James Frey

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Queen & Slim review – stylish lovers on the run drama is hit and miss
A first date goes horribly wrong in a visually arresting romance, starring a charismatic Daniel Kaluuya, that can’t quite make it to the finish line

Benjamin Lee

21, Nov, 2019 @7:15 AM

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A Million Little Pieces review – glossy addiction drama rings hollow
Ultra-hunky Aaron Taylor-Johnson plays a crack addict at death’s door in this adaptation of James Frey’s ‘memoir’

Cath Clarke

30, Aug, 2019 @10:00 AM

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There’s more to this bad fiction than bad sex – between the lines is privilege | Sian Cain
Only a famous white man could get away with publishing a book as dreadful as James Frey’s novel, says the Guardian’s books site editor Sian Cain

Sian Cain

04, Dec, 2018 @2:58 PM

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James Frey wins bad sex in fiction award for ‘dubious’ Katerina
US author’s ‘fictional retelling’ of a Paris love affair is the winner from all-male shortlist

Sian Cain

03, Dec, 2018 @8:00 PM

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Haruki Murakami and James Frey lead all-male shortlist for bad sex award
Annual prize intended to show up the worst sexual description in fiction singles out some famous names for a second time – but no women

Alison Flood

30, Nov, 2018 @1:52 PM

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Katerina by James Frey – digested read
‘I am fabulously rich. I’m more than a writer, I’m a brand. I have an agent to keep Hollywood at bay. I am going to burn the world down’

John Crace

23, Sep, 2018 @3:00 PM

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Katerina by James Frey review – a glorification of masculine privilege
A writer longs for a lover from his youth in this crude, narcissistic novel by the author of A Million Little Pieces

Alexander Larman

02, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Top 10 books about mental hospitals
From the horrors of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest to hopeful stories of recovery, here are some of the best books about these much feared institutions

AF Brady

22, Nov, 2017 @11:00 AM

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The Voyeur’s Motel and other unlikely stories
When is a true story not a true story? Ask Gay Talese, Alex Malarkey or Lewis Wolpert

Katy Guest

08, Jul, 2016 @12:00 PM

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James Frey wins $2m deal for young adult SF novel

Endgame, by the controversial author of A Million Little Pieces, sold in joint publishing and film deal

Alison Flood

15, Jan, 2014 @1:21 PM

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The Romantic Economist by William Nicolson – review
The author conducts his own love life here as an experiment in economics. But is he just playing Footsie, asks Tim Lewis

Tim Lewis

24, Feb, 2013 @12:04 AM

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Factual fiction: writing in an information age

Imaginative writing now inhabits a multi-screeen world, and novels that don't acknowledge this struggle to reflect our new era

Ewan Morrison

02, Mar, 2012 @1:45 PM

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