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JUNE Book of the month: This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

  • Jun 24, 2014 · 7:15 PM
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The death of Judd Foxman's father marks the first time that the entire Foxman clan has congregated in years. There is, however, one conspicuous absence: Judd's wife, Jen, whose affair with his radio- shock-jock boss has recently become painfully public. Simultaneously mourning the demise of his father and his marriage, Judd joins his dysfunctional family as they reluctantly sit shiva-and spend seven days and nights under the same roof. The week quickly spins out of control as longstanding grudges resurface, secrets are revealed and old passions are reawakened. Then Jen delivers the clincher: she's pregnant.

This Is Where I Leave You is Jonathan Tropper's (One Last Thing Before I Go) most accomplished work to date, and a riotously funny, emotionally raw novel about love, marriage, divorce, family, and the ties that bind-whether we like it or not.


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  • Megan

    Im at work late sorting out some month end issues. Sorry for the late notice...going to miss seeing you all this eve :(

    June 24, 2014

    • Alison

      Miss you girl ! Come to the movies on Thursday night if you can......

      June 25, 2014

  • Alison

    Last night was again amazing! Great group of woman, so insightful and fun to be with!! See you at the movies next Thursday night!

    June 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    What a really fun time! It was fabulous meeting everyone and talking books, life and whatever. So looking forward to next month. :)

    June 25, 2014

  • Anna

    Great meet!

    June 24, 2014

  • Shawna

    I won't be able to make it this month... I enjoyed the book--- I was happy for the humour in it :)

    June 24, 2014

  • hira o.

    Ive been in burlington less than a year and i love it. Havent been much of a reader lately but i know the pleasure and peace of curling up with a good book. Would love to join today. Hopefully i can get my husband to baby sit my 17 month old :)

    June 24, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello, everyone. I've just joined the group. I'm an avid reader, though I shockingly haven't had much time for it lately. I'm really looking forward to meeting folks and talking about books.

    June 19, 2014

  • Angela R.

    I enjoyed the book, but unfortunately have a conflict that evening. Hope to meet you ladies next time!

    June 15, 2014

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