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Rendezvous Readers' Book Chat 9:30-10:30 am
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM
Abiitan's Porter Cafe
428 2nd St. S.
is not Required
Join us to discuss The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. The art of love is never a science: Meet Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s time he found a wife. In the orderly, evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things, he designs The Wife Project to find his perfect partner: a 16-page, scientifically valid survey to filter out the drinkers, the smokers, the late arrivers. Rosie Jarman possesses all these qualities. Don easily disqualifies her as a candidate for The Wife Project (even if she is “quite intelligent for a barmaid”). But Don is intrigued by Rosie’s own quest to identify her biological father. When an unlikely relationship develops as they collaborate on The Father Project, Don is forced to confront the spontaneous whirlwind that is Rosie, and the realization that, despite your best scientific efforts, you don’t find love, it finds you.
If you’d like to read ahead, June’s book is Our Souls at Night by Ken Haruf. Have a book suggestion for the Book Chat? Email Barbara Goldner.