Oprah picks Elie Weisel,
Her last booked was panned because it was not so true. To make things more complicated, Oprah, the billionaire tv-goddess, has picked our very own Elie Weisel, Nobel laureate, as her latest book selection.
CHICAGO (AP) — In her first book club pick since allegations that some parts of her last selection were fabricated, Oprah Winfrey chose Elie Wiesel’s “Night,” a classic of Holocaust literature sometimes labeled a novel but regarded by the author as a memoir.
I, too, am starting my own book of the month selection. November was The Rabbi of 84th Street. December was Lamed Vav. And for January….. wait till the end of the week, when Oprah’s bruhaha has died down a bit…