Wed, June 24th

Happy Hour Book Nook with Gina Fattore [virtual]

6:30-7:30 PM

In this special edition of Book Nook, we’ll chat about “The Spinster Diaries” with its author, Gina Fattore! The book’s heroine, a moderately successful TV writer in L.A., wants her life to be as sunny and perfect as a Hollywood rom-com: a cool job, a wacky best friend, and lots of age-appropriate hot guys just dying to date her. Instead, she’s a self-described spinster who is swimming in anxiety and just might have a tiny little brain tumor. So she turns to an unlikely source for inspiration: the eighteenth-century novelist and diarist Frances Burney, who pretty much invented the chick-lit novel.

Gina Fattore is a real-life television writer whose credits include Dare Me, Better Things, UnREAL, Masters of Sex, Parenthood, Californication, Gilmore Girls, and Dawson’s Creek. Her TEDx talk — “Become What You Believe” — has more than 16,000 views, and her essays, reviews, and comedy pieces have appeared in the Chicago Reader, Salon, The Millions, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.

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