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Product Description: Readers will revel in this remarkable collection from a master of the form and wonder how they'd ever overlooked her in the first place. ''I have always had faith that the best writers will rise to the top, like cream, sooner or later, and will become exactly as well-known as they should be -- their work talked about, quoted, taught, performed, filmed, set to music, anthologized...read more
By Lydia Davis (foreword by)

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9780374202392 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 18, 2015, cover price $26.00

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9781504676533 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 19, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Readers will revel in this remarkable collection from a master of the form and wonder how they'd ever overlooked her in the first place.

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Product Description: A literary event: one of the world's most celebrated novels, in a magnificent new translation Seven years ago, Lydia Davis brought us an award-winning, rapturously reviewed new translation of Marcel Proust's "Swann's Way" that was hailed as "clear and true to the music of the original" ("Los Angeles Times") and "a work of creation in its own right" (Claire Messud, "Newsday")...read more

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9780670022076 | Viking Pr, September 23, 2010, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A literary event: one of the most celebrated novels ever written, in a magnificent new translation Seven years ago, the incomparable Lydia Davis brought us an award-winning, rapturously reviewed new translation of Marcel Proust's Swann's Way that was hailed as "clear and true to the music of the original" (Los Angeles Times) and "a work of creation in its own right" (Claire Messud, Newsday).
9780444886231, titled "PC'S for Chemists" | Elsevier Science Ltd, February 1, 1990, cover price $142.50 | also contains PC''S for Chemists | About this edition: The book first introduces the reader to the fundamentals of experimental design.

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9781410436603 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 15, 2011), cover price $23.99 | About this edition: A literary event: one of the world's most celebrated novels, in a magnificent new translation Seven years ago, Lydia Davis brought us an award-winning, rapturously reviewed new translation of Marcel Proust's "Swann's Way" that was hailed as "clear and true to the music of the original" ("Los Angeles Times") and "a work of creation in its own right" (Claire Messud, "Newsday").

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Product Description: The award-winning, nationally bestselling translation, by Lydia Davis, of one of the world’s most celebrated novelsEmma Bovary is the original desperate housewife. Beautiful but bored, she spends lavishly on clothes and on her home and embarks on two disappointing affairs in an effort to make her life everything she believes it should be...read more
By Lydia Davis (trans)

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9780143106494 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, October 4, 2011), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The award-winning, nationally bestselling translation, by Lydia Davis, of one of the world’s most celebrated novelsEmma Bovary is the original desperate housewife.

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Product Description: NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe New York Times • Los Angeles Times • The Boston GlobeHer stories may be literal one-liners: the entirety of "Bloomington" reads, "Now that I have been here for a little while, I can say with confidence that I have never been here before...read more

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9780374118587 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 8, 2014, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A new collection of short stories from the woman Rick Moody has called "the best prose stylist in America"Her stories may be literal one-liners: the entirety of "Bloomington" reads, "Now that I have been here for a little while, I can say with confidence that I have never been here before.

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9781250062437 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, March 31, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe New York Times • Los Angeles Times • The Boston GlobeHer stories may be literal one-liners: the entirety of "Bloomington" reads, "Now that I have been here for a little while, I can say with confidence that I have never been here before.

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9780008118150 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, March 12, 2015, cover price $8.05

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Product Description: Bob, Son of Battle, is a sheepdog so canny and careful of his flock, so deeply devoted to his master, James Moore, and so admired for his poise and wisdom by the residents of a small village in the rugged mountains of England’s North Country, that young though he is, he is already known as Owd Bob...read more
By Lydia Davis (other contributor), Marguerite Kirmse (illustrator) and Alfred Ollivant

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9781590177297 | New York Review of Books, August 19, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Bob, Son of Battle, is a sheepdog so canny and careful of his flock, so deeply devoted to his master, James Moore, and so admired for his poise and wisdom by the residents of a small village in the rugged mountains of England’s North Country, that young though he is, he is already known as Owd Bob.

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Product Description: A New Directions Poetry Pamphlet by one of the most well-respected Arabic poets writing today, with an introduction by Lydia Davis A prominent practitioner of the Arabic “very short story” (al-qisa al-qasira jiddan), Osama Alomar’s poetic fictions embody the wisdom of Kahlil Gibran filtered through the violent gray absurdity of Assad’s police state...read more
By Lydia Davis (foreword by)

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9780811221764 | New Directions, January 27, 2014, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A New Directions Poetry Pamphlet by one of the most well-respected Arabic poets writing today, with an introduction by Lydia Davis A prominent practitioner of the Arabic “very short story” (al-qisa al-qasira jiddan), Osama Alomar’s poetic fictions embody the wisdom of Kahlil Gibran filtered through the violent gray absurdity of Assad’s police state.

