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2014-01-15 08:27:07

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HarperCollins Publishers US and UK announced today that it has acquired English language rights in their respective territories to ENDGAME, a young adult trilogy by international bestselling author James Frey and New York Times bestselling author Nils Johnson-Shelton, while Twentieth Century Fox has picked up the theatrical rights. The first book in the trilogy, ENDGAME: THE CALLING, is an engrossing novel at the center of a groundbreaking...

2011-05-02 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of 3D Social Mobile games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced a partnership with Full Fathom Five, the publishing company of best-selling author James Frey, for a groundbreaking transmedia collaboration. James Frey and Full Fathom Five will work closely with Glu on the creation of a minimum of four original story ideas during the initial two-year term of the agreement, which...

2006-04-27 22:32:30

BOSTON (Reuters) - The debut novel of a Harvard University student who acknowledged she unintentionally imitated passages from another author's work was pulled off the market on Thursday, a bookseller said. Little, Brown and Company, which printed Indian-born Kaavya Viswanathan's book in the United States and Britain, asked retailers and wholesalers to take it off their shelves and return it to the publisher, Amazon.com spokeswoman Patty Smith said. "We did get a request from the...

2006-03-22 14:31:30

By Jeffrey Goldfarb BERLIN (Reuters) - Recent controversy surrounding two Random House bestsellers has not dented sales, but one of them may change the way memoirs are issued, the publisher's chief executive said on Wednesday. Author James Frey was exposed by investigative journalists to have invented portions of his memoir "A Million Little Pieces," and Dan Brown is being accused in court of plagiarizing portions of mega-seller "The Da Vinci Code." "The Frey book has continued to...

2006-02-23 17:53:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. author James Frey, who admitted last month he made up much of his best-selling memoir "A Million Little Pieces," has been dropped by his publisher, Riverhead Books, Frey's representative said on Thursday. Frey's unmasking and public confession to Oprah Winfrey, the daytime television host whose endorsement catapulted the drug-rehab memoir to the top of the bestsellers list, has rocked the U.S. publishing industry, stirring debate about the nature of memoirs...

2006-01-26 11:59:05

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - Author James Frey confessed to Oprah Winfrey on Thursday that he made up details about every character in his memoir "A Million Little Pieces" and the talk show host apologized to her viewers, saying she felt "duped." In 19 years in television "I've never been in this position before," said Winfrey, whose praise for Frey's book in September helped make it the top-selling book on nonfiction lists in the United States last year. "I really feel...

2006-01-26 11:59:55

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - Author James Frey confessed to Oprah Winfrey on Thursday that he made up details about every character in his memoir "A Million Little Pieces" and the talk show host apologized to her viewers, saying she felt "duped." In 19 years in television "I've never been in this position before," said Winfrey, whose praise for Frey's book in September helped make it the top-selling book on nonfiction lists in the United States last year. "I really feel...

2006-01-17 13:11:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey's powers of promotion, undimmed by a controversy over her endorsement of James Frey's "A Million Little Pieces," worked a charm on her latest monthly book selection on Tuesday, sending Elie Wiesel's "Night" to the top of best-seller lists. Winfrey chose "Night," a first-hand account of World War II Nazi death camps, amid a literary storm over Frey's memoir, parts of which were later found to be untrue. "Night" knocked Frey's book off top spot on...

2006-01-13 16:54:53

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pundits and publishing experts furiously debated on Friday whether author James Frey should pass off his memoirs as true when he apparently made up key details but one reader wants a judge to decide the issue. Saying they were acting on behalf of Pilar More, a mother of two, who felt cheated by the revelations about the truthfulness of "A Million Little Pieces," the Chicago law firm Dale and Pakenas filed suit in a Cook County, Illinois,...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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