Francisco Goldman on Say Her Name
Monday, April 11, 2011
Novelist Francisco Goldman talks about his new novel, Say Her Name, a chronicle of his great love and unspeakable loss, tracking the stages of grief when pure love gives way to bottomless pain. A month before his second wedding anniversary, Goldman’s wife, Aura, broke her neck while body surfing during a beach holiday in Mexico. Nearly overcome with grief, he collected everything he could about his wife to keep her alive with every memory, and this novel is the result.