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Oprah Winfrey has chosen Deacon King Kong by James McBride as the latest Oprah’s Book Club pick. “In a moment when our country roils with anger and grief, this book reminds us that when we come together as a community in compassion and empathy, our love triumphs.”—Oprah Winfrey Click to Watch Oprah’s Announcement. Click to Read an Excerpt of Deacon King […]

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and O, The Oprah Magazine recently announced the newest Oprah’s Book Club selection: Imbolo Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers! Behold the Dreamers is a compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great […]

We’d like to congratulate Kevin Young on his BCALA’s Best Poetry Award, Books of Hours: Poems, (Knopf) and Cynthia Bond for her fiction Honor Book, Ruby: A Novel (Crown Publishing) as well as all of the winners of this year’s Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Awards, it is such a great honor to be a part of this […]

We are so pleased to announce that The Twelve Tribes of Hattie is the newest Oprah’s Book Club 2.0™ selection.  Click here to see Oprah talking about her selection.     A debut of extraordinary distinction: Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one unforgettable family. […]