- Oprah's Book Club Selection
|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
As girls, Nel and Sula are the best of friends, only children who find in each other a kindred spirit to share in each girl's loneliness and imagination. When they meet again as adults, it's clear that Nel has chosen a life of acceptance and accommodation, while Sula must fight to defend her seemingly unconventional choices and beliefs. But regardless of the physical and emotional distance that threatens this extraordinary friendship, the bond between the women remains unbreakable: "Her old friend had come home.... Sula, whose past she had lived through and with whom the present was a constant sharing of perceptions. Talking to Sula had always been a conversation with herself."
Lyrical and gripping, Sula is an honest look at the power of friendship amid a backdrop of family, love, race, and the human condition. --Gisele Toueg
I believe that this book really shows Toni Morrison's genius because she is able to combine several different themes into one book without it becoming confusing. Read morePublished on May 13 2004
You can always depend on Ms. Morrison for unusual twists and turns. This novel was interesting, moreso for its poetic style than for the plot. Read morePublished on April 30 2004
This is the fourth book I've read from Toni Morrison (previous ones I've read were Paradise, Beloved, Song of Solomon). Read more
I belong to a book club. This was one of the books selected. I was a bit skeptical at first. I can say that this was my favorite book that I have read in the club. Read morePublished on April 19 2004 by "margenuzz"
This is Toni Morrison's best book, and I've read all of them. It's also the best book I've ever read about female friendship. Thanks Ms. Read morePublished on Feb. 7 2004
Sula has pluses and minuses. Let's start with some of the pluses: an interesting plot in an interesting setting. Some beautiful writing. Read morePublished on Jan. 8 2004
Sula was a re-read for me and it was awesome! It was like tasting your favorite ice-cream sundae all over again. Read morePublished on Dec 11 2003 by Vivek Tejuja