The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

Book - 2009
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A single-volume compilation of the National Book Award finalist's short stories includes "Break it Down" and "Varieties of Disturbance."
Lydia Davis is one of our most original and influential writers, a storyteller celebrated for her emotional acuity, her formal inventiveness, and her ability to capture the mind in overdrive. She has been called "an American virtuoso of the short story form" ( and "one of the quiet giants ... of American fiction" (Los Angeles Times Book Review). This volume contains all her stories to date, from the acclaimed Break it Down (1986) to the 2007 National Book Award finalist Varieties of Disturbance. - Cover flap.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312655396
Branch Call Number: SS DAVI
Characteristics: xi, 733 p. ; 20 cm.


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ser_library Jun 28, 2013

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


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