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  • "The Book of Pet Love & Loss" is a collection of quotations—poignant thoughts and memories discovered in letters, journals, diaries, memoirs, and other original sources—from beloved cultural figures who understood this singular experience so deeply, they felt compelled to write about it.Sara Bader is an editor, writer, and researcher.
  • Lorrie Moore is one of the most celebrated living writers in the United States. Her new novel, “I Am Homeless If This Is Not My Home,” is her first in 14 years and is an exploration of love and death, passion and grief where a man takes a road trip with the corpse of his dead ex-lover.
  • Adapted from Kent Haruf’s novel, Berkshire Theatre Group’s World Premiere musical production, "On Cedar Street," tells the joyful and inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together in a search for happiness and family. Actors Stephen Bogardus and Lauren Ward join us.
  • The world adores the Full Moon. Poetry has always linked it to love. The fact that it’s one of Nature’s few perfectly round objects connects it with many cultures’ ancient beliefs that the circle was the perfect geometric shape, since it has no beginning or end. This week: the Moon.
  • Renowned grief expert and neuroscientist Mary-Frances O’Connor shares groundbreaking discoveries about what happens in our brain when we grieve, providing a new paradigm for understanding love, loss, and learning. Her new book is "The Grieving Brain."
  • Eighteen months before Kathryn Schulz’s beloved father died, she met the woman she would marry. In "Lost & Found," she weaves the stories of those relationships into a brilliant exploration of how all our lives are shaped by loss and discovery.
  • Renowned grief expert and neuroscientist Mary-Frances O’Connor shares groundbreaking discoveries about what happens in our brain when we grieve, providing a new paradigm for understanding love, loss, and learning. Her new book is "The Grieving Brain."
  • Author & Skidmore professor Susannah Mintz’s memoir interweaves the private story of a marriage coming apart with readings of John Milton's poetry and prose. She discusses her book, Love Affair in the Garden of Milton, with us this morning and through a Northshire Books Virtual Event tonight.Connected essays chart the chaos of loss and the discovery of how a writer can inhabit our emotional as well as our intellectual selves. Inflected by the principles of mindfulness. Mintz's memoir explores how we reconstruct ourselves and find our way back to meaning in the aftermath of trauma.Susannah B. Mintz is the author or coeditor of several scholarly works about disability culture and representation, life writing, and early modern literature. She is currently a professor of English at Skidmore College.
  • Alice Hoffman's "The Book of Magic" is a breathtaking conclusion to her Practical Magic series that celebrates mothers and daughters, sisters and brothers, and anyone who has ever been in love.
  • Bobby and Cheryl Love joins us this morning to tell the true account of an escaped convict and his wife of thirty-five-plus years who never knew his secret. It captured the imaginations of millions when it hit Humans of New York last fall, and now with the new book, "The Redemption of Bobby Love."