HerStory: Women's Issues Through Literature
Please join us in our new monthly reading group. Books and discussions will include topics that revolve around women's issues in society as perceived through literature. We will discuss the history of each concept and discuss how far women's roles have changed in society over the years. Our discussions will be fun and lively with a chance to explore interesting topics and make new friends.
The book for May is:
Sold by Patricia McCormick
~ Follow the perils of Lakshmi, a 13 year old from Nepal, who is sold into sexual slavery in India. Lakshmi’s life becomes a nightmare from which she cannot escape. Still, she lives by her mother’s words – “Simply to endure is to triumph” – and gradually, she forms friendships with the other girls that enable her to survive in this terrifying new life.