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Oprah’s Book Club Picks

Oprah Winfrey started her book club in 1996 and announces new books on a regular basis. To read more about Oprah’s Book Club, visit this site.

Books I have read are highlighted in blue; follow links to my reviews.


Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen (read my review)
A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens (no review)
Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens (read my review)


Say You’re One of Them, by Uwem Akpan


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


The Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett (no review)
Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Measure of a Man, by Sidney Poitier
The Road, by Cormac McCarthy (read my review)
Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides (read my review)


Night, by Elie Wiesel


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


One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, by Carson McCullers
Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy (no review)
The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck (read my review)


East of Eden, by John Steinbeck (read my review)
Cry, The Beloved Country, by Alan Paton


Sula, by Toni Morrison
Fall On Your Knees, by Ann-Marie MacDonald (read my review)


A Fine Balance, by Rohinton Mistry
The Corrections, by Jonathan Franzen
Cane River, by Lalita Tademy
Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail, by Malika Oufkir (read my review)
Icy Sparks, by Gwyn Hyman
We Were The Mulvaneys, by Joyce Carol Oates


House of Sand and Fog, by Andre Dubus
Drowning Ruth, by Christina Schwarz
Open House, by Elizabeth Berg (no review)
The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver (read my review)
While I Was Gone, by Sue Miller
(no review)
The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison
Back Roads, by Tawni O’Dell
Daughter of Fortune, by Isabelle Allende
Gap Creek, by Robert Morgan


A Map of the World, by Jane Hamilton (no review)
Vinegar Hill, by A. Manette Ansay
River Cross My Heart, by Breena Clarke
Tara Road, by Maeve Binchy
Mother of Pearl, by Melinda Haynes
White Oleander, by Janet Fitch (no review)
The Pilot’s Wife, by Anita Shreve (no review)
The Reader, by Bernhard Schlink (read my review)

Jewel, by Bret Lott


Where The Heart Is, by Billie Letts
Midwives, by Chris Bohjalian (no review)
What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, by Pearl Cleage
I Know This Much Is True, by Wally Lamb (read my review)
Breath, Eyes, Memory, by Edwidge Danticat
Black and Blue, by Anna Quindlen
Here on Earth, by Alice Hoffman
Paradise, by Toni Morrison


The Meanest Thing to Say, by Bill Cosby
The Treasure Hunt, by Bill Cosby
The Best Way to Play, by Bill Cosby
Ellen Foster, by Kaye Gibbons (read my review)
A Virtuous Woman, by Kaye Gibbons (no review)
A Lesson Before Dying, by Ernest Gaines
Songs in Ordinary Time, by Mary McGarry Morris (no review)
The Heart of a Woman, by Maya Angelou
The Rapture of Canaan, by Sheri Reynolds
Stones From the River, by Ursula Hegi
She’s Come Undone, by Wally Lamb


The Book of Ruth, by Jane Hamilton
Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison (read my review)
The Deep End of the Ocean, by Jacquelyn Michard
(no review)

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