Fri, Aug 23|
Members - August Book Club!
Time & Location
Aug 23, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
SPACES, 1740 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10019, USA
About The Event
The Camaraderie NYC book club is your new go-to for uplifting and inspiring reads, thoughtful conversation and kick ass lady friends!
This month's read is:
Author: Maria Semple
Healthy dinner spread with vegetarian options and wine included.
Advanced registration required.
A misanthropic matriarch leaves her eccentric family in crisis when she mysteriously disappears in this whip-smart and "divinely funny" novel that inspired the movie starring Cate Blanchett (New York Times).
Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect; and to 15-year-old Bee, she is her best friend and, simply, Mom.
Then Bernadette vanishes. It all began when Bee aced her report card and claimed her promised reward: a family trip to Antarctica. But Bernadette's intensifying allergy to Seattle--and people in general--has made her so agoraphobic that a virtual assistant in India now runs her most basic errands. A trip to the end of the earth is problematic.
To find her mother, Bee compiles email messages, official documents, and secret correspondence--creating a compulsively readable and surprisingly touching novel about misplaced genius and a mother and daughter's role in an absurd world.