Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
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Saturday Book Club (Virtual Program)
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Saturday, Jul. 18, 10:30 am
Join us for a discussion of Everything is Horrible and Wonderful by Stepanie Wittels Wachs.

Book Description:
The space between life and death is a moment. But it will remain alive in me for hundreds of thousands of future moments. One phone call. That's all it took to change Stephanie Wittels Wachs' life forever... Her younger brother Harris, a star in the comedy world known for his work on shows like Parks and Recreation, had died of a heroin overdose. How do you make sense of such a tragic end to a life of so much hilarious brilliance? In beautiful, unsentimental, and surprisingly funny prose, Stephanie Wittels Wachs alternates between her brother's struggle with addiction, which she learned about three days before her wedding, and the first year after his death, in all its emotional devastation. This compelling portrait of a comedic genius and a profound exploration of the love between siblings is A Year of Magical Thinking for a new generation of readers. A heartbreaking but hopeful memoir of addiction, grief, and family, Everything is Horrible and Wonderful will make you laugh and cry.
 
This book is available for free download in eBook or audiobook through Hoopla, for Berlin residents.


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