'The Invention of Wings': Why did Oprah pick it for her book club?

Sue Monk Kidd's "The Invention of Wings" comes out Jan. 7. The novel weaves together the stories of a slave girl and a slave owner's daughter. Like Kidd's best-selling "The Secret Life of Bees," the book is set in South Carolina. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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Oprah's book club pick: 'The Invention of Wings' by Sue Monk Kidd

Just in time for the holidays, Oprah Winfrey has selected a new book for her Book Club 2.0: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.Just in time for the holidays, Oprah Winfrey has selected a new book for her Book Club 2.0: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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We at Literary Hub hereby approve of Oprah’s newest book club pick.

Phew. I know, you were all waiting on us, right? Especially you, Oprah. Oprah definitely cares what we think. Well, good news everybody: the official position of Literary Hub is that Oprah’s latest book club pick, Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste, is a knockout choice. “Of all the books I’ve chosen for... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Oprah’s next book club pick is Deacon King Kong.

Oprah Winfrey announced today that her next book club selection would be Deacon King Kong by James McBride, a novel that she says resonates at a time when America is facing a reckoning over race and violence against black people. “In a moment when our country roils with righteous anger and grief... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Kidd Chosen as New Oprah Book Club Pick

Sue Monk Kidd's The Invention of Wings is the newest Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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Book Club Picks for April 2021

This month's selections range from B&N's choice of 'The Five Wounds' by Kirstin Valdez Quade to Oprah's Book Club selection of Marilynne Robinson's 'Gilead' novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Club Picks for February 2021

The shortest month of any year in what has been the longest year in recent memory still has plenty for you to read. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Club Picks for January

This month, Reese Witherspoon and Emma Roberts's tastes overlap as Reese's Book Club and Belletrist pick the same novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quiz: Pick Your Favorite Babysitters Club Character and Get a YA Book Recommendation

Pick your favorite Babysitters Club character for each situation in this quiz and get a YA book recommendation to read after! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Oprah’s Book Club dropped her novel. It still became a best seller.

Kate Elizabeth Russell’s publication experience has been the best of times and the worst of times. Here’s why. Continue reading at The New York Times

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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

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