Scar Tissue

Author: Michael Ignatieff

A report from that other country called illness. At its heart is a son’s memoir of his mother’s voyage into the world of neurological disease, where she loses first her memory, and then her very identity, only to gain – at the very end – a strange serenity. By the author of The Russian Album…..Read More

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