Dani Shapiro Explores Long-Term Love in Her New Memoir 'Hourglass'

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Author Dani Shapiro poses for a portrait. (Photo: Dani Shapiro)

Time tests even the strongest marriages. In her new memoir, “Hourglass,” Dani Shapiro examines the cracks that slowly formed over her 18-year marriage to her husband as they navigated things like financial uncertainty and their young son's life-threatening illness. Shapiro joins us to talk about the challenges of long-term love and how she stayed honest while writing about her closest relationships.


Dani Shapiro, author, "Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage" also the author of "Still Writing," "Black & White," "Slow Motion," and "Devotion"