Gay Talese Disowns His Creepy New Book – Kinda Sorta

“I’m not going to promote this book. How dare I promote it when its credibility is down the toilet?” said the author of his soon-to-be-released The Voyeur’s Motel after being confronted with evidence that his source and subject had lied to him. Liam O’Brien observes, “Talese neatly distances himself from his own work, which defuses any pressure on him to defend his choices – except not really, because, you know, he wrote the damn thing.”