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Oprah Winfrey Writing Inspirational Memoir, Starting Imprint



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    Oprah Winfrey on stage during her An Evening With Oprah tour on December 2, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.

    Oprah Winfrey is starting her own book imprint, and kicking it off with an inspirational memoir.

    Flatiron Books announced Thursday that Winfrey's "The Life You Want" is scheduled for January 2017 and will "reveal never-before told stories" that show how "anyone can put their life on a new trajectory." Winfrey's imprint doesn't have a name yet, but is expected to feature several nonfiction works a years. Winfrey has already generated numerous best-sellers over the past 20 years through her TV and online book club choices.

    Winfrey said in a statement issued through Flatiron that she hopes her story "inspires other people to live the highest, fullest expression of themselves."

    "What I Know for Sure," a collection of her "O'' magazine columns, was published by Flatiron in 2014.