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Lessons in Chemistry: The multi-million-copy bestseller

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STREAM ON APPLE TV+ This novel is irresistible, satisfying and full of fuel (The New York Times Book Review) and witty, sometimes hilarious. It won the German Independent Booksellers Favorite book of the Year (Das Lieblingsbuch der Unabhängigen Buchhandlungen 2022 [10]), the Hay Festival Book of the Year 2022, [11] Dymocks Book of the Year 2022 (Australia), [12] Goodreads Choice Awards - Best Debut 2022, [13] and many other honors.

So rooted in the 60s and so relatable in the 20s, at least by women still pushing against the boundaries of sex discrimination and disappointment. A fun, feminist charmer, Bonnie Garmus’s novel Lessons in Chemistry follows singular single mother Elizabeth Zott, a brilliant chemist in a man’s world—1960s America—as she becomes an unlikely cooking-show host and the role model her daughter deserves. My friend recommended this book to me and I understand why, I cannot put it down, a really great read.Garmus’ writing is extraordinary, and her insightful commentaries on life, religion, bigotry, misogyny and stupidity result in passages that are absolutely worth sharing. To file Elizabeth Zott among the pink razors of the book world is to miss the sharpness of Garmus's message.

It shows how society has evolved over the years and the different way females and males are treated! Evans proposes in the staff dining room, but Zott rejects him, citing concerns that as her husband Evans would be given credit for all of her work.

Elizabeth Zott and her daughter Madeline, aka Mad, are both forces of nature, females in a biased man's world of 1950s/1960s America. To file Elizabeth Zott among the pink razors of the book world is to miss the sharpness of Garmus’s message. Rafiq Hardi Kermanj, founder of the Communist Party of Kurdistan, is forced to flee Tehran for London with his family. A Little Luck is the story about the debilitating weight of lies, the messy line between bravery and cowardice, and the tragedies, big and small, that can ripple out from a single decisive event. Aja Naomi King ( How to Get Away with Murder) will play Harriet Sloane, Elizabeth's neighbor and friend while Stephanie Koenig ( The Flight Attendant) will play Fran Frask, a secretary who works at Hastings.

A smart, funny, big-hearted debut combining chemical elements into what seems a winning formula—one whose breakneck pace and gently ironic tone should appeal to readers of literary-commercial hits by American authors such as Katherine Heiny, Emma Straub and Curtis Sittenfeld.Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel–prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with—of all things—her mind. Indefatigable and formidable, Elizabeth pushes the bounds of how women and their work are perceived in this thoroughly engaging debut novel. Apart from the teaser, we also have some new images from Lessons in Chemistry that were released via Vanity Fair. I am grateful for books always, but especially lately, these last—well, couple of years now, when all I want is to be elsewhere, doing something interesting in the company of people who make me happy. She is a firm advocate for diversity and representation in media especially for female and Asian-centric stories.

It was voted Hay Festival Book of the Year by readers, won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Debut Novel and was shortlisted for the Waterstones Debut Fiction Prize.The ascent of “Lessons in Chemistry” — a book whose success is the stuff publishing dreams are made of — begs the same question.

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