NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s new e-book membership choose is Richard Powers’ “Bewilderment,” his first novel for the reason that Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Overstory” and already on the fiction longlist for the Nationwide Ebook Awards.
“My subsequent choice is from considered one of our nation’s best residing writers, Richard Powers, who writes a few of the most stunning sentences I’ve ever learn,” Winfrey mentioned in an announcement Tuesday.
The 64-year-old Powers, whose different books embrace “Orfeo” and “The Echo Maker,” winner of the Nationwide Ebook Award in 2006, mentioned in an announcement that he was “honored and moved to be named an ‘Oprah Ebook Membership’ choice.”
”‘Bewildered’ doesn’t start to explain it,” he added. “That is among the many most rewarding recognitions I’ve acquired over my 40-year profession.”
Winfrey’s interview with Powers will air Oct. 22 on Apple TV Plus. Powers is thought for complicated narratives that always heart on science, expertise and the atmosphere. “Bewilderment,” printed final week, tells of a widowed astrobiologist and his struggles to boost his 9-year-old son.
The announcement Tuesday comes simply over a month since Winfrey’s earlier e-book membership selection: Honorée Fanonne Jeffers’ debut novel “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”