Black Feminist Book Club Reads The Color Purple

Event date: 
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Do you want to read books by amazing Black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a Black feminist perspective(s)? Do you want to do all of this in an awesome gem of a feminist book store? Then the Black Feminist Book Club is for you! Charis Circle board chair Susana Morris is the facilitator of this group. July's book will kick off our summer and fall of Black Feminist classics. We'll be reading Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple All community members are welcome to participate! This is a Charis Circle from margin to center literary event and the suggested donation is $5.

Listen to the audiobook.

August 23: Beloved by Toni Morrison

September 27: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

October 25: Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde

November 30: Sassafrass, Cypress, & Indigo by Ntozake Shange

Event address: 
Charis Books and More
1189 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
The Color Purple Cover Image
ISBN: 9780156031820
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - November 1st, 2006

Celie is a poor black woman whose letters tell the story of 20 years of her life, beginning at age 14 when she is being abused and raped by her father and attempting to protect her sister from the same fate, and continuing over the course of her marriage to "Mister," a brutal man who terrorizes her.