C2M Entertainment Editor Helena Okolicsanyi and C2M Reporter Katherine Morgenegg

Alice Walker visits Mason for Fall for the Book

There are many novels that capture an audience’s attention. Works such as “The Great Gatsby” and “The Giver” are often read in high school and college literature classes because of their wide acceptance in the literary world. The novel “The Color Purple” is no exception. Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, author Alice Walker’s work continues to have a deep impact on readers alike, even thirty years after it was first published.