Nan Talese

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Oprah: When did you realize that James hadn't told the truth in his memoir?

Nan Talese: I learned about the jail, the two things that were on The Smoking Gun, at the same time you did. And I was dismayed to know that, but I had not—I mean, as an editor, do you ask someone, "Are you really as bad as you are?"

Oprah: Yes.