Bestsellers: Oprah’s Book Club
Bestselling selections from Oprah's Book Club.

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A Lesson Before Dying by Gaines, Ernest
Notes: A young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting.
ISBN: 0679741666
Publisher: Knopf
Published: 1993
Callnumber: Fiction
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Song of Solomon by Morrison, Toni
Notes: With this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez. As she follows Milkman from his rustbelt city to the place of his family’s origins, Morrison introduces an entire cast of strivers and seeresses, liars and assassins, the inhabitants of a fully realized black world.
ISBN: 0394497848
Publisher: Knopf
Published: 1977
Callnumber: Fiction
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Love in the Time of Cholera by García Márquez, Gabriel
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.
ISBN: 0394561619
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf,
Published: 1988
Callnumber: FICTION
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The Measure of a Man by Poitier, Sidney
Notes: Spiritual memoir from one of America's best-loved actors that reflects on his career, family and life.
ISBN: 0062516078
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The Road by McCarthy, Cormac
Notes: A man and his son travel across the devastated countryside of a dystopic America.
ISBN: 0307265439
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Middlesex by Eugenides, Jeffrey
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.
ISBN: 9780312422158
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The Pillars of the Earth by Follett, Ken
Notes: Human drama and community politics during the tumultuous construction of a cathedral in 12th century England.
ISBN: 9780451166890
Published: 1989
Callnumber: Fiction
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The Good Earth by Buck, Pearl S.
Notes: This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century.
ISBN: 0671035770
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by McCullers, Carson
Notes: One of America's superlative writers conjures up a vision of existence as terrible as it is real and takes us on shattering voyages into the depths of the spiritual isolation that underlies the human condition.
ISBN: 0618526412
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by Wroblewski, David
Notes: Oprah's Book Club selection. A novel that, among other themes, explores the dynamics of dogs as human companions.
ISBN: 9780061374227