Who’s hot…AGAIN? James Frey
Quote: “There were days when I definitely did not want to get out of bed,” author James Frey stated. He was talking with Lola Ogunnaike on CNN in the AM, after a Tuesday reading from his new book, Vibrant, Shiny Morning at NY’s Blender Theater (fascinating choice of music- he had a jazz pianist with him and has booked a metal band for next stops on his tour). Ogunnaike noted the passage at the starting of the book stating, “Nothing in this book really should be considered precise or trusted,”.
Protests Abound: “Down With Frey”, a Berkeley organization, planned to protest James Frey’s scheduled reading at Slim’s in San Francisco. 2 years following fraudulent claims of crack addiction and other dramas which includes a root canal with no anasthesia, Frey’s megabestselling “memoir” A Million Little Pieces was exposed as obtaining been concocted, the author has a new book out named Vibrant Shiny Morning.
He says his group is also conducting “a charity drive.” All donated copies of Frey’s books will be brought to an Oakland recycling center, he vows the proceeds will go to 826 Valencia, a nonprofit writing program founded by yet one more memoirist, Dave Eggers, for youngsters in San Francisco’s Mission District. At the protest, Frel and his fellow protesters will distribute essays to attendees analyzing Frey’s disgrace “and why he’s a stain on society.”
More: On a October 26th show called “The Man Who Kept Oprah Awake At Evening,” Oprah known as Frey’s book “like absolutely nothing you have ever study ahead of. Everyone at Harpo is reading it. When we had been staying up late at evening reading it, we’d come in the next morning saying, ‘What web page are you on?'” Persons of Winfrey’s Harpo Productions praised the book as outstanding with some choking back tears. When the camera came back to a tearing Winfrey, she mentioned, “I am crying ’cause these are all my Harpo loved ones so, and we all loved the book so significantly.”