Novelist's Debut Is Newest Pick for Oprah's Book Club It is a dream come true for a first-time novelist: a call from Oprah Winfrey with the news that your novel has been chosen for her book club. That dream recently came true for Ayana Mathis, the author of “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” (Alfred A. More
Oprah's book club is back Oprah Winfrey — once an unrivaled force in selling books — is back. Her impact can be seen on USA TODAY's Best-Selling books list as Cheryl Strayed's memoir Wild, the first title in Winfrey's relaunched club (announced June 1), rises from No. More
Year-end books: E-sales surge; where's Oprah? In a year when Borders went out of business and Oprah's Book Club disappeared, e-book sales surged and self-published authors got rich selling 99-cent digital books. But it also was a good year for an old print lion —Ernest Hemingway— and books about a famous 20th-century couple, Jack and Jackie. More
'Oprah' finale scores biggest audience in 17 years Preliminary figures show Wednesday's finale of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" scored its highest audience in 17 years. The Nielsen Co. said Thursday that the final episode delivered a 13.3 household rating in the nation's metered markets. More
Oprah picks Franzen's novel "Freedom" for book club "I am really betting that 'Freedom,' by Jonathan Franzen ... should want in a book," Winfrey said. In 2001, Winfrey chose Franzen's National Book Award winner "The Corrections," but the novelist snubbed her by calling her book club picks "schmaltzy ... 09/17/2010 - 6:01 am | View Link
Oprah Winfrey selects Jonathan Frazen's 'Freedom' for book club CHICAGO-- Oprah Winfrey chose Jonathan Franzen's new book "Freedom" for her book club on Friday ... But then Franzen called some of Winfrey's book club picks "schmaltzy" and worried about his place in the "high-end literary tradition." 09/17/2010 - 2:24 am | View Link
Oprah picks Jonathan Franzen's 'Freedom' for book club NEW YORK — Novelist Jonathan Franzen is back in the world's largest book club. Nine years after Franzen dissed Oprah Winfrey, the literary writer and talk-show queen have made up. Winfrey made it official this morning: The next selection in her book club ... 09/16/2010 - 5:06 pm | View Link
Oprah picks Franzen's Freedom for book club U.S. author Jonathan Franzen is getting a second chance to sit opposite Oprah Winfrey on her daytime talk show. Winfrey announced Friday she had picked Franzen's novel Freedom as her latest book club pick. Franzen becomes one of the few authors to have two ... 09/16/2010 - 2:17 pm | View Link
It’s official: Oprah picks Jonathan Franzen’s 'Freedom' for her Book Club Chalk it up as a major “forgive and forget” moment in modern literary history. Talk-show legend Oprah Winfrey on Friday made official what had been rumored since the middle of the week. The first Oprah Book Club pick of her new (and final) season is ... 09/16/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Oprah's Book Club Picks (76 books) All of these books are from Oprah's Original Book Club and Oprah's Book Club 2.0. Please only vote for books that are actually on Oprah's official book club list. 07/3/2015 - 9:08 pm | View Website
The Corrections: A Novel: Jonathan Franzen: 9780312421274 ... The Corrections: A Novel [Jonathan Franzen] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Winner of the 2001 National Book Award for Fiction After almost fifty ... 07/3/2015 - 7:35 pm | View Website
Oprah's Book Club Learn how to participate in Oprah's Book Club 2.0., get the Oprah's Book Club list, discover new books, read book reviews and find essays from famous authors. 07/3/2015 - 2:42 pm | View Website
Books Chosen for Oprah's Book Club Oprah revolutionized the way the world reads when she started her Book Club in 1996. Find a complete list of the books from Oprah's Book Club organized by year. 07/3/2015 - 1:02 pm | View Website
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen Don't forget to print your list of official Oprah’s Book Club selections and mark the ones you’ve completed. 07/3/2015 - 10:31 am | View Website
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