Isabel Allende: The Sum of Our Days

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sum_of_our_days.jpgIsabel Allende's second memoir, The Sum of Our Days (Harper), is written to Paula, her daughter who died, telling the history of their family since her death. Allende tells stories naturally, and here we discuss storytelling as a form of memory, a way of preserving the present.

  • Read an excerpt from The Sum of Our Days.