That aspect of our selves that reconstructs our experience through memory is creative by necessity, extracting narrative and meaning from an ever-heightening stack of years (and so it must be, otherwise we'd be stuck reminiscing about bowls of cereal and going upstairs and promptly forgetting why). It's when these creations of recollection touch on injury, loss, and heartache that they take on a more complicated cast and, with time, assume a beauty of their own. Into this territory ventures... More >>>