Short stories tagged with The Past.

Listing 11 stories.

A nameless person tells a story of when they had an intimate conversation over dinner with a former schoolmate whom they idealized.

A Japanese woman who has begun to forget her name, frantically seeks the help of an eccentric clinician who eventually claims to know what happened to her name.

While taking their partially-deaf younger cousin to a hospital appointment an unknown narrator shifts in and out of memory, mixing up sensory and real experiences.

After witnessing someone die, an egoistical man tries to live life more fully, only to be reminded by his sister that he hasn't really changed his selfish ways, and that everyone secretly dislikes him.

The life of a young Japanese man becomes intimately intertwined with his deceased best-friend's girlfriend, as they each navigate the past in search of lost time.

A successful musician tells her children about surviving a bully in college, then searches on the internet to find out his fate.

A seventeen-year-old boy falls in love with a girl, but the boy's boss wants her as a second wife.

In France, an extremely wealthy man who owns a porcelain collection is invited to lunch by an odd-ball art dealer who has an elderly, eccentric socialite friend that collects porcelain de sax.

Following his breakup, a Japanese college student uses savings from his relationship as a means to quit his summer mowing job, but not without first helping a woman who asks, but doesn't appear to need, for her lawn to be mowed.

An Englishman mysteriously arrives in small-town Wyoming, and quickly assimilates into the local culture until a man from his past unexpectedly arrives.