony Things Teach Us About Real Stuff.”