Friday, September 17, 2010

The Rest of Oprah's List

So if this most recent pick of the Oprah book club has has gotten you intrigued as to what other picks she has made in the past, here they are.  Since it began on September 17, 1996 (exactly 14 years ago) the Oprah book club has added 64 books to its reading list.  Here are the picks since 2003.  I think readers will be surprised by the number of classics on the list, especially in comparison with the new release choice of Freedom.

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier

Night by Elie Wiesel

A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
Light in August by William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton
East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Keep a look out for information on the books on this list and reviews!

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