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Oprah's Book Club - Complete List of Books Chosen for Oprah's Book Club

Oprah's Book Club Book List by Year


A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
  • The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton
  • Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
  • The Deep End of the Ocean by by Jacquelyn Mitchard


  • The Meanest Thing to Say by Bill Cosby
  • The Treasure Hunt by Bill Cosby
  • The Best Way to Play by Bill Cosby
  • Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
  • A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons
  • A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines
  • Songs in Ordinary Time by Marry McGarry Morris
  • The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou
  • The Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds
  • Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
  • She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb


  • Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
  • Midwives by Chris Bohjalian
  • What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage
  • I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb
  • Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
  • Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen
  • Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman
  • Paradise by Toni Morrison


  • A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
  • Vinegar Hill by A. Manette Ansay
  • River, Cross My Heart by Breena Clarke
  • Tara Road by Maeve Binchy
  • Mother of Pearl by Melinda Haynes
  • White Oleander by Janet Fitch
  • The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve
  • The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
  • Jewel by Bret Lott


  • House of Sand and Fog by by Andre Dubus III
  • Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz
  • Open House by Elizabeth Berg
  • The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
  • While I Was Gone by Sue Miller
  • The Bluest Eyes by Toni Morrison
  • Back Roads by Tawni O'Dell
  • Daughter of Fortune by Isabelle Allende
  • Gap Creek by Robert Morgan


  • A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
  • The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  • Cane River by Lalita Tademy
  • Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail by Malika Oufkir
  • Icy Sparks by Gwyn Hyman Rubio
  • We Were The Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates


  • Sula by Toni Morrison
  • Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald


  • East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  • Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton


  • One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
  • The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck







  • Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

2012: Oprah launches "Oprah's Book Club 2.0," which is her post-Oprah Winfrey Show club.

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