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Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis is the author of one novel and seven story collections. Her collection Varieties of Disturbance: Stories was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. She is the recipient of a MacArthur fellowship, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Award of Merit Medal, and was named a Chevalier of the Order of the 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 the winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize.

Books by Lydia Davis

  • 9780811221849 72

    Poetry Pamphlets 1-12 (Boxed Set)

    Osama Alomar, Lydia Davis, Hilda Doolittle, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Forrest Gander, Oliverio Girondo, Susan Howe, Sylvia Legris, Bernadette Mayer, Dunya Mikhail, Alejandra Pizarnik, Nathaniel Tarn, Eliot Weinberger

    Paperback, 2015

    Collections 1-12 in New Directions' Poetry Pamphlet series
  • 9780811224246 72

    Looking at Pictures

    Robert Walser, Susan Bernofsky, Lydia Davis, Christopher Middleton

    Hardcover, 2015

    A special side of Robert Walser: his essays on art
  • 9780811221764 72

    Fullblood Arabian

    Osama Alomar, C. J. Collins, Lydia Davis

    Paperback, 2014

    A New Directions Poetry Pamphlet by one of the most well-respected Arabic poets writing today, with an introduction by Lydia Davis
  • 9780811224116 72

    Letters to His Neighbor

    Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis

    Hardcover, 2017

    Brilliantly translated by Lydia Davis, here are Proust’s tormented, touching, and often very funny letters to his noisy neighbor.