“This gorgeous memoir gives readers a raw and unvarnished account of what it's like to live with and love someone with a severe mental illness. There are moments of gut-wrenching sadness—but, ultimately, the story is hopeful, even triumphant. This book basically tore out my heart and then lovingly sewed it back in place.” -- Susannah Cahalan, author of Brain on Fire
"Honest and heartfelt, My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward tells the difficult story of a marriage tested by mental illness, and reminds us that true love is never easy." -- Kyle Boelte, author of The Beautiful Unseen
"With moving and touching prose, My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward describes what it's like to have the picture of your life smashed in an instant and subsequently reassembled miraculously." -- Mayim Bialik, PhD, neuroscientist, actress, author
Mark Lukach has been published in the New York Times, the Atlantic and Wired. He is currently the ninth grade dean at The Athenian School, where he also teaches history.