RPI: Lydia Davis Reading and McKinney Writing Contest Award Ceremony

Lydia Davis, short story author and translator


Reading and McKinney Writing Contest Award Ceremony — 8:00 p.m., Biotech Auditorium, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer (RPI), Troy

Lydia Davis, winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize, will read from her newest story collection, Can’t and Won’t (2014). Masterpieces in miniature, the stories feature complaint letters, reflections on dreams, and small dilemmas. Davis has been called “one of the quiet giants of American fiction” (Los Angeles Times Book Review), and “one of the best writers in America” (Oprah’s O Magazine). Her previous collections include The Collected Stories (2009), Varieties of Disturbance (2007), Samuel Johnson is Indignant (2001), Almost No Memory (1997) and Break it Down (1986).

Sponsored in conjunction with RPI’s Vollmer W. Fries Lecture and the 73rd McKinney Writing Contest and Reading


For directions see: http://www.rpi.edu/tour/index.html

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 8:00pm
Event address: 
110 8th St.
Biotech Auditorium at Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
12180 Troy
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Can't and Won't Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374118587
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - April 8th, 2014

Two American Scenes Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9780811220415
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - March 26th, 2013

The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780312655396
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Published: Picador USA - October 26th, 2010

Madame Bovary: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Gustave Flaubert, Lydia Davis (Translator), Lydia Davis (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143106494
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Published: Penguin Books - October 4th, 2011

Break It Down Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780374531447
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - September 16th, 2008

Varieties of Disturbance: Stories Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780374281731
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - May 15th, 2007

The End of the Story Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780312423711
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Published: Picador USA - July 1st, 2004

Samuel Johnson Is Indignant: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780312420567
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Picador USA - September 1st, 2002

Almost No Memory: Stories Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780312420550
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martins Press-3pl - September 8th, 2001

Swann's Way Cover Image
By Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis (Translator), Lydia Davis (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780142437964
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - November 30th, 2004

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