'Davis's short stories are perfected economies, witty devices, precision-made, primed to release intelligence, philosophy, hilarity. They celebrate the thinking universe while they redefine the possibilities of the form. There is no other writer quite like her' Ali Smith
Find out why fellow authors like Ali Smith, Dave Eggers, Jonathan Franzen love Lydia Davis's writing so much in this landmark collection of all of her stories to date from across three decades. And why James Wood described this book in the New Yorker as 'a body of work probably unique in American writing' and 'one of the great, strange American literary contributions'.About the Author:
Lydia Davis is the author of one novel and seven story collections, the most recent of which was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. She was named a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters for her fiction and her translations of modern French writers, including Blanchot and Proust.
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Descripción Hamish Hamilton Ltd, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 024114504X