BARBARA ASCHER is the author of five nonfiction books: Playing After Dark; The Habit of Loving; Landscape without Gravity; Dancing in the Dark; Romance, Yearning, and the Search for the Sublime. Her most recent is Ghosting: A Widow’s Voyage Out. She has been a columnist for The New York Times and Elle Magazine (on ethics), and is a frequent contributor to many newspapers and journals. She was Editorial Director of Delphinium Books.
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