Diane Ackerman and her husband, Paul West, have both enjoyed long literary careers. West suffered a stroke in 2003 that left him with aphasia, an inability to produce or understand words. Ackerman's memoir, "One Hundred Names for Love" examines the impact this had on their word-filled relationship.
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Diane Ackerman, poet, essayist, naturalist and author of other works of nonfiction including "The Zookeeper's Wife" and "An Alchemy of Mind"