Jonathan Baumbach

YOU or The Invention of Memory"

YOU or The Invention of Memory (2008)
Joanna Scott writes:
"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."

Selected Works

Fiction
BABBLE (1976)
"BABBLE is the further adventures of the only infant hero in American Literature." --Esquire
RERUNS (1974), Fiction Collective
"RERUNS is about that place -- no small terrain -- where cinema, dream and memory meet, and no other novel has mapped it as well."
B, a novel (2002)
"The novel that takes his initial offers 14 ways of looking at Baumbach’s writer-protagonist, 14 narrative variations on the distorting mirror."
ON THE WAY TO MY FATHER’S FUNERAL: New and Selected Stories
Robert Coover writes: “He is an exceptional writer... I can think of few authors who can deliver an entire set of stories of such class as these."
novel
YOU or The Invention of Memory"
Narrator remembers or imagines or invents the story of a variable relationship with a woman known only as You.

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