According to the Oprah Winfrey Show Web site, tomorrow’s program will revisit the questions surrounding James Frey and A Million Little Pieces.
A source at Doubleday said that Frey, publisher Nan Talese and Frank Rich will be appearing on the show, which is being taped tomorrow morning for airing at 4 p.m. Read More
At 33, James Frey has a humble ambition: He wants to be the greatest literary writer of his generation. And like the guy in the film Memento, he’s got a cryptic note tattooed on his left arm should he forget: “F.T.B.S.I.T.T.T.D.”
“It means ‘FUCK THE BULLSHIT IT’S TIME TO THROW DOWN,’” explained Mr. Frey, a Read More
Gay Talese was creating a scene. He said so, the professional watcher, watching himself.
Mr. Talese, 73, was out on a sidewalk in the East 80’s on a Thursday night. His wife, the publisher Nan A. Talese, was at a cocktail party nearby; Mr. Talese had planned to meet up with her at a Read More
It was lunch time at Nice Matin on Amsterdam Avenue-a little slice of Great Neck plopped down on the Upper West Side, with pairs of middle-aged women comparing notes on their blow-outs while stay-at-home moms in Theory trousers walk toddlers in fancy sweaters up and down the aisles-and Davitt Sigerson was explaining why Trish, a Read More
Riverhead Books’ big man from Laguna Beach edits James Frey, Wu-Tang Clan, takes up a lot of space
Big, quiet, slightly rough-hewn Sean McDonald, the senior editor and online creative director of Riverhead Books, has become the Zen master of the publishing world. He inspires utter confidence among his peers, exuding a kind of quintessential Read More
With his burnt-orange cowboy boots propped on his desk and a western shirt tucked into his Wranglers, Gary Fisketjon, the grizzled Knopf editor, lit the first of many filterless Camels, happily demonstrating how he flouts the lax no-smoking policy of 299 Park Avenue. It was Thursday, Nov. 14, and the man who gets his paper Read More