The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

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Recommended Summer Reading -- Louise Erdrich, New York Times

A memoir of friendship and literature chronicling a search for meaning and comfort in great books, and a beautiful path out of grief

Anne Gisleson had lost her twin sisters, had been forced to flee her home during Hurricane Katrina, and had witnessed cancer take her beloved father. Before she met her husband, Brad, he had suffered his own trauma, losing his partner and the mother of his son to cancer in her… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


The Futilitarians tackles hopelessness, but it never succumbs to it. Gisleson writes with wit, warmth and a spiritual devotion to books that never comes across as preachy.

Gisleson’s story isn’t an easy, read-in-a-couple-of-gulps proposition. It demands time and attention. It requests a bit of rigor. Yet it offers a generous companionship, the solace of being seen.


Book Details  


Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (August 22, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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