What you need to know
- Oprah has published an article explaining why she teamed up with Apple to create her new Book Club.
- Says Apple "Is in a billion pockets", a fantastic opportunity to connect the world through reading.
- Gives her the chance "to take one of my most joyful experiences and spread the word."
Oprah has opened up about the reason she partnered with Apple to create Oprah's Book Club. In an article published to The Oprah Magazine, Oprah delves into the decision to partner with Apple behind her brand new Apple TV+ show, and accompanying section in the Apple Books app. The press release for the new show states:
Now in her article published Wednesday, she explains why she took the leap with Apple. Oprah begins by explaining her love and passion for reading, its ability to take people to places and experience things all within the pages of a book. Oprah hopes to use Apple as a platform to share her love of reading with the rest of the world:
Winfrey goes on to say:
Oprah's Book Club will premiere November 1, with a new episode airing every two months. In the first episode she will interview Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of "The Water Dance". That book is available to purchase on Apple Books as an ebook or an audio book now
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