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‘It was smart to write when I was so angry’: Bonnie Garmus on the winning formula behind Lessons in Chemistry - The Guardian

"Beneath Its Pink Cover, ‘Lessons in Chemistry’ Offers a Story About Power" - The New York Times

"She Moved From the Chem Lab to the Kitchen, but Not by Choice" - The New York Times Book review

"At age 64, debut novelist Bonnie Garmus makes the case for experience"
- The Washington Post review

Author interview - The Guardian

Author interview - The Bookseller (cover story)

"‘Lessons in Chemistry’ catalyzes science, cooking, and humor"
- Christian Science Monitor review

"Witty, fast-paced and unabashedly amusing" - Literary Review

"The right comic formula" - The Observer review

How former Seattleite Bonnie Garmus’ debut novel became a bestseller

- Seattle Times

Review and Interview - The Irish Examiner

Book Gift Ideas 2022 - Washington Post

"The 10 best books to read this month" - Good Housekeeping

"A snappy, fresh debut that thoroughly deserves the hype" - iNews

"Best books 2022: Novels our books editor predicts you won't be able to put down" - Woman & Home

BookReporter - Review

A novel lesson in 1960s chemistry - Chemical and Engineering news

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus review — the smart debut becoming an Apple TV+ series - The Times

On Her Shelf - Parade Magazine

Se amate "La fantastica signora Maisel", non potete perdervi “Lezioni di chimica” - Vogue Italia review (in Italian)

18 new works of fiction to read this spring: New York Times

"A more adorable plea for rationalism and gender equality would be hard to find"

- Kirkus Reviews (starred)

"Bonnie Garmus’ devastating and funny debut novel blows the lid off  the simplistic myth of post-World War II American life" - Bookpage starred review

The Best Books of 2022 (so far) - Real Simple


From scientist to celebrity chef: read this funny 1960s fable - The Telegraph, March 2022 

(behind paywall)

Five Books in Which Romance Sneaks Up on You - The Atlantic

our most anticipated new book releases of 2022 - Barnes & Noble

10 best debut novelists of 2022 - The Observer

5 New Book Releases to Read This April - The Today Show

22 books the Read with Jenna community can't wait to read in 2022

- The Today Show

13 writers to watch in 2022 - Bookpage

Top pick April 2022 - library reads

Most anticipated books of 2022 - parade

The Fiction Books You Cannot Miss - Stylist UK

24 Debut Releases To Get Your Hands On In 2022 - The Nerd Daily

Most anticipated books of 2022 - The National

Literary Hoarders Review

Doubleday triumphs in sixteen publisher auction -

Copywriter's book emerges as big book at Frankfurt - Publisher's weekly

Confessions of a Debut Novelist - Penguin UK interview

Bonnie Garmus and Felicity Blunt Interview

First look at Lessons in Chemistry - Entertainment Weekly

Brie Larson to star in Apple show Lessons in Chemistry -


"On par with Beth Harmon of The Queen’s Gambit, Elizabeth Zott swept me away with her intellect, honesty, and unapologetic selfhood. Lessons in Chemistry is a story for all the smart girls who refuse to dumb themselves down despite a culture that demands otherwise. Though a creation of the 50s & 60s, Zott is a feminist icon for our time."

Rachel Yoder/ author of Nightbitch

"A timeless book, written with furious elegance, black humour

and delightful quirk. Elizabeth Zott is an iconic heroine - a feminist

who refuses to be quashed, a mother who believes that her child is a person to behold, rather than to mould, and who will leave you,

and the lens through which you see the world, quite changed." 

Pandora Sykes/ journalist, broadcaster, and author of 

How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?

"Original, fresh, tender, funny and warm... Elizabeth Zott is the most wonderful character.Just fantastic."

Sinead Moriarty/ author

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