Lydia Davis,

writer, translator
Lydia Davis, born in 1947 in Northampton, Massachusetts, lives near Albany, New York. In 2003, she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. Her story collections include The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis (2009), Varieties of Disturbance (2007), and Almost No Memory (1997), and she is the author of one novel, The End of the Story (1995). Davis is also an award-winning translator of many French writers including Proust and Flaubert.

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