In a Dark Wood

In a Dark Wood
What Dante Taught Me About Grief, Healing, and the Mysteries of Love

When you lose your whole world in a moment, where do you turn? On a cold November morning, Joseph Luzzi, a Dante scholar and professor at Bard College, found himself racing to the hospital—his wife, Katherine, eight-and-a-half months pregnant, had been in a horrible car accident. In one terrible instant, Luzzi became both a widower and a first-time father.
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  1. Just saw your most recent video. I had no idea of your personal loss. I am glad you could find your way again through Dante.

    I am reading La Divina Commedia in Italiano. A complicated and difficult book to digest, but I am getting through it, bit by bit.

    I felt a great loss myself, in my dearest mother’s passing, a few years back. I wished I had turned to Dante at the time…

    I’ll read your new book and remain one of your greatest admirer.

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