Behold the Dreamers a novel by Cameroonian writer Imbolo Mbue telling the story of a young Cameroonian couple starting life in New York has been chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her new book club pick.
Imbolo’s debut novel addresses issues surrounding marriage, immigration, class, race and the challenges in the American dream. Here is what Oprah had to say about her latest Oprah Bookclub Pick.
Behold the Dreamers” endorsed by Oprah Winfrey
Hi everybody, I am here to tell you about my summer book club selection. And wow is it a great read for the summer? It is a book to read right now, it is called “Behold the Dreamers” and it is the next Oprah book selection by Imbolo Mbue. It’s got everything that is grabbing the headlines in America now.
Buy Behold the Dreamers from Amazon It is about race and class, the economy, culture, immigration and the danger of the ‘Us versus them’ mentality. And underneath it all poses the heart and soul of family love, the pursuit of happiness and what home really means. It’s already been called one of the hippest books of the year by the Washington Post and I wholeheartedly agree.
So, be hip and get yourself a copy. The paperback is on sale today. And more exciting news, you can go to Amazon.com/oprahsbookclub right now to buy the book and watch and watch some of my conversation with Imbolo. You can also read the book on Kindle and connect with other readers of “Behold the Dreams” on GoodReads.com, buy it before you head off for the 4th of July holiday. It is the perfect read for your summer vacation. You can also get the following books below to take your through your summer vacay.
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