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Bestsellers: Oprah’s Book Club
Bestselling selections from Oprah's Book Club.
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Title: Say You’re One of Them
Author: Akpan, Uwem
ISBN: 9780316086370
Notes: Five first-person stories of African children, each from a different country, but all facing extreme challenges.

 
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Title: The Heart of a Woman
Author: Angelou, Maya
ISBN: 0394512731
Notes: The Heart of a Woman is filled with unforgettable vignettes of such renowned people as Billie Holiday and Malcom X, but perhaps most importantly chronicles the joys and the burdens of a black mother in America and how the son she has cherished so intensely and worked for so devotedly finally grows to be a man.

 
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Title: A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations: Two Novels
Author: Dickens, Charles
ISBN: 9780142196588
Notes: Two classics of English literature.

 
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Title: Middlesex
Author: Eugenides, Jeffrey
ISBN: 9780312422158
Notes: This textured family saga starts in pre-World War Greece and brings the reader through Detroit in the volatile sixties to modern, sex-confused San Francisco.

 
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Title: Light in August
Author: Faulkner, William
ISBN: 0679732268
Notes: Faulkner's powerful indictment of racism.

 
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Title: The Pillars of the Earth
Author: Follett, Ken (1989)
ISBN: 9780451166890
Call Number: Fiction
Notes: Human drama and community politics during the tumultuous construction of a cathedral in 12th century England.

 
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Title: Freedom
Author: Franzen, Jonathan
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux (2010)
Price: $28.00
ISBN: 9780374158460
Notes: This is the latest book by Franzen, author of The Corrections. It was highly anticipated on its own, and now has been added to the ranks of the Oprah Picks. Check out all the great reading guides and resources on Oprah's website.
It is available as a hardback book and a downloadable audiobook.

 
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Title: Love in the Time of Cholera
Author: García Márquez, Gabriel
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, (1988)
ISBN: 0394561619
Call Number: FICTION
Notes: This classic exploration of desire, jealousy and fate from the Nobel Prize winning Garcia Marquez enchants the reader with its beautiful and haunting love story.

 
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Title: The Book of Ruth
Author: Hamilton, Jane
ISBN: 0385265700
Notes: Winner of the 1989 PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel, this exquisite book confronts real-life issues of alienation and violence from which the author creates a stunning testament to the human capacity for mercy, compassion and love.

 
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Title: Stones From the River
Author: Hegi, Ursula
ISBN: 0684800357
Notes: Trudi Montag is a Zwerg—a dwarf—short, undesirable, different, the voice of anyone who has ever tried to fit in. Eventually she learns that being different is a secret that all humans share—from her mother who flees into madness, to her friend Georg whose parents pretend he’s a girl, to the Jews Trudi harbors in her cellar.