Friday, December 17, 2010

Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club for Men

Ron Hogan of takes on Oprah's Male-Author-Dominated Book Club. What are your thoughts?


by Ron Hogan


When the news broke that Oprah Winfrey’s book club was following up Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom with a double shot of Dickens (Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities), it got me to reflecting once again: Does it matter that Oprah’s Book Club hasn’t read a novel by a woman writer since Pearl Buck’s The Good Earth, and that they haven’t read a contemporary novel by a woman since Ann-Marie McDonald’s Fall on Your Knees? Continue reading at

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