Behind the Pages: Jason B. Rosenthal
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Jason B. Rosenthal
My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me: A Memoir
NAMED ONE OF TIME’S BEST NEW BOOKS, APRIL 2020
An inspiring memoir of life, love, loss, and new beginnings by the widower of bestselling author and filmmaker, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, whose last of act of love before her death was setting the stage for her husband’s life without her in a column in The New York Times. Her "Modern Love" column, “You May Want to Marry My Husband” appeared 10 days before her death from ovarian cancer and quickly went viral, reaching more than five million people worldwide.
Behind the Pages author Jason B. Rosenthal kicks off the 9th Annual Saul Cohen-Schoke Jewish Family Service Lecture Series with a conversation about his acclaimed memoir, My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me. Rosenthal's book chronicles his journey through the trauma of losing his wife Amy to ovarian cancer, and is a response to Amy's New York Times column, "You May Want to Marry My Husband," which went viral, reaching millions worldwide.
A gift to the community
Partners: Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County, Jewish Book Council