Conversation: Rosenblatt’s ‘Kayak Morning’

BY Jeffrey Brown  February 21, 2012 at 4:17 PM EST

UPDATE | This post was originally published on Jan. 27, 2012. Roger Rosenblatt is scheduled to be on Tuesday’s NewsHour.

“Two and a half years after our thirty-eight-year-old daughter, Amy, died of an undetected anomalous right coronary artery, I have taken up kayaking.”

That’s the first line of a new book titled “Kayak Morning: Relfections on Love, Grief, and Small Boats.” Its author is Roger Rosenblatt, long known to Newshour viewers for his essays over many years on the program and, among many books, for his memoir, “Making Toast,” about his and family’s first days and weeks after the death of his daughter.

I spoke to him recently about his latest work:

Rosenblatt reads from his work in the video below: