Rights Available! Oprah Winfrey's Latest Book Club Pick

Oprah Winfrey's Latest Book Club Pick -Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad-H 2016
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The Underground Railroad (Doubleday) by Colson Whitehead
Agencies: Aragi, RWSG

The week of its Aug. 2 publication, Oprah Winfrey made Whitehead's science fiction-meets-slavery history tale (imagine a real subterranean railroad, for starters) the newest pick for her book club.

Children of the New World (Picador) by Alexander Weinstein
Agency: UTA

The Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing director's debut short story collection, out Sept. 13, is set in a near future transformed by technology. With its strong Black Mirror vibe, multiple stories could be optioned.