Roger Rosenblatt thinks he perhaps pursued a life of words to express understanding of his own life experiences. In "The Boy Detective: A New York Childhood," he draws on recollections of growing up in Gramercy Park in order to craft his memoir. Judy Woodruff sits down with Rosenblatt to discuss the use of memory in his writing. Continue reading
Author Roger Rosenblatt considers grief, solace, solitude and love in the wake of his daughter’s death in his new book “Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief and Small Boats.” Jeffrey Brown and Rosenblatt discuss a morning out on the water and a journey through grief. Continue reading
We’ve invited Roger Rosenblatt, author of ‘Unless It Moves The Human Heart: The Craft and Art of Writing’, back to our newsroom to continue a conversation we began in January.
Roger Rosenblatt — novelist, playwright, journalist and, of course, NewsHour essayist for many years — also teaches writing. His latest book, “Unless It Moves The Human Heart: The Craft and Art of Writing,” is a based on a class he teaches called “Writing Everything.” He spoke with Jeffrey Brown about his advice to writers. Continue reading
Monday on the NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown interviews Roger Rosenblatt about his advice to writers.
Jeffrey Brown talks to author Roger Rosenblatt about coping and caring for grandchildren after the death of his daughter. Rosenblatt’s new memoir on grief and family is called “Making Toast.” Continue reading
In a conversation with Jeffrey Brown, novelist and NewsHour essayist Roger Rosenblatt discusses his new book, “Beet,” which takes a satirical look at college life. The novel focuses on a fictional elite university of the same title, which looks for new ways to regain its past glory. Continue reading