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Oprah Winfrey signs deal to publish her memoir, start her own imprint

(Evan Sung/The New York Times)

Media mogul, philanthropist and TV megastar, Oprah Winfrey, has signed a deal to publish her memoir, The Life You Want. The book is slated for release in January 2017.

As part of her deal with New York’s Flatiron Books — a division of Macmillan Publishers — Winfrey is also launching her own book imprint, which will focus on releasing several nonfiction titles per 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” said Flatiron’s publisher and president Bob Miller, in a statement. “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.”

Read the full story at The New York Times.

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