New Novel by Sue Monk Kidd to Be Published

Sue’s new novel will be published January 7, 2014, by Viking, her first since 2005. A sweeping novel of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world, The Invention of Wings tells the entwined stories of Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early 19th century Charleston, who yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls of the wealthy Grimke household and the Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, a real-life historical figure, who grows up to become a leading abolitionist and women’s rights pioneer. Click here to view the full description.