Letty Cottin Pogrebin - How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick
Everyone knows someone who’s sick or suffering. Yet when a friend or relative is under duress many of us feel uncertain about how to cope.Throughout her recent bout with breast cancer, Letty Cottin Pogrebin became intrigued by her friends’ and family’s diverse reactions to her and her diagnosis: how awkwardly some of them behaved; how they misspoke or misinterpreted her needs; and how wonderful it was when people read her right. Now Pogrebin has distilled their collective stories, insights, opinions, and ideas into How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick ($24.99), a wide-ranging compendium of concrete guidance and usable wisdom.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin is an award-winning journalist, widely published opinion writer, acclaimed public speaker, admired political activist, and author of several nonfiction bestsellers, including Growing Up Free, Getting Over Getting Older, and Deborah, Golda, and Me. Her last book was a novel, Three Daughters. She lives in New York.
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