Frey, Wilkomirski, Oprah, Wiesel

nextbook, stories

I’ve been watching the James Frey story unfold, noting the similarities between this scandal and the debunking of Binjamin Wilkomirski’s Fragments—the publishers’ shrugs, supporters standing by him, and today’s NYTimes lists some prescient skeptics. When Elie Wiesel became part of the story, I decided to weigh in.