Oprah's 10 Favorite Books from the Past Decade
When we asked Oprah to pick the 10 books she's read in the past decade that have mattered to her most, she was momentarily stumped. Only 10? Still, she offered up the following:
The Known World
By Edward P. Jones
400 pages; HarperCollins
When this book was published in 2003, it shocked everybody with its depiction of slave-owning blacks before the Civil War. A daring, unusual examination of race.