RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:
This week was supposed to be an exciting one for author Jeanine Cummins. After months of hype, her novel, "American Dirt," had finally been published. It got high praise from writers including Sandra Cisneros and Julia Alvarez. Oprah even picked it for her book club. This is a clip from "CBS This Morning."
(SOUNDBITE OF TV SHOW, "CBS THIS MORNING")
ANTHONY MASON: Oprah. Drum roll, please.
OPRAH WINFREY: Oh, it is "American Dirt," "American Dirt," "American Dirt," by Jeanine Cummins.
GAYLE KING: Yes.