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Book Discussion: "The Memory Palace: A Memoir" by Mira Bartok.
The Riverside Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss The Memory Palace: A Memoir by Mira Bartok.
Before she was struck with schizophrenia at the age of nineteen, beautiful pianist Norma Herr had been the most vibrant personality in the room. She loved her daughters and did her best to raise them well, but as her mental state deteriorated, Norma spoke less about Chopin and more about Nazis and her fear that her daughters would be kidnapped, murdered, or raped.