Controversial Memoir ‘A Million Little Pieces’ Releases First Trailer

Controversial Memoir ‘A Million Little Pieces’ Releases First Trailer

      Originally sold as a memoir, A Million Little Pieces was questioned for its accuracy from the moment it was released. A few years later, it was discovered that the author, James Frey, had manipulated several events and even lied about others. After this, the book was later re-classified as a semi-fictional novel.     Despite all the controversy surrounding the book, a film adaptation was still ordered. Now, a new trailer has been released.   Like the book, the movie follows James, a drug-addict who is forced to go to rehab after learning that he will die …

The 5 Most Shocking Secrets in Literature

The 5 Most Shocking Secrets in Literature

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Frauds, fakes, counterfeits, liars, truth-benders, aliases—the world of literature has had many secrets over the years, and here are five of the biggest.    1. Sarah and The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things by JT LeRoy    Courtney Love, Savannah Knoop as JT LeRoy, and Laura Albert as Speedie. | Image Via Vanity Fair    JT LeRoy became a so-called Hollywood It-Boy—the bestselling author of a novel, Sarah, and a short story collection,The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things. Both books were allegedly based on his transient childhood of sexual and physical abuse at the hands of his mother, a drug addict …