Afia Atakora on Conjure Women
Published April 7, 2020
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    Our guest today is Afia Atakora, author of our April Barnes & Noble Book Club selection Conjure Women

    Conjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life. Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the lives of three unforgettable women: Miss May Belle, a wise healing woman; her precocious and observant daughter Rue, who is reluctant to follow in her mother’s footsteps as a midwife; and their master’s daughter Varina. 

    Join the conversation on social media: #BNBookClub. Then on Tuesday, 5/5 at 7:00 PM ET, join the author for a virtual #BNBookClub event! 


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