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Product Description: Collections 1-12 in New Directions' Poetry Pamphlet seriesThis boxed set of the first twelve collections in the New Directions Poetry Pamphlet series contains:Osama Alomar's Fullbood Arabian H. D.'s Vale Ave Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Blast Cries Laughter Forrest Gander's Eiko & Koma Oliverio Girondo's Poems to Read on a Streetcar Susan Howe's Sorting Facts, or 19 Ways of Looking at Chris Marker Sylvia Legris's Pneumatic Antiphonal Bernadette Mayer's The Helens of Troy, New York Dunya Mikhail's 15 Iraqi Poets Alejandra Pizarnik's A Musical Hell Nathaniel Tarn's The Beautiful Contradictions Lydia Davis & Eliot Weinberger's Two American Scene...read more

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9780811221849 | Pck rep edition (New Directions, January 27, 2014), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Collections 1-12 in New Directions' Poetry Pamphlet seriesThis boxed set of the first twelve collections in the New Directions Poetry Pamphlet series contains:Osama Alomar's Fullbood Arabian H.

Product Description: From one of our most imaginative and inventive writers, a crystalline collection of perfectly modulated, sometimes harrowing and often hilarious investigations into the multifaceted ways in which human beings perceive each other and themselves...read more

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9780970335593 | McSweeneys Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of short fiction that explores the various ways in which human beings perceive each other and themselves, from a couple that suspects their friends think them boring to a funeral home that receives a letter rebuking it for linguistic errors.

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9781466801011 | Picador USA, December 31, 2013, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: From one of our most imaginative and inventive writers, a crystalline collection of perfectly modulated, sometimes harrowing and often hilarious investigations into the multifaceted ways in which human beings perceive each other and themselves.
9781223011417 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, December 31, 2013), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: From one of our most imaginative and inventive writers, a crystalline collection of perfectly modulated, sometimes harrowing and often hilarious investigations into the multifaceted ways in which human beings perceive each other and themselves.

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Product Description: The great Pierre Reverdy, comrade to Picasso and Braque, peer and contemporary of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, is among the most mysteriously satisfying of twentieth-century poets, his poems an uncanny mixture of the simple and the sublime...read more
By Lydia Davis (trans)

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9781590176795 | New York Review of Books, October 1, 2013, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The great Pierre Reverdy, comrade to Picasso and Braque, peer and contemporary of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, is among the most mysteriously satisfying of twentieth-century poets, his poems an uncanny mixture of the simple and the sublime.

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Product Description: The first four collections in our revitalized Poetry Pamphlet series, established to highlight original work from writers around the world as well as forgotten treasures lost in the cracks of literary history.Included are: Two American Scenes: Our Village & A Journey on the Colorado River, by Lydia Davis and Eliot Weinberger; Sorting Facts, or Nineteen Ways of Looking at Chris Marker, by Susan Howe; The Helens of Troy, New York, by Bernadette Mayer; and Pneumatic Antiphonal, by Sylvia Legris...read more

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9780811220637 | New Directions, April 10, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The first four collections in our revitalized Poetry Pamphlet series, established to highlight original work from writers around the world as well as forgotten treasures lost in the cracks of literary history.

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Product Description: Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet" series, Two American Scenes features two masters of the essay discussing "found material."Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet" series, Two American Scenes features two masters of the essay discussing "found material...read more

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9780811220415 | New Directions, March 26, 2013, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet" series, Two American Scenes features two masters of the essay discussing "found material.

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Product Description: With the help of guest editor Adam Thirlwell (author of Kapow!,Visual Editions), Issue 42 is a monumental experiment in translated literature—twelve stories taken through six translators apiece, weaving into English and then back out again, gaining new twists and textures each time, just as you'd expect a Kierkegaard story brought into English by Clancy Martin and then sent into Dutch by Cees Nooteboom before being made into English again by J...read more

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9781936365777 | McSweeneys Books, January 1, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: With the help of guest editor Adam Thirlwell (author of Kapow!

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Product Description: Following her acclaimed translation of Swann’s Way, Lydia Davis offers a partial alphabet of Proust translation problems – and their solutions. She muses on the near-impossibility of summarizing works by Maurice Blanchot, and ends with a group of short narratives that explore the space between dream and waking reality...read more

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9780955296352 | Sylph Editions, October 15, 2012, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Following her acclaimed translation of Swann’s Way, Lydia Davis offers a partial alphabet of Proust translation problems – and their solutions.

