West University Book Club-Selection for May 4

When the Emperor Was DivineTitle to be discussed: When the Emperor Was Divine, by Julie Otsuka.  Wednesday May 4, at 11 a.m.  Summary: "This heartbreaking, bracingly unsentimental debut describes in poetic detail the travails of a Japanese family living in an internment camp during World War II, raising the specter of wartime injustice in bone-chilling fashion." -From Publishers Weekly