There is no word in English to describe the special closeness that sometimes binds a man and a woman who are never lovers, but more than friends. Roger was my husband’s best friend, but I loved him too. Had we met decades earlier, I would have jumped on the back of his Harley and ridden off with him. As it was, what grew between us was something much subtler. But because there is no word for it, it stayed mysterious in my mind, to be brought to light only in the course of my becoming Roger’s memoirist.
This session will be held in Perry Hall at UW-Fox Valley.. See the campus map for location. The closest exit to the Communication Arts Center is Exit 13S.
Anne Strainchamps from WPR will introduce Rachel Simon, author of Riding the Bus with My Sister. Simon will read from and discuss the writing of The Story of Beautiful Girl and Riding the Bus With My Sister.