This day in history: Oprah Winfrey launches book club

BY newsdesk  September 17, 2013 at 4:12 PM EDT

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On this day in 1996, American talk show host Oprah Winfrey introduces her television book club.

According to a Fordham University marketing professor Al Greco, more than 55 million books have sold since they were selected by Oprah and promoted on Oprah’s Book Club.

H/T Thaisi Da Silva