One Hundred Names For Love by Diane Ackerman
Poet Diane Ackerman and her husband met when he was her professor in college. They fell in love over their mutual love of language and literature. One Hundred Names For Love chronicles their marriage after her husband suffered a stroke that greatly affected his ability to use and understand language. Not only was she struggling to help her husband back to health, Diane Ackerman was also struggling with the loss of the part of her husband with which she had fallen in love. One Hundred Names For Love is a moving story of her husband healing from his stroke and her story as his caregiver. Not only must she help him relearn basic skills, she also helps guide him towards a new love of language.
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