Almost No Memory (Paperback)

Stories

By Lydia Davis

Picador, 9780312420550, 208pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 2001

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Description

Philosophical inquiry, examinations of language, and involuted domestic disputes are the focus of Lydia Davis's inventive collection of short fiction, Almost No Memory. In each of these stories, Davis reveals an empathic, sometimes shattering understanding of human relationships.



About the Author

Lydia Davis is the author of one novel and seven story collections. Her collection Varieties of Disturbance: Stories was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. She is the recipient of a MacArthur fellowship, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Award of Merit Medal, and was named a Chevalier of the Order of the Arts and Letters by the French government for her fiction and her translations of modern writers, including Maurice Blanchot, Michel Leiris, and Marcel Proust. Lydia Davis is the winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize.


Praise For Almost No Memory: Stories

“Lydia Davis is one of the quiet giants in the world of American fiction.” —Benjamin Weissman, Los Angeles Times

“Frequently poetic and, without question, memorable.” —Liam Callanan, The New York Times Book Reveiw