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Adult Book Club: The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir

  • Hooray for Books! 1555 King Street Alexandria, VA, 22314 United States (map)

Join us the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. to discuss compelling books of all genres. Books purchased for our book clubs are always 20% off. Please email Sally Chadbourn for more information and to join.

This month, we are reading The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir by Ariel Levy, about a young woman’s search for meaning, love, and the choices she made.


Ariel Levy’s mother encouraged her to be anything she wanted to be and make her own rules with one caveat:  never become dependent upon a man.  Subsequently she became an award winning writer and this memoir is an extension of a sweeping, life spanning piece she wrote for The New Yorker (where she’s a staff writer):  in her late thirties she suffered a traumatic end to a much-wanted pregnancy and her marriage with a woman she adored fell apart.  Levy ultimately gains a deep gratitude for friends, family, and her profession.

Earlier Event: April 1
Judy Moody Day!