Well, that rumor isn't true; Random House says they won't refund your money for the book. You should return it to your bookstore and they'll do it.
If you liked the book, why wouldn't you just keep it?
Did you see James on Larry King? Maybe he just got caught up. Kind of like a freewriting, when you do all one sentence, how the sentence starts carrying you along with it, picking up speed, and you're letting it rip, letting the words pour out and you don't even know where they came from.
Maybe that's what happened.
As he said to Larry, it's only a few pages--something like 20 out of 400-something--that are in question. Should those 20 pages serve to ream the guy? Would anyone want to ream him if his book were failing instead of wildly succeeding? Was he being whiny, talking out of the side of his mouth? Once a lying addict, always a lying addict??
Larry did seem to go pretty soft on the guy. Barbara Walters would have made him cry. (Does she even still do interviews?)
Here's a transcript of the show. Oprah called in. Scan to almost the end of the transcript.
You're all so quiet out there. What do you think?