TITLE

New Book Clubs Can't Fill Oprah Void--But They Help

PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;12/2/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on U.S. television programs' attempts to start their own book clubs after the closing of the book club of the 'Oprah' show by Oprah Winfrey. Other programs' failure to achieve the same level of influence as Winfrey's; Effect of television exposure on the sale of the books featured by book clubs; Selection process used by book clubs for choosing books.
ACCESSION #
8600541

 

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