Book Review | Florence Williams’s “Heartbreak” is the Post-Breakup Balm You Need

The book cover for Florence Williams’s Heartbreak a Personal and Scientific Journey. A sunset with a white moon shines upon snowy, rocky cliffs. The scape is framed by another rock formation in the shape of a heart.
Florence Williams’s “Heartbreak: A Personal and Scientific Journey”

[This review is now available in audio on YouTube]

Part memoir, part science, after receiving the disorienting news that her husband of 25 years wanted a divorce so he could find his soulmate, author and journalist Florence Williams followed her instincts on how to cope: She wrote about it.



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