Sep

4Wed

R.E.A.D. Book Club (Read, Enjoy and Discuss)

Judi Farber @judifarber

Wegmans - Fairfax, VA
11620 Monument Drive

Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 11:00 PM - 1:00 AM

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Our selection for September 4th is "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And it is Raymond’s big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one. Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is the smart, warm, and uplifting story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey. --The first half-hour of each meeting is dedicated to eating and socializing. Prepared foods may be purchased from Wegmans or you may bring your own. --Book discussions are always facilitated by a leader prepared with background information. --At the meetings we will be asking for suggestions for future book selections.