By Lydia Davis (contributor)

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9783775729277 | Bilingual edition (Hatje Cantz Pub, August 31, 2012), cover price $10.00

More Little Visits With Jesus: Devotions for Families With Young Children

Hardcover:

9780374270605 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 29, 2009, cover price $30.00
9780570030805, titled "More Little Visits With Jesus: Devotions for Families With Young Children" | Concordia Pub House, June 1, 1989, cover price $12.99 | also contains More Little Visits With Jesus: Devotions for Families With Young Children | About this edition: More Little Visits With Jesus: Devotions for Families With Young Children

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9781932511932 | Sarabande Books, March 29, 2011, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: A Bilingual New York Review Books OriginalVivant Denon's No Tomorrow is one of the masterpieces of eighteenth-century French libertine literature, a book to set beside Choderlos de Laclos' Les Liaisons dangereuses, except that where Laclos' icy novel tells of hellish depravity, Denon's ravishing novella is a paradisal diversion...read more
By Peter Brooks (introduced by), Lydia Davis (trans) and Vivant Denon

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9781590173268 | New York Review of Books, October 13, 2009, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A Bilingual New York Review Books OriginalVivant Denon's No Tomorrow is one of the masterpieces of eighteenth-century French libertine literature, a book to set beside Choderlos de Laclos' Les Liaisons dangereuses, except that where Laclos' icy novel tells of hellish depravity, Denon's ravishing novella is a paradisal diversion.

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Product Description: This work is a collection of 34 stories which reassure the reader that reality is orderly and reasonable. However, as the characters in the stories prove by their fallibility, misunderstanding and confusion are inherent in everyday life.

Hardcover:

9780374116538 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, July 1, 1986, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A man tries to work out whether a love affair was worth the money he spent on it in the title story of this collection which explores the lives of women at odds with themselves and the world

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9781852424213 | Reprint edition (Serpents Tail, April 1, 1996), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: This work is a collection of 34 stories which reassure the reader that reality is orderly and reasonable.
9780374520984 | Reissue edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1988), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A man tries to work out whether a love affair was worth the money he spent on it in the title story of this collection which explores the lives of women at odds with themselves and the world

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Product Description: The thirty-four stories in this seminal collection powerfully display what have become Lydia Davis’s trademarks—dexterity, brevity, understatement, and surprise. Although the certainty of her prose suggests a world of almost clinical reason and clarity, her characters show us that life, thought, and language are full of disorder...read more

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9780374531447 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 16, 2008, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The thirty-four stories in this seminal collection powerfully display what have become Lydia Davis’s trademarks—dexterity, brevity, understatement, and surprise.

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Presents a collection of short fiction, including 'What you Learn about the Baby' in which a mother describes how an infant disrupts her life and 'Jane and Cane' details an elderly woman's search for her missing cane.

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9780124992504, titled "Theory of Categories" | Academic Pr, August 1, 1965, cover price $77.00 | also contains Theory of Categories | About this edition: Theory of Categories.

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9780374281731 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 15, 2007, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of short fiction, including 'What you Learn about the Baby' in which a mother describes how an infant disrupts her life and 'Jane and Cane' details an elderly woman's search for her missing cane.

Moving across the country to take a job, a writer in her thirties finds herself absorbed in a complex relationship with a much younger man and struggles with its eventual breakdown and a long subsequent period of recovery. Reprint.

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9780374148317 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, December 1, 1994, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Moving across the country to take a job, a writer in her thirties finds herself absorbed in a complex relationship with a much younger man and struggles with its eventual breakdown and a long subsequent period of recovery

Paperback:

9780312423711 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, June 15, 2004), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Moving across the country to take a job, a writer in her thirties finds herself absorbed in a complex relationship with a much younger man and struggles with its eventual breakdown and a long subsequent period of recovery.
9781852424206 | Serpents Tail, April 1, 1996, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: This engagingly human and candid novel takes us deep into a world of obsession in which a happily settled woman attempts to piece together the fragments of an unresolved episode from her past.

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Product Description: Poetry. Translation. Translated from the French by Norma Cole, Lydia Davis, Serge Gavronsky and Cole Swensen. The serial poems in DISTANT NOISE present spare scenes shot through with surprise and the kind of truth found only in disorientation...read more
By Norma Cole (trans), Lydia Davis (trans), Jean Fremon, Serge Gavronsky (trans) and Cole Swensen (trans)

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9781880713310 | Avec Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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The author of Almost No Memory presents an inventive collection of short fiction that explores the various ways in which human beings perceive each other and themselves, from a couple that suspects their friends think them boring to a funeral home that receives a letter rebuking it for linguistic errors. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9780312420567 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, September 1, 2002), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The author of Almost No Memory presents an inventive collection of short fiction that explores the various ways in which human beings perceive each other and themselves, from a couple that suspects their friends think them boring to a funeral home that receives a letter rebuking it for linguistic errors.

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Product Description: The Life of Henry Brulard is the autobiography of one of France's greatest writers, Stendhal, author of The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma. Here, writing at white heat and with such ferocious honesty and indignation that his book was to remain unpublishable for more than a century after its composition, Stendhal revisits his unhappy childhood in a stuffy provincial town and bares his rebellious heart...read more
By Lydia Davis (foreword by), Stendhal (corporate author) and John Sturrock (introduced by)

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9780940322899 | New York Review of Books, December 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Life of Henry Brulard is the autobiography of one of France's greatest writers, Stendhal, author of The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma.

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