“If memory is a palace,” Mira Bartok writes in her memoir The Memory Palace, “let me live there, forever with her, somewhere in that place between sleep and morning. . . . Let me dream a palace in the clear night sky, . . . a place lit by stars and a winter moon.”
Bartok is an artist, writer and musician, who has written an intriguing book about her mother’s battle with schizophrenia. It’s a book worth checking out. Here’s The New York Times review.