Oprah's book club

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Oprah's Book Club (1996)
A year after I launched the book club, a woman who appeared on the show said something I'll never forget: "Before I joined the book club, I had never read an entire book."

Reading has always been an open window to other worlds. Had I not been taught to read at an early age, I'd be an entirely different person. Thanks to books, I knew there was another kind of life. The chance to give another person that same gift? That was one of my proudest moments.

Get the complete list of past Oprah's Book Club selections.