“A body of work probably unique in American writing … I suspect that THE COLLECTED STORIES OF LYDIA DAVIS will in time be seen as one of the great, strange American literary contributions.”—James Wood, The New Yorker
Favorite fiction of 2009 from the L.A. Times
A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice
Amazon.com – Best of 2009, Editors’ Picks
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. This volume contains all her stories to date, from the acclaimed BREAK IT DOWN to the 2007 National Book Award finalist VARIETIES OF DISTURBANCE.