Bright Shiny Morning

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Oprah to Fake Memoirist: Sorry!

Moment of reflection leads talk show queen to apologize

(Newser) - In a moment worthy of, well, Oprah, talk-show queen Winfrey herself had an epiphany while meditating—and called memoir faker James Frey to apologize for publicly eviscerating him on her show. “When I heard her say, ‘I felt I owe you an apology,’ I was very grateful,... More »

Fake Memoirist Frey Implies Dirt on Oprah

Excerpt from new book seems to be based on Frey's experience

(Newser) - Does James Frey—who achieved infamy when Oprah Winfrey denounced his fake addiction memoir A Million Little Pieces—have dirt on the talk-show queen? That’s what he seems to imply in new novel Bright Shiny Morning, the New York Post reports. The paperback edition, out May 12, includes an... More »

Fake Memoir Author Pens Debut Novel

'A Million Little Pieces' writer James Frey calls it fiction this time

(Newser) - Disgraced author James Frey, whose memoir "A Million Little Pieces" was revealed as fiction last year, will publish a debut novel, "Bright Shiny Morning," with HarperCollins, the Wall Street Journal reports. Frey's fabricated memoir about losing his life to drug addiction sold some 3 million copies and... More »

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