STEPHANIE DANLER, "Sweetbitter"

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May 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

We're thrilled to welcome Stephanie Danler on Tuesday May 16th at 7pm. She'll be reading from the paperback edition of her bestselling novel "Sweetbitter".

Twenty-two, and knowing no one, Tess leaves home to begin her adult life in New York City. Thus begins a year that is both enchanting and punishing, in a low-level job at “the best restaurant in New York City.” Grueling hours and a steep culinary learning curve awaken her to the beauty of oysters, the finest Champagnes, the appellations of Burgundy. At the same time, she opens herself to friendships—and love—set against the backdrop of dive bars and late nights.  As her appetites sharpen—for food and wine, but also for knowledge, experience, and belonging—Tess is drawn into a darkly alluring love triangle that will prove to be her most exhilarating and painful lesson of all. 
 
Stephanie Danler deftly conjures the nonstop and purely adrenalized world of the restaurant—conversations interrupted, phrases overheard, and suggestions below the surface. Evoking the infinite possibility of being young in New York with heart-stopping accuracy, Sweetbitter is ultimately about the power of what remains after disillusionment, and the wisdom that comes from experience, sweet and bitter.

Sweetbitter Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911860
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - April 4th, 2017

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Oakland, CA 94611
United States

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