Jan 31, 2006

Exactly so

Mark Steyn on the fury unleashed over James Frey's sham memoir, A Million Little Pieces.
The words we apply to memoirs -- "brave," "inspirational" -- derive only from their status as documentary truth. As James Frey told Oprah's viewers, "I truly, truly mean it when I say if I can do it, you can do it" -- conquer his addictions, that is, not fake a big gazillion-selling book.
Plus he quotes PG Wodehouse.

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