'Widower's Notebook' Draws A Portrait Of Grief And Guilt : Fresh Air Five years ago, Jonathan Santlofer's wife died suddenly, throwing him into a "fugue state" of grief. Sketching her portrait from old photographs has helped him stay close to her. His memoir is 'The Widower's Notebook.'

Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews the novel 'Come With Me' by Helen Schulman, about regrets and risk-taking in the Internet age.
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'Widower's Notebook' Draws A Portrait Of Grief And Guilt

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'Widower's Notebook' Draws A Portrait Of Grief And Guilt

'Widower's Notebook' Draws A Portrait Of Grief And Guilt

'Widower's Notebook' Draws A Portrait Of Grief And Guilt

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Five years ago, Jonathan Santlofer's wife died suddenly, throwing him into a "fugue state" of grief. Sketching her portrait from old photographs has helped him stay close to her. His memoir is 'The Widower's Notebook.'

Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews the novel 'Come With Me' by Helen Schulman, about regrets and risk-taking in the Internet age.