On this week’s podcast, Kate Winslet reads “When a Couch Is More Than a Couch,” Nina Riggs’s essay about the existential question that keeps her from making an online furniture purchase.
Modern Love: The Podcast | When a Couch Is More Than a Couch
This week, Kate Winslet reads Nina Riggs’s essay about how cancer can complicate the relationship between people and their possessions.
Ms. Riggs published her essay before she died of breast cancer in 2017. She also wrote a memoir, “The Bright Hour,” about the final two years of her life. Stay tuned after the reading for thoughts from the Modern Love editor Daniel Jones, as well as reflections from John Duberstein, Ms. Riggs’s widower, and Lucy Kalanithi, the widow of the neurosurgeon and best-selling author Paul Kalanithi.
Ms. Winslet needs no introduction.