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The Stories of Bernard Malamud

Bernard Malamud

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Compassionate and profound in their wry humor, this collection of stories captures the poetry of human relationships at the point where reality and imagination meet.

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The Stories of Bernard Malamud
Take PityDAVIDOV, the census-taker, opened the door without knocking, limped into the room, and sat wearily down. Out came his notebook and he was on the job. Rosen, the ex-coffee salesman, wasted, eyes despairing, sat motionless, cross-legged, on his cot. The square, clean but cold room, lit by a dim globe, was sparsely furnished: the cot, a folding chair, small table, old unpainted chests--no closets but who needed them?--and a small sink with a rough piece of green, institutional soap on its holder --you could smell it across the room. The worn black shade over
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 "A solid sampling of Malamud's short-story art."
-- Kirkus Reviews
 
"In short, among the many engaging things that it is, 'The Stories of Bernard Malamud' is the autobiography of an artist."
--The New York Times
 "A solid sampling of Malamud's short-story art."
-- Kirkus Reviews
 
"In short, among the many engaging things that it is, 'The Stories of Bernard Malamud' is the autobiography of an artist."
--The New York Times

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Bernard Malamud

  • Bernard Malamud (1914-1986) also wrote eight novels, he won the Pulitzer Prize and a second National Book award for The Fixer. Born in Brooklyn, he taught for many years at Bennington College in Vermont.
  • Bernard Malamud Copyright Seymour Linden
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