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 Jonathan Franzen''s novel "Freedom" for book club In 2001, Winfrey chose Franzen's National Book Award winner "The Corrections," but the novelist snubbed her by calling her book club picks "schmaltzy and one-dimensional". US television talk show queen Oprah Winfrey chose Jonathan Franzen's best-selling ... 09/17/2010 - 11:32 am | View Link
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 - 7:01 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
It’s official: Oprah picks Jonathan Franzen’s 'Freedom' for her Book Club Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more. Share your views. Check it daily. Remain in the know. Contributors: Mary Abbe, Aimee Blanchette, Jon Bream, Tim ... 09/16/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Oprah's Book Club Picks (75 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. 04/19/2015 - 5:30 pm | View Website
Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Earl Franzen (born August 17, 1959) is an American novelist and essayist. His 2001 novel, The Corrections, a sprawling, satirical family drama, drew ... 04/19/2015 - 4:18 pm | View Website
Oprah's Book Club 1 History; 2 Influence; 3 Critical reception; 4 Controversies. 4.1 Jonathan Franzen controversy; 4.2 James Frey controversy; 5 Oprah's Book Club selections; 6 References 04/19/2015 - 1:26 pm | View Website
The Corrections: A Novel: Jonathan Franzen: 9780312421274 ... Jonathan Franzen's exhilarating novel The Corrections tells a spellbinding story with sexy comic brio, and evokes a quirky family akin to Anne Tyler's, only bitter ... 04/19/2015 - 12:15 pm | View Website
Jonathan Franzen | Authors | Macmillan Jonathan Franzen on Author Videos and the Novel. Franzen discusses how odd it is to talk about novels through the medium of a brief author video. 04/18/2015 - 3:36 pm | View Website
“The Terrorist’s Son: A Story of Choice” (Simon & Schuster / TED Books, $14.99) by Pittsburgh-born Zak Ebrahim (with Jeff Giles) was designed to be absorbed in a single sitting. Mr. Ebrahim’s inspiring account of growing up blighted by his terrorist father points the way toward a tolerance he was forced to forge on his own.
The Ramones were a band that was ahead of its time. Arriving on the music scene in the mid-1970s, when rock music was defined by the singer/songwriter and the “West Coast sound,” the Ramones had a garage band mentality and a penchant for two-minute blasts of sonic energy that helped define the early punk sound.