Oprah’s Book Club

Premieres November 2019


Get a front row seat for unguarded conversations with incredible authors. Each episode features a book handpicked by Oprah, along with an interview about issues that it brings to light. It’s a book club for today’s world–a window to other worlds.


Oprah’s Book Club: The Water DancerNovember 1, 2019
Oprah and Ta-Nehisi discuss the 10-year process of writing his #1 best selling debut novel and the cultural conversation it has provoked. Plus. Ta-Nehishi visits Monticello, which inspired his book’s setting.

Oprah’s Book Club: Olive Again January 17, 2020
Elizabeth tells Oprah how her celebrated protagonist reappeared and why she finds the everydayness of life to be extraordinary.

Oprah’s Book Club: American Dirt Part I March 6, 2020
Jeanine and Oprah are joined by authors Reyna Grande, Julissa Arce, and Ester Cepeda for a raw, revealing conversation about the novel.

Oprah’s Book Club: American Dirt Part II March 6, 2020
Latinx people who saw themselves reflected in the book share insights into real-life migrant experiences.

Oprah’s Book Club: Hidden Valley Road June 12, 2020
Oprah has in-depth discussions with author Kolker and surviving members of the Galvin family about living this extraordinary true story.

Oprah’s Book Club: Deacon King Kong July 31, 2020
Oprah and McBride discuss how his novel speaks to the current movement, his focus on the black experience, and the inspiration for his characters.

Oprah’s Book Club: Caste – October 2, 2020
Calling the book “a must-read for all of humanity”, Oprahs asks Wilkerson what compelled her to write it and why we need a new language for race.

Oprah’s Book Club: Gilead – April 23, 2021
Oprah talks to Robinson about her Pulitzer Prize- winning second novel, finding the character of John Ames, and how faith shapes her writing.

Oprah’s Book Club: Home – April 30, 2021
Robinson explains what inspired her to revisit the story of Gilead from different points of view and why she chose to address the subject of race.

Oprah’s Book Club: Lila – May 7, 2021
Oprah and Robinson discuss finding new layers in established characters, what America looks like at its best, and how loneliness can be a privilege.

Oprah’s Book Club: Jack – May 14, 2021
Discussing the fourth Gilead novel, Robinson opens up about its interracial romance, her writing process, and the possibility of more stories.





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