Friday, October 25, 2013

Seven books that lied to you

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog, Lauren Passell tagged seven books that seemed too good to be true...and were, including:
A Million Little Pieces, by James Frey

When it turned out that James Frey lied in his book A Million Little Pieces, Oprah, who’d chosen the memoir for her book club, asked the author back onto the show, where he admitted that he was only in jail for a few hours and not 86 days, Lily didn’t hang herself, and he wasn’t involved in a train accident.
Read about the other entries on the list.

A Million Little Pieces is one of Benjamin Radford's top five faked memoirs.

--Marshal Zeringue