Maggie Scarf is a journalist and the author of the bestselling Intimate Partners, among other books. A visiting fellow at the Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, and a fellow of Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, she is also a contributing editor for The New Republic. Scarf and her husband live in Connecticut.
The author of Intimate Partners discusses the good that long-term marriages can yield, as partners share the "bonus years" that come with a longer life expectancy. Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.
"[An] engrossing investigation into enduring
-The New York Times Book Review
"Scarf is good...a probing but tactful questioner, an active
listener, and even, on occasion, a quasi-therapist."
-The Washington Post "A journalistic book...the clearest message, both from the research and the couples, is upbeat."
-The Economist "Scarf wonderfully captures those insights that give meaning and joy to life even as the clock ticks."
-Jerome Groopman, M.D., author of How Doctors Think