Alice Walker

16 Alice Walker Recommended Books

Alice Walker is an American novelist, poet and activist, best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple. She has authored over 30 books and received numerous awards for her work, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and the National Book Award. Walker is a fierce advocate for civil rights, women's rights, and environmental justice, as well as a passionate supporter of economic justice and freedom for marginalized communities.

16 Books recommended by Alice Walker

Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

Author :Jonathan Swift

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"I was 11 when I read it and it encouraged me to believe the world was large, fascinating, and with incredibly interesting creatures in it!" - Alice Walker [Source]

Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Author :Richard Yates

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"I don’t understand why Yates isn’t read in every English class." - Alice Walker [Source]

Betty Shabazz

Betty Shabazz

Author :Russell J. Rickford

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Alice Walker mentioned this book in a New York Times interview. [Source]

Mom & Me & Mom

Mom & Me & Mom

Author :Maya Angelou

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"This is my favorite Angelou book." - Alice Walker [Source]

The Coming

The Coming

A Novel

Author :Daniel Black

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"Shamanic work." - Alice Walker [Source]

Down and Out in Paris and London

Down and Out in Paris and London

Author :George Orwell

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"Hilarious, with a humor quite unexpected in the otherwise seemingly somber Brother Blair." - Alice Walker [Source]

Who Asked You?

Who Asked You?

Author :Terry McMillan

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"A rich celebration of mothers who have, in the age of crack cocaine, been forced to raise their own grandchildren, having lost their daughters to the epidemic." - Alice Walker [Source]

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A Life

Author :Evelyn C. White

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"I am content, even happy with [this book]." - Alice Walker [Source]

The Road of Lost Innocence

The Road of Lost Innocence

The story of a Cambodian heroine

Author :Somaly Mam

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"I couldn’t sleep after reading this book." - Alice Walker [Source]

And the Truth Shall Set You Free

And the Truth Shall Set You Free

Author :David Icke

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"A curious person’s dream come true." - Alice Walker [Source]

Fear

Fear

Trump in the White House

Author :Bob Woodward

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"There are women in the story, but they lack the quality of energetic feminine connectivity with life that means inevitable change." - Alice Walker [Source]

For My People

For My People

Author :Margaret Walker

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"Moved me deeply." - Alice Walker [Source]

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Author :Charlotte Bronte

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"My feeling of kinship with [this book] has never waned." - Alice Walker [Source]

The Activist's Tao Te Ching

The Activist's Tao Te Ching

Ancient Advice for a Modern Revolution

Author :William Martin

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"A recent inspiration." - Alice Walker [Source]

Perfect Peace

Perfect Peace

A Novel

Author :Daniel Black

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"About a young boy in the Deep South who was raised until he was 8 as if he were a girl." - Alice Walker [Source]

Unhinged

Unhinged

An Insider's Account of the Trump White House

Author :Omarosa Manigault Newman

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"Scary, but full of color and life." - Alice Walker [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What types of books does Alice Walker recommend?

Alice Walker is known for her love of literature and diverse range of book genres. She usually recommends classic novels, historical fiction, essays, memoirs, poetry, and contemporary works.

Alice Walker has recommended books such as To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Color Purple by Alice Walker herself, Beloved by Toni Morrison, Bel Canto by Ann Patchett, and Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell.

Articles and interviews featuring Alice Walker typically list the books she recommends. There is also a comprehensive list of books recommended by Alice Walker available online.

Alice Walker recommends books that are entertaining, thought-provoking, and typically have strong themes about friendship, courage, resilience, and other human experiences. Many of her recommended books have won awards or have become popular classics.

Alice Walker encourages readers of all ages and backgrounds to read her recommended books. Some of the books are more suitable for adults, while others are best for children and teenagers.