His sensational memoir sold more than five million copies. But when he was forced to admit fabricating some of the details, his life fell apart. Now he's back, with a work of fiction - and it's already a bestseller. Guy Adams reports
A tale of literary salvation
Should James Frey, the American writer who was first endorsed and then publicly disowned by Oprah Winfrey for faking his bestselling memoir A Million Little Pieces, turn his topsy-turvy life story into a Hollywood film, its latest chapter would be the heart-warming, if deeply ironic, happy ending.
The author and former drug addict, whose fall from grace two years ago rocked America's publishing …