Lydia Davis Awarded the Man Booker International Prize!

Master short story craftswoman Lydia Davis was recently awarded the 2013 Man Booker International Prize

Davis is best known for her rich and precise stories, sometimes told in as few as two sentences. As Dave Eggers said, Davis "blows the roof off of so many of our assumptions about what constitutes short fiction." We're honored to have this literary expert on our list.

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Many of her short story collections are now available from Picador.

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