Books Acquired Recently: Lydia Davis Edition

Davis, Lydia. Essays One. 2019. New York: Picador, 2020. —. Essays Two: On Proust, Translation, Foreign Languages, and the City of Arles. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021. I love Davis’s Collected Stories, so when I saw it was possible to get free examination copies of these two books of essays at the virtualContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Lydia Davis Edition”

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Books Acquired Recently: Strand Edition

Yesterday I once again visited my favorite place in the world, the Strand Bookstore at 12th and Broadway in Manhattan. I was recently remarking to a friend how when I lived within walking distance of the Strand about a decade ago it always seemed like I would go there and there would be a bookContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Strand Edition”