Move over Oprah … actress Reese Witherspoon leads a new generation of celebrities who are using social media to share the books they love and help create bestsellers. Photo: AFP Move over Oprah … actress Reese Witherspoon leads a new generation of celebrities who are using social media to share the books they love and help create bestsellers. Photo: AFP
Move over Oprah … actress Reese Witherspoon leads a new generation of celebrities who are using social media to share the books they love and help create bestsellers. Photo: AFP

Move over, Oprah: Hollywood stars' 'book selfies' create bestsellers now

By promoting authors' works on social media, TV and film stars including Reese Witherspoon, Lena Dunham and Emma Watson give them a valuable leg-up, just as Oprah Winfrey's book club did a generation ago

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Move over Oprah … actress Reese Witherspoon leads a new generation of celebrities who are using social media to share the books they love and help create bestsellers. Photo: AFP Move over Oprah … actress Reese Witherspoon leads a new generation of celebrities who are using social media to share the books they love and help create bestsellers. Photo: AFP
Move over Oprah … actress Reese Witherspoon leads a new generation of celebrities who are using social media to share the books they love and help create bestsellers. Photo: AFP
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