What Comes Next and How to Like It
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In her bestselling memoir A Three Dog Life, Abigail Thomas wrote about the devastating loss of her husband. In What Comes Next and How to Like It, Thomas writes of the changes aging brings us all and of coping through love: of family, dogs, a well-turned phrase.
Thomas was startled to overhear herself described as "a nice old lady with a tattoo," because she thinks of herself as not nice, not old, nor a lady. But she has wondered: what comes next? What comes after the death of a spouse? What form does a lifelong friendship take after deepest betrayal? How does a mother cope with her child’s dire illness? Or the death of a cherished dog?
And how to like it? How to accept, appreciate, enjoy? How to find solace and pleasure? How to sustain and be sustained by our most trusted, valuable companions? At its heart, What Comes Next and How to Like It is about the complicated friendship between Thomas and a man she met thirty-five years ago - a rich bond that has lasted through marriages, child-raising, and the vicissitudes and tragedies of life.
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