Author pretends to have book selected for Oprah’s Book Club —
Author Bill Schneider claimed on his website
that his most recent (self-published) novel, Crossed Paths
, had been selected for Oprah's Book Club. He also claimed that Oprah had interviewed him on her show. To prove this, he posted a full, five-page transcript
of the interview.
Turns out none of this was true. A spokeswoman for Oprah Winfrey said, "He is misrepresenting himself and he has no relationship with Oprah's Book Club." Schneider, who also is director of the Office of Tourism…