Oprah’s New Book Club Picks: Charles Dickens’ A TALE OF TWO CITIES and GREAT EXPECTATIONS

| Dec 6 | 0 Comments

Grab your Trapper Keepers and prepare to have flashbacks to high school English class—Oprah is expected to announce two Charles Dickens’ titles as her latest Book Club picks on today’s show. According to the Associated Press, Penguin has bound A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations together in a single paperback edition with the Oprah Book Club logo on the cover. The paperback has […]

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Oprah to Announce Book Club Pick on Monday

| Dec 2 | 0 Comments

When Oprah picked Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom for her book club back in September, she assured viewers that even though The Oprah Winfrey Show is in its final season, the book club would continue on. As it turns out, that’s happening sooner than everyone thought. According to the AP, Oprah will announce her 65th book club pick on Monday’s show. Jonathan Franzen will also appear on […]

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Oprah’s Favorite Things 2010 List Includes Two Books

| Nov 22 | 0 Comments

Oprah’s annual Favorite Things show aired on Friday, and if you were watching, you saw her audience members lose their minds as they received gifts like a Royal Caribbean cruise and a Sony 3-D TV, just to name a few. Oprah is noted book lover, so her list also includes two books: Decoded by Jay-Z and A Course in Weight Loss by Marianne Williamson. Naturally, […]

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JK Rowling Open To Writing More HARRY POTTER

| Oct 1 | 1 Comment

JK Rowling was on Oprah today, and the very private author chatted about life after Harry Potter. One of the most surprising things she said was that she’s open to the idea of writing more Harry Potter books. Rowling said the characters “are all in my head still…I could definitely write an eight, ninth tenth…I’m not going to say I won’t. I don’t think I […]

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JK Rowling Will Be on Oprah This Friday, October 1st

| Sep 28 | 0 Comments

Fire up your DVRs, Harry Potter fans! J.K. Rowling will make her first appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show this Friday, October 1st. Oprah says that the interview, which was already taped in Scotland, is one of the most interesting she’s ever done. In this rare interview, Rowling speaks candidly with Oprah about her life and career as well as her journey to becoming one […]

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Oprah’s Book Club Pick: FREEDOM by Jonathan Franzen

| Sep 17 | 0 Comments

It looks like Oprah and Jonathan Franzen have kissed and made up. Oprah announced on her show today that she’s selected his new book, Freedom, for her book club. She picked another of his books for the club in 2001, The Corrections, but, after Franzen made comments dissing Oprah and her viewers, he was uninvited from the show. Now, 9 years later, it seems like […]

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Handicapping Oprah’s Next Book Club Pick

So tomorrow’s the big day! Oprah will announce her next book club pick live on tomorrow’s show. In anticipation, I thought I’d look at the leading contenders and rank them by the likelihood Oprah will pick them. Conversations with Myself by Nelson Mandela Why Oprah Will Pick It: Mandela and Oprah are close friends and the foreword is written by Friend of Oprah, President Obama. […]

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Oprah Will Announce Book Club Selection Next Week

| Sep 10 | 0 Comments

One week from today, on Friday, September 17th, Oprah will announce her next Book Club selection live on her show. Next week marks the beginning of the final season of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Oprah’s announcement will come 14 years to the day since she announced her first book club selection, Jacquelyn Mitchard’s The Deep End of the Ocean, on September 17, 1996. It has […]

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Stephenie Meyer Will Be On Oprah This Friday

| Nov 9 | 0 Comments

Stephenie Meyer updated her website over the weekend to announce that she will be on Oprah this Friday, November 13, 2009. She says: You know I’ve been doing the hermit thing this last year, in so far as media is concerned, and I’m not changing that now, but I am making an exception. I’m doing this for a good reason: I am so pleased and […]

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