#EmptyShelf 2016 #29: The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Penguin, 2010)

So, I appear to have bought The Help back in 2011 (was that when the film was out, which I may also have, but haven't seen - yet)... A very compelling read, looking at life in Mississippi in 1962: There's Aibileen, raising her seventeenth white child and nursing the hurt caused by her own son's tragic death; Minny, whose cooking is nearly as sassy as her tongue; and white Miss Skeeter, home from College, who wants…