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Oprah picks her new Book Club title

And it’s Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan. Says Oprah: “This is an awe-inspiring collection of stories that challenges you to look beyond the headlines and see an Africa full of both joy and despair. Detailing the violence …

Read the book before you see…

…He’s just not that into you: directed by Ken Kwapis, starring Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Scarlett Johansson and Kris Kristofferson. This romantic comedy is based on the self-help book of the same name by Greg Behrendt and Liz …

Oprah’s new title

Oprah picked her 62nd book:  The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski.  There was quite a buzz about this book before it was published, and it’ll only get crazier now, of course.  It promises to be a modern-day retelling …

Oprah and Eckhart’s 2nd webcast: How to Become Present

On Friday March 7th, the American Book Center and Penguin Benelux organized the first of in total three discussion-evenings on Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth in the ABC Treehouse in Amsterdam. And what a meeting it was! More than 60 …

Bookbits for February 2nd, 2008

A lovely piece about Robert Fisk’s discovery of a book he apparently wrote. It “was clearly the moment for Detective Inspector Fisk to hunt down ‘The Mystery of the Cairo Forger’.” Podcasts! Click here for Khaled Hosseini reading out of …