Kristina went to the doctor and saw 250 pounds on the scale. That, along with a friend's unexpected death, quitting her job, and getting accepted to her dream graduate school program across the country,
Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed. Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.
Be prepared. And smug. If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books—fiction and nonfiction—into films.