The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing

The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing


The liked New York Times bestselling writer Making Toast and Kayak Morning returns with a robust meditation on a common topic: love.

In The publication of Love, Roger Rosenblatt explores love in all its moods and variations—romantic love, courtship, conflict, secret, marriage, heartbreak, fury, confusion, depression, delirium, ecstasy; love of family members, of associates; love of domestic, of kingdom, of labor, of writing, of solitude, of paintings; love of nature; love of lifestyles itself.

Rosenblatt is on a quest to light up this elusive and crucial emotion, to outline this factor known as love. Cleverly utilizing traces from love songs to create a flowing ballad—as infectious and interesting as a jazz riff—he intersperses fictional vignettes that seize enthusiasts in several events, a while, and temperaments besides notes addressed to “you,” his spouse of 50 years. “The tale i must inform is of you. Of others, too. other folks, different issues. yet usually of you. It starts and ends with you. it usually comes again to you.”

Lively but profound, poignant but joyous, The publication of Love is a triumph of mind and mind's eye: a private discourse on love that's either novel and timeless. 

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