An international sensation, this hilarious, feel-good novel is narrated by an oddly charming and socially challenged genetics professor on an unusual quest: to find out if he is capable of true love (Goodreads)
Don Tillman, genetics professor, is getting married. Or he will be, when his sixteen-page, scientifically valid survey yield as candidate (see: the Wife Project). Designed to filter out the drinkers, the smokers, the vegans, the late arrivers, Don's questionnaire is, for this socially challenged academic, the most logical method to find the perfect partner.
Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. A tender, moving tale of unconditional love in a family that, despite its profound flaws, gave the author the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms. (Goodreads)