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WoOPT Book Club

Monday, January 30, 2023 8 Sh'vat 5783

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

WoOPT Book Club

Join us on Monday, January  30th at 7:30pm as we discuss Fleishman Is In Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner.  

Toby Fleishman thought he knew what to expect when he and his wife of almost fifteen years separated: weekends and every other holiday with the kids, some residual bitterness, the occasional moment of tension in their co-parenting negotiations. He could not have predicted that one day, Rachel would just drop their two children off at his place and simply not return.  Toby tries to figure out where Rachel went, all while juggling his patients at the hospital, his never-ending parental duties, and his new app-assisted sexual popularity. But if Toby ever wants to truly understand what happened to Rachel and what happened to his marriage, he is going to have to consider that he might not have seen things all that clearly in the first place.  A searing, utterly unvarnished debut, Fleishman Is in Trouble is an insightful, unsettling, often hilarious exploration of a culture trying to navigate the fault lines of an institution that has proven to be worthy of our great wariness and our great hope.

We will be meeting in person at the temple, with a ZOOM option.Copies will be available at the Oak Park Public Library, but please call in advance to make sure they are in.

ANYONE AND EVERYONE IS WELCOME… you don't have to be a woman, just need a desire to talk about great Jewish books!  Join us and see what a fun group of people we are! For more information contact Sheila Pont at swpont@gmail.com
 

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