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You, or the Invention of Memory, by Jonathan Baumbach

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You, or the Invention of Memory, by Jonathan Baumbach

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You, or the Invention of Memory, by Jonathan Baumbach

15.95

Publication Date: April 15, 2014
Paperback: 191 pages
ISBN: 978-1-936873-71-5
Trim: 8.5 x 5.5

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With each new novel, Jonathan Baumbach nudges the parameters of the novel—this time his narrator remembers, or invents, or imagines, the life of a not easily defined woman known only as You. It's another great look at the idea of love and the many various holds it can take.

 

PRAISE

"No one is smarter or funnier about the absurdities and agonies of modern love. reading You is an affair to relish and remember." —Hilma Wolitzer

"You is a wise, witty meditation on the mysteries of love and because the brilliant Jonathan Baumbach is the author, it is also a house of mirrors in which a single relationship is fractured into infinite possibilities and the corridors lead deep into a labyrinth of memory and desire. At every point, You offers us a new way to look at ourselves, startling us with uncanny reflections." —Joanna Scott

"Jonathan Baumbach creates a fresh sense of storytelling." —The Broad Set

"If you are an admirer of the bold and Unexpected, You, like any gesture of love, deserves your regard." —Steven Moore, Los Angeles Times Book Review

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