Rob Delaney - A Heart That Works (Online Event)

Rob Delaney

A Heart That Works

Free Online Event

Sat., November 4th • 11:00am PT

This event will be hosted live online via Third Place Books. Please contact with questions regarding live events.

A special online event presented in partnership with Books & Books.

This is the story of what happens when you lose a child, and everything you discover about life in the process, by the star of the Amazon Prime series CatastropheIn 2018, Rob Delaney's two-year-old son, Henry, died of a brain tumor. A Heart That Works  is Delaney's intimate, unflinching, and at times fiercely funny exploration of Henry's beautiful, bright life and the devastation of his loss - from the harrowing illness to the vivid, bodily impact of grief and the blind, furious rage that followed through to the forceful, unstoppable love that remains. In the madness of his grief, Delaney grapples with the fragile miracle of life, the mysteries of death, and the question of purpose for those left behind. Profound, painful, full of emotion, and bracingly honest, Delaney's memoir offers solace to those who have faced devastation and shows us how grace may appear even in the darkest times.

Rob Delaney is a comedian, actor, and writer. He is widely known as the award-winning co-creator and co-star of the critically acclaimed Amazon Prime comedy  Catastrophe. He is the author of a memoir Rob Delaney: Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.





Rob Delaney photo courtesy of Hollie Fernando.


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ISBN: 9781954118560
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 31st, 2023