Tuesday, January 25 2011
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.
Friday, February 4 2011
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.
Thursday, January 14 2010
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.