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Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis is the author of eight collections of stories, one novel—The End of the Story (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995)–and two books of non-fiction, Essays One (FSG, 2019) and Essays Two (FSG, 2021). She is also the translator of many works from French and other languages, including Proust’s Swann’s Way, Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, and a selection of the very short stories of the Dutch writer A.L. Snijders entitled Night Train (New Directions, 2021). Her most recent collection of short fiction, Our Strangers, appeared in Fall 2023 from Bookshop Editions. She lives in upstate New York.