Book Club Picks for January 2024

'Good Morning America' spotlights Vanessa Chan's debut novel, Jenna Hager Bush selects Bonnie Jo Campbell's latest, and more of this month's picks by the nation's biggest book clubs. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-10 05:00:00 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

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 14:36:54 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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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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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 28, 2019

This week: Maurice Carlos Ruffin's stellar debut novel, plus a surreal political thriller in which assassination is a business “driven by market forces.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 21, 2019

This week: a Kafkaesque suburban horror story, plus Stephanie Land's memoir about the struggles she faced as a young single mother living in poverty. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-18 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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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 29, 2018

This week: a forbidden book containing unsettling fairy tales, plus the uses and misuses of civil rights history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 22, 2018

This week: Emma Glass's mind-bending debut novel, plus two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow’s world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 15, 2018

This week: Denis Johnson's short story collection, destined to be a classic, plus a history of the heart in 11 operations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 8, 2018

This week: four siblings find out the days that they will die, plus classic crime fiction by forgotten female authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac's Hurricane Book Club to resume in January

Pan Macmillan is launching the next season of its Twitter book club with a new partner, Falkirk Community Trust Libraries, during Book Week Scotland.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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PW Picks: Books of the Week, January 30, 2017

This week: the oddly musical mysteries in the motion of the planets, plus love and art in 1950s Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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