People: Mar. 10, 2003

BACK TO THE BOOKS There are those who read for pleasure, and then there are those who read when Oprah Winfrey tells them to. The latter group has had it easy since the talk-show host disbanded her book club last year, but the guiltless hours spent watching TV or picking up a book only in order to drop it on a cockroach are over. Oprah is reviving the club, but this time she will focus on the classics. This should help avoid any unpleasantness, such as the flap that arose with author Jonathan Franzen. After Oprah anointed his book The Corrections,...

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