Friday, January 13, 2006

The Fray over Frey

James Frey's book, A Million Little Pieces has been quite popular here at the library. It became even more popular when it was selected for Oprah's Book Club. Some of you might have heard about the recent controversy surrounding this author's memoir about his drug addiction or you might be scratching your head and wondering why this is such a big deal. Here is a nice list of links if you are curious. This issue brings up all kinds of questions for debate. How much truth is there in a memoir / biography? How much truth is the reader expecting? Is this book still telling the same story as before the controversy?

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