Below is a list of discussion questions for Book Clubs reading The Futility Experts. (Please also note that Margaret is easily persuaded to join a book club in person if near Portland, Maine, or through FaceTime or Skype. Requests can be made using the Contact form on this website.)
Who made this delightful hummus?
Let's each think of three four-letter words that best describe this book.
If you could invite one of the characters to dinner, for how long could you truly remain civil?
What was your least favorite among all of the uncomfortable scenes?
How was the pace of the book? Rabid, loitering, lurching, hobbling?
Who would you cast in the movie of the book if you could overcome their disinterest with loads of cash?
Share a quote from the book using any foreign accent you can do.
If you could rewrite the ending, the part just before the ending, and the entire middle section of the book, how would it go?
What could be the author’s purpose for living?
Is there another bottle of Pinot Grigio where this one came from?
Would you read another book from this author and why not?
What, pray tell, is next month’s monstrosity? (And shouldn't someone read these books before we select them?)