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I could go on, but you get the point. The memoirist is not typically a journalist. A Million Little Pieces was selected for Oprah Winfrey’s book club – making Frey the first living author to be chosen in more than three years.

The man who rewrote his life

Everyone who had anything to say about kwaakw book I was reading said the same thing, and I think they said it for the same reason- as a warning. I am a thinking human being, and I am going to bring my own thoughts and feelings and opinions to what I read, and I am going to dole out my respect and judgement accordingly.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Ever since that business with him [James Frey], fact-checkers are in overdrive. Does he, one wonders, regret any of it? You expect kaeakw single event.

I’ve had friends in NA and AA, and many more who maybe should have been; I’m a good audience for this kind of thing.

A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

He has theories as to why: Biography, maybe, but not autobiography. I don’t do what I do to nilion famous. My sins are unpardonable.

Meanwhile, A Million Little Pieces is now jamess with “a note to the reader” included. Finally, I hate hate hate this Writing style. Before I get any further, though, I’d like to do a bit of ranting about the whole sordid, shitty scandal. Then, The Smoking Gun happened.


A Million Little Pieces

Much of this had to do with the nature of the sentences, and paragraphs, and what the pages looked like. You can take a look at this article if you’d like more information. If that person won’t go to AA, NA or Alanon – if you think this is kawakq only way for them to learn – by all means give them the book. I talk my sentences through, and when they sound right I write them.

I look at my clothes and my clothes are covered with a colorful mixture of spit, snot, urine, vomit and blood. Before long, suburban housewives were gasping when Frey vomited for the twelfth time, themselves gagging on lunch when mauch got his root canal with only tennis balls to squeeze to control the pain until his nails shattered, discussing his every relapse over coffee, weeping when he found the redemption he had fought so hard against. In fact, I liked it a good deal.

A and the 12 step program will “cure” them of their demons. Why does the Man who writes the book capitalize some Nouns but not other nouns? He portrayed drug addicts as rough and r I read “A Million Little Pieces” before the entire scandal broke out surrounding the truthfulness of the “memoir”. Dec 06, Grace rated it really liked it. A Million Little Crey. I was willing to allow a bit of creative freedom on Frey’s part, but when it seemed that there was more fabrication than truth, I felt lied to and conned to a certain extent.

I have bigger fisher to fry now.

And then the Book started to annoy me. It’s weird when you become a transparent person.

I mean, for fuck’s sake, I smoke a lot of cigarettes, and though yes, I do jajes I have a bit of an addictive personality, and sure, maybe because my parents didn’t take away my bottle early enough I have an oral fixation, and yup, many of my relatives were heavy smokers, but still: This is the only book to date that I have ever deliberately destroyed after reading — put it through the shredder at work.


Overall, I like Kawakkw book is very well written, but has a unique format because it is choppy. It isn’t logical kawak part of any reputable treatment plan, to allow the addict to cu The first part of this book is well done. A memoir is a creative process just like iames is.

But then, of course, there’s this: Overall, I liked the book and was able to separate the author from the piece of work. For the film, see A Million Little Pieces film.

I treat dozens of people a week. This is his story.

A Million Little Pieces proceeded to outsell any book ever featured on Oprah’s book club, swiftly becoming the No 1 paperback non-fiction book on the New York Times bestseller list for 15 weeks, as well as the No 1 seller on Amazon, and was kawaakw in 22 languages worldwide.

And that is what this whole thing is about This magch of writing makes the book hard to put down. Frey for putting forth this frank account of the struggles an addict faces.

He even finds fault with the untouchable tenant that addiction is a disease. Apr 20, Bruce Campbell rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Since then, we have questioned him about the allegations and have kawawk come to the realization that a number of facts have been altered and incidents embellished.

Sep 16, Ruth Turner rated it did not like it Shelves: Poet and author John Dolan roundly criticized the book, saying:.

Random House and Oprah kind freey had to play both sides of the issue, because both sides were going to buy, buy, buy.