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Oprah Winfrey to Pen Definitive Memoir, Establish Her Own Publishing Imprint

Oprah Winfrey to Pen Definitive Memoir, Establish Her Own Publishing Imprint

One of the most successful media personalities ever has a memoir on the way. 

Oprah Winfrey’s definitive autobiography, “The Life You Want,” will be published by Flatiron Books in January 2017. Negotiations for the deal reportedly ran into the eight figures. 

Perhaps just as excitingly, Oprah’s Book Club will continue in part through the former talk show host’s new imprint. “The Life You Want” will be the lead title of the (as-yet-unnamed) imprint, which will publish several nonfiction books personally selected by Winfrey each year. 

“We’re deeply honored to publish ‘The Life You Want,’ which is such a remarkable combination of Oprah’s life story and the lessons we can all draw from it for our personal growth,” commented Bob Miller, the president and publisher of Flatiron Books. “We’re also thrilled to give a home to Oprah’s imprint titles. We all know how extraordinary Oprah’s instincts are when it comes to choosing books, instincts borne of her lifelong love of reading and the power of the written word.”
 
[via Deadline]

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