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Discussions with Davis: Fleishman Is in Trouble

A Virtual Book Discussion

2020-11-12 19:00:00 2020-11-12 20:30:00 America/Chicago Discussions with Davis: Fleishman Is in Trouble Highland Park Public Library

Thursday, November 12
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-11-12 19:00:00 2020-11-12 20:30:00 America/Chicago Discussions with Davis: Fleishman Is in Trouble Book Discussion. Davis Schneiderman, Provost and Dean of the Faculty and Professor of English at Lake Forest College, leads the discussion of Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner. Highland Park Public Library

Book Discussion. Davis Schneiderman, Provost and Dean of the Faculty and Professor of English at Lake Forest College, leads the discussion of Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner.

This discussion, originally scheduled for the spring of this year, has been rescheduled as an online event.

Registration required.

Details on how to participate will be sent after registration.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Toby Fleishman’s divorce is not going so well — and that’s before his ex-wife leaves the kids at his apartment and disappears. As we gradually spiral through the characters’ viewpoints, we get a New York story that’s both funny and surprising.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Lecture & Discussion | Books & Authors |

TAGS: | Virtual Event | Discussions with Davis |

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