In Memory of Memory
Uncover a century of life in Russia as you sift through faded photographs, old postcards, diaries, and letters in this poetic memoir. In Memory of Memory retells the story of an ordinary family's survival during a time of persecution and repression, highlighting their pursuit of a peaceful and civilized life. This book combines elements of essay, memoir, travelogue, history, and fiction and is filled with intellectual curiosity and soft-spoken prose. Engage with ideas and personalities as you explore cultural and personal memory with this bold and thought-provoking read.
first published in 2017
2022-11-14T17:31:48.000Z@mrchrisaddison @FitzcarraldoEds Try Joshua Cohen and Mathias Enard too. On the non-fiction side I'd recommend Maria Stepanova "In Memory of Memory": Vriginie Despentes "King Kong Theory"; and my all time favourite book "Second Hand Time" by Svetlana Alexievich. – source