Lessons in Chemistry


Average rating: 8.39




Community Reviews

May 19, 2024
10/10 stars
I picked this up because multiple people recommended it to me. I am so glad that I listened to them and read this! What a wonderful, well-written story!

I loved that we got a peek into the life of a female scientist over several decades. The way she lived her life probably wasn't so unusual for the times, and I felt we got to know her well during the course of the story.

I highly recommend this book.
May 17, 2024
10/10 stars
Loved this one! Read over a long a weekend.
Apr 20, 2024
6/10 stars
I think talking about women in science is important, and talking about the discrimination of women in science is even more important but Bonnie Garmus didn't do a very good job. The writing is ok, but the characters are flat, there are too many cliches, and some episodes would better be cut out or changed - like the episode with the rape, for example. I don't understand the need to insert rape into a book if this event doesn't seem to impact the ...read more
Apr 13, 2024
10/10 stars
I loved this book so much. Elizabeth Zott was such a wonderful and complex protagonist. This story made my feminist heart want to scream at times and cry tears of joy at other times. It’s not a light, fluffy book, but it’s a good book.
Mar 19, 2024
8/10 stars
I’m glad I gave this book a chance. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I don't normally care for romance stories, just not my thing.

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