This site will look much better and function properly in a browser that supports web standards.

bookbuffet: the one-stop web resource for book groups
Cover Image of All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, A. W. Wheen published by Fawcett Books
Cover Image of The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad published by Back Bay Books
Cover Image of Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri published by Knopf
 
bookbuffet features
 

On-Air & Online Book Clubs: April/May Book Picks

abstract:From Oprah to The Washington Post, here’s a roundup of the current title selections from the book clubs hosted by the national television shows, magazines, and major newspapers.

article:

April 23, 2004
— Discuss a book with readers from across the country (or world) by participating in one of the online book clubs hosted by a television show, magazine, or newspaper. In many instances, these book clubs offer great resources on their websites, such as author interviews, book excerpts, and reading guides.

 

Television Book Clubs

Good Morning America: Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do
Pearl Cleage’s tale of a woman finding herself.

Read an excerpt from the book.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live with Regis and Kelly

"Reading with Ripa," Kellly’s book club, is no longer active. The last book selection was made in July 2003. Click here for past book selections.

 

Oprah: The Heart is the Lonely Hunter
Oprah has just selected Carson McCuller’s first novel, published in 1940 when the author was just 23-years-old.

Visit Oprah’s Book Club online for the reading guide and other resources for this book.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Today Show: The Confessions of Max Tivoli
Andrew Sean Greer’s haunting novel of a man living his life in reverse may be the book of the season.

Read an excerpt from the book.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Magazine Book Clubs

Utne: Crescent
Diane Abu-Jabar’s novel, a love story between an Arab-American chef and an exiled Iraqi professor, is April’s timely read. Coming in May: Break Any Woman Down by Dana Johnson.

Utne Book Club 2004 Titles and discussion forums.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newspaper Book Clubs

The Boston Herald: Jelly Roll: A Blues
Poet Kevin Young’s collection was a National Book Award finalist.

The Boston Herald.com Book Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The New York Times: Mansfield Park
Jane Austen’s classic novel is the current book under discussion. Coming in May: Random Family by Adrian Nicole Leblanc.

NYTimes.com Book Forums

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA Today Book Club
Although the book section still presents a bestseller list and regular reviews, the book club is no longer active. The last book selection was made in November 2003. Click here for past book selections.

 

The Washington Post: An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
P.D. James’ 1977 classic is a “melding of a feminist awareness with the traditional conventions of the mystery form”.

WashingtonPost.com Book Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also consider:
BBC Book Club: Falling
Elizabeth Jane Howard’s exploration of love is the April selection. Coming in May, Nice Work by David Lodge.

BBC Book Club

 

Does your local paper or television station host a book club? E-mail us at info@bookbuffet and we will include the program in our next update.

 

 

Social Bookmarks
analytics
home |  about |  buy books |  contact |  help |  legal |  media & press releases |  privacy |  reviewers & authors |  sitemap | 
tell a friend
 
© 2017 BookBuffet LLC
 
using bookbuffet
about book groups
online discussions
links & resources
find a book store
book archives & research