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When a man 30 years younger confessed his attraction, Sophy Burnham was surprised — even embarrassed. As an octogenarian, Ms. Burnham knew that sensuality does not just disappear with age, yet she still struggled to believe that she could still be the object of another’s desire.
On this week’s Modern Love podcast, the actress Jessica Walter reads Ms. Burnham’s thoughtful and funny essay, “At What Age Is Love Enthralling? 82.”
Ms. Burnham is a playwright, novelist and nonfiction writer living in Washington, D.C. Ms. Walter is known for her roles in the TV shows “Archer” and “Arrested Development.” Stay tuned after the reading to hear more from her, Ms. Burnham and the Modern Love editor Daniel Jones.
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