In The Girl Who Played with Fire, Lisbeth Salander is described reading a book on spherical astronomy called Dimensions in Mathematics, apparently written by L.C. Parnault and published by the Harvard University Press in 1999. Although Larsson made it up, Harvard received so many inquiries about it that they issued a public statement in February 2009 stating that this book was not real, and never had been. Click here to read the full story from the Harvard University Press blog.
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