Truthiness in Advertising

On 2/8/07, I reviewed Richard North Patterson’s novel Exile for the New York Times Book Review. It read, it part:

“I won’t ruin the ending for you because Patterson accomplishes that all on his own, revealing way too much way too soon. And yet, despite its occasionally gastropodous pacing, Exile delivers the sort of torn-from-the-headlines story Patterson’s fans have come to expect.”

An ad in today’s NY Times for the paperback editions quotes that review:

“Torn from the headlines . . . Exile delivers. —The New York Times Book Review