Articles tagged james frey

31 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

The Lives of Others

There's a higher ratio of disposable schlock in the memoir than in other literary genres, but the best memoirs permit access to lives strange, twisted, wasted, brave, and glorious -- lives, in short, other than our own.

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Much to Your ChagrinAuthor: Suzanne GuilletteAtriaMarch 2009, 432 pages, $25.00 For a while it seemed that to write a successful memoir, you must have prevailed against some terrible

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2 Feb 2009 // 12:39 PM

From the New York Times, this week, on the complicated legacy of Roberto Bolano. Few writers are more acclaimed right now than the Chilean novelist

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29 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

GRAPEVINE, Texas—Publisher Nan A. Talese took up a fresh defense of A Million Little Pieces this weekend, defending the “essential truth” of the discredited

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15 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

[He] spills the deep dark innards of the rehab process in an engaging, unwavering manner.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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