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Sue Monk Kidd

Summery Novel of Sisters and Honey

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.12.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

Ultimately, it is the sweetness -- of the honey, of the sisters, of the sheer, breathtaking humanity in these pages -- that will make you fall in love, whether reading the book for the very first time or upon revisiting it.

5 Of Oprah's Biggest 'Aha' Moments From 2014

OWN | Posted 12.26.2014 | OWN

Oprah has conducted countless interviews over the last 12 months. Each has been revealing in its own right, but several have actually caused the media...

Smiling Into Summer: Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts
Jill Lynne

A bit bittersweet, this is the final exhibition at the familiar uptown Whitney - located in the Marcel Breuer building on Madison Avenue. It heralds its upcoming move down to the West Village/Meat Packing District (WV/MPD) - where the larger structure on Gansevoort Street - overlooks the Hudson River.

What 4 Innovators Wish They'd Known Ages Ago

OWN | Posted 07.07.2014 | OWN

With age -- and success, as it turns out -- comes wisdom. Having achieved great success in their respective industries, four of Oprah's "Super Sou...

Why This Is One Of Oprah's Favorite Places On Earth

OWN | Posted 04.22.2014 | OWN

Oprah has often said that her California backyard with its towering oak trees is among her favorite places on earth. Nowhere does she feel more connec...

Sue Monk Kidd Shares Her Trick To Overcome Writer's Block

OWN | Posted 04.16.2014 | OWN

Sue Monk Kidd's decades-long writing career has produced a host of bestselling books, from the literary phenomenon The Secret Life of Bees to the late...

How A White Author Wrote About A Slave's Experience

OWN | Posted 04.14.2014 | OWN

In The Invention of Wings, the latest selection of Oprah's Book Club 2.0, author Sue Monk Kidd enters the minds of characters from different time peri...

Sue Monk Kidd Explains One Of Life's Great Paradoxes

OWN | Posted 04.12.2014 | OWN

Are you a seeker or a finder? Before she was known as the best-selling author of novels such as The Secret Life of Bees and Oprah's Book Club 2.0 p...

So You Want to Be a (Successful) Writer?

Carrie La Seur | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
Carrie La Seur

Aren't there authors who stay outside the mainstream and are better for it? To satisfy myself, I concocted a version of objective analysis sufficiently rigorous to help a fiction writer relax. Scientists, shut your eyes.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 29

Digital Book World | Posted 06.02.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The top ten best-selling ebooks for the week of March 29.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 15

Digital Book World | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Veronica Roth's powerhouse Divergent series is beginning to look a lot like The Hunger Games. For the first time, the trilogy snags the top three spots on this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Top 10 Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 8

Digital Book World | Posted 05.12.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The average price of a best-selling ebook continued its upward climb this week on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

5 Must-Reads To Get You Through February

Posted 01.31.2014 | OWN

The Invention of Wings By Sue Monk Kidd 384 pages; Viking This powerful story about the relationship between Sarah Grimké and her ...

Sue Monk Kidd On The First Book She Ever Loved

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.08.2014 | Books

Brief Interviews is a new series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Sue Monk Kidd is ...

'The Invention of Wings' Is a Passionately Written Book

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.19.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Some books make you feel the author was having a great time writing them. Other books are ponderous and make you feel the author labored mightily to p...

Oprah's New Book Club Pick: The Same Old Song, Only Better

Sara Nelson | Posted 02.09.2014 | Books
Sara Nelson

When Oprah Winfrey announced today that Sue Monk Kidd's The Invention of Wings would be the newest selection in her Book Club 2.0, you could almost hear a symphony of hands slapping foreheads all over town.

Oprah Announces 'Gripping' New Pick For Oprah's Book Club 2.0

OWN | Posted 12.10.2013 | OWN

Oprah's Book Club 2.0 has a new novel to add to its ranks in 2014 -- and it's a book Oprah loved so much, she decided to select it as the third pick f...

Want to Know Your Adult Child? Write a Book Together

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 08.28.2013 | Fifty
Carolyn Bucior

Getting to know a parent as an adult is not something everyone gets a chance to do, and such endeavors seem to intrigue us.

What To Do When Someone You Love Is Hurting

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

"Our wounds become the womb." ~Julian of Norwich Last night, as I trundled off to bed in the dark, I did so accompanied by rain pounding harder on th...