Books by Phyllis Alesia Perry

A SUNDAY IN JUNE by Phyllis Alesia Perry
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Despite an unwieldy narrative and overly intricate plot: an extremely readable and interesting portrait of a lost time and place."
Second-novelist Perry (Stigmata, 1998) follows the fortunes and travails of an upwardly mobile African-American clan across much of the country and most of the 20th century. Read full book review >
STIGMATA by Phyllis Alesia Perry
Released: Aug. 3, 1998

"The ordeal of slavery and its victims' courageous survival of its legacy have seldom found such memorable symbolic expression. (Book-of-the-Month Club/Quality Paperback Book Club Selection)"
Though it's slightly over-indebted to Toni Morrison's fiction (especially Song of Solomon and Beloved) and occasionally flawed by needlessly abstract statement, there's little else wrong with this powerful first novel, the work of a Pulitzer-winning Atlanta journalist. Read full book review >