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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)

Hardcover:

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

CD/Spoken Word:

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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Hardcover:

9780670022076 | Viking Pr, September 23, 2010, cover price $27.95
9780444886231, titled "PC'S for Chemists" | Elsevier Science Ltd, February 1, 1990, cover price $142.50 | also contains PC''S for Chemists

Paperback:

9781410436603 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 15, 2011), cover price $23.99

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By Lydia Davis (trans)

Paperback:

9780143106494 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, October 4, 2011), cover price $17.00

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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

Hardcover:

9780374118587 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 8, 2014, cover price $26.00

Paperback:

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.

Paperback:

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

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By Lydia Davis (other contributor), Marguerite Kirmse (illustrator) and Alfred Ollivant

Hardcover:

9781590177297 | New York Review of Books, August 19, 2014, cover price $17.95

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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)

Paperback:

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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9780811221849 | Pck rep edition (New Directions, January 27, 2014), cover price $100.00

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.

Hardcover:

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.

Paperback:

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

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By Lydia Davis (trans)

Paperback:

9781590176795 | New York Review of Books, October 1, 2013, cover price $12.95

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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.

By Lydia Davis (contributor)

Paperback:

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

Paperback:

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

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By Peter Brooks (introduced by), Lydia Davis (trans) and Vivant Denon

Paperback:

9781590173268 | New York Review of Books, October 13, 2009, cover price $12.95

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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

Paperback:

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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Paperback:

9780374531447 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 16, 2008, cover price $14.00

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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.

Hardcover:

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.

Paperback:

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.

Hardcover:

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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By Norma Cole (trans), Lydia Davis (trans), Jean Fremon, Serge Gavronsky (trans) and Cole Swensen (trans)

Paperback:

9781880713310 | Avec Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $14.00

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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.

Paperback:

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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By Lydia Davis (foreword by), Stendhal (corporate author) and John Sturrock (introduced by)

Paperback:

9780940322899 | New York Review of Books, December 1, 2001, cover price $19.95

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