Oprah reveals new book club selection

Author: Colson Whitehead
Book: The Underground Railroad

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Nearly 20 years ago, Oprah Winfrey created Oprah's Book Club, and since then, 74 titles have earned her coveted stamp of approval. In collaboration with Oprah, "CBS This Morning" is proud to announce her latest book club pick: "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead. Award-winning author Whitehead joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his work and his reaction to being selected for the book club.

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Stephen Davenport Looking forward to reading this!

Barbara Dreier I read it and it broke my heart. It is very well written and held my attention throughout.

Albertino Figueiredo The Underground Railroad is an education into a world unseen and inexperienced by many today. However, American slavery had consequences that deeply affected consciences for nearly eternity. This book somehow leads us to experience things we otherwise would not have been able to see and feel, which on its own helps to keep the stories of those slaves remembered and still wounding us today. It is an eye-opener to the evil Man can do in the name of beliefs of all sorts. Religion included.

Barbara Dreier Now read: "l Lawd Today" by Richard Wright! Years ago I read his "Native Son" and was captivated, from page one. I'd highly recommend it.

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