Influencer, bookworm and fledgling comedian Oenone Forbat is hosting her sell out book club, Adulting, at The AllBright.
Adulting Book Club is for those who love good company, good food & good wine. This month we’ll be discussing ‘one of the most talked about books of 2019’, Trick Mirror By Jia Tolentino. Food and a glass of wine is included. This night will be sanctuary for thought, expression and socialising and a chance to meet new friends!
Trick Mirror By Jia Tolentino
‘Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion is a 2019 book by American author Jia Tolentino. The book contains nine essays. Topics addressed in the essays include internet culture, “scammer culture”, and contemporary feminism.
Your ticket price includes food, a glass of wine on the evening and a goodie bag.
‘A masterclass in how to think about the world’ Samantha Irby
‘Thoroughly enjoyable’ Vogue
‘There is one guarantee with this book: it will make you stop and think … Tolentino’s writing will leave you feeling a bit more humble, and a bit more intelligent’ Independent
‘A page-turning holiday read’ Elle
‘An astute and exciting new voice’ Financial Times (Books of the Year)
‘A bold and playful collection from a hugely talented writer’ Guardian
‘She is the kind of writer who is talked about with a mixture of rapturous admiration and pained envy … dazzling’ New Statesman
‘The Book of the Moment’ Vice
‘Magnificent … her position as the pre-eminent genius among the millennial intellectuals is self-assured’ The Times
Jia Tolentino is a staff writer at The New Yorker. She grew up in Texas, attended the University of Virginia, and served in Kyrgyzstan in the Peace Corps. She received her MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan. She was a contributing editor at The Hairpin and the deputy editor at Jezebel. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Time, Grantland, Slate, Pitchfork, Bon Appétit, Spin, and Fader. She lives in Brooklyn.