Announcing a new Meetup for Seattle Book Club!
What: April Meetup - The Help
When: Sunday, April 11, 2010 7:00 PM
The Pub at Third Place Books - Ravenna
6504 20th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98115
For the month of April, we are going to be reading The Help by Kathryn Stockett. This book has been recommended several times by members in the group and I'm excited that we're finally reading it. It is also currently the number one book on the New York Times bestseller list.The Help by Kathryn StockettAssociated Press"At turns hilarious and heart-wrenching...[A] pitch-perfect rendering. Readers are hooked."USA Today"Thought-provoking...[Stockett's] pitch-perfect depiction of a country's gradual path toward integration will pull readers into a compelling story that doubles as a portrait of a country struggling with racial issues...This is already one of the best debut novels of the year."People Magazine (3.5 out of 4 stars)
"[A] wise, poignant novel...You'll catch yourself cheering out loud."The New York Times"In 'The Help,' Kathryn Stockett's button-pushing, soon to be wildly popular novel...The two principal maid characters...leap off the page in all their warm, three dimensional glory. Book groups armed with hankies will talk and talk...[A] winning novel."Entertainment Weekly"Graceful and real, a compulsively readable story. When folks at your book club wonder what to read next month, go on and pitch this wholly satisfying novel with confidence. A-"
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/seattle-bookreaders/calendar/12592697/