This powerful memoir by New York Times bestselling author Amy Bloom is an illuminating story of two people whose love leads them to find a courageous way to part—and of a woman’s struggle to go forward in the face of loss. “What a book this is—full of everything that matters... gripping, moving, and beautifully told.” — Meg Wolitzer, author of The Female Persuasion. Amy Bloom began to notice changes in her husband, Brian: He retired early from a new job he loved; he withdrew from close friendships; he talked mostly about the past. Suddenly, it seemed there was a glass wall between them, and their long walks and talks stopped. Their world was altered forever when an MRI confirmed what they could no longer ignore...
Publisher: Random House (March 8, 2022) Pages: 240 pages ISBN-10: 0593243943 ISBN-13: 978-0593243947 ASIN: B096XGDWSX
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Author of three New York Times best-sellers and three collections of short stories, a children’s book and a ground-breaking collection of essays. Amy Bloom has been a nominee for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and numerous anthologies here and abroad. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, O Magazine and Vogue, among many other publications, and has won a National Magazine Award for Fiction. Her work has been translated into fifteen languages. She has written many pilot scripts, for cable and network, and she created, wrote and ran the excellent, short-lived series State of Mind, starring Lili Taylor. She is now Wesleyan University’s Shapiro-Silverberg Professor of Creative Writing.