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Best Of: Amy Bloom On Alzheimer's And Assisted Suicide / Cartoonist David Sipress

March 12, 2022 02:15

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Shortly after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2019, architect Brian Ameche, then in his mid-60s, told his wife, novelist Amy Bloom, that he wanted to end life on his own terms, before the disease robbed him of everything. Bloom talks about how she traveled with him to Zurich so he could legally terminate his life. Her new memoir is In Love. Cartoonist David Sipress endured years of rejection before finally landing a gig with The New Yorker in '98. "I wasn't about to let all that rejection get in the way," he says. His new memoir is What's So Funny? Read more
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