Summary – The acclaimed comedian teams up with New York University sociologist, Eric Klinenberg to explore the nature of modern relationships, evaluating how technology is shaping contemporary relationships and considering the differences between courtship of the past and present. During Ansari and Klinenberg’s research, they interviewed and formed focus groups all over the world and analyzed the data they gathered. They enlisted the world’s leading social scientists. The result is unlike any social science or humor book we’ve seen before.
Read-Alikes – If you enjoyed this book, you might also enjoy Sick in the Head by Judd Apatow, Paddle Your Own Canoe by Nick Offerman, The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer, Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan, and Uganda Be Kidding Me by Chelsea Handler.
Book Club – Modern Romance is the September selection for our book club group, Beyond the Book @ Wisma. Book discussion meets on September 14th at 7:00pm at Wisma. Join Martha and Skylar for insightful discussion, camaraderie with fellow book lovers, and perhaps a glass of wine at our book club! Wisma is located at 24 E. Scranton Ave in Lake Bluff. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk and downloadable versions can be found through MyMediaMall.