The most popular, provocative, and unforgettable essays from the past 15 years of theNew York Times “Modern Love” column – including stories from the upcoming anthology seriesstarring Tina Fey, Andy Garcia, Anne Hathaway, Catherine Keener, Dev Patel, and John Slattery
A young woman goes through the five stages of ghosting grief. A mans promising fourth date ends in the emergency room. A female lawyer with bipolar disorder experiences the highs and lows of dating. A widower hesitates about introducing his children to his new girlfriend. A divorce in her 70s looks back at the beauty and rubble of past relationships.
These are just a few of the people who tell their stories inModern Love, Revised and Updated, featuring dozens of the most memorable essays to run inThe New York Times”Modern Love” column since its debut in 2004.
Some of the stories are unconventional,while others hit close to home. Some reveal the way technology has changed dating forever; others explore the timeless struggles experienced by anyone who has ever searched for love. But all of the stories are, above everything else, honest. Together, they tell the larger story of how relationships begin, often fail, and – when were lucky – endure.
Edited by longtime “Modern Love” editor Daniel Jones and featuring a diverse selection of contributors – including Mindy Hung, Trey Ellis, Ann Hood, Deborah Copaken, Terri Cheney, and more – this is the perfect audiobook for anyone whos loved, lost, stalked an ex on social media, or pined for true romance: In other words, anyone interested in the endlessly complicated workings of the human heart.
Narrator: Susan Bennett, Will Brill, Michael Crouch, Kevin R. Free, Emma Galvin, Catherine Ho, Robin Miles, Maggi-Meg Reed, Sean Runnette, Gabra Zackman, Daniel Jones
Duration: 8 hours 9 minutes
Released: 19 Mar 2009
Publisher: Random House Audio