CJE's Virtual Book Club—Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

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Date: April 20
Book Title: Lessons in Chemistry
Book Author: Bonnie Garmus

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Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute takes a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel–prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with—of all things—her mind. True chemistry results. But like science, life is unpredictable. Laugh-out-loud funny, shrewdly observant, and
studded with a dazzling cast, Lessons in Chemistry is as original and vibrant as its protagonist.

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