Before 'American Dirt,' a history of Oprah's Book Club controversies

Oprah Winfrey first launched Oprah's Book Club on Sept. 16, 1996, 10 years into "The Oprah Winfrey Show," one of the highest-rated daytime talk shows in television history. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-10 14:00:38 UTC ]
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Before 'American Dirt,' a history of Oprah's Book Club controversies

Oprah Winfrey first launched Oprah's Book Club on Sept. 16, 1996, 10 years into "The Oprah Winfrey Show," one of the highest-rated daytime talk shows in television history. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-10 14:00:38 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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Oprah’s Book Club Drops My Dark Vanessa, Keeps American Dirt

After holding a forum to discuss one contentious novel, Winfrey said she did not want to wade into literary controversy again. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-03-06 21:49:29 UTC ]
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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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Oprah Winfrey promises a 'deeper' discussion of 'American Dirt' amid controversy

Oprah Winfrey is finally addressing the controversy surrounding her latest book club pick, "American Dirt," and promising to take its critics seriously. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-27 23:16:21 UTC ]
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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-23 14:41:55 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club's next book will be Laila Lalami's 'The Other Americans'

The Los Angeles Times Book Club has selected "The Other Americans" as its next book and hosts a July 30 conversation with author Laila Lalami at the Skirball Cultural Center. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-27 14:00:03 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club’s next book will be Laila Lalami's ‘The Other Americans’

The Los Angeles Times Book Club has selected “The Other Americans” as its next book and hosts a July 30 conversation with author Laila Lalami at the Skirball Cultural Center. The novel is a mystery and family drama that unfolds in a Southern California desert town after a Moroccan immigrant... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-27 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Asian American Book Club Launches with Lunar New Year Party

The organization held its soft launch party last night in Brooklyn, N.Y., which event coproduced by Hachette Book Group and Kundiman and featured six authors, including Curtis Chin and Kat Chow. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Oprah Announces 103rd Book Club Pick

Oprah has chosen her 103rd book club pick. It's the latest from a two-time National Book Award winner and one of our great modern writers. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The History of Modern American Book Publishing—In Its Own Words

This fall, Running Press cofounder Buz Teacher will release 'Among Friends,' a book featuring more than 100 personal essays by people who had a hand in shaping the book business in America in the latter half of the 20th century. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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And You Get Counted! And You Get Counted!: Oprah’s Book Club by the Numbers

Here's a fun breakdown of Oprah's book club by the numbers! She just picked book 100—how many have you read Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-29 10:39:00 UTC ]
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Hoover Biographer Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to Beverly Gage, whose “G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century” puts a notorious character in context. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-03-23 19:08:10 UTC ]
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Ann Napolitano’s New Novel, “Hello Beautiful,” Is the 100th Pick of Oprah’s Book Club

Ann Napolitano toiled in obscurity for years. Novels went unpublished; agents turned her down. She found recognition with “Dear Edward.” Then came the call: “Hello Beautiful” was the 100th pick for what is arguably the most influential book club in the world. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Quiz: How Well Do You Remember Oprah’s Book Club Picks?

Oprah has been selecting books for her book club since 1996. How well do you know which ones have made this prestigious list? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-22 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Oprah’s latest book club pick: ‘Nightcrawling,’ by Leila Mottley

"Nightcrawling" is a harrowing story of life on the streets and police corruption, by Leila Mottley, the youngest Oprah Book Club author. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-14 17:09:01 UTC ]
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Scholar of the Early Republic Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to Alan Taylor, whose “American Republics” emphasizes the fragility of the American experiment from the beginning. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-02-25 16:00:08 UTC ]
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Oprah’s latest Book Club pick, ‘The Sweetness of Water,’ is a miraculous debut

Nathan Harris sets his novel in Georgia during the murky twilight of the Civil War. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-15 07:08:15 UTC ]
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