Lessons in Chemistry: The multi-million-copy bestseller

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Lessons in Chemistry: The multi-million-copy bestseller

Lessons in Chemistry: The multi-million-copy bestseller

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The new job serves as the perfect platform for her to educate her audience on chemistry and women's true worth under the guise of traditional cooking. The writing is as matter of fact as the main character and moves the story along at the rate that life itself races by.

But also, inspiration for how things could be if we garnered the excellence of all instead of cosseting just a few based on societal algorithms. Elizabeth Zott is one of those singular, unforgettable characters you don't come across enough in fiction. Fuel for learning, Elizabeth Zott wrote on a small slip of paper before tucking it into her daughter’s lunch box. It’s the world versus Elizabeth Zott, an extraordinary woman determined to live on her own terms, and I had no trouble choosing a side.Indefatigable and formidable, Elizabeth pushes the bounds of how women and their work are perceived in this thoroughly engaging debut novel.

The investor reveals that she is Evans's mother and found them due to Madeline's having sent a letter to her foundation thanking her for funding the orphanage.

While the novel focuses on serious themes of misogyny, feminism, family, and self-worth, it never gets didactic.

Garmus tells a familiar story in a completely original voice in her delightful debut novel…Zott is an unforgettable protagonist, logical and literal and utterly herself…The novel deftly mixes comedy and tragedy, with only one very clear villain: the patriarchal culture of mid-20th century America, the days of which are numbered because of women like Zott…For those who admire a confident, bone-dry, and hilarious authorial voice, this novel achieves the difficult task of being both sharply satirical and heartwarming at the same time. Laika, the youngest, retreats into a contactless digital life, designing the trading algorithms that will ultimately prove his downfall in a condo near Wall Street.Garmus said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times that "the fire department had to come twice for the amount of flames in my flat". Additionally, her decade-long involvement with movie and TV show fandoms led to her skills as a graphic designer. Lessons in Chemistry is a bestselling novel by Bonnie Garmus that follows the story of Elizabeth Zott, a chemist who faces discrimination in the male-dominated field of science in the early 1960s. It was voted Hay Festival Book of the Year by readers, won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Debut and was shortlisted for the Waterstones Debut Fiction Prize.

Like Garmus, you may even find yourself channeling Elizabeth, asking ‘Now what would Elizabeth Zott do?When Elizabeth finds herself pregnant, alone and fired from her lab, she musters the ingenuity only a single mother has.



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