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October Bookclub at the Shop
October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
October’s selection is The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
Once a month on a Monday night, eight students gather in Lillian’s restaurant for a cooking class. Among them is Claire, a young woman coming to terms with her new identity as a mother; Tom, a lawyer whose life has been overturned by loss; Antonia, an Italian kitchen designer adapting to life in America; and Carl and Helen, a long-married couple whose union contains surprises the rest of the class would never suspect.
The students have come to learn the art behind Lillian’s soulful dishes, but it soon becomes clear that each seeks a recipe for something beyond the kitchen. And soon they are transformed by the aromas, flavors, and textures of what they create….
Purchase of the book from the shop is not required, but we do have copies available. RSVP’s are helpful so we know who to expect.