Scam Update

Norma Khouri has yet to speak up to defend the allegations made last week by Malcom Knox that she completely fabricated her best-selling memoir about her “friend” Dalia, a Muslim woman killed by her Jordanian father for her relationship with a Christian man. Knox, who first broke the story, reports that Khouri has “fled her Bribie Island home” and that her publisher, Random House, has withdrawn the book from sale. One of her neighbors, though, says that “she’s sure [the book] is all true.” Yeah, and I’m sure all Australians are boisterous crocodile hunters.