The Help (ISBN 978-0399155345) is a novel by Kathryn Stockett. The book is about the relationship between women in the U.S. south in the 1960s. During this time of segregation, whites and blacks were not even allowed to use the same bathroom, but still they were highly dependent on each other.
A quote from Entertainment Weekly:
- "Graceful and real, a compulsively readable story. When folks at your book club wonder what to read next month, go on and pitch this wholly satisfying novel with confidence. A-"
A movie based on the novel was released in 2011.