Samuel Johnson Is Indignant

Samuel Johnson Is Indignant

By Lydia Davis

McSweeney's Books, Hardcover, 9780970335593, 201pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2001


One of the Village Voice's 25 Favorite Books and the ALA's 2002 Notable Books, this collection of 56 stories is like nothing else. By which we mean: there is nothing else like this. Lydia Davis makes simple things complicated and complicated things simple, and it is all amazing to behold.

About the Author
Lydia Davis is the author of four works of fiction and was named a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government for her translations.