Here are 175 true stories—honest, funny, tender and wise—each as moving as a lyric poem, all told in no more than one hundred words. An electrician lights up a woman’s life, a sister longs for her homeless brother, strangers dream of what might have been. Love lost, found and reclaimed. Love that’s romantic, familial, platonic and unexpected. Most of all, these stories celebrate love as it exists in real life: a silly remark that leads to a lifetime together, a father who struggles to remember his son, ordinary moments that burn bright. Author Daniel Jones is editor of the New York Times Modern Love column. He and Miya Lee, a reader of submissions, have assembled a wonderful collection of stories pulled from the popular column.
- Authors: Daniel Jones and Miya Lee
- Publisher: Workman Publishing
- Hardcover, 208 pages