BookMark: When the Emperor Was Divine, by Julie Otsuka (Penguin Books, 2004)

January 16, 2008

Centre County Reads is a community organization that each year selects a worthwhile book for the community to read together. The group talks, discussion groups, and other literary events related to the book. This year's book is When the Emperor Was Divine, the story of a Japanese family forcibly interned during World War II, and how the confinement affects each member of the family.