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January 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Quench your thirst for beer and knowledge and join our nonfiction book group at Verboten Brewing. No purchase required, non-alcoholic drinks available.
Jan 14 Bossypants by Tina Fey / Yes, Please by Amy Poehler
At last, Tina Fey’s story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon — from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we’ve always suspected: you’re no one until someone calls you bossy.
In her first book, one of our most beloved funny folk delivers a smart, pointed, and ultimately inspirational read. Full of the comedic skill that makes us all love Amy, Yes Please is a rich and varied collection of stories, lists, poetry (Plastic Surgery Haiku, to be specific), photographs, mantras and advice. With chapters like “Treat Your Career Like a Bad Boyfriend,” “Plain Girl Versus the Demon” and “The Robots Will Kill Us All” Yes Please will make you think as much as it will make you laugh. Honest, personal, real, and righteous, Yes Please is full of words to live by.
Feb 11 How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan