1. Norman Rush
  2. He credits this to his wife of 58 years, Elsa.
  3. This is the tender, dreamy dedication from Mating, his greatest work.
  4. “Everything I write is for Elsa, but especially this book, since in it her heart, sensibility and intellect are so signally — if perforce esoterically — celebrated and exploited. My debt to her, in art and in life, grows however much I put against it.”