Diana requested a Quick Book Match for Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer. It’s a tale told over four tumultuous weeks in present-day Washington, D.C. that traces the fracturing of a family in crisis when the three sons of Jacob and Julia confront the paradoxes between the lives they think they want and the lives they are actually living.
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The Dinner by Herman Koch
Over the course of a meal at a fashionable Amsterdam restaurant, two couples move from small talk during the appetizer to weightier issues. While discussing their sons – who have done something terrible – we learn more about what ties the families together, and what seems to be a skewering of upper-class values turns into something far more serious.
Fleishman is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
Divorcing his hostile wife when he concludes he could find genuine happiness elsewhere, a doctor is astonished when his ex abruptly disappears, making him unable to move on without acknowledging painful truths about his marriage.
Less by Andrew Sean Greer
Receiving an invitation to his ex-boyfriend’s wedding, Arthur, a failed novelist on the eve of his 50th birthday, embarks on an international journey that finds him falling in love, risking his life, reinventing himself and making connections with the past.