Sue explains what seems to matter most to the aged as they approach the end of their life, and how that inspired her book.
Sue is the editor of the The New York Review of Books‘ ebook series NYRB Lit and a scholar-in-residence at Middlebury College. She is the author of six books, including Can’t Remember What I Forgot: The Good News from the Frontlines of Memory Research and Migrations to Solitude: The Quest for Privacy in a Crowded World. Her most recent one is A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher, which comes out on May 16th.
This video is part of the Dish's "Ask Anything" interview series. It was recorded on May 8, 2013 in New York, NY.