News Briefs

January 2006
Book Publishing Report;1/26/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents several news briefs in the U.S. Oprah Winfrey's credibility was marred after James Frey's claim that his book was presented to the public as fiction. Nan Talese stated contradiction to Frey's statement, after the latter acquired the book. Frey is facing first class lawsuit for public hoax. The amazon.com is pursuing its plan to launch a 30 minute television show, 12-episode webcast, Amazing Fishbowl, hosted by Bill Maher. The show includes promotion for books, music and DVD.


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