ALA 2017: This Debut Novel Is Sarah Jessica Parker’s First ALA Book Club Central Pick...

Parker called Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel 'No One Is Coming to Save Us' “deeply compelling and richly satisfying," and described it as a “brilliant examination of the American dream among African-Americans in a struggling community in the contemporary South.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Jessica Parker acquires inaugural book for Hogarth

"Sex and the City" actress Sarah Jessica Parker has acquired the first book for her new Hogarth-based imprint - a debut about an Indian Muslim family in California, by Fatima Mirza. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Club: Our first pick is ‘The Library Book’

Just in time for summer reading, "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean is the L.A. Times Book Club's first selection and community read. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Oprah has announced her April book club pick.

On today’s CBS This Morning, Oprah Winfrey announced her April book club selection: Robert Kolker’s Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family. Kolker book is a work of narrative nonfiction—with elements of biography, reportage, and scientific investigation—about the life of a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Oprah’s Book Club drops My Dark Vanessa as a pick because of Twitter controversy.

After the massive blowback from its selection of American Dirt—a book about the migrant experience widely denounced for having very little connection to the migrant experience (or to Mexico, where the book is set)—it makes sense that Oprah’s Book Club would make future selections more... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-05 17:20:51 UTC ]
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This Is The Controversy Behind Oprah's Latest Book Club Pick, 'American Dirt'

Jeanine Cummins' book has been lauded by Stephen King and Lauren Groff, but also lambasted as "problematic," "harmful" and "brownfacing." Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-21 23:31:13 UTC ]
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Oprah Winfrey wades into 'American Dirt' controversy with her book club pick

Oprah Winfrey chose "American Dirt" as her latest book club selection. Author Jeanine Cummins' novel has sparked a backlash for its portrayal of immigrants. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-21 20:14:23 UTC ]
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Tyce, Michaelides and Jewell make Richard and Judy winter book club picks

Novels by début authors Alex Michaelides and Harriet Tyce will join Lisa Jewell on Richard & Judy's Winter Book Club list, with W H Smith.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 13:56:54 UTC ]
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Oprah’s next book club pick is Elizabeth Strout’s Olive, Again.

This morning, Oprah announced her latest book club pick: Elizabeth Strout’s Olive, Again, her recent follow-up to her Pulitzer prize-winning Olive Kitteridge. “I love [Olive] because she’s so 100% authentically herself,” Winfrey said. “She always says the things that we are always thinking, like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-07 16:30:04 UTC ]
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Halls, Horowitz and Braithwaite make Richard and Judy Book Club picks

Books by Stacey Halls, Anthony Horowitz and Oyinkan Braithwaite are among the six novels in this autumn’s picks for the Richard and Judy Book Club. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 04:30:56 UTC ]
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'Oprah's Book Club' is coming to Apple TV+. Here's her first pick

Oprah Winfrey is bringing her own book club to Apple TV+, where she will sit down with the authors of her selections for each episode. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-23 17:53:47 UTC ]
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Oprah’s latest book club pick is Ta-Nehisi Coates’ The Water Dancer.

The Third Age of Oprah’s Book Club began in earnest this morning as the beloved former talk show host and literary tastemaker revealed her first new selection in almost a year: Ta-Nihisi Coates’ debut novel, The Water Dancer. Making the announcement alongside Coates on CBS This Morning earlier... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-23 16:47:13 UTC ]
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Wilde’s Happy Prince among UN book club’s poverty picks

The launch titles of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Book Club were revealed at Bologna, all of which explore the topic of poverty. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Witherspoon Picks 'Next Year In Havana' for Book Club

Reese Witherspoon has selected 'Next Year In Havana' (Berkley), by Chanel Cleeton, as her July book club pick. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debuts dominate 'wide-ranging' Zoe Ball Book Club line up

ITV has revealed that the 10-strong selection of titles for "The Zoe Ball Book Club" will include six debuts and span epic love stories and life-affirming memoirs to historical crime and chilling ghost stories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2017

Though we've named our best books of 2017, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2017. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hilarious essays and a mighty children's book: Rebecca Carroll's top picks of 2017

“We Are Never Meeting in Real Life,” Samantha Irby’s collection of candid, funny and deliberate essays will make you laugh until you pee and cry and ache in your belly. It’s like nothing you’ve ever read, because Irby is like no one you’ve ever met, although you will never really know, because... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2017

We asked the authors of our top 10 books of 2017, announced in the October 30 issue, to share their favorite titles published this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 11, 2017

This week: how fear has shaped America, plus a pulse-pounding crime novel set in Australia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, December 4, 2017

This week: the horrifying realities of America’s nuclear-weapons apparatus, plus a novelist's guide to revision. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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