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Book Review of Lessons in Chemistry

Lessons in Chemistry
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At times, Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus is funny. At times, it is heartbreaking. Some of it seems over the top. The book nevertheless resonates with me. It is set in the 1950s and 1960s. Yet, so many of the conversations â particularly about gender biases â continue today. To me, that often speaks to the success of a book. It takes me as the reader on a journey, and somewhere along the way, the readers see some part of their own journey reflected in it.

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