aComic and Exuberant . . . A fine and tender tale for anyone who has tried to let go of the past and envision the future while falling in love.a aRhonda Riley, author of The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope What if you could know your romantic future? What if an envisionist could enter the name of your prospective mate into a computer that would show you a film of your future life together? In The Future for Curious People, a young librarian named Evelyn becomes obsessed with this new technology: she canat stop visiting Dr. Chinas office because she needs to know that sheall meet someone and be happy one day. Godfrey, another client, ends up at the envisionistas office only because his fiancAce insisted they know their fate before taking the plunge. But when Godfrey meets Evelyn in the waiting room, true love may be right in front of them, but they are too preoccupiedaand too burdened by their pastsato recognize it. This smart, fresh love story, with its quirky twists and turns, ponders lifeas big questionsaabout happiness, fate, and our very existenceaas it follows Evelyn and Godfreyas quest for the elusive answers. aA love story about love stories . . . The pages burst with laugh-out-loud scenes and crisply original set-ups. I loved it!a aLydia Netzer, author of Shine Shine Shine aSomewhere between Jorge Luis Borgeas aThe Garden of Forking Pathsa and The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind you will find Gregory Sherlas warm, intelligent debut novel.a aRoxane Gay, author of An Untamed State aEnormously appealing . . . Evelyn and Godfrey are two unforgettable characters youall root for and remember long after youave read the last page of this wildly original, deeply moving novel.a aMindy Friddle, author of Secret KeepersIa#39;m wondering how clean my mouth has been these last three months. aIa#39;m sorry, a I say again. aI found the map, though.a He drops the toothbrush ... aIa#39;ll have to read about it on the music blogs.a aWhat about the Wii?a He pulls it out ofthe box.
|Title||:||The Future for Curious People|
|Publisher||:||Algonquin Books - 2014-09-02|