Almost No Memory: Stories (Paperback)

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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 Essays One, a collection of essays on writing, reading, art, memory, and the Bible. She is also the author of The End of the Story: A Novel and many story collections, including Varieties of Disturbance, a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award for Fiction; Can’t and Won’t (2014); and The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis, described by James Wood in The New Yorker as “a grand cumulative achievement.” Davis is also the acclaimed translator of Swann’s Way and Madame Bovary, both awarded the French-American Foundation Translation Prize, and of many other works of literature. She has been named both a Chevalier and an Officier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government, and in 2020 she received the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story.

Praise For…


“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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312420550
ISBN-10: 0312420552
Publisher: Picador
Publication Date: September 8th, 2001
Pages: 208
Language: English