The Harvard Book Store in Cambridge had sold well over a hundred copies of Jonah Lehrer’s nonfiction bestseller “Imagine: How Creativity Works.” But on Tuesday, the remaining copies were pulled from store shelves at the direction of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the book’s Boston-based publisher. The unusual move -- prompted by Lehrer’s admission Monday that he fabricated quotes in the book attributed to Bob Dylan -- surprised many book-trade veterans who’ve seen other scandals roil the industry in recent years.
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