The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

Davis, Lydia

(Book - 2009)
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The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis
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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, Davis's short stories will be collected in one volume, from the groundbreaking Break It Down (1986) to the 2007 National Book Award nominee Varieties of Disturbance . The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis is an event in American letters.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312655396
Branch Call Number: FICTION DAVIS 2009
Characteristics: xi, 733 p. ;,20 cm


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The art of "an American virtuoso of the short story form" ( Salon ).

Highly original stories from a National Book Award finalist.

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Jun 28, 2013
  • ser_library rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

a book to dip into rather than read straight through as the style repeats in many stories


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