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Oprah Winfrey Picks ‘The Invention of Wings’ For Book Club 2.0

OPR010114_002Oprah Winfrey revealed her third Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Published by Viking, the story of the book features “two unforgettable women, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.”

Follow this link to view a video with Winfrey’s announcement. In the press release, Winfrey explained that she chose this book because “these strong female characters represent the women that have shaped our history and, through Sue’s imaginative storytelling, give us a new perspective on slavery, injustice and the search for freedom.”

Winfrey will release a special Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 eBook edition of the book on January 7, 2014. She has interviewed Kidd for a forthcoming issue of O, The Oprah Magazine and plans to have a follow-up exclusive interview with the author on an episode of OWN’s Super Soul Sunday that will air sometime in 2014. (Photo Credit: Michael Edwards)

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