Anne Roiphe on Life After Love

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From cooking for one, to hailing cabs, to unlocking her own front door, she had to piece together the practical mechanics of a new life — all while struggling with a grief that seemed unbearable at times.

In her new memoir, "Epilogue," Roiphe documents the day-to-day challenges of widowhood and her cautious quest for new love.

This hour, On Point: Anne Roiphe on love, loss, and a life remade.

Have you lost a spouse, a partner? What did you have to relearn? Share your thoughts, and join the conversation.Joining us from New York City is acclaimed author Anne Roiphe. Since her first book was published in 1967, she has written nine novels and three memoirs, as well as essays and reviews for The New York Times, Vogue, The Guardian, and many other publications. Her latest book is "Epilogue: A Memoir."

Also joining us is Brian de Vries, professor of gerontology at San Francisco State University and an expert on grief, bereavement, and widowhood.

This program aired on September 8, 2008.


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