Reviews // 2 Articles
The Best Fiction of 2010
24 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
Tucked into this wide-ranging list of comics collections, retro-inspired literature and cross-overs, are glimmers of something sweet, something to temper the usual Literary Drearies we all love and appreciate. And that’s just the way it should be.
'The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis': The Minimal Maximalist
3 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM
Though Lydia Davis’ short stories are about as short as you will see, they are concise without being abrupt. They are always shifting, sometimes favoring short and simple sentences, sometimes unfurling into long, intricately structured thoughts.
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis by Lydia Davis
13 Jan 2010 // 3:59 PM
Davis' brilliance is best demonstrated in these marvelous short stories, where her work retains a light, playful tone, able to skip nimbly from topic to topic, mood to mood.