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Roger Rosenblatt

Biography

Roger Rosenblatt

Roger Rosenblatt's essays for Time and The NewsHour on PBS have won two George Polk Awards, the Peabody, and the Emmy. He is the author of six off- Broadway plays and 17 books, including New York Times Notable Books KAYAK MORNING and THE BOY DETECTIVE, as well as other national bestsellers UNLESS IT MOVES THE HUMAN HEART, MKAING TOAST, RULES FOR AGING and CHILDREN OF WAR, which won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has held the Briggs-Copeland appointment in the teaching of writing at Harvard, and is currently Distinguished Professor of English and Writing at Stony Brook University. He lives in Quogue, New York.

Roger Rosenblatt

Books by Roger Rosenblatt

by Roger Rosenblatt - Family Life, Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction

Poet Thomas Murphy contemplates his sunset years. The older mind is at issue, and Murph’s jumps from fact to memory to fancy. Now into Murphy’s world comes the lovely Sarah, a blind woman less than half his age who sees into his heart, as he sees into hers. Brought together under the most unlikely circumstance, Murph and Sarah begin in friendship and wind up in impossible possible love. Through his often-extravagant behavior and observations, both hilarious and profound, we see the world in all its strange glory, equally beautiful and ridiculous.

by Roger Rosenblatt - Love & Romance, Nonfiction

In THE BOOK OF LOVE, Roger Rosenblatt explores love in all its moods and variations --- romantic love, courtship, battle, mystery, marriage, heartbreak, fury, confusion, melancholy, delirium, ecstasy; love of family, of friends; love of home, of country, of work, of writing, of solitude, of art; love of nature; love of life itself. Rosenblatt is on a quest to illuminate this elusive and essential emotion, to define this thing called love.

by Roger Rosenblatt - Memoir, Nonfiction

Talented and prolific author Roger Rosenblatt has crafted a book that is part memoir, part fantasy, part poetry, part history, and part love letter to New York City. As he walks the city streets of his childhood, he slips in and out of the past, inviting the reader to stroll along beside him.

by Roger Rosenblatt - Memoir, Nonfiction

In MAKING TOAST, Roger Rosenblatt shared the story of his family in the days and months after the death of his 38-year-old daughter, Amy. Now, in KAYAK MORNING, he offers a personal meditation on grief itself.