The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis by Lydia Davis 0312655398 9780312655396
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Lydia Davis is one of our most original and influential writers. She has been called an American virtuoso of the short story form (Salon) and one of the quiet giants . . . of American fiction (Los Angeles Times Book Review). Now, for the first time, Daviss short stories will be collected in one volume, from the groundbreakingBreak It Down(1986) to the 2007 National Book Award nomineeVarieties of Disturbance. The Collected Stories of Lydia Davisis an event in American letters.Lydia Davisis the author of one novel and seven story collections, the most recent of which was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. She is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and was named a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government for her fiction and her translations of modern writers including Maurice Blanchot, Michel Leiris, and Marcel Proust. Lydia Davis is one of our most original and influential writers, a storyteller celebrated for her inventiveness, and her ability to capture the mind in overdrive. She has been called "an American virtuoso of the short story form" (Salon) and "one of the quiet giants . . . of American fiction" (Los Angeles Times Book Review). This volume contains all her stories to date, from the acclaimedBreak It Down(1986) to the 2007 National book Award finalistVarieties of Disturbance.      

Author: Lydia Davis

Language: English

Edition: First Edition

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 752

Publisher: Picador

Publication Date: 2010-10-26


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