In his acclaimed debut We Are Not Ourselves, Matthew Thomas paints a sprawling, profoundly sympathetic portrait of a family coping with slow-burning tragedy. The novel is a grand testament to our deepest hopes and most human frailties. In this video, he speaks about his incredibly personal and touching first hand experience of his father’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease. “He took the news like a champ,” the author recalls.
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