In conversation with Jason Roberts
Peter Orner talks about his novel Love and Shame and Love ($14.99). Covering four generations of one family, Orner illuminates the countless ways that love both makes us whole and completely unravels us. A comic and sorrowful tapestry of memory, of connection and disconnection, this work explores the universals with originality and wisdom.
Jason Roberts is author of the bestselling A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler, a biography of James Holman, the blind adventurer of the early 19th century.
Alexander Popper can't stop remembering. Four years old when his father tossed him into Lake Michigan, he was told, Sink or swim, kid. In his mind, he's still bobbing in that frigid water.