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Bonnie Garmus: Lessons in Chemistry (Sunday)

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Bonnie Garmus (photo credit Serena Bolton)
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Sunday 26 May 2024
Event Code: 5
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After a male colleague took credit for her work, Bonnie Garmus channelled her rage into the unforgettable protagonist of Lessons in Chemistry, Elizabeth Zott – a chemist-turned-celebrity cook who surreptitiously teaches housewives to subvert the status quo.

With her debut, Bonnie became a multimillion-copy bestselling novelist, whose novel has also been adapted into an Apple TV series starring Brie Larson. This 1960s-set comedy has inspired readers worldwide with its message that it's never too late to change everything – including yourself.

Join Bonnie to chat science, sexism and success in your sixties, with host Nicole Abadee.

Bonnie Garmus appears thanks to the support of The Salon.

Sydney Town Hall
483 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000