The Writers’ Writer’s Writing | James Ley on Lydia Davis’ Essays {lgt41: Recently I became aware of Lydia Davis’ short short stories. Her essays about her writing, with references to several authors’ works, seem interesting, judging at least from this review by James Ley. However, I will first start with her stories.}

Her essays are valuable insights into the distinctive sensibility that produced all those remarkable stories that, like good poems, seem to resist paraphrase.
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