Famous Literary Hoaxes

Oprah is taken in again, and she is far from the only one.

Famous Literary Hoaxes

Famous Literary Hoaxes Angels at the Fence
Famous Literary Hoaxes A Million Little Pieces James Frey
Famous Literary Hoaxes JT LeRoy The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
Famous Literary Hoaxes Norma Khouri Forbidden Love
Famous Literary Hoaxes Margaret B. Jones Love and Consequences
Famous Literary Hoaxes Misha Defonseca Misha: A Memoire of the Holocaust Years
Famous Literary Hoaxes Nasdijj The Blood Runs Like a River Through My Dreams
Famous Literary Hoaxes Anthony Godby Johnson A Rock and a Hard Place
Famous Literary Hoaxes Lauren Stratford Satan's Underground
Famous Literary Hoaxes Clifford Irving Howard Hughes Biography
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Famous Literary Hoaxes A Million Little Pieces James Frey
It wasn't the first time Winfrey had been duped by a wayward writer. In 2006, author James Frey admitted that his best-selling memoir, "A Thousand Little Pieces," which Winfrey had gushed over on her show, was not entirely true. The book, a recounting of Frey's addiction to various drugs and alcohol, was well-received by the public. But after Frey admitted he'd made up much of the book, disgruntled readers sued Random House, the publisher, for full refunds of their books. A judge later ruled that readers who'd bought the book before Jan. 26, 2006, could get their money back. The lawsuit cost Random House and Frey about $2.35 million, including refunds, legal fees and a donation to an unnamed charity. (amazon.com)